solar sails

Broadcast 1390 (Special Edition)

Guests: Dr. Mark Lewis, Dr. C.F. Lance Chenault. Topics: AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, current and advanced space propulsion. We welcomed Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Lance Chenault to the program to discuss this important AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference along with the 8th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference to be held July 25-28, 2010 at the Nashville Convention Center & Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, TN.

Broadcast 1132 (Special Edition)

Guest: Les Johnson. Topics: solar sail, space propulsion, interstellar space travel, environmental organizations. Les Johnson was our guest for this program for our discussion of solar sail technology and deployment, interstellar space travel and propulsion ideas, and the space advocacy community relationship with environmental organizations. Our first segment focused on solar sail technology and the efforts so far to have a successful solar sail demonstration flight.

Broadcast 635 (Special Edition)

Dr. Christopher Jenkins was the guest for this Space Show program. We began the discussion with a good working definition and short history of Gossamer Spacecraft, their history, their future, and their importance. Dr. Jenkins took us through many uses, potential applications and engineering barriers that still must be overcome. We talked about solar sails, the material being used and futuristic materials being developed.

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