This Week on The Space Show


This Week on The Space Show with David Livingston….

1. Monday, May 28, 2012, 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. JOHN LEWIS to discuss asteroid mining, the Chinese space program and more.

2. Tuesday, May 29 2012, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back GARY HUDSON to discuss his G-Lab concept with the Space Studies Institute for a variable gravity research station. See www.ssi.org.

3. Friday, June 1, 2012, 9:30-11 AM PDT (11:30- 1 PM CDT, 12:30PM-2:00 PM EDT) : We welcome back REX RIDENOURE of Ecliptic Enterprises with information on new projects, new developments, and commercial space information.

4. Sunday, June 3, 2012, 12-1:30 PM (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back JIM MUNCY on space policy issues and developments.

A Message from New SSI CEO Gary Hudson

Dear Senior Associates and Friends of SSI,

SSI has a long history and a solid legacy, based on the vision of Professor Gerard K. O’Neill and his colleagues. With over a dozen SSI conferences completed, along with research into a number of technologies important for space settlement, the Institute is well positioned to play an important role as a key primary international entity that will create the ways and means of true space settlement. This is an appropriate goal to honor Professor O’Neill’s vision.

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NewSpace Pioneer Gary Hudson Appointed Space Studies Institute CEO

A note from Space Studies Institute Chairman Lee Valentine:

SSI’s distinguished board of Senior Advisers continues to expand, and increasingly plays a strong role in deciding our future direction. After a meeting of Senior Advisers and Professor Dyson in July 2011, we decided to restructure SSI’s dual Board of Governors and Board of Directors to a single, smaller and more active Board of Trustees.

On December 16, 2011, the Board of Governing Members adopted new by-laws to accomplish that goal, and elected three Trustees: Professor Freeman Dyson, Gary C Hudson and myself. I continue as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Gary was elected to serve as President and CEO.

The full message is reproduced after the break.

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This Week on The Space Show


Monday, May 16, 2011, 2-3:30 PM PDT.
We welcome Mark Holderman to the program. Recently retired from NASA JSC, he will be discussing the Nautilus -X multi-purpose crewed vehicle concept and space workforce issues.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 7-8:30 PM PDT. We welcome back Gary Hudson to the program. Mr. Hudson is best known for Air Launch LLC, T/Space, Rotary Rocket and more. He will be discussing some of the topics he recently presented at the Space Access Conference.

Friday, May 20 , 2011 , 9:30-11 AM PDT. We welcome back Tom Olson who will be reporting to us live from ISDC in Huntsville.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 12-1:30 PM PDT. Elizabeth Howell, a student in the UND Space Studies program and one of the students in my commercial space class is our guest. Ms. Howell, a Canadian journalist who writes about science and business, will be talking about why students want to study pace related topics and subjects in graduate school.

Space Access ’11: Gary Hudson on t/Space’s CCDev Proposal

Gary Hudson of t/space is back….talking about the CCDev 2 proposal his company submitted to NASA…

  • Team included Andrews Space, ULA and others…
  • XV-OM — XV is crew transport, OM is orbital module
  • It’s a pretty funky looking spacecraft…
  • Soyuz type modular architecture…8 person crew vehicle…

Gary Hudson Visits The Space Show

Monday, May 10, 2010, 2-3:30 PM PDT: We welcome back Gary Hudson to the show. Gary s a long time rocketeer, was CEO of Rotary Rocket, involved with Air Launch LLC and much more. There is much to discuss with Gary.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 7- 8:30 PM PDT: We welcome back Kevin Sloan to update us on this year’s Mars Society University Rover Contest.

Friday, May 14, 2010, 9:30-11:30 AM PDT: We welcome back Dr. Professor Frans von der Dunk to discuss the recent conference on transatlantic space legal issues and space tourism.


CLASSROOM: Sunday, May 16, 12-1:30 PM PDT:
This is a Space Show Classroom program featuring Dr. Jim Logan and Dr. John Jurist. This is the first of a two pat series discussing human factors and related issues for space travel.