Category Archives: Activism

The Space Show this week – Jan.17.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Robert Zimmerman for updates and more.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): TBD. Check the Upcoming Show Menu at www.thespaceshow.com for updates on scheduling.

3. Friday, Jan.21, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): No Program today.

4. Sunday, Jan.23, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Thomas Matula with Dr. Darryl Mitry regarding their book, Beyond the Covid Shock: The Great Economic Transition. Part of this discussion will focus on the economic transition and space economy.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Jan.16.2022 –  Brian Dunn talked about “his scifi book with shades of reality and plausibility, TubeTown Frontier, which refers to building a settlement in lava tubes on the Moon“.

** Friday, Jan.14.2022Dr. James R. Wertz discussed “his lunar development, economic and settlement plans“. Here are three files presenting more details of his proposed settlements.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Jan.12.2022Jeromy Grimmett, founder and CEO of Rogue Space Systems, spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about commercial in-space servicing and “the Space Force plan Orbital Prime which will select winning company technology to partner with to remove LEO space debris“.

** Tuesday, Jan.11.22Joe Carroll discussed “Artificial gravity, Starship as a tanker, space settlement, debris mitigation, solar system surface gravity, Joe’s recent Space Review Article, ‘How to clarify human futures beyond Earth‘”.

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

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The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – Jan.10.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Joe Carroll for updates regarding artificial gravity [via rotating structures], tethers and more.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Jeromy Grimmett, founder and CEO of Rogue Space Systems Corporation, will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the “Space Force plan to use private companies to mitigate space debris“.

3. Friday, Jan.14, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. James R. Wertz to discuss his lunar development and economic plans. See his three presentations on our blog page.

4. Sunday, Jan.16, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Brian Dunn to the program to discuss his TubeTown plan and concept/project.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Jan.9.2022Dr. Anna Krylov of the USC Chemistry Dept. spoke out “about mixing science with ideology“.

** Friday, Jan.7.2022Marcia S. Smith of SpacePolicyOnline.comjoined us again for a look at policy from 2021 into 2022, congressional actions or lack of actions, plus lots more“.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Jan.5.2022Eric Berger spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about

the delay faced by SpaceX regarding Starship launches at Boca Chica due to questions needing to be answered and evaluated regarding the EIR under review. Eric suggested there was a lot to the report and that SpaceX has many questions to evaluate and answer so he did not see any signs with the FAA slow walking Starship approval. He also speculated that Starship might need more time to get ready for test launches so SpaceX was ok with the delay, answering the questions and readying Starship.

** Tuesday, Jan.4.2022Dr. Malcolm Davis discussed “Asian space and national security focused on China and Australia, commercial space in Australia, space policy, space weaponization, nuclear weapons and the first strike defense posture and more“.

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

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The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – Jan.4.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Malcolm Davis from Australia. We will be discussing space in Australia, national security issues and more.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Jan.  5, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Check the online schedule for the latest on the guest whom John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will interview this week.

3. Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Marcia S. Smith of SpacePolicyOnline.com. A great guest to start us out for the New Year. Don’t miss it.

4. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Dr. Anna Krylov from USC on the mixing of science and politics plus a look at peer review.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Jan.2.2022 – An Open Lines program in which David led a “discussion with many phone calls and just a few emails on multiple topics“.

** Tuesday, Dec.28.2021Thomas A. Olson returned

for another year in review program mostly focusing on commercial space. We also talked some national security and planetary space news during the year, focused on the launch industry and talked about hot issues going into 2022.

** Sunday, Dec.26.2021Leonard David talked “about leading space news stories during the year and what to look for next year“.

** Wednesday, Dec.22.2021 – Hotel Mars – In this end of the year episode of Hotel Mars, John Batchelor and David Livingston

highlighted what we called out as top trends and guests during the year. John went for three trends including commercial activities, the ISS and SpaceX with Starship and Superheavy changing paradigms. I called out the guests we had on talking about what Earth would look like to a being on a distant exoplanet. In addition, I shouted out for Avi Loeb and his ET research regarding fast moving interstellar objects plus work only being tolerated due to his tenure status per his recent book which we discussed on Hotel Mars. Finally, I also shouted out for the commercial fusion industry and our fusion guest, Stephanie Thomas from Princeton Satellite Systems. This Hotel Mars program was one segment timing out at about 10.5 minutes.

** 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.

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The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – Dec.27.2021

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

1. Tuesday, Dec.28, 2021; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Thomas A. Olson for his annual commercial space year in review classic Space Show program. Join us for this final live broadcast program with Tom for 2021.

2. Wednesday, Dec.29, 2021; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST) – Hotel Mars: No Hotel Mars this week.

3. Friday, Dec.31, 2021; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): No show for New Year’s Eve. Happy New Year’s Everyone.

4. Sunday, Jan.2, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome in 2022 with our first Open Lines program for the new year. Give us a call. New callers welcome. Call 1-866-687-7223.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Dec.26.2021Leonard David talked “about leading space news stories during the year and what to look for next year“.

** Wednesday, Dec.22.2021 – Hotel Mars – In this end of the year episode of Hotel Mars, John Batchelor and David Livingston

highlighted what we called out as top trends and guests during the year. John went for three trends including commercial activities, the ISS and SpaceX with Starship and Superheavy changing paradigms. I called out the guests we had on talking about what Earth would look like to a being on a distant exoplanet. In addition, I shouted out for Avi Loeb and his ET research regarding fast moving interstellar objects plus work only being tolerated due to his tenure status per his recent book which we discussed on Hotel Mars. Finally, I also shouted out for the commercial fusion industry and our fusion guest, Stephanie Thomas from Princeton Satellite Systems. This Hotel Mars program was one segment timing out at about 10.5 minutes.

** Tuesday, Dec.21.2021Andrew Chanin of ProcureAM and the UFO ETF talked about

Commercial space investing summary for 2021, 2022 investing predictions, China and U.S. space policy, the China space race, Exchange Traded Funds, U.S. Policy, space sector economic concerns, surge in space sector public companies 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 – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – Dec.21.2021

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

1. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Andrew Chanin of the UFO EFT for a summary of space finance 2021 and a look ahead to 2022.

2. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST) – Hotel MarsJohn Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will review space developments in 2021.

3. Friday, Dec.24, 2021; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): No show for the Christmas holiday. Merry Christmas everyone.

4. Sunday, Dec.26, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome back Leonard David to review special news stories of 2021 and a look ahead to 2022 for space.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Dec.19.2021Theresa Hitchenswas back with us to discuss national security space policy, main concerns, 2022 be on the look out for issues and more“.

** Friday, Dec.17.2021Dr. Lee Cronin from the University of Glasgow, Scotland spoke with David Livingston and co-host Bill Gowan about “his work in molecular complexity leading to his development of the Molecular Assembly index to help search for biomarkers and life on other planets“.

** Wednesday, Dec.15.2021 – Hotel Mars – Anatoly Zak, publisher of the Russian space news website www.russianspaceweb.com, gave John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston an update “on Russian space news […] with a focus on the Russian parts to the ISS“.

** Tuesday, Dec.14.2021Gene Meyers discussed “Space Solar Power Sats, Gene’s unique advocacy for SSP, top policy makers and politicians through his White Paper, infrastructure 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.

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The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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