Wes Oleszewski

Wes Oleszewski is a research historian, author, cartoonist, professional aviator and life-long spaceflight devotee. As a writer he has composed and has seen published 14 maritime history books, with the 15th book currently in work. He has also authored 5 spaceflight history CDs and is the author of the world’s only aerospace editorial cartoon strip- Klyde Morris. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Science from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and is a former airline captain. Currently, Wes is the Spaceflight Analyst for the Aero-News Network where he adds a historian’s perspective along with an editorial analysis of current events in spaceflight. Wes was a part of the three man press team that had exclusive access to cover the X-Prize flights in 2004. He has also covered the Shuttle, Delta IV, Falcon 9 and Ares IX launches for the Aero-News Network. Wes previously appeared on “The Space Show” back in 2003.

Broadcast 1670 (Special Edition)

Guest: Wes Oleszewski. Topics: Commercial versus government launch vehicles, space policy, civility. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. 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.

Broadcast 146 (Special Edition)

Wes Oleszewski, noted author, historian and researcher, and cartoonist was the featured guest for this edition of The Space Show. Mr. Oleszewski introduced the Space Show audience to his friend and terrific cartoon character, Klyde Morris. We also discovered Klyde's unique commentary on space development, aviation, and just about everything else. Wes discussed space policy, differing views on the CAIB report, and the historical research he has conducted which led him to create powerful, interactive space CDs.

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