Category Archives: Space Policy

The Space Show this week – Nov.21.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): Thanksgiving Recess. No program today. Please support The Space Show in our annual fundraising campaign. Your donation helps The Space Show continue for 2023. See www.thespaceshow.com for the PayPal link at the top of the home page. Thank you.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): No Hotel Mars Today. Thanksgiving Recess. No program today. Please support The Space Show in our annual fundraising campaign. Your donation helps The Space Show continue for 2023. See www.thespaceshow.com for the PayPal link at the top of the home page. Thank you.

3. Friday, Nov.25 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): Thanksgiving Recess. No program today. Please support The Space Show in our annual fundraising campaign. Your donation helps The Space Show continue for 2023. See www.thespaceshow.com for the PayPal link at the top of the home page. Thank you.

4. Sunday, Nov.27, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): Thanksgiving Recess. No program today. Please support The Space Show in our annual fundraising campaign. Your donation helps The Space Show continue for 2023. See www.thespaceshow.com for the PayPal link at the top of the home page. Thank you.

Some recent shows:

** Friday, Nov.18.2022 – Brad Bergan discussed

his excellent new book, Space Race 2.0: SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, NASA, and the Privatization of the Final Frontier [Amazon commission link].  Multiple topics from the book [were covered] plus we asked Brad many questions for this thoughts and opinions regarding space, commercial space and related topics.

** Thursday, Nov.17.2022 Robert (Sam) Wilson, a policy analyst at The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy, discussed “his paper on the defense space budget and the congressional action that has followed, which particularly focuses on missile warning and tracking“.

** Tuesday, Nov.15.2022Dr. John Brandenburg returned to the show “to update us with some new information pertaining to his hypothesis about large nuclear bomb like explosions on Mars hundreds of million years ago“.

** Sunday, Nov.13.2022Keith Henson came

back after a decade or so to talk for two hours with us about radiation for humans on the Moon, why go to the Moon, tourism, settlement, then SSP, an economic analysis and much more. Great calls, emails, a very good two hour discussion.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Nov. 9.2022Anatoly Zak spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about Russia “and the Lunar Gateway, Roscosmos, the Orel crewed spaceship“.

** Tuesday, Nov.8.2022Robert Zimmerman returned for a “look at some key space events for 2022, a look toward 2023, company reviews, a look at the records being made in the launch industry this year, commercial space and national security space commentary, space economics 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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The Space Show this week – Nov.7.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST):  Robert Zimmerman is back with us for a 2022 roundup and a look forward to 2023.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Nov. 9, 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, Nov.11, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): No show due to the Veterans Day holiday.

4. Sunday, Nov.13, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome back Keith Henson on several topics including power sats, the big laser to power Skylon-derived vehicles to orbit, and the Nubian arch, plus more.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Nov.6.2022 – The Open Lineshad multiple callers for this program, both to discuss space topics plus to tell us their story of their interactions with The Space Show“.

** Friday, Nov.4.2022Andrew Chaninwas back with us to discuss the UFO EFT, investing in commercial space, space as an essential part of our economy, rising interest rates and capital flow to the industry plus more“.

** Sunday, Oct.30.2022Jason Achilles talked “about sound on other planets, the microphone on Mars, technical details of such microphones and sound systems plus the Exocam.io for seeing landings on other planets“.

** Friday, Oct.28.2022Thomas Marotta gave an update

on his Spaceport Company, launch and related issues. We also talked space settlement, commercial launch markets, the gravity RX, cislunar reliable transportation and much more.

** Tuesday, Oct.25.2022Thomas Lagarde discussed “Space architecture designs, current projects, primary space design concerns such as space toilet, orbital construction, tourism, settlement, government vs. private projects, life support, plants in space 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 – Oct.31.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): No Space Show program today.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): No Hotel Mars this week.

3. Friday, Nov.4, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Andrew Chanin regarding commercial space investing, the UFO EFT and lots more.

4. Sunday, Nov.6, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): OPEN LINES today. We want to hear your Space Show story plus what’s on your mind regarding space. Call us at 1-866-7223.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Oct.30.2022Jason Achilles talked “about sound on other planets, the microphone on Mars, technical details of such microphones and sound systems plus the Exocam.io for seeing landings on other planets“.

