The Space Show this week – Aug.19.2019

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

1. Monday, August 19, 2019; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No show on Monday which is now reserved for special programming.

2. Tuesday, August 20, 2019; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome back Rand Simberg to talk about Planetary Protection and tiny tardigrades having crash-landed on the Moon.

3. Wednesday, August 21, 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. Friday, August 23, 2019; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am -1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Jeff Greason to the show to give an update on developments in advanced propulsion and on Jeff’s new business activities and projects.

5. Sunday, August 25, 2019; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Welcome back to John Bucknell to talk more about space nuclear propulsion.

Some recent shows:

** Fri, 08/16/2019Dr. Garrett Erin Reisman discussed “his astronaut experiences, human spaceflight from both the engineering and medical perspective. We talked about student interest in HSF and classes, private human spaceflight and SpaceX life support work.”

** Thu, 08/15/2019Dennis Wingo discussed lunar industrialization and more.

** Hotel Mars – Wed, 08/14/2019 – John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston interview Dr. Jeffrey Foust of Space News about “SLS, delays, NASA, congressional support, NASA leadership changes, Artemis 1 launch to the Moon, lunar gateway”.

** Tue, 08/13/2019 Thomas A. Olson talked about “Vector Launch, Skyrora, NewSpace Business Plan Competition, space settlement, small dedicated launchers, lunar landers & returning to the Moon plus much more”.

** Sun, 08/11/2019Dr. Craig Hardgrove discussed “NASA planetary missions using CubeSats, lunar water ice at the poles, the LunaH-Map mission, and more”.

See also:
* The Space Show on Vimeo – webinar videos
* The Space Show’s Blog – summaries of interviews.
* The Space Show Classroom Blog – tutorial programs

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


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