space exploration

Broadcast 1244 (Special Edition)

Guest: Doris Hamill. Topics: NASA's mission and vision, commercializing human space flight. Our guest, Doris Hamill, wrote two excellent Space Review articles that formed the basis for this Space Show program. The articles, "To Reach Ever Further: A Mission and a Vision for NASA," Oct. 12, 2009 (www.thespacereview.com/article/1487/1#) and "The Second Fifty Years: Expanding Human Presence On The Space Frontier," Oct.

Broadcast 1243 (Special Edition)

Guests: Jacob Gullish, David Vaccaro. Topics: Space competitiveness, NewSpace, commercial space, military space. This program was Part 2 of our two part series featuring the "Futron 2009 Space Competitiveness Index: A Comparative Analysis of How Countries Invest In and Benefit from Space." You can download the Executive Summary from www.futron.com or send an email request for the pdf file to me. The full report is available for purchase from the Futron website. In the first segment, we started with military space.

Broadcast 1236 (Special Edition)

Guests: Bob Dickman, Elliot Pulham, Dr. Scott "Doc" Horowitz, Frank Culbertson, Jim Muncy, Dr. John Klineberg. Topics: This program provided a comprehensive discussion of the Augustine Commission options for our human spaceflight program. This special program was produced by AIAA with help from The Space Show. Our panel members were with us for two hours (no break) to engage in an in-depth discussion of the Augustine Commission's "Review of U.S.

Broadcast 1234 (Special Edition)

Guest: Rick Tumlinson. Topics: Space frontier development, private/public partnerships, Augustine Commission. Rick Tumlinson returned for this special two hour Space Show program. Each segment was one hour but an overriding theme went through the entire show. This theme was the need to develop the space frontier and that the private sector could do it, that the government civil space program should address space exploration from LEO and beyond, but Earth to Leo should be turned over to the private sector companies. As Rick said, NASA should buy the ride, not the rocket.

Broadcast 1227 (Special Edition)

Guest: Al Reisz. Topics: space exploration, ECR space propulsion engine, space policy, Augustine, LCROSS. Al Reisz was the guest for today's Space Show program. The first segment started with a look back at some of Al's earlier work with the Saturn V and the J-2 engine. We spent some time discussing testing and the need to learn by failing in order to have success. Mr. Reisz had much to say that was important on this subject, don't miss it. We then discussed the work he is doing on his ECR, the Electron Cyclotron Resonance Space Engine.

Broadcast 1085 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Jim Bell was our guest for this Space Show program. Among the many topics discussed on the show, we talked about his new book, "Mars 3-D: A Rover's-Eye View of the Red Planet" which is widely available and offers unique 3 D views of the Martian planet. Dr. Bell spoke also about one of his earlier books, "Postcards from Mars." We talked about the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity as he has been part of the rover team since the start, the Phoenix Lander, and Mars Express. Regarding Spirit and Opportunity, we noted that the 5th anniversary of Spirit was just observed. Dr.

Broadcast 1073 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jeffrey Manber was the guest for this special program. We started our discussion with a walk back through history with the Mir Space Station, MirCorp, the Dennis Tito space tourism experience, Russian contracts, Energia, and much more. As Jeffrey was the man behind it all, listen to how doors were opened, how the Russians were willing to work with MirCorp to have a commercial business with the Mir Space Station and to fly Dennis Tito to Mir, then the ISS. You will hear about the three blocks that got in the way of MirCorp success.

Broadcast 574

Dr. Jim Wertz and his Deep Space Message" My name is Jim Wertz and I’m the President of Microcosm in El Segundo, CA. At the end of the Space Show on Friday, Dr. David Livingston asked the following question: What can “Spacers” do to help make it happen? to help those who are in the technical trenches of space exploration? A: Ultimately, David, what helps most is political and popular support for space exploration. So to rephrase your question, How do we make space exploration both exciting and relevant to the American people and to our political representatives?

Broadcast 550 (Special Edition)

David Moore was the guest for this program which explores the relationship between space and science fiction. During the discussion, Mr. Moore talked about myths that connect sci-fi with space and the marketing of space through sci-fi which can often lead to expectations based on fantasy and then disappointment. He talked about space as a frontier and the frontier's place in science fiction writing. As a result of listener questions, he connected dots with space exploration and science fiction. We talked about space and science fiction in Europe as well as Russia.

Broadcast 489 (Special Edition)

Dr. Bob Krone, Dr. Ken Cox and Langdon Morris were the special guests for this program to discuss their newly published book, "Beyond Earth: The Future of Humans In Space." Each guest provided listeners with information on not only their chapters in the book but the chapters of authors as well, plus we talked about the importance of space, making sure people know about space, its meaning and purpose, space commerce and much much more. The book has 36 chapters and over 40 contributing authors. The Table of Contents for "Beyond Earth" is as follows: CONTENTS DEDICATION FOREWORD By Dr.

Pages

Sponsor Banner

  • The Space Foundation Conference

  • moonwards-logo

  • The Space Foundation Conference

  • The Space Foundation Conference

  • The Space Foundation Conference

Subscribe to RSS - space exploration