Category Archives: SpaceCasts

The Space Show this week – Mar.22.2021

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

1. Monday, Mar. 22, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Robert Zimmerman for updates on commercial space and other important and timely news events & stories.

3. Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, Mar. 25, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program today.

5. Friday, Mar. 26, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Robert (Sam) Wilson of the Aerospace Corp. regarding his paper on hypersonics: The Hypersonic Missile Debate, Robert S. Wilson – Center for Space Policy and Strategy/Aerospace Corp. (pdf)

6. Sunday, Mar.28, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back both Leonard David and Barbara Sprungman-David for special news and policy insights only possible with these guests.

Some recent shows:

**  Mar.21.2021 – Open Lines program – David Livingston says, “Robert Jacobson started us out with another NewSpace Commercial Space Report plus we took several callers on various topics.

** Hotel Mars  – Wed.Mar.17.2021 – The Space Show/John Bachelor ShowJames C. Bennett spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the three heavy lift rockets being made in the US: SLS, New Glenn, and Starship. In addition, John talked about the recent joint announcement about a Russian-Chinese lunar colony to be built at the lunar South Pole in the coming decade(s).

** Tuesday, Mar.16.2021Dr. John Hunter discussed the “Green Launch Company, their technology, pros and cons, competition 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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The Space Show this week – Mar.15.2021

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

1. Monday, Mar. 15, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): Dr. John Hunter will talk about his new venture, the Green Launch Company.

3. Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021: Hotel Mars – John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will talk with James C. Bennett about the Space Launch System (SLS), space policy and more.

4. Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program today.

5. Friday, Mar. 19, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): No program today.

6. Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Dr. David Livingston will host an Open Lines program. “Everyone call us, we want to hear from you.”

Some recent shows:

** Friday, March.13.2021Amir Notea reported “on commercial space, innovation, startups and the like in Israel. We also talked about Israel’s commercial effort to land on the Moon, possible future collaboration with UAE, The Artemis Accords and more.”

** Tuesday, Mar.9.2021Dr. Jeffery Greenblatt discussed “the Orbital Assembly Corp. spinning space hotel to be built in LEO. We talked about the demo, the initial stepping stones leading to the Voyager Station around 2027.

** 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 – Mar.8.2021

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

1. Monday, Mar. 8, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Jeffery Greenblatt, Chief Scientist and Chief Visionary Officer for Orbital Assembly Corp.

3. Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program today.

5. Friday, Mar.12, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome Amir Notea to discuss commercial space in Israel.

6. Sunday, Mar.14, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): No program today.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, March 7, 2021Dr. Mark J. Sundahl and Tanja (T.L.) Masson-Zwaanjoined us to discuss legal challenges for lunar and Martian plans. The challenges talked about were both US domestic and international space law challenges.

** Friday , Mar.5.2021Dr. Clive Neal discussed “the Moon, lunar water and resources, policy, China, lunar exploration, settlement, Mars and lots more“.

** Thursday, Mar.4.2021James Burk discussed the Mars Society‘s project: MarsVR – Virtual Reality for Mars Exploration. [See also: Mars Society Launches New Indiegogo Crowdfunding for MarsVR Project to Support Humans-to-Mars – The Mars Society.]

** Tuesday, Mar.2.2021Dr. Christopher Morrison provided “news and updates about nuclear power in space. We focused nuclear power for surface usage plus propulsion.

** 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 – March.1.2021

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

1. Monday, Mar. 1, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Christopher Morrison for an update on nuclear propulsion developments.

3. Wednesday, Mar. 3 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome James Burk to discuss the Mars Society‘s project: MarsVR – Virtual Reality for Mars Exploration. [See also: Mars Society Launches New Indiegogo Crowdfunding for MarsVR Project to Support Humans-to-Mars – The Mars Society.]

5. Friday, Mar.5, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Clive Neal from Notre Dame to talk about astronauts on the Moon, lunar ice, planetary protection and lots more.

6. Sunday, Mar.7, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back space attorney Dr. Mark J. Sundahl with co-author Tanja (T.L.) Masson-Zwaan to talk about Lunar Legal Landscape Challenges, Opportunities and more.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Feb.28.2021 – Open lines program welcomed discussion of topics suggested by listeners. “Robert Jacobson started us off with his commercial space update. We then took multiple calls from callers on lots of subjects including space settlement, children and childbirth for space settlement, Mars, Moon and much more.

** Hotel Mars – The Space Show/John Batchelor ShowWed. Feb.24,2021John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingstondiscussed the latest Mars rover, Perseverance, the landing, the parachute message and more“.

**Tuesday, Feb.23.2021Dr. Haym Benaroya and Rohith Dronadula of Rutgers University discussed the potential of hybrid lunar inflatable structures:

** 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 – Feb.22.2021

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

1. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Haym Benaroya, professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University, to discuss hybrid lunar habitat inflatable structures and more.

3. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program today.

5. Friday, Feb.26, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): No program today due to follow-up post surgery eye exam.

6. Sunday, Feb.28, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Welcome to Open Lines. Robert Jacobson will start us out with a brief commercial space report and then we will take your calls on any and all space, science, tech, STEM, STEAM, and policy matters. We want to hear from you so give us a call at 1-866-687-7223.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Feb.21.2021Dr. George Sowers, former Chief Scientist at ULA and currently a professor at the Colorado School of Mines, talked about “multiple topics, policies, returning to the Moon, resource utilization and more“.

** Friday, Feb.19.2021Dylan Taylor “returned to talk about the booming commercial space industry, policy, returning to the Moon, China, investing in space and lots more. A great discussion you won’t want to miss.”

** Thursday, Feb.18.2021Douglas Messier of Parabolic Arc discussed the latest “space news plus the successful landing of the Perseverance Mars rover today“.

** Hotel Mars – Wed. Feb.17.2021William Harwood of CBS Space News spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston to give a preview of “the Perseverance landing on Mars on Feb. 18, 2021. We went through the seven minute landing process in detail with new information and suspense provided by Bill. ”

** Tuesday, Feb.16.2021Andrew Chanin of ProcureAM discussed “their space EFT which is listed with the symbol UFO. Not only did we discuss their commercial space fund in detail, we talked about drivers for the commercial space industry, trends, international competition, China and much 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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