Category Archives: Activism

Space policy roundup – Oct.17.2019

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** Hearing: “NASA’s Proposal to Advance the Next Moon Landing by Four Years”  – Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

** The Space Show – Mon, 10/14/2019Robert Zimmerman of www.behindtheblack.com “covered multiple topics in this one segment 123 minute program featuring listener phone calls and email questions”.

** How millennials are impacting aerospace | Interview – TMRO.tv

Laura Seward Forczyk, author of the book, “Rise of the Space Age Millennials” joins us to talk about the new generation entering the workforce. Specifically the impact millennials are having in unexpected ways on the entire aerospace industry as well as some of the hurdles the generation is presented with.

** October 15, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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Fire in the Sky:
Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and
the Race to Defend Earth

The Space Show this week – Oct.14.2019

The guests and topics of discussion on The Space Show this week:

1. Monday, Oct. 14 , 2019; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome Robert Zimmerman of Behind the Black for news and space info updates.

2. Tuesday, Oct. 15 , 2019; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT) : We welcome back Dr. Alan Hale for astronomy news. Alan co-discovered the Hale Bopp comet.

3. Wednesday, Oct.16, 2019; Hotel Mars. See Upcoming Show Menu and the website newsletter for details. Hotel Mars is pre-recorded by John Batchelor. It is archived on The Space Show site after John posts it on his website.

4. Thursday , Oct. 17 , 2019; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT) : We welcome back Dr. Eligar Sadeh and Layla Martin regarding the new Astropolitical Institute.

5. Friday, Oct. 18 , 2019; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am -1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Jose Ocasio-Christian of Caelus Partners for news and updates.

6. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019; 12 pm PDT (3 pm EDT, 2 pm CDT): We welcome Dr. Gerald Jackson to the show regarding antimatter propulsion.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 10/13/2019 – Open-lines show with listeners discussing various space issues of the day with David Livingston.

** Tue, 10/08/2019Gary Oleson talked about his Space News Op-ed “The Apollo Program and the Chinese Treasure fleets” dated July 19, 2019.

**  Mon, 10/07/2019John Blincow  gave a “complete and thorough introduction to The Gateway Foundation Project including the Von Braun station, space hotels, commercial operations, orbital manufacturing and assembly and more”.

See also:
* The Space Show Archives
* The Space Show Newsletter
* The Space Show Shop

The Space Show is a project of the One Giant Leap Foundation.

The Space Show - David Livingston
The Space Show – David Livingston

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The Case for Space:
How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up
a Future of Limitless Possibility

Space policy roundup – Oct.14.2019

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** Space Policy Edition: Happy Fiscal New Year! | The Planetary Society

October 1st kicked off federal fiscal year 2020—a day that should also have kicked off a new budget for NASA. But Congress has not funded the space agency yet, instead passing a temporary stopgap measure to keep the government open until November 21st. Brendan Curry, The Planetary Society’s Chief of D.C. Operations, joins the show to discuss the latest political developments in Washington, good news for planetary defense, and how the funding delay could spell trouble for the space agency’s 2024 lunar goal.

** NASA’s Commercial Crew Program VR 360 Tour: Preparing to Launch America

Get ready for an immersive, Virtual Reality tour of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program! NASA Communications Specialist Joshua Santora provides an overview of the Commercial Crew Program while relaying historical insights and reviewing CCP’s vehicles and commercial partnerships with Boeing and SpaceX. Visit nasa.gov/stem/ccp for more STEM educational resources featuring NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

** October 11, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** How NASA sold the American public on space, going to the moon | WGN-TV

** The Space Show – Sun, 10/13/2019 – Open lines show with listeners discussing various space issues of the day with David Livingston.

** Episode T+136: Starship to GTO, SSO from Florida – Main Engine Cut Off – “A few bits of follow-up on Starship to GTO, the Bridenstine-Musk show at SpaceX HQ, and flying to polar orbits from Florida.”

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The Case for Space:
How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up
a Future of Limitless Possibility

Space policy roundup – Oct.11.2019

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** Please Explain podcast: Australia’s role in the great space race

** The Space Show – Tue, 10/08/2019Gary Oleson talked about his Space News Op-ed “The Apollo Program and the Chinese Treasure fleets” dated July 19, 2019.

** SSI 50: 07 A View From Kennedy Space Center – Dr. Justin Karl’s View From Kennedy Space Center.

** October 9, 2019 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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Moon: An Illustrated History:
From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow)

The Space Show this week – Oct.7.2019

The guests and topics of discussion on The Space Show this week:

1. Monday, Oct. 7, 2019; 7:00 pm PDT (9:00 pm CDT, 10:00 pm EDT): We welcome John Blincow of The Gateway Foundation to the show.

2. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019: 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome back Gary Oleson regarding his article,  Apollo and the Chinese Treasure Fleets.

3. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019: Pre-recorded Hotel Mars Program with John Batchelor. See Upcoming Show on The Space Show website for details.

4. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019; 9:30-11:00 am PDT (11:30 am -1:00 pm CDT, 12:30-2:00 pm EDT): We welcome back Al Globus for news and updates regarding his LEO low radiation space station/habitat proposals.

5. Sunday, Oct. 13 , 2019; 12-1:30 pm PDT, (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): OPEN LINES. Let Us know what is on your mind.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 10/06/2019Christopher Stone “talked about China, Russia, creating a space force, policy, space concerns, Air Force organization, space weaponry, EMP dangers and more”.

** Fri, 10/04/2019 – Space lawyer Laura Montgomery talked about “Planetary Protection, commercial space, human spaceflight regulations, commercial space law, space property rights and much more”.

** Tue, 10/01/2019Michelle Hanlon talked about “For All Moonkind, preserving and protecting space and cultural artifacts, Apollo lunar sites, lunar site protection in general and more”.

** Sun, 09/29/2019 – Dr. David Livingston led a discussion with listeners about “the Musk Saturday evening press conference plus the article I called out on spreading Early molecules throughout space including Mars”.

** Fri, 09/27/2019Dallas Bienhoff of Cislunar Space Development Company talked about “Cislunar and lunar development, space settlement, O’Neill vision, free space habitats, needed technologies, challenges and timelines”.

See also:
* The Space Show Archives
* The Space Show Newsletter
* The Space Show Shop

The Space Show is a project of the One Giant Leap Foundation.

The Space Show - David Livingston
The Space Show – David Livingston