space education

Broadcast 1472 (Special Edition)

Guest: Francis French. Topics: human spaceflight history, STEM education, space policy, our space future. Please note that you are invited to comment, ask questions, and rate this program on the new Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. In addition, the books that Francis talked about during this program can be found at www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/books. If you buy them from this site, Amazon makes a contribution to The Space Show/OGLF. During our first segment, Mr.

Broadcast 1301 (Special Edition)

Guests: Classroom Co-hosts Dr. David Livingston, Dr. John Jurist, Dr. Jim Logan. Topics: Introduction to The Space Show Classroom program series. This program was the introductory program to The Space Show Classroom series hosted by The Space Show. Co-hosts Dr. Jurist and Dr. Logan were with us for this initial program. We explained why the three of us developed The Space Show Classroom, what the goals and objectives are for the program, we explained the rules of the Classroom blog, and we discussed the Classroom Syllabus. The Classroom series consists of 22 unique programs.

Broadcast 1260 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Jim Vedda. Topics: Space policy and goals. We were most fortunate to have as our guest for this program, Dr. Jim Vedda. Our two hour discussion was wide ranging over many aspects of both U.S. and global space policy. In our first segment, Dr. Vedda talked about the "why" of space policy in the final chapter of the Augustine Commission Report but suggested this information relating to the goals of our space program should have been at the front of the report given its importance. This opened up our discussion on space goals being about our capability, not a destination.

Broadcast 1242 (Special Edition)

Guests: David Vaccaro, Jacob Gullish. Topics: space competitiveness, commercial space, space policy, Futron. Today's Space Show was Part One of a two part series examining the 2009 Futron Space Competitive Index. You can download the 12 page Executive Summary by visiting www.futron.com or by sending me an email requesting the .pdf. In our first segment, our two guests explained the basics of the Futron Competitive Study, what it represents, how it was done and why Futron does this report.

Broadcast 1161 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Angie Bukley. Topics: ISU Summer Session, NASA Ames, space education, space studies, space commerce. Dr. Angie Bukley returned to The Space Show to discuss the upcoming summer session for the International Space University (ISU) which will be held this year at NASA Ames. For more information, please visit the ISU website which is www.isunet.edu. Dr. Bukley is the Space Studies Program Site Director for the Summer Session which runs from June 29-August 28, 2009.

Broadcast 1160 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Joseph Pelton. Topics: Space tourism, commercial space development, space plane safety, space economics. Dr. Joseph Pelton returned to The Space Show today to discuss his new book published by Apogee, "License To Orbit: The Future Of Commercial Space Travel." His co-author was Peter Marshall from the UK. This book is available at most book stores and online sites, including Amazon and the One Giant Leap Foundation website.

Broadcast 1142 (Special Edition)

Guest: Marsha Freeman: Topics: Krafft Ehricke, Extraterrestrial Imperative, solar system travel, limits to growth, leaving Earth. Our guest, Marsha Freeman, has a new Apogee book out that we discussed in this show, "Krafft Ehricke's Extraterrestrial Imperative." This book is available through Amazon.com and you can buy it through The Space Show/One Giant Leap Foundation site at http://www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/books.htm.

Broadcast 1107 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Henry Hertzfeld. Topics: economics for the nation, NASA, and space, investment, launch rates, government spending for space and R&D. Dr. Henry Hertzfeld returned to The Space Show to discuss the current state of our national and global economy and its probable impact on space development and programs. We examined the economic impact on companies that need to raise money, those which do not have clearly defined markets, and on those companies that are self-funded.

Broadcast 1102 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Eligar Sadeh. Topics: Contested Space Domain, space weaponization, Iran, nuclear missiles, China and the ISS, treaties, space advocacy, military space, Israel. PLEASE NOTE THAT DR. SADEH EXPRESSED VERY STRONG PERSONAL OPINIONS IN THIS DISCUSSION REGARDING IRAN, ISRAEL, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AND SELF-DEFENSE. THESE OPINIONS ARE SOLELY THOSE OF DR. ELIGAR SADEH. DO NOT ASSUME THESE OPINIONS APPLY TO THE SPACE SHOW, THE HOST, OR ANYONE ELSE. Dr. Eligar Sadeh spoke with us about U.S. space policy in the context of contested space and cooperative space.

Broadcast 1072 (Special Edition)

Guest: Richard Phillips was the guest for this program to discuss the space economy and space commerce participants. We started off with Rich defining the space economy, opportunities within it, entrepreneurial activity, and sustainability. This is a must hear discussion and program. We also discussed Momentum Management, the three arenas for space commerce, which were listed as : space being relevant to security, space being relevant to the environment and energy, and space and universal communications.

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