Broadcast 2829 Hotel Mars

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Guests: John Batchelor,  Keri Kukral, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Raw Science Film Festival, space, science fiction and STEAM films.  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. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce.  This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program,  Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF ( note that audio and transition issues are a result of copying the John Batchelor broadcast & are not within my control as they originate in the Batchelor studio.

John Batchelor and I welcomed Keri Kukral for a single segment Hotel Mars program to talk about the Raw Science Film Festival.  John asked Keri about her interest in science fiction and science. He also asked about two film trailers which he saw on the Raw Science Film website,  The two trailers were for the films Seat 25 and Passage To Mars.  You can see these trailers at  Since I was at the film festival and saw both films, I will talk about them on the next Space Show OL program set for Tuesday evening, Dec. 27.  Both were outstanding.  I asked Keri about the film festival becoming part of the Academy Awards network. She said two more years were required, then their film winners could be entered into the Short and Animation categories and maybe some other categories.  We also talked about the speakers at this year's award ceremony.  You can see the list of top speakers at the same Raw Science URL per above.  Keri said that it will be possible to see the films starting next week with instructions on the Raw Science website.  For those interested in submitting films to the Raw Science Festival,  you can get contact information off their website plus Keri gave out her email address for direct contact to her.

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14 Dec 2016 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Keri Kukral
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