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Guests: Wil Simon and Matt Everingham were the guests for this Space Show program in order to discuss the upcoming NASA 2008 Regolith Excavation Challenge from August 2-3, 2008 in San Luis Obispo, CA on the campus of Cal Poli. Wil and Matt explained the competition, some of the rules, and fielded lots of listener questions ranging from He3 to telling us about the judges for the contest. You can learn more about this contest at their website: www.regolith.csewi.org/. Will and Matt talked about the various teams, how they are financed, their investment, and even why some enter the contest. Listeners wanted to know about sponsorship, investment possibilities, training for the contest, and much more. Since there was no winner last year, some questions were asked about why there was no winner and one listener even went through the list of Centennial Challenges and suggested that winners were scarce because the contests were as hard as getting into space. Listen to this discussion and see if you agree. Later in the show, Will got some questions about journalists, science, and space. This proved to be a most interesting discussion and then we got a question from Ben about what a layperson should do in order not to be misled by a journalistic report. Wil provided us with some solid points of advice and this led me to the idea to do a full show with him on how journalists color stories, march to an agenda, and do all sorts of things with news that we may or may not pick up on. Watch the newsletters for this program, which will take place at a later date. As you will hear, I will be at the contest and will conduct Space Show interviews for play on the Sunday, August 3, 2008 program. If you are in the area and can attend, please consider doing so. And remember, it's free. If you have comments, questions, or need information about the Challenge, you can contact Wil and Matt through the website or by using email@example.com for Matt Everingham and firstname.lastname@example.org for Wil Simon. Their contact page is http://www.regolith.csewi.org/contact.