1. Monday, Sept. 18, 2017: 2-3:30 pm PDT (5-6:30 pm EDT, 4-5:30 pm CDT): We welcome space journalist Dr. Mike Wall to the show.
2. Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017: 7-8:30 pm PDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT, 9-10:30 pm CDT: No show due to dental surgery.
3. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2016: 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, Sept. 22, 2017; 9:30 am-11 am PDT, (12:30 -2 pm EDT; 11:30 am-1 pm CDT): No show due to jury duty.
5. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017: 12-1:30 pm DST (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Open Lines. We discuss the topics you want to talk about. First time callers are welcome as are all STEAM, STEM, Science, and Space related calls
We have a surprise round table this week: what lessons can we learn from the moon before heading off to Mars? Benjamin, Jared, Mike and Cariann talk about the advantages of going to the moon again before first setting foot on Mars. Segment starts at 23:05
Launches and news topics covered:
Launches: 1:57 – Proton Launch of Amazonas 5 4:24 – Soyuz Launch of Expedition 53
Space News: 8:31 – Cassini End-of-Mission 12:26 – New Horizons Extended Mission 16:47 – Unexpected Solar Flares
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Stewart Money author of, “Here be Dragons: The Rise of SpaceX & the Journey to Mars” joins us to talk about the history of SpaceX and some projects you may not have known of. Interview segment starts at 24:40
Space news topics discussed:
1:41 – Ariane V Launch Abort 4:53 – Falcon 9 Launch with X37-B 8:51 – Asteroid Florence Zips Past Earth 15:04 – Bridenstine nominated for NASA Admin, and why that could be bad 19:54 – Boron Found on Mars
TMRO is viewer supported:
TMRO:Space is a crowd funded show. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head over to http://www.patreon.com/tmrofor information plus our all new goals and reward levels
** “In the second episode of Space Craft, Loren Grush learns how NASA trains its astronauts before sending them to space. Simulating the space environment — either with a giant pool or with virtual reality — helps astronauts prepare for scenarios both planned and unplanned.” – Walking through space in NASA’s Virtual Reality Lab – The Verge
** “The environment of the International Space Station isn’t exactly hospitable to the human body. In this episode of Space Craft, Loren Grush tries out some of the specialized machines astronauts use to workout in space to stay healthy in microgravity.” – How do astronauts exercise in space? – The Verge