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Dave Masten and Michael Mealling were the special guests for this program which focused on the entrepreneurial company, Masten Space Systems (www.masten-space.com). Michael began the discussion by providing us with introductory information about Masten Space Systems, then he told us about their exclusive program, SodaSat. You can fly your own payload including your own scientific experiment on their rocket in a container such as a soda can or larger. Check it out at their website. With first flights commencing in early 2008, this opens up possibilities for those interested in experiments, unique small payloads, and helping school kids and their classes fly their creative payloads on the Masten rocket and then get it back to study the results of the flight on your payload. We also talked about additional Masten products including their 500 lb thrust liquid propellant rocket engine. This discussion sparked several listeners to ask questions about the marketing plans for this rocket. You will want to hear these discussions and what Dave and Michael say about the potential market and how such engines can be sold in this niche market. As the Masten website contains many pictures and even videos of rocket tests and more, listeners asked questions about the tests, tank pressures, and more. Check this out at their website and also you can search for some of the videos and pictures on YouTube by using Mealling as the search term. We also discussed the manufacturing process of the rocket, doing it in-house, contracting out to traditional and larger aerospace companies and subcontracting to other entrepreneurial companies. Again, an important discussion you will want to hear. We discussed business management and skills with a rocket company and what Dave and Michael thought were the best educational qualifications for working in an entrepreneurial rocket company. You will not want to miss this discussion. Dave Masten and Michael Mealling are happy to take your comments and questions. You can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put The Space Show in the subject line.