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Broadcast 1377 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Thais Russomano. Topics: Space medicine and life sciences in Brazil, space tourism, space medicine graduate studies. We welcomed for the first time to The Space Show Dr. Thais Russomano, a space life scientist in Brazil. During our first segment, Dr. Russomano told us about her childhood interest in astronomy and space and said she wanted to be an astronaut. Later in the program, she talked about what happened in the astronaut selection process in Brazil as the process favored the military.

Broadcast 1375 (Special Edition)

Guest: Robert Zimmerman. Topics: Falcon 9 successful launch, U.S. Space Policy, Bat fungus and caves. We welcomed back Robert Zimmerman to talk all things space policy. We started our first segment with a discussion on the successful Falcon 9 launch on June 4, 2010. Bob said it was exhilarating to watch and we all had high praise for Space X. Our guest talked at length about the need for the private sector to continue with these successes to lower the cost of space access.

Broadcast 1358 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Erik Seedhouse. Topics: Astronaut training process, human spaceflight. Dr. Erik Seedhouse returned to discuss with his book, "Prepare For Launch: The Astronaut Training Process." This book is available through the One Giant Leap Foundation (OGLF) Amazon partners page and if you buy it through this URL, Amazon contributes to The Space Show/OGLF: www.amazon.com/dp/1441913491?tag=onegialeafou-20. In our first segment, Dr.

Broadcast 1316 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Pascal Lee. Topics: Phobos, Mars, SETI & the Drake Equation, space policy. Dr. Pascal Lee returned to The Space Show for an exciting discussion on several relevant and most interesting topics. In our fist segment , we discussed humans to Phobos and Deimos before going to Mars. Dr. Lee explained why these were better initial destinations than Mars, especially Phobos. Did you know that it would be less costly to go to Phobos than our Moon? This is a very comprehensive discussion that you will not want to miss.

Broadcast 1199 (Special Edition)

Guest: Brent Sherwood: Topics: Options for human spaceflight, NASA, life support factors, destinations. Brent Sherwood was our returning guest for this Space Show program to discuss his recent White Paper which addresses various options for human spaceflight. Brent will make his paper available to me so if you would like a copy, please send me an email requesting it and I'll forward it to you as soon as possible. In Segment 1, we started off the show with Brent telling us something about JPL. Did you know they have seven business lines?

Broadcast 1096 (Special Edition)

Guests: Brian Weeden and Ben Baseley-Walker. Topics: Secure World Foundation, space situational awareness, space weaponization & militarization, satellite defense. Brian Weeden and Ben Baseley-Walker of the Secure World Foundation presented solid information and strategies for addressing problems around space traffic management and space situational awareness. Our guests were very realistic about the topics discusse. Not only did we talk about space policy and how policy is created, we talked about space weaponization and ways to avoid it, such as the distributive satellite defense.

Broadcast 1090 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Rosaly Lopes. Topics: Volcanoes on Earth and throughout the solar system, lava, plate tectonics, dangerous experiences, comparing Titan, Mars, Io, Venus, & Earth. Dr. Lopes discussed both terrestrial and solar system volcanoes and volcanic processes with us for this show. As author of "The Volcano Adventure Guide," we learned much about Earth volcanoes and even visiting them as adventure tourists.

Broadcast 1073 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jeffrey Manber was the guest for this special program. We started our discussion with a walk back through history with the Mir Space Station, MirCorp, the Dennis Tito space tourism experience, Russian contracts, Energia, and much more. As Jeffrey was the man behind it all, listen to how doors were opened, how the Russians were willing to work with MirCorp to have a commercial business with the Mir Space Station and to fly Dennis Tito to Mir, then the ISS. You will hear about the three blocks that got in the way of MirCorp success.

Broadcast 953 (Special Edition)

Guests: ISDC Taped Interviews #2 with Sarah Pickens, Dr. Burton Lee, Frank White, David Beaver, Jeff Krukin, and Keith Ferrell. This is the second set of taped interviews from ISDC 2008 in Washington, DC. The three taped interviews are played back to back without breaks but there is a slight pause between each one. The first interview is with Sarah Pickens, daughter of Tim Pickens.

Broadcast 313 (Special Edition)

Dr. Pascal Lee returned to The Space Show tonight for an active discussion covering a wide range of topics reaching as far out as Titan and as close in as places here on Earth. We discussed Mars, the rovers, and methane on the Red Planet, what it all means, and its potential impact on our space program. We discussed possible life on Mars, views about the subject within NASA, ESA, and among other science and academic groups.

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