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Broadcast 908 (Special Edition)

Guest: Per Wimmer. Per Wimmer of Wimmer Space and Wimmer Financial was the guest for this Space Show program. During the first segment, we discussed basic business requirements for entrepreneurial space businesses and start-up companies to follow when seeking venture capital or other financing. Mr. Wimmer grouped these requirements into three main areas focusing on: making early returns for the business and establishing cash flow, quality management teams, and a quality market analysis.

Broadcast 889 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. John Jurist. Dr. John Jurist, long time friend and supporter of the Space Show, was the guest on this slightly over 2 hour Sunday program. In this discussion, we covered many topics including science education, human factors, the balkanization of various components of the space industry , radiation, microgravity experiments, commercial space, suborbital and orbital space tourism, spaceport talk, and more. Dr.

Broadcast 887 (Special Edition)

Guests: Dr. Charles Lundquist, 1st hour; Dr. David Livingston, 2nd hour. Dr. Charles Lundquist was the guest for the first hour of this Space Show program. He was one of the original team members who launched Explorer 1, America's first satellite in space, on Jan. 31, 1958. Listen to Dr. Lundquist tell the story of Explorer 1, his work with the Von Braun team, the Army Ballistic Missile Center at the Redstone Arsenal and much more. Dr. Lundquist tells us some fascinating stories as we walk back in time with him as he helped make history that evening fifty years ago. Dr.

Broadcast 825 (Special Edition)

This special two hour Friday Space Show program presents two great programs. The first hour , Kenneth Davis, author, was with us. Ken has many books to his fame but we primarily talked about "Don't Know Much About The Universe." This is a fun and informative program that you will not want to miss. Ken is with us for about 40 minutes and then I pick up and make the announcements I would normally make during the first few minutes of the show. While Ken Davis was with us, we had lots of listener questions about education, kids books, rare space facts and much more.

Broadcast 625 (Special Edition)

Dr. James R. Wertz, CEO of Microcosm, Inc., was the guest for this special Space Show program. We began the discussion by announcing free offers that Dr. Wertz is making available. Please see below for the offers: 2 CDs on "Implementing Responsive Space" to be given away to callers at the discretion of the host. These are available on a first come first serve basis.

Broadcast 559 (Special Edition)

Dr. Buzz Aldrin was the very special guest for this Space Show program. Buzz outlined a three point engagement plan for moving forward with space development, education, and engaging the public in space, specifically the VSE. This program started with his description of his ShareSpace Foundation, its educational work and objectives, followed by explaining the importance of coming up with the right nomenclature to properly describe those going to space as adventurers or explorers, not just tourists.

Broadcast 554

Gil Moore was the guest for this special Space Show program. Our interview with Mr. Moore began with his starting to work while at New Mexico State University with the greats like James Van Allen, Wernher von Braun, Homer Newell, and Fred Whipple. In pursuing these experiences with Gil, we got a glimpse of early space technology and tools. Later in the program we discussed modern day scientific and engineering tools in comparison to what was available even during the Apollo era. We discussed education and outreach with Gil then and now and the importance of this for our future.

Broadcast 526 (Special Edition)

Dr. Pat Patterson and Dr. Charles Swenson joined The Space Show to discuss the upcoming SmallSat Conference in Logan, Utah. We began the interview Dr. Patterson giving us the history of the SmallSat conference. We then began talking about education in the U.S., engineers, funding for science and space related programs in schools and universities and much more. Listeners can learn more about the SmallSat conference by visiting www.smallsat.org. Registration for the conference is still available.

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