** Friday, Oct.28.2022Thomas Marotta gave an update

on his Spaceport Company, launch and related issues. We also talked space settlement, commercial launch markets, the gravity RX, cislunar reliable transportation and much more.

** Tuesday, Oct.25.2022Thomas Lagarde discussed “Space architecture designs, current projects, primary space design concerns such as space toilet, orbital construction, tourism, settlement, government vs. private projects, life support, plants in space and more“.

** Sunday, Oct.23.2022Dr. David Livingston led an open lines program with callers.

Thank you to those that offered me best wishes for the NSS Space Pioneer Award for 2023 which I will receive at ISDC 2023. We talked multiple topics with several callers and listeners sending in emails. The topics included fusion energy, interplanetary travel with fusion (or not), Starship, cislunar, and company news plus more.

** Friday, Oct.21.2022John Strickland  returned to the show and

announced that I was being honored by NSS with the Space Pioneer Award at ISDC in May. Dr. Sherry Bell and friend called in from The Mars Society Gig regarding the announcement. We continued talking about SLS, Artemis, Starship, SSP, Settlement and more.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Oct.19.2022Dr. Nancy Chabot spoke with  John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talked about “the success of the DART mission in shifting the orbit of the target asteroid Dimorphos around Didymos“.

** Tuesday, Oct.18.2022Dr. John Bossard discussed “his continued work on his rotary Turborocket Engine System“.

** 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 – Oct.25.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST):  We welcome Thomas Lagarde, a space architect and a specialist on extreme environments.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Oct. 26, 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, Oct.28, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Thomas Marotta presenting a new perspective on the gravity prescription.

4. Sunday, Oct.30, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Jason Achilles to discuss microphones on the surface of the Moon, Mars and elsewhere plus his innovative Exocam. See www.exocam.io for details about this camera, which lets us see the spacecraft landing on its destination surface.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Oct.23.2022Dr. David Livingston led an open lines program with callers.

Thank you to those that offered me best wishes for the NSS Space Pioneer Award for 2023 which I will receive at ISDC 2023. We talked multiple topics with several callers and listeners sending in emails. The topics included fusion energy, interplanetary travel with fusion (or not), Starship, cislunar, and company news plus more.

** Friday, Oct.21.2022John Strickland  returned to the show and

announced that I was being honored by NSS with the Space Pioneer Award at ISDC in May. Dr. Sherry Bell and friend called in from The Mars Society Gig regarding the announcement. We continued talking about SLS, Artemis, Starship, SSP, Settlement and more.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Oct.19.2022Dr. Nancy Chabot spoke with  John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talked about “the success of the DART mission in shifting the orbit of the target asteroid Dimorphos around Didymos“.

** Tuesday, Oct.18.2022Dr. John Bossard discussed “his continued work on his rotary Turborocket Engine System“.

** Sunday, Oct.16.2022Dr. Erik Seedhouse talked about his latest updated SpaceX/Elon Musk book [Amazon commission link], “Musk, Starship, SLS, and much more“.

** Friday, Oct.14.2022Dr. Charles Cockell discussed his new book, Taxi from Another Planet: Conversations with Drivers about Life in the Universe [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 – Oct.17.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. John Bossard to discuss his ongoing work on his Turborocket engine.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Oct. 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, Oct.21, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back John Strickland on multiple timely and important topics.

4. Sunday, Oct.23, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome OPEN LINES for you to discuss what is on your mind. Give us a call at 1-866-687-7223. We want to hear from you.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Oct.16.2022Dr. Erik Seedhouse talked about his latest updated SpaceX/Elon Musk book [Amazon commission link], “Musk, Starship, SLS, and much more“.

** Friday, Oct.14.2022Dr. Charles Cockell discussed his new book, Taxi from Another Planet: Conversations with Drivers about Life in the Universe [Amazon commission link].

** There was no Hotel Mars broadcast during the week of Oct. 9-15.

** Sunday, Oct.9.2022Frank Slazer, CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, “talked SLS, Starship, public and private programs, evaluating a launcher, markets and much more“.

** Friday, Oct.7.2022Dr. Joel Sercel spoke

about his company TransAstra. Multiple topics were discussed regarding the TransAstra plan and the big picture Joel strives for. Sustainability, ethics, business decision making and much more were part of this program.

** 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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