Broadcast 2191 (Special Edition)

The Space Foundation Conference

19 Feb 2014 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Dr. Charles Lurio
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Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Charles Lurio, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: Google Lunar X Prize, Planet Labs, satellites from the ISS, Swiss Space. 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 ( For those of you listening to archives on & rating the programs, please email me the reasons for your rating. This will definitely help improve Space Show programming. Thank you. We welcomed Dr. Charles Lurio of The Lurio Report to the program to discuss the Google Lunar X Prize selection of five teams in the competition to designed to recognize team technical accomplishments plus to funnel more money to the teams for R&D. John asked Charles many questions about the contest, if the robots represented advanced technology, and more. We also talks about Swiss Space partnering with two Russian companies regarding their engine, then we talked about Planet Labs launching cubesats from the ISS with more to follow. Please post any comments/questions you might have on The Space Show blog. You can contact any of us through



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