This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome DR. YOUNG K. BAE regarding his award winning work with Photonic Laser Thrusters. See www.nasa.gov/spacetech/niac/2013phaseII_bae.html#.UnsFq_mVN8E.

2. CLASSROOM: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): This is a Space Show Classroom program from 7-9 PM PST featuring Dr. Jim Logan, Dan Adamo, Dr. John Jurist and myself. We will e discussing Dan’s new orbital work, ” Trajectory Challenges Faced By Reusable Infrastructure In Earth Orbit Supporting Multiple Departures For Mars.” Prior to this program, I will upload to both The Space Show Classroom blog and The Space Show blog Dan’s charts and graphs supporting his analysis. I strongly recommend you become familiar with this material prior to the broadcast. Don’t forget, as a Classroom show, listener questions must be relevant to the topic being discussed. Only those questions specific to our discussion will be accepted. See the website newsletter for the blog URLs. www.thespaceshow.com/newsletterfinal.htm .

3. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): We welcome DR. DON FLOURNOY re the upcoming SunSat design competition. The competition announcement is at www.nss.org/news/releases/NSS_Release_20131028_SunSat.html. Dr. Don Flournoy is a Prof. of Telecommunications and the Editor of the Online Journal of Space Communication; Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University in Athens Ohio.

4. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome WILLIAM (BILL) HARWOOD to the program. Bill is THE CBS News Space journalist/reporter.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome author ADAM JOHNSON to discuss his new book “2001: The Lost Science. The science and technology of the most influential films ever made.” See www.apogeeprime.com/prime/bookpages/9781926837192.html.

2. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): OPEN LINES. All calls welcome regarding space, STEM, space policy. First time callers welcome. Remember, we have only one toll free line for all the callers. If you have been waiting, don’t hesitate to email me that you want to call in on the program and are waiting for the line to clear..

3. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): We welcome back FRANK WHITE, founder of the Overview Effect. Frank will update us on the impact of the Overview Effect film and much more.

4. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome JAMIE GUINED to the show. Jamie is Founder of LAUNCH Fitness & Human Performance, and creator of the first professional credential that is designed to provide fitness professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to become a valuable member of the commercial spaceflight aerospace medicine team: the Spaceflight Fitness Specialist. She is also an Exercise Scientist with the Exercise Physiology & Countermeasures Project at the NASA Johnson Space Center.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back MICHAEL BELFIORE to discuss his recent space and tech articles and posts. Follow Michael at http://michaelbelfiore.com. .

2. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome DR. JASON REIMULLER , PoSSUM Principle Investigator. For more information on Project PoSSUM, visit http://projectpossum.org. PoSSUM is A Suborbital Research Project devoted to the ongoing observation of our home planet and its changes.

3. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): BRIAN WEEDEN joins us regarding his recent Space Review Article Review article re the Space Fence. See www.thespacereview.com/article/2357/1.

4.Friday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct.27,, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). No programs these days as the studio is being moved and installed at the new location.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am working on the relocation of the studio.

2. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): DENNIS WINGO returns. Check out his latest articles on his blog, denniswingo.wordpress.com.

3. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): No show as I am continuing to prepare for the studio move and relocation.

4. Sunday, Oct.20, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). Following the success of the first program last year for listeners wanting to be a guest on The Space Show, we invite all of you wanting to be a guest to call in. You will have a ten minute opportunity to tell us what you want to talk about & get us interested in your subject. Those sparking an interest from other listeners and blog posts will be invited on the show as a regular Space Show guest. Your subjects should be space and/or STEM related. Be prepared when you call. By limiting callers to about then minutes, we can accommodate as many callers as possible.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome Dr. Gil Levin back to the show to continue discussing the possibilities of life on Mars and new analysis of his Viking data.

2. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): Open Lines. First time callers welcome. All space and STEM topics welcome.

3. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): We welcome back DENNIS WINGO to discuss important current development in space policy, commercial space, and more.

4. Sunday, Oct.13, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome author LEE BILLINGS to discuss his new book, “Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars,” Lee Billings is a journalist and author writing about the intersections of science, technology, and culture for Nature, Nautilus, New Scientist, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American, and many other publications.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am at the AIAA Space 2013 Conference in San Diego..

2. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am at the AIAA Space 2013 Conference in San Diego.

3. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): Taped interviews from AIAA Space 2013. When you see the program on the archives for the website and blog, the program is ready for your play and enjoyment.

4. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). Brian Weeden of the Secure World Foundation is with us regarding his recent Space Review article re the Space Fence. See www.thespacereview.com/article/2357/1.

The Space Show Schedule

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

1. Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back SIR MARTIN REES to discuss starships, extra-solar planets, SpaceX, quasars, etc. Sir Martin will be in California soon for the meeting celebrating the 50th anniversary of discovery of quasars and he will be talking about this as well.

2. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): ANATOLY ZAK is with us regarding the history of the Soviet & Russian space program and current Russian space program issues.

3. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): STAN KENNEDY and MAUREEN O”BRIEN are with us with updates for Oakman Aerospace, Inc. (oak-aero.com).

4. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome ROB LOWE from the UK to discuss the space tourism company, ShipInSpace (www.parabolicarc.com/2013/08/26/shipinspace-announcement).

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, August 26, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome DR. JAMES HANSEN, author of “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.” Dr. James Hansen is Professor of History and former Director of The Honors College at Auburn University in Alabama. An expert in aerospace history and the history of science and technology, Hansen has written numerous books and articles covering a wide variety of topics, including the early days of aviation, the history of aerospace engineering, NASA, the Moon landings, the Space Shuttle program, and China’s role in space. He has special expertise on the history of the American astronaut corps, having authored the life stories of Neil Armstrong and John Young and directed a doctoral dissertation (now a published book) on the first class of women astronauts in the U.S. space program.

2. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): No show as am celebrating my son’s birthday in L.A.

3. Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): No show today. As many of you know, I have mentioned many times on the show that I plan on moving and relocating. I am now in the process of doing just that. My plan is to minimize as much as possible Space Show interruptions but there will be times when I will be unable to host a show in favor of the moving project. I will keep you posted and again, I will hold show and schedule interruptions to a minimum.

4. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DR. SCOTT PACE to the program to discuss space policy and more. You might find his editorial of interest as we will be talking about it on air: “American Space Strategy: Choose to Steer, Not Drift,” at http://thediplomat.com/2013/03/28/american-space-strategy-choose-to-steer-not-drift/?all=true.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, August 19, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am helping a friend with medical issues.

2. Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am helping a friend with medical issues.

3. Thursday, August 22, 2013,7-8:00 PM PDT (10-11:00 PM EDT, 9-10:00 PM CDT): TOM OLSON returns with new updates on the NewSpace Business Plan Competition.

4. Friday, August 23, 2013:, 9:30-11AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT). We welcome the new AIAA Executive Director, DR. SANDRA MAGNUS. .AIAA is the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. With more than 35,000 individual members worldwide, and nearly 100 corporate members, AIAA brings together industry, academia, and government to advance engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org.

5. Sunday, August 25, 2013, 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 welcome. Please be succinct, to the point, and let’s make room for everyone who wants to call. Listeners, remember, we have only one toll free line. If the line is busy, please keep trying or email me that you are waiting for the line to become free.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, August 12, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome RICK BOOZER, astrophysics researcher, public speaker and author, to the program to discuss his new book, “The Plundering of NASA: an Expose. How pork barrel politics harm American spaceflight leadership.” His website is at http://astromaven.blogspot.com.

2. Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. HAYM BENAROYA of Rutgers University to update us on more lunar engineering and habitat options, a discussion on the latest effort to promote Mars first as the Moon is only a digression, and much more.

3. Friday, August 16, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): I will be uploading interviews from the Small Sat Conference. The interviews will be available today with listener access as soon as they appear on the website and our blog.

