MirCorp Founder Walt Anderson to Appear on The Space Show


Friday’s guest on The Space Show will be Walt Anderson, who once leased the Russian space station Mir and who is nearing the end of an eight-year prison term in the largest individual tax evasion case in U.S. history.Anderson will talk about his plans for a cloud computing start-up and various entrepreneurial space plans.

Here’s the full schedule:

1. Monday, October 1,, 2012, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): RAND SIMBERG returns to discuss his latest project from Kickstarter addressing problems with risk averseness in human spaceflight.

2. Tuesday, October 2 , 2012, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): JOHN POWELL of JP Aerospace returns with updates and new information.

3. Friday, October 5, 2012, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT) WALT ANDERSON is back to tell us about his new business start-up, his entrepreneurial space industry plans, and more.

4. Sunday, October 7, 2012, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). OPEN LINES returns for this program. All space topics welcome. New callers are welcome.