Alan Stern to Drop By The Space Show This Week

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, August 18, 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome JEREMY STRAUB and DR. RONALD MARSH from UND Dept. of Computer Science regarding Open Orbiter, a student led effort that is developing the full spectrum of systems required to develop, launch, and manage a CubeSat space mission with the goal to create a system that is very affordable ($5000).

2. Tuesday, August 19, 2014:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back both DR. VADIM RYGALOV & DR. JOHN JURIST regarding their research and work on High Altitude Free Fall, Astronaut Escape from altitude , the risks and problems associated with such jumps and escapes. Check The Space Show blog Monday evening as I will upload their recent Power Point presentation give at the recent ICESs conference.

3. Friday, August 22, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): We welcome NASA astronaut Dr. Rick Linnehan to the program. Dr. Linnehan is a veterinarian and we will continuing our discussion about animals and their place in space on both experimental and possibly in support of long duration human spaceflight missions. .

4. Sunday, August 24, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DR. ALAN STERN for New Horizons to Pluto updates and a new Uwingu program.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, July 21, 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. ERICK SEEDHOUSE on his new Space Tourism book.

2. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 7 PM PDT (10 PM EDT, 9 PM CDT): We welcome DR. MARK SHELHAMER of NASA regarding his FISO talk from earlier this year regarding critical issues for Human Space Flight. His FISO talk was April 1, 2014.

3. Friday, June 27, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): No show as am at NewSpace Conference.

4. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PST, (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). OPEN LINES. First time callers welcome. All space and STEM topics welcome.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. SPECIAL TIME: Monday, July 7, 2014: 9:30-11 AM PDT; 11:30 AM – 1 PM CDT; 12:30-2PM EDT: We welcome Syracuse University Professor and author DR. HENRY LAMBRIGHT regarding his new book, “Why Mars: NASA and the Politics of Space Exploration.”

2. Tuesday, July 8, 2014:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): OPEN LINES tonight. All STEM & Space related calls welcome. First time callers welcome.

3. Friday, July 11, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. PAT PATTERSON to discus this year’s SmallSat Conference.

4. Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). DR. JIM LOGAN AND JOHN JURIST are back to discuss EVAs (space walks), Mars life support & human factors issues, and spacesuit technology plus more.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, June 30, 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): DR. DOUG PLATA returns with more on his Lunar Cots & cislunar work, including ISDC presentations and upcoming AIAA Space 2014 presentations.

2. SPECIAL TIME: Tuesday, July 1, 2014:, 2-3 PM PDT (5-6 PM EDT, 4-5 PM CDT): We welcome back MIKE GOLD, the Chair of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (“COMSTAC”) . Mr. Gold is also the Bigelow Aerospace’s director of D.C. Operations and Business Growth. Mr. Gold’s focus for this program is COMSTAC.

3. Friday, July 4, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): No show today due to the start of the July 4th holiday weekend. .

4. Sunday, July 6, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). No show today due to the July 4th holiday weekend.

My Space Show Appearance Archived; George Whitesides to Appear on Hotel Mars

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My appearance on The Space Show on Monday has now been archived for your listening pleasure.  We talked about Virgin Galactic, events here in Mojave, and other space matters and answered some questions from listeners.

Archived Show: www.thespaceshow.com.  Scroll down to the archives in the lower half of the page.

The Space Show blog: http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com.  Here, listeners can ask questions, post comments, etc.

Meanwhile, Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides will be appearing on the Hotel Mars segment of the John Batchelor Show this evening from 6:30 to 6:45 p.m. PDT (9:30-9:45 p.m. EDT). This follows my appearance on the show last week.

 

This Week on The Space Show…Me!

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I’m on The Space Show this evening. Here’s the schedule for the week:

1. SPECIAL TIME: Monday, June 16,2014: 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): DOUG MESSIER of www.parabolicarc.com returns for Virgin Galactic and space news updates with us.

2. Tuesday, June 17, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome both AARON OSTERLE & SARA JENNINGS to discuss the upcoming NewSpace 2014 Conference with us. Please see https://newspace.spacefrontier.org for more information on the conference event.

3. SPECIAL SHOW AND TIME: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT; 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. PAUL SPUDIS who will discuss his perspectives regarding the NRC Human Spaceflight Study. For more information, visit Paul’s blog at www.spudislunarresources.com/blog. NOTE THAT THIS SHOW WILL ARCHIVE ON FRIDAY DUE TO MY TRAVEL SCHEDULE. WHEN YOU SEE IT ON TSS WEBSITE AND BLOG ON FRIDAY, JUNE 20, IT WILL BE READY FOR PLAY.

4. Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). There will be no show today due to my travel schedule.

