Gary Oleson

Gary Oleson is an aerospace engineer who writes frequently on space engineering, policy and strategy, and especially the commercial development of space.  Mr. Oleson has more than 30-years  diverse  experience  in  space  systems engineering and  strategy, and previously worked for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the U.S.  Department of Energy.  He is a graduate of Princeton University with an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Mr.  Oleson is a recipient of the Space Station Freedom Award of Merit from NASA and the Space Pioneer Award from the National Space Society.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Space Frontier Foundation and the Alliance for Space Development.


Broadcast 3387 Gary Oleson

Guest:  Gary Oleson;  Topics: We discussed Gary's Space News Op-ed "The Apollo Program and the Chinese Treasure fleets" dated July 19, 2019.  This was a one segment 80 minute discussion with Gary linking the Apollo program and the basics of exploration with the Chinese treasure fleets, all with similar outcomes, developments and even reasoning for changes that fell upon both programs.  About half way through the discussion, Gary focused on lessons learned and then as we neared the end of the program, we started asking questions as to why it appears the Chinese may have learned the lessons b

Broadcast 2714 Gary Oleson

Guest:  Gary Oleson;  Topics: His Space Review article "Effects of changing economics on space architecture and engineering" which focuses on small sats & more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website,   Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 2709 Hotel Mars

Guests: John Batchelor, Gary Oleson, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Small satellite industry, investment, space sector economic growth.  You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

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