This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, April 11, 2016: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back GEORGE ROBINSON, Atty, to discuss space settlement from a very different perspective. If this topic interests you, don’t miss this discussion.

2. Tuesday, April 12 2016: 1 PM PDT (4 PM EDT, 3PM CDT):We welcome back KY MICHAELSON to the show. Rocketry and much more.

3. Friday, April 15, 2016: 2016; 9:30-11AM PDT; (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30AM – 1 PM CDT. We welcome COL. EILEEN COLLINS, USAF RET. & former NASA Astronaut, to the show regarding her recent Congressional testimony and America’s space policy moving forward.

4. Sunday, April 17, 2016: 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT): We bring you for the first time Dr. David Stevenson, planetary science professor from Cal Tech. He has written many popular science articles about the Moon and more so be prepared for quite the discussion. We are most fortunate to have him as a guest on The Space Show.

ULA CEO Tory Bruno Visits The Space Show on Tuesday

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

1. Monday, January 4, 2016: 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST; 4-5:30 PM CST): MARK HOPKINS is back with us to discuss novel ideas for interstellar settlement. ..

2. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016,7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome TORY BRUNO, CEO of ULA.

3. Friday, January 8, 2016, 2016; 9:30 -11 AM PST (12:30-2 PM EST; 11:30-1 PM CST) We welcome back Dr. Henry Hertzfeld of the Space Policy Institute at GWU..

4. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016: 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST): The Great Cislunar Debate with DR. DOUG PLATA AND JOHN STRICKLAND..

My Appearance on The Space Show Now Online

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I had a very lively two-hour discussion with Dr. David Livingston on The Space Show last night. The program is now archived online for your listening pleasure at http://archived.thespaceshow.com/shows/2587-BWB-2015-11-17.mp3. It is also now podcasting.

The program is also summarized on The Space Show blog at http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Here, listeners can ask questions and post comments about the show.

I would like to thank Dr. Livingston for having me on the program. It’s always a fun discussion.

My Appearance on The Space Show on Tuesday

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I will be appearing on The Space Show with Dr. David Livingston on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015: from 7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST). We’ll be talking about a broad range of space news and topics.

The schedule for the rest of the week is:

Monday, Nov. 16. 2015: 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST; 4-5:30 PM CST): We welcome WAYNE ELEAZERr to the show to discuss his recent Space Review postings.

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015; 9:30 -11 AM PST (12:30-2 PM EST; 11:30-1 PM CST) We welcome DR. JIM LOGAN, DAN ADAMO & DR. JOHN JURIST for a roundtable discussion on HSF in general & specifically to Mars, the Moon and more, plus many other topics.

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015: 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST): We welcome DAVID LOVE from the UK and author of “Kepler And The Universe: How One Man Revolutionized Astronomy.”

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, Sept. 14, 2015: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT; 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. PAT HYNES to discuss the upcoming ISPCS Symposium in Las Cruces, NM Oct. 7-8, 2015. For more information, visit www.ispcs.com.

2. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back ROBERT ZIMMERMAN for space industry news and updates. Visit his website, www.behindtheblack.com.

3. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015; 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): We welcome back JIM KERAVALA for updates with Shackleton Energy lunar updates.

4. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015: 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT): We welcome back ANTHONY YOUNG who will be discussing his new book, “The Twenty-First Century Commercial Space Imperative.” See www.springer.com/us/book/9783319189284 for details.

This Week on The Space Show

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

1. Monday, Sept. 7, 2015: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT; 4-5:30 PM CDT) We welcome back to the show DR. JEFF BELL.

2. Tuesday, Sept. 8 2015, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. JASON REIMULLER OF THE Project PoSSUM.

3. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT, 11:30 AM – 1 PM CDT): We welcome back RAND SIMBERG to the show.

4. Sunday, Sept. 13:,12-1:30 PM PDT, (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DR. DOUG PLATA.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Oct. 13, , 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back BRUCE PITTMAN, Chief System Engineer, NASA Space Portal/SETI, & NASA Ames Research Center.

2. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): This is our Space Show Audition Program. For those of you wanting to be a guest on TSS, this program is for you. Call us & tell us what you are doing regarding space & why you want to be a guest on the show. We will also take Open Lines calls but our focus is on auditions for The Space Show.

3. Friday, Oct. 107 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT):TBD. We welcome JEREMY STRAUB & JOE VACEK to discuss the impact of regulations on education, research & small business (with a small satellite perspective). .

4. Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). Welcome MIKE SNYDER, the Director of R& D for Made in Space, to the program. They recent placed a 3D printer on the ISS.

This Week on The Space Show

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This week on The Space Show with David Livingston:

1. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): No show today as I am out of town on a special business trip.

2. Tuesday, Sept. 30 , 2014:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): No show as I am returning from my special business trip.

3. Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT):TBD. Please check the website newsletter by the middle of the week for details for this program. See www.thespaceshow.com/newsletterfinal.html.

4. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). OPEN LINES. 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, Sept. 15, 2014: 2-3:30 PM PDT (5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. ERIK SEEDHOUSE regarding his new book, “Beyond Human: Engineering Our Future Evolution.”

2. Tuesday, Sept. 16 , 2014:,7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome back DR. MIKE GRIFFIN, former NASA Administrator and current CEO of Schafer Corp.

3. Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, 9:30 -11 AM PDT (12;30-2 PM EDT; 11:30-1 PM CDT): We welcome STEWART MONEY to discuss is new best selling book, “Here Be Dragons: The Rise of SpaceX and the Journey to Mars.”

4. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back noted space and science writer MICHAEL BELFIORE. Check out his website at http://michaelbelfiore.com.

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.

Whitesides Appearance on John Batchelor Show Now Online

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Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides was on the Hotel Mars segment of the John Batchelor Show last night, which was co-hosted by David Livingston of “The Space Show.”  The segment is now archived for your listening pleasure:

http://www.thespaceshow.com/detail.asp?q=2265

George’s answers speak for themselves. Feel free to debate them below.

The appearance came a week after I had appeared on the Batchelor Show to express concerns over SpaceShipTwo’s upcoming flight test program, among other things. You can listen to that appearance here:

http://www.thespaceshow.com/detail.asp?q=2261

I also was on The Space Show on Monday, where David and I discussed Virgin Galactic and a number of other topics:

http://www.thespaceshow.com/detail.asp?q=2263

The Space Show has a blog where you can make comments on my appearance there this week:

http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/doug-messier-monday-6-16-14/

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.