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!

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, May 6, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back MICHAEL LISTNER, ATTY, for space legal issues including the subject of space debris.

2. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): This is a special program honoring both 2,000 plus Space Show programs & our upcoming 12th anniversary. The format is a surprise but as I understand it, specific Space Show friends & guests will be running this program. For more information, check out the website newsletter at www.thespaceshow.com/newsletterfinal.htm.

3. Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30AM-1PM CDT): We welcome DR. FRANK CEPOLLINA of NASA. Among our topics will be servicing satellites in Geo. Visit http://ssco.gsfc.nasa.gov/bio-cepollina.html for more information.

4. SPECIAL SHOW: Friday, May 10, 2013:, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5::30 PM CDT). We welcome back BAS LANSDORP OF MARS ONE for updates and news.

5. Sunday, May 12, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT, 3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT. NO SHOW IN HONOR OF MOTHER’S DAY.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston….

1. Monday, April 22, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): No show today as I am teaching my UND Space Studies class.

2. Tuesday, April 23 2013 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): No program as I am still in Los Angeles. The Open Line show planned for tonight will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

3. Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): We welcome CHUCK KILLIAN to discuss the Mars Society MDRS Mission Support & Planning project.

4. Sunday, April 27, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome MARC FUSCO to discuss his graduate space thesis regarding the JFK – Nixon space policies, commercial space and more.

This Week on The Space Show…

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston…

1. Monday, April 15, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): No show today as I am teaching my UND Space Studies class.

2. Tuesday, April 16, 2013 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome DR. BILL FARRAND, Senior Research Scientist, Space Science Institute. We will be discussing Mars Rovers and much more. Note that the toll free line will not be available for this program as I will be doing the program from a Los Angeles area hotel room.

3. Friday, April 19, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): No show as I am out of town on personal medical matters.

4. Sunday, April 21, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). No program today due to planned travel back home.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston…

1. Monday, March 18, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome DR. CLAUDE PIANTADOSI, professor & director of the F.G. Hall environmental Laboratory at Duke University. We will be discussing Dr. Piantadosi’s new book, “Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration.” See: http://www.amazon.com/Mankind-Beyond-Earth-History-Exploration/dp/0231162421/refonegianlea20.

2. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome back JOHN STRICKLAND for the second half of his space discussion from his Jan. 22, 2013 Space Show appearance.

3. Friday, March 22, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): No Space Show program today as I am in Billings, MT to moderate an astronaut panel for Rocky Mtn College. The panel participants include Walter Cunningham, Gerald Carr, Harrison (Jack) Schmitt, and Loren Acton. The panel discussion will be 10AM-12PM PDT (11AM-1 PM MDT, 12-2PM CDT & 1-3PM EDT). You can see the panel discussion at http://live.rocky.edu. The live stream audience will not be able to ask questions. It is possible that Rocky Mtn. College will allow The Space Show to archive this program on our Vimeo channel. Details to follow.

4. Sunday, March 3, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome back DR. ALAN STERN who will be discussing his new Golden Spike venture. Dr. Stern will be with us for only the first hour. The last part of our program will be open lines for a discussion about Golden Spike & other matters. For those of you wanting to talk to Dr. Stern, you must call early as he can only be with us for the first hour.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, March 11, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome the return of DAVID HOOK to discuss updates with aviation security and the new General Aviation Security Magazine.

2. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome MARK WHITTINGTON back to the show to discuss the current state of affairs regarding space and his new space related novella available on Amazon, “Dreams of Barry’s Stepfather.”

3. Thursday, March 14, 2013:, 9:30-10:30 AM PDT (12:30-1:30 PM EDT, 11;30 AM-12:30 PM CDT). We welcome JANET STEVENS of the Space Foundation to discuss the upcoming National Space Symposium

4. Friday, March 15, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30AM-1PM CDT): We welcome back JON GOFF of Altius for company updates plus a discussion of his lunar patent idea.

5. Sunday, March 17, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PDT, 3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT. We welcome back DR. JIM WERTZ to continue the discussion regarding reducing space mission costs. Dr. Wertz will also discuss what seems to work and not to work based on practical experiences.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Drops by The Space Show

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

1. Monday, March 4, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome the return of HENRY VANDERBILT to discuss the upcoming Space Access Conference, commercial and NewSpace.

2. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome the return of DR. HENRY HERTZFELD, Professor at GWU and the Space Policy Institute. Dr. Hertzfeld will be talking about commercial space and more.

3. Thursday, March 7, 2013:, 9:30-10:30 AM PST (12:30-1:30 PM EST. We welcome YONATON WINETRAUB, Founder and CTO of SpaceIL. Visit their website for more information: www.spaceil.com.

4. Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (12:30-2 PM EST, 11:30AM-1PM CST): We welcome back DR. RYAN KOBRICK to discuss this year’s Yuri’s Night.

