Category Archives: SpaceCasts

The Space Show this week – May.25.2020

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

1. Monday, May 25, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, May 26, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Michael Weil regarding his paper on calculating the cancer risk from galactic cosmic radiation (GCR) for a human Mars mission, predicting cancer risks from GCR.

3. Wednesday, May 27, 2020: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, May 28, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, May 29, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Professor Madhu Thangavelu from USC.

6. Sunday, May 31, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome Dr. Joyce Liao of Stanford to discuss her work regarding eye-brain issues in microgravity. As an example of her work, see  Video: Eye-brain issues in microgravity & effect of hypoxia in COVID-19 infection – YouTube from April 2020.

Some recent shows:

** Fri. 05/22/2020Cristina T. Chaplain “who is now a retired GAO director focusing on space, defense and related industries. Don’t miss this excellent assessment of NASA, DOD, PPP and more”.

** Hotel Mars – Wed. O5/20/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talk with CBS News space expert William Harwood about “the upcoming SpaceX Demo-2 Crew Dragon flight to the ISS with two astronauts on board”.

** Tues. 05/19/2020Leonard David talked about “Artemis, returning to the Moon, space policy, SETI and more”.

** Sun. 05/18/2020 – Space law expert Michael Listner talked about “The Artemis Accords, a new National Space Policy, the recent E.O [Executive Order] on lunar return and resource – space mining 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 Space Show this week – May.18.2020

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

1. Monday, May 18, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, May 19, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back space journalist Leonard David. Lot’s to discuss with Leonard, don’t miss it. [See also Leonard David’s blog – INSIDE OUTER SPACE.]

3. Wednesday, May 20, 2020: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, May 21, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, May 22, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Cristina T. Chaplain, recently retired GAO director. We will talk space, budgets, commercial space, partnerships and much more. Don’t miss it!

6. Sunday, May 24, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): No show today due to our Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday – 05/18/2020 – Space law expert Michael Listner talked about “The Artemis Accords, a new National Space Policy, the recent E.O [Executive Order] on lunar return and resource – space mining and more”.

** Friday – 05/15/2020Michelle Hanlon of For All Moonkind discussed the the efforts to protect the Apollo landing sites, the Administration’s space policy executive order, The Artemis Project, space property rights, etc.

** Hotel Mars/John Batchelor Show – Wed. 05/13/2020 John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston spoke with Dr. Jim Logan about “telemedicine history which he helped pioneer with astronauts, Apollo, and the ISS. We talked about how that telemedicine space history happened, then its growing acceptance in the mainstream, especially due to the pandemic.”

** Tuesday – 05/12/2020 – Author Dan Linehan talked about his new book, The Princess of the Bottom of the World: Complete Series.

** 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 Space Show this week – May.11.2020

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

1. Monday, May 11, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, May 12, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back author Dan Linehan to discuss his new book, The Princess Of The Bottom Of The World.

3. Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 3:30 pm PDT (5:30 pm CDT, 6:30 pm EDT) – Hotel Mars/John Batchelor Show:  David Livingston and John Batchelor will talk with Dr. Jim Logan about telemedicine on and off Earth.

4. Thursday, May 14, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, May 15, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Michelle Hanlon of For All Moonkind to discuss The Artemis Project, the new E.O. commercial space with property rights and more.

6. Sunday, May 17, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome space atty Michael Listner of Space Law & Policy Solutions for his legal perspective on The Artemis Project, the E.O., the new National Space Policy plus some unique ideas on space resource utilization.

Some recent shows:

** Fri, 05/08/2020Dr. George Sowers of the Colorado School of Mines Space Resources Dept. discussed his latest work, space resource utilization and more.

** Hotel Mars/John Batchelor Show – Wed, 05/06/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talked with Eric Berger of Arstechnica about the “NASA awards for human lunar lander systems studies as part of the Artemis return to the Moon program”.

**  Tues, 05/05/2020 Dr. Haym Benaroya of Rutgers talked about “Lunar return, costs, wealth building, challenges, needed technology, national policy 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 Space Show this week – May.4.2020

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

1. Monday, May 4, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, May 5, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Haym Benaroya for lunar return options and news, EMP threats & mitigation, lunar resource mining and utilization and more.

3. Wednesday, May 6, 2020: Hotel Mars/John Batchelor Show  – Interview with Eric Berger, space journalist at Arstechnica.

4. Thursday, May 7, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, May 8, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. George Sowers of the Colorado School of Mines Space Resources Dept. to discuss his latest work, space resource utilization and more.

6. Sunday, May 10, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): : No show today due to Mother’s Day in the U.S. Happy Mother’s Day to all the great Mom’s out there.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 05/03/2020Dave Masten of talked about “Masten Spsce Systems, their lunar lander program and more”.

** Fri, 05/01/2020Dr. Pekka Janhunem talked about “his space settlement concepts, including his free space Dumbbell like L5 project”.

** Tue, 04/28/2020Dr. Bruce Cordell examined “Covid-19 as a Sputnik moment (shock to the world. Bruce compares, contrasts and extrapolates to estimate the virus impact on space now and going forward, plus more just as the Sputnik moment was more”.

** Sun, 04/26/2020Dr. Ioana Cozmuta talked about “Gravity-Free Consulting, G-Space, Inc, microgravity manufacturing, cislunar space, value added space development, NewSpace economic development 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 Space Show this week – April.27.2020

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

1. Monday, April 27, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, April 28, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Bruce Cordell for his Maslow Window for Space given our current virus situation.

3. Wednesday, April 29, 2020: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, April 30, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, May 1, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Pekka Janhunem from Norway regarding his “Shielded Dumbbell L5 Settlement” concept

6. Sunday, May 3, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back Dave Masten of Masten Space Systems.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 04/26/2020Dr. Ioana Cozmuta talked about her Silicon Valley business, Gravity Free, LLC.

** Fri, 04/24/2020Dr. Deana Weibel discussed “space tourism, all from the perspective of religion, spiritualism, faith, and anthropology”.

** Hotel Mars – Wed, 04/22/2020 – David Livingston and John Batchelor spoke with “Anatoly Zak of Russian Space Web to discuss Russian anti-satellite tests, the new super heavy rocket under constructions and related items”.

** Tue, 04/21/2020Christopher Richins of RBC Signals for updates, plus a report on how a global space company is dealing with the pandemic.

** Sun, 04/19/2020Dr. Doug Plata spoke about “Covid-19 pandemic here on Earth, looking at preventing pandemics and infections in space and on space settlements”.

** 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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