This Week on The Space Show

This week on The Space Show with Dr. David Livingston:

Tuesday, July 05 — 7 PM PDT (9 PM CDT; 10 PM EDT): We welcome back BOB ZIMMERMAN for space news, policy and more.

Wednesday, July 06 — Hotel Mars pre-recorded. See the Upcoming Show Menu at for details.

Friday, July 08 — 9:30-11 AM PDT; 11:30 AM- 1 PM CDT; 12:30-2 PM EDT: We welcome back KAI STAATS, Director of SAM Research @ Biosphere 2, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

Sunday, July 10 — 12-1:30 PM PDT, (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT): We welcome KEN NEBERGALL on Space Settlement per his recent ISDC presentation. See his space settlement focused site at

Schweickart, Davidian Drop By the Space Show

This week on The Space Show….

1. Monday, April 30, 2011 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome the return of Bob Zimmerman to the program to discuss space news and space current events.

2. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 9:30-10:30 AM PDT (12:30-1:30 PM EDT, 11:30AM-12:30 PM CDT): Gen. Bob Dickman of AIAA and the IAF Executive Director, Dr. Christian Feichtinger joins us to discuss the upcoming Global Space Exploration Conference, May 22-24 in Washington, D.C.

3. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10:0-11:30 PM EDT, 9-7:30 PM CDT): We welcome back former NASA astronaut Rusty Schweickart to discuss planetary defense and specifically 2011 AG, the highest probability impact we have in the ‘system.

4. Friday, May 4, 2012, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30AM-1PM CDT): We welcome back Ken Davidian, Director of Research at Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Commercial Space Transportation & the Chair of the Entrepreneurship & Investment Committee at International Astronautical Federation.

5. Sunday, May 6, 2012., 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT) CLASSROOM: This is a Space Show Classroom Program & will be archived on The Space Show Classroom blog as well as the traditional Space Show archive sites. This program focuses in on the NASA microgravity/bisphosphonate study. Our guests include the study researchers Dr. Tom Lang and Dr. Adrian LeBlanc. I am joined by technical advisor and co-host Dr. John Jurist.

Space Show Schedule

Monday, April 4, 2011 , 2-3:30 PM PDT: We welcome Bill Richardson, N5VEI, a past participant in the ARRL Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology, a professional development program that is part of ARRL’s donor-funded Education & Technology Program. He has led Olde Towne Middle School (OTMS) in Ridgeland, Mississippi in preparing for a trip to space with a balloon launch project.

CLASSROOM: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 7-9 PM PDT: This Classroom program is a continuation of our propellant depot series. Co-hosts Drs. Logan and Jurist will be joined by Dan Adamo and Jon Goff. Email questions are welcome but must be relevant to the discussion topic. There will be no toll free telephone line for this program. Check The Space Show Classroom Blog for presentation material relevant to this discussion, . Note that we may be able to produce this program as a webinar in addition to the regular audio. If we are able to do so, I will give out the video stream URL at the start of the program. Regardless, the audio stream will be as usual.

Friday, April 8, 2011 , 9:30-11 AM PDT: We welcome back Robert (Bob) Zimmerman for space news updates.

Stern, Smith and Zimmerman on The Space Show

On The Space Show this week:

1. Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 , 2-3:30 PM PST. We welcome back Robert (Bob) Zimmerman for space news updates and more.

2. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, 7-8:30 PM PST: We welcome back Dr. Alan Stern to discuss more about suborbital scientific and academic research flights, their coming conference in Orlando, FL and much more. We will also get an update on New Horizons.

3. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 , 9:30-11 AM PST: We welcome back Marcia Smith to discuss the latest on space policy, the impact of the newly announced F 12 budget for NASA and related items.

4. Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, 12-1:30 PM PST. We welcome Rob Adamscik, author of the new Apogee book, Voyages of Discovery: The Missions of the Space Shuttle Discovery.

The Two Bobs (Richards and Zimmerman) on The Space Show

This week on The Space Show….

Monday, December 20 , 2010, 2-3:30 PM PST. We welcome Dr. Al Koller of SpaceTEC to the show. Dr. Koller founded SpaceTEC – the National Science Foundation’s Center for Aerospace Technical Education. SpaceTEC offers this country’s only national certification for aerospace technicians.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 7-8:30 PM PST: We welcome back Dr. Robert Richards to the show. Dr. Robert (Bob) Richards is a space entrepreneur and futurist. He is a founder of the International Space University, Singularity University, SEDS, the Space Generation Foundation and Google Lunar X PRIZE competitors Moon Express and Odyssey Moon.

Friday, December 24, 2010, 9:30-11 AM PST: We welcome back Robert (Bob) Zimmerman to the show for end of the year space news updates and a look ahead to space in 2011.

Sunday, December 26, 2010, 12-1:30 PM PST. Dr. Stan Rosen is our guest to discuss space applications for economic benefit around the world. As Dr. Rosen says, “the focus should be on how to facilitate the emergence of the next generation of revolutionary applications. These concepts should compete with “green tech” and biotech for a key role in the “economies of the future”.

Zimmerman, Leonard David on The Space Show

The Space Show schedule for this week…

Monday, November 1, 2010, 2-3:30 PM PDT. OPEN LINES. All topics welcome. Questions and comments are welcome using the toll free phone number and short emails. For the time being, chat has been suspended upon request of numerous listeners.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 7-8:30 PM PDT: Due to the election on Nov. 2, our program for this week has been moved to this evening. We welcome Gregory Cecil, retired NASA space shuttle worker. Note that chat has been suspended upon the request of numerous listeners.

Friday, November 5 , 2010, 9:30-11 AM PDT: We welcome back Bob Zimmerman to discuss the space impact of the recent elections. Note that chat has been suspended at the request of many listeners.

Sunday, November 7, 2010, 12-1:30 PM PST. We welcome back Leonard David and Mark Mayfield. Chat has been suspended at the request of many listeners. See the website newsletter for full details on this upcoming program. Also, note that Daylight Savings Time ends on Nov. 7, 2010. We return to Standard Time