4. WEBINAR: SPECIAL TIME: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 1-3 PM PDT (4-6 PM EDT, 3-5 PM CDT). The topic of this webinar is “Near Earth Object (NEO) impacts and what’s being done to deal with the threat. ” Our panel of experts includes DR. RAY WILLIAMSON of the Secure World Foundation,DR. MARK BOSLOUGH who is a Caltech-trained experimental and computational physicist whose research interests range from nuclear explosions to climate change, and DR. TIMOTHY SPAHR, Director, Minor Planet Center Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. You can hear the audio as you would with any Space Show program. To view the live video stream, use our Space show UStream channel, www.ustream.tv/channel/the-space-show.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, July 29, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): No show as I am the designated driver for a friend undergoing sedated medical tests.

2. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): OPEN LINES. All space and STEM calls welcome. First Time callers welcome.

3. Friday, August 2, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): We welcome Australian space enthusiast Trent Waddington who came here for the NewSpace Conference and more. Trent will discuss the conference with us, space in Australia, and much more. Trent is also a Space Show listener and he frequently calls us or sends emails with comments/questions.

4. Sunday, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back SARA HOWARD regarding her new Apollo and space history book, “Mischief at Michoud.”

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, July 22, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back RICH GODWIN to talk about Zero Gravity Solutions & their new commercial space projects.

2. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. DENNIS BUSHNELL, the Chief Scientist at NASA Langley Research Center. We will be discussing his excellent paper and space capability analysis, “Advanced-to-Revolutionary Space Technology Options – The Responsibly Imaginable,” at http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20130011698_2013011376.pdf.

3. Friday, July 2, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): No show as I am at the NewSpace Conference..

4. Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DR.. Erik Seedhouse to discuss his new book, “SpaceX: Making Commercial Spaceflight A Reality.” To purchase this book through Amazon, please us The Space Show/OGLF portal on our website.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, July 1, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. MARCELO VAZQUEZ to discuss space radiation, especially issues relevant to HSF travel to Mars.

2. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome DR. PAUL ABEL of the BBC program, The Sky At Night. Visit www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mk7h.

3. Friday, July 5, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT): No show today for the July 4th holiday weekend.

4. Sunday, July 7, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DAVE KETCHLEDGE to discuss his work relevant to landing large payloads on Mars.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, June 24, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome SARA MESCHBERGER to discuss the upcoming NewSpace 2013 Conference (http://newspace.spacefrontier.org).

2. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): RAND SIMBERG RETURNS to discuss his newly completed book, “Safe Is Not An Option.”

3. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 9:30-10:30 AM PDT (12:30-1:30 PM EDT, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM CDT): This is a one our discussion on the Teachers In Space SFF program Space Medicine Workshop at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). Guests will be Dr. Jason Kring, Elizabeth Kennick, Bob Werb, and Rebecca Zgorski.

4. Friday, June 28, 2013:, 9:30-11AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT). We welcome back retired astronaut JERRY CARR to discuss the 40th anniversary of Skylab and the Astronaut Scholarship Organization.

5. Sunday, June 30, 2013, 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 welcome. Please be succinct, to the point, and let’s make room for everyone who wants to call. Listeners, remember, we have only one toll free line. If the line is busy, please keep trying.

Buzz Drops By The Space Show Today

Buzz Aldrin salutes during the singing of the National Anthem at the Spaceport America runway dedication.
Buzz Aldrin salutes during the singing of the National Anthem at the Spaceport America runway dedication.

The ubiquitous Buzz Aldrin drops by The Space Show for a chat with David Livingston this evening. Three other shows follow later in the week.

1. Monday, May 13, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome back BUZZ ALDRIN to discuss his new book, “Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration.”.

2. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome STAN ROSEN and DAVE DRESSLER to discuss the upcoming ISDC Conference at the end of May in San Diego, CA. For more information on ISDC, visit http://isdc.nss.org/2013/.

3. Friday, May 17: , 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): FRANK STRATFORD joins us again from Mars Drive in Australia. Frank will be talking about his latest Space Review article, www.thespacereview.com/article/2281/1.

4. Sunday, May 19, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome we welcome back DR. JOHN BRANDENBURG to discuss Feynman, matters of gravity, the Higgs boson ( his recent paper in Albq.) and the presence of Chechen terrorists in his Asteroid Sepulveda Novel!