My Upcoming Appearance on The Space Show

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I will be appearing on The Space Show with David Livington on Monday, June 16, beginning at 7:00 p.m. PDT (10 p.m. EST). We will be talking for 90 minutes to two hours about events here in Mojave, including Virgin Galactic’s partnership with Google, the recent fire at the Mojave spaceport, and other topics of interest.

My Appearance on the John Batchelor Show Tonight

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I will be appearing on the John Batchelor Show this evening from 6:30-6:45 p.m. PDT (9:30-9:45 p.m. EDT). We’ll be discussing Virgin Galactic and events here in Mojave with Dr. David Livingston, host of The Space Show, as part of the Hotel Mars segement.

For details on how to listen in live, visit the John Batchelor Show website.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, June 9, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): RAND SIMBERG returns to discuss Russia, NASA, the ISS, sanctions, & his recent book.

2. Tuesday, June 10, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome FRANK VAN RENSSELEAR of Schafer Corp. Our guest is the SVP for Aerospace and Strategic Business Development.

3. Friday, June 13, 2014, 9:30 AM-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome back ED WRIGHT who has new information for us and will be discussing The United States Rocket Academy and Citizens in Space. .

4. Sunday, June 15, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). There will be no show today in honor of Father’s Day. For all you Dad’s out there, a very happy Father’s Day to you.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, May 12, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): NO SHOW TODAY THIS IS MY MEDICAL FOLLOW UP DAY.

2. Tuesday, May 13, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome CHRIS LASTER who is the coordinator of the Russell Space Center, a program that he created in 1998. Students in the Russell Space Center program train throughout the school year for a 27-hour simulated Space Shuttle mission that takes place near the end of the school year. He also created an elementary science lab program that served as a model for several other area schools. For more information, visit http://russellroadrunners.typepad.com/space.

3. Friday, May 16 2014, 9:30 AM-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome FRANK VAN RENSSELEAR,. SVP, Schafer Aerospace & Strategic Business Development.

4. Sunday, May 18 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). OPEN LINES DISCUSSION. All space and STEM topics welcome. First time callers are encouraged to give us a call.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, May 5, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome MICHAEL LISTNER, ATTY who will be explaining the recent SpaceX lawsuit & other space legal issues in the news..

2. Tuesday, May 6, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): ROBERT (BOB) ZIMMERMAY returns for a special program on the Russian-NASA space tension we are hearing about on a daily basis.

3. Friday, May 9 2014, 9:30 AM-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. JOHN JURIST to discuss the significance of our human spaceflight program and its contributions to modern medicine & quality of life here and around the world. .

4. Sunday, May 11 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). NO SHOW TODAY IN HONOR OF MOTHER’S DAY. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, April 28, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): JOHN SPENCER AND NICOLA SARZI-AMADE on ISDC 2014 from May 14-18, 2014. See http://isdc.nss.org/2014.

2. Tuesday, April 29, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): DR. AJAY KOTHARI, President of Astrox (see www.astrox.com). We will be discussing hypersonics and more. See his Op-Ed on the subject at http://thespacereview.com/article/2490/1.

3. Friday, May 2 2014, 9:30 AM-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome DAVID RUCK to the program to discuss his film “So You Want To Be An Astronaut.” .

4. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome ROD PYLE to our program to discuss his new book, “Innovation The NASA Way.”

This Week on The Space Show

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

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: NO SHOWS TODAY DUE TO MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE. I suggest listening to an archived oldie of your choice and share your perspective on the subject with us during our special Open Lines program on Sunday, April 27. For details, see the Sunday, April 27 program description.

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). A special OPEN LINES program is planned for today. During the week, listen to golden oldies programs of your choice and see if you can compare what we were doing in space at the time of the oldie show to today. Call our OL show and tell us what archived program(s) you listened to and share your perspectives with us.

In addition, Al Jazeera America ran a 30 minute quasi documentary on space development and exploration Easter weekend. They may archive the video from their series Faultline. Many well known space experts and advocated were interviewed. If you see it, please call and give us your take on program. I will hold my comments until air time. Check the website newsletter www.thespaceshow.com/newsletterfinal.htm Sunday entry for more details on this program and confirmation that I will be able to do it as planned. I will post a status report about this program on Friday, April 25.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, April 7, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back RANDA & ROD MILLIRON of Interorbital Systems to discuss their recent successful test launch.

2. Tuesday, April 8, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back ROBERT (BOB) ZIMMERMAN for space news updates and more.

3. Friday, April 11, 2014, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. CLAY MOLTZ to discuss his new book “Crowded Orbits: Conflict & Cooperation in Space.” .

4. Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). OPEN LINES. First time callers welcome. All STEM and space topics welcome.

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