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Broadcast 159 (Special Edition)

Jim Spellman, the founder and director of the Western Spaceport Chapter of the National Space Society and a member of the California Spaceport Authority, was the guest on The Space Show for this program. Mr. Spellman discussed the Chinese launch this evening, joining the United States and Russia as the only nations that put a human in space. All aspects of the Chinese accomplishment were discussed, including possible political and military ramifications in this country, Russia, and Europe to the Chinese launch.

Broadcast 139 (Special Edition)

Greg Allison serves as the Program Manager for the Huntsville Alabama L5 Society (HAL5) High Altitude Lift-Off (HALO) Program, and as President of the High Altitude Research Corporation (HARC). During this interview, we discuss why space development and exploration is important, new ideas for obtaining cheap access to space, commercial space ventures, alternative launch programs, the suborbital institute, the National Space Society, and risk taking for those wanting to venture into space. We also discuss the 1967 UN Outer Space Treaty and its impact on developing space commerce. Mr.

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