Category Archives: SpaceCasts

The Space Show this week – June.14.2021

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

1. Tuesday, June. 15, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Kevin Cannon from the Colorado School of Mines to discuss lunar geology and more.

2. Wednesday, June. 16, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

3. Thursday, June. 17, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program.

4. Friday, June.18, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Ken Davidian on his new Acta Astronautica paper, What makes space activities commercial?

5. Sunday, June.20, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Welcome back to noted space attorney Michael Listner to discuss space news, policy and more. Visit Michael’s website at www.spacelawsolutions.com.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.13.2021 – Open lines program covered a wide range of space news topics and policy issues.

** Friday, June.11.2021Dr. Akhil Rao discussed “economically controlling orbits to maximize economic potential and assure economic and industry growth“. See the show page for links to papers by Rao et al.

** Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space Show – Wednesday, June.9.2021Alan Boyle of Geekwire  spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston spoke about the new commercial supersonic transports (SST) in development at Boom Supersonic.

** Tuesday, June.8.2021Dr. Martin Ross talked about “the effects of climate change on the space industry, how rockets and reentry vehicles or debris impact the middle atmosphere creating dangerous “dust” plus we took a look at the current research and talked about possible mitigation strategies.”

** Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space Show – Wednesday, June.3.2021Anatoly Zak of the RussianSpaceWeb spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about Russia’s plans to go to the Moon.

** 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 – June.7.2021

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

1. Tuesday, June. 8, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Martin Ross from The Aerospace Corporation regarding rocket emissions, climate change and more.

2. Wednesday, June.9, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

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

4. Friday, June.11, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome economist Dr. Akhil Rao regarding LEO debris issues and the value of orbital use fees.

5. Sunday, June.13, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Welcome back to OPEN LINES. All calls welcome, space, science STEM and STEAM topics. New callers welcome. Tell us what is on your mind. Call at 1-866-687-7223

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.7.2021Wayne White discussed “his final copy of The Space Pioneer Act. You can download it through the link on the blog. If you are interested in space law and policy to enable commercial space, you need to hear this program and review The Space Pioneer Act.”

** Friday, June.5.2021Temidayo Oniosun discussed “space in Africa and The African Space Program“.

** Tuesday, June.1.2021Dr. Martin Elvis discussed “his new book, Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed Will Determine Our Future in Space [Amazon commission link].

** 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 – May.31.2021

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

1. Tuesday, June.1, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Martin Elvis to discuss his new book, Asteroids: How Love, Fear, and Greed Will Determine Our Future in Space [Amazon commission link].

3. Wednesday, June.2, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, June. 3, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program today.

5. Friday, June.4, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome Temidayo Oniosun to discuss the African space program and the space industry in the region.

6. Sunday, June.6, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back noted space attorney Wayne White to discuss the new Space Pioneer Act.

Some recent shows:

** Friday, May.29.2021Dr. Matthew Caplan engaged in “a nearly 90 minute discussion on cool white dwarf stars, U235 and the white dwarf star, plus many more physics and astronomy issues per listener questions“.

** Hotel Mars at The John Bachelor Show/The Space Show – Wed.May.26.2021Marcia S. Smith spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the upcoming Russian ISS tourist flights plus two upcoming Crew Dragon flights, one to the ISS and one which will be a private flight to orbit Earth for three days“.

** The Space Show – Tuesday, May.26.2021Lisa La Bonte discussed “space in the Middle East, the Emirates, UAE, STEM programs and her NGO, plus lots more. This was a very informative program which included the Hope Mission now orbiting Mars and sending pictures back home.

** 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 – May.24.2021

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

1. Tuesday, May. 25, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Lisa La Bonte to discuss the UAE and space plus related topics.

3. Wednesday, May. 26, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, May. 27, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT):  No program today.

5. Friday, May.28, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Matthew Caplan regarding his latest work on supernova and cool white dwarf stars. See the links to his papers on this topic on our blog.

6. Sunday, May.30, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): No program today due to the U.S. Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, May.23.2021Dr. Shawna Pandya spoke about “aerospace medicine for space tourists, for the Orbital Assembly Corp, space settlement medical issues and much more“.

** Friday, May.21.2021Dr. Namrata Goswami discussed “space policy, Artemis, the Biden Space Policy, China and space plus more“.

*** Tuesday, May.18.2021Chris Carberry of Explore Mars Inc. talked about their upcoming Mars Innovation Forum (May 25-27, 2021, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT Daily) and about the Space Drink Association.

** Hotel Mars  (John Batchelor Show/The Space Show) Tuesday, May.18.2021Douglas Messier spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about Virgin Galactic and “SpaceShipTwo problems and problems noted with the Eve mothership“.

** 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 – May.17.2021

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

1. Tuesday, May. 18 2021; 11:30 PDT (1:30 am CDT, 2:30 EDT) – Hotel Mars (Joint John Batchelor Show/Space Show program): Douglas Messier of Parabolic Arc will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the latest news and issues regarding Virgin Galactic.

2. Tuesday, May. 18, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Chris Carberry of Explore Mars, Inc. for news and updates plus information on their current Mars programming and events.

3. Thursday, May. 20, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No program.

4. Friday, May.21, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Namrata Goswami for national security and policy space news, updates on the Chinese space program and more.

5. Sunday, May.23, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back Dr. Shawna Pandya on space tourism space medicine, orbital construction related issues, and human medical factors in general.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, May.16.2021Open Lines program covered “a wide range of topics including the latest Tic Tac video, gravity issues, pipeline hacking, electric cars, space mining and more”.

** Friday, May.14.2021John Jossy discussed various “hot” topics in the NewSpace and related worlds.

** Thursday, May.13.2021Frank White talked about “in detail the Fourth edition of his classic book, The Overview Effect [Amazon commission link]. New interviews, new information, a great discussion.

** Hotel Mars (John Batchelor Show/The Space Show)Dr. Jonathan McDowell spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the Chinese Long March 5B rocket design and the uncontrolled reentry which took place near the Maldives Islands“.

** Thursday, April.29.2021Rod Pyle and Aggie Kobrin or the National Space Society (NSS) discussed Ad Astra magazine’s Living In Space Special Issue which focuses on space settlement. The second part of our discussion addressed the all-virtual, free ISDC 2021 event scheduled for June 24-27, 2021. [Posting of this show was delayed due the need to repair audio problems with the recording.]

** 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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