5. Friday, March 8, 2013, 12-1 PM PST, 3-4 PM EST. We welcome back DR. NEIL deGRASSE TYSON to discuss his book, “Space Chronicles,” now released in paperback.

6. Sunday, March 10, 2013.,12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT): We welcome JOHN OEHLER to discuss his book “Aphrodesia: A Novel of Suspense,” and the role of smell and its relationship to space.

The Space Show Schedule

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston…

1. Monday, Feb.18, 2013: 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome the return of DR. JOHN HUNTER to discuss impulse launch, rail guns, etc.

2. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): OPEN LINES. First time callers welcome. Space, science, and STEM topics welcome.

3. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013:, 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome back DR. JOHN LEWIS to discuss recent meteorite, asteroid passes and more. Dr. Lewis is a professor emeritus of planetary science at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. Visit his blog at www.johnslewis.com.

4. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (12:30-2 PM EST, 11:30AM-1PM CST): We welcome back ROD AND RANDA MILLIRON Interorbital Systems for updates

5. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.,12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST): DR. DOUG PLATA joins us regarding space advocates/enthusiasts on taking action on their space ideas and theories.

The Space Show Schedule

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston….

1. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome back DR. JIM WERTZ of Microcosm, Inc. Our discussion will focus on Reinventing Space — Methods for Dramatically Reducing Space Mission Cost and Schedule, including a USC graduate course, the AIAA course in May, and a new joint Microcosm/USC Reinventing Space Project.

2. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome DR. SEAN CASEY for Silicon Valley Space Center updates.

3. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): No show today.

4. WEBINAR Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, 1-3 PM PST (4-6 PM EST, 3-5 PM CST). We welcome back DR. HAYM BENAROYA for a webinar addressing the engineering needed for space infrastructure. Dr. Benaroya will take us behind the scenes to show and explain to us that which is not in plain sight! This webinar will be co-hosted by DR. JOHN JURIST. On the Saturday prior to this webinar, I will post Dr. Benraoya’s presentation material on The Space Show Blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. You can watch the webinar on The Space Show UStream site, www.ustream.tv/channel/the-space-show.

My Space Show Appearance is Now Online

spaceshowlogoHey everyone.

I had a great conversation last night with David Livingston of The Space Show. We talked a lot about developments with Spaceport America and Virgin Galactic as well as several other topics.

If you missed the show, it’s easy to get caught up.

Listen at www.thespaceshow.com. Scroll down to the archives in the lower half of the page. My show is currently at the top of that list.

Comment at thespaceshow.wordpress.com. I’ll be happy to respond to any questions you have there.

A hearty thank-you to David Livingston for having me on the show for a third time. I always enjoy being on it.

Parabolic Arc Drops By The Space Show on Tuesday Evening

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Hi all.

I’m going to be chatting with David Livingston on The Space Show on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 7-8:30 PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST). We’ll be talking about the latest news about Spaceport America, Virgin Galactic and Mojave. Please tune in live and ask questions, or listen to the podcast once it is archived.

The full schedule for this week:

1. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome DR. ALBERT CARNESALE to the program to discuss the recent National Research Council’s study, “NASA’s Strategic Direction And The Need For A National Consensus.” Dr. Carnesale of UCLA was the Chair of the Committee On NASA’s Strategic Direction.

2. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome back DOUG MESSIER of Parabolic Arc. Doug will be discussing recent news about Spaceport America in New Mexico as well as Parabolic Arc and many of the stories covered by this fine blog.

3. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): We welcome ALAN STEINBERG to the program to discuss his recent AstroPolitics article, “Weapons in Space: The need to Protect Space Assets” and more.

4. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome back NINO POLIZZI to talk about “Rocket Science Tutors” which is an all-volunteer after school STEM organization staffed by engineers/scientists (www.rocketsciencetutors.com).

The Space Show Schedule

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston….

1. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST, 4-5:30 PM CST): No show today as am teaching at UND.

2. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome John Strickland to the program to discuss cis-lunar space and economic development. Mr. Strickland is a long time space advocate, a member of the NSS Board of Directors, and more. Note that I will upload several images to The Space Show blog no later than Tuesday morning as John & I will be talking about them during our discussion. Make sure you access these images prior to our Tuesday night program, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com.

3. Friday January 25, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (11:30- 1 PM CST, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EST): We welcome Dr. Duane Graveline, the father of the NASA bed rest microgravity simulation studies. Heather Archuletta, the “pillownaut astronaut,” will co-host this program with me.

4. Sunday, January 27, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST). We welcome back Dr. Eric Seedhouse regarding his new book, “Pulling G: Human Responses to High and Low Gravity.” See www.amazon.com/Pulling-Responses-Gravity-Springer-Popular/dp/1461430291/ref=onegiantlea20.