space suits

Broadcast 1366 (Special Edition)

Guest: Megan Prelinger. Topics, space advertising, aerospace engineering recruiting, early human spaceflight 1957-1962. Megan Prelinger, author of "Another Science Fiction: Advertising The Space Race 1957-1962," was the guest for this Space Show program. Her book is available on the One Giant Leap Foundation website and if you purchase it from this link, Amazon contributes to One Giant Leap and The Space Show. Please use

Broadcast 1004 (Special Edition)

Guests: Randa and Rod Milliron of Interorbital Systems, Inc. returned to The Space Show today in order to update us on new developments with their company. Having just returned from the SmallSat Conference and seeing the Millirons there, we decided to start our discussion with their presentation subject from SmallSat regarding Cubesats. Then, we focused on ocean launch which Interorbital is using. Their Sea Star rocket is being designed for CubeSat launches with engine testing and test flights at the end of this year and commercial operations due later in 2009.

Broadcast 945 (Special Edition)

Guest: Amaresh Kollipara, Founder and Managing Partner of Earth2Orbit, LLC, was the guest for today. During the first segment of the show, Amaresh told us about Earth2Orbit and the procurement of commercial launch services using Indian launchers. As a result of listener questions and comments, Amaresh discussed student and academic payloads as potential customers for his services, he outlined a time table and the preliminaries of their business plan for starting out with about a launch per quarter or four launches per year.

Broadcast 475 (Special Edition)

Dr. Tom Jones was the guest for this Space Show program. Dr. Jones began the interview speaking about his new book, "Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir." This is an exceptional book and it provided the basics for this program as we discussed space walking, on orbit construction, our spiritual connection to space, space food, exercise in space, space suits, even the astronaut's family remaining back here on Earth and the effect of the launch and space mission on the family staying behind. We also discussed the VSE and Dr.

Broadcast 455 (Special Edition)

Dr. Harvey Wichman was the guest for this special Space Show program. As Dr. Wichman is an expert in human factors for space travel, suborbital as well as orbital, plus since he is the director of the Aerospace Psychology Lab at Claremont McKenna College having done various human experiments simulating space flight and cabin condition, we spent a significant amount of time discussing the wide range of factors that can and do impact people in space. Dr. Wichman was superb at breaking down what factors concern suborbital, orbital, and long term space flight.

Broadcast 118 (Special Edition)

Chris Gillman, founder of Global Effects, Inc., makers of space suits for the entertainment industry is the guest on this edition of The Space Show. During the program, Mr. Gillman discusses space suits and their history, the different kinds of space suits and their purpose, how they are created and used in the film industry and much more. He also talks about how the actors work in them, and what they do with the suits once a film is completed. He also discusses other movie props that his company supplies, futuristic space suits, and different movie wardrobe items. Mr.


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