Broadcast 1119 (Special Edition)

Guest: Sy Liebergot. Topics: NASA Flight Controller, space station, Return to the Moon, exploration, education. Sy Liebergot returned to The Space Show to talk about the newly released second edition of his book, "Apollo EECOM: Journey of a lifetime," published by Apogee. Sy was the lead EECOM Flight Controller throughout the Apollo manned missions and the book tells his story with lots of experiences and personal insights.

Broadcast 1117 (Special Edition)

Guest: Guenter Wendt. Topics: Flight crew safety, space tourism, Shuttle, Ares 1 & 5, safety checklists, STEM education, technical training & items. Guenter Wendt was our guest today to talk about the new release of the paperback version of his book published by Apogee, "The Unbroken Chain." As Mr. Wendt was the man in charge of flight crew safety for all manned missions, he outlined safety protocols, what was involved in maintaining safety, and the use of lists detailing credible events that could happen and then what they would do if one of those things did happen.

Broadcast 769 (Special Edition)

Robert Pearlman, CEO and Founder of collectSpace, was the returning guest for this Space Show program. Robert is the master and expert regarding space memorabilia collecting. In fact, we started the program with a listener question about the whereabouts of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo capsules and their potential value on the collector market. We had a comprehensive look at space memorabilia, eBay, values, Moon rockets, Russian space items and the same from China and ESA. Robert pointed out how collectSPACE serves as a sounding board for making sure you are collecting something is real.

Broadcast 460 (Special Edition)

Marlowe Cassetti was our special guest for this Space Show program. Mr. Cassetti, with is vast NASA experience on Mercury, Gemini, Skylab, and the Shuttle, shared with us information and stories that are not normally discussed on any program. For example, we learned that there was a serious effort to design, plan, and fly the Gemini spacecraft to the Moon. We learned about a government cover-up in the space program, not about ETs, but about keeping information classified and away from the former Soviet Union. Mr.

Broadcast 335 (Special Edition)

Wally Schirra and Ed Buckbee returned to The Space Show to discuss their new book, "The Real Space Cowboys." This is a must read for anyone interested in our Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs. The book, published by Apogee, includes a terrific DVD with lots of new material, some of it quite funny. Not only did Wally and Ed talk about their experiences and the history which they each lived, we discussed issues of current importance for our becoming space-faring.

Broadcast 196 (Special Edition)

Captain Wally Schirra USN (RET), one of the original seven American astronauts, was the guest on The Space Show for this program. Captain Schirra spoke to us about his experiences as an astronaut, from the physical exams needed to qualify as a "Right Stuff" astronaut to the differences in going to space in Mercury, Gemini, and the Apollo capsules and their rockets. Capt. Schirra also talked about the importance of going to Mars as part of an international effort.


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