Category Archives: Space Policy

The Space Show this week – July.4.2022

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

1. Tuesday, July. 5, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Robert Zimmerman for space news, policy and more.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, July. 6, 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, July.8, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Kai Staats, Director of  Research for SAM (Space Analog for the Moon and Mars) at the Biosphere 2, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

4. Sunday, July.10, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Kent Nebergall to discuss space settlement following his recent ISDC 2022 presentation. See his space settlement focused site at MacroInvent – “From Startups to Space Settlements.

Some recent shows:

** Hotel MarsWednesday, June.29.2022Eric Berger of Ars Technica spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the Blue Origin led Orbital Reef partnership commercial space station project.

** Tuesday, June.28.2022Dr. John Brandenburg talked about

new sci-fi book, The War Of The Singularity: The Human Race is Cancelled… [Amazon commission link] and updates for his theory regarding nuclear bombs having destroyed Mars about 180 million years ago due to traces of Xe 129 in the Martian atmosphere.

** Sunday, June.26.2022Michael Listner

returned to the program for space law and policy updates, commercial space law and updates, national security issues, SpaceX, FAA, Boca Chica and lots more. Plus our effort to land humans back on the Moon.

** Friday, June.24.2022Dr. Haym Benaroya returned

to the show for a 90 minute discussion and update regarding humans returning to the Moon, commercial companies going to the Moon, landers and much more. Toward the end of the 93 minute program we applied today’s economic concerns to commercial space, NewSpace, returning to the Moon and our overall space program. Our guest and I offered our analysis for the near to long term.

** See also:
* The Space Show Archives
* The Space Show Newsletter
* The Space Show Shop

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The Space Show - David Livingston
The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – June.27.2022

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

1. Tuesday, June.28, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. John Brandenburg regarding his new sci-fi book just released. In addition, there is new scientific information regarding isotope distributions in the Martian atmosphere that Dr. B wants to tell us about. Knowing Dr. B, there will be lots more discussed on this program.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June. 29, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Eric Berger gives John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston an update on Starlink, the lunar dust sample auction and more

3. Friday, July.1, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): Due to last minute guest cancellation, no show today. July 4th holiday weekend.

4. Sunday, July.3, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): No program today due to the July 4th national holiday in the U.S.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.26.2022Michael Listner 

returned to the program for space law and policy updates, commercial space law and updates, national security issues, SpaceX, FAA, Boca Chica and lots more. Plus our effort to land humans back on the Moon.

**Friday, June.24.2022Dr. Haym Benaroya returned

to the show for a 90 minute discussion and update regarding humans returning to the Moon, commercial companies going to the Moon, landers and much more. Toward the end of the 93 minute program we applied today’s economic concerns to commercial space, NewSpace, returning to the Moon and our overall space program. Our guest and I offered our analysis for the near to long term.

** Tuesday, June.21.2022Phil Swan and Ceana Prado Nickel talked about

The Atlantis Project (www.project-atlantis.com) per their talk at the recent ISDC event. Our discussion was technical, policy oriented, and focused on a way to have affordable, safe, and environmentally sound large scale space access benefits for all humanity. Multiple topics were discussed …

** 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 – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – June.21.2022

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

1. Tuesday, June. 21, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome Phil Swan and Ceana Prado Nickel to discuss their project described at www.project-atlantis.com.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June. 22, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Douglas Messier of Parabolic Arc will talk with Dr. David Livingston and John Batchelor about the  FAA and Boca Chica, Musk and regulatory concerns for humans to Mars.

3. Friday, June.24, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Haym Benaroya on lava tubes, possible commercial lunar habit development, and more.

4. Sunday, June.26, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): Noted space attorney Michael Listner returns for space law, policy and additional relevant updates. Don’t miss it.

Some recent shows:

** Friday, June.17.2022Sir Martin Rees and Donald Goldsmith talked about their new book, “The End Of Astronauts: Why Robots Are The Future Of Exploration, which proposes human spaceflight BLEO should be done by the private sector, not by government.”

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June.15.2022 – Dr. Harold C. Connolly Jr. spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the latest findings with the asteroid Ryugu. For background info, see ‘Rubber-ducky’ asteroid 200 million miles away holds building blocks of life | Live Science.

** Tuesday – June.14.2022Dr. Frances Zhu  talked about her “University of Hawaii AI and Robotics Lab, robotic and AI capabilities, terrestrial vs space robots, ethical issues for a permanent lunar hab, robotic ethical issues, the value of robotic idle time, the need for autonomous robots and why plus more.”

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June.8.2022 – Dr. David Grinspoon gave “an update on Mars rover activities plus a Part 2 on upcoming missions to Venus“.

** 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 – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – June.13.2022

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

1. Tuesday, June. 14, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome Dr. Frances Zhu who will discuss the application of motion capture to building space robots. Check out her website, franceszhu.space/projects, plus this article on motion capture: Motion capture is guiding the next generation of extraterrestrial robots – Robotics and Automation News.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June. 15, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST):  Dr. Harold C. Connolly will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about new and exciting developments with Hayabusa 2. Connolly, a professor at Rowan University, is a Co-Investigator on the Japanese asteroid sample-return mission and co-author of a just-published ground breaking paper on the latest results.

3. Friday, June.17, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome Sir Martin Rees  and his co-author Donald Goldsmith to discuss their new book, “The End Of Astronauts: Why Robots Are The Future Of Exploration“.

4. Sunday, June.19, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): No program today due to Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to all.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.13.2022Mounir Alafrangy, the Commercial Innovation Manager & Technology Lead for the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory, talked about commercial technology development aboard the ISS.

** Friday, June.10.2022John Jossy discussed “the recently held ISDC 2022 event hosted by the National Space Society. John talked about programming, stand out guests and topics, keynote speakers, panel discussions and networking.”

** Tuesday, June.7.2022Dr. Patrick Collins talked about “Space Tourism, Space Solar Power, markets, snow melting satellites, SSP interest around the world, climate change including a possible ice age 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.

The Space Show - David Livingston
The Space Show – Dr. David Livingston

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The Space Show this week – June.6.2022

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

1. Tuesday, June. 7, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Patrick Collins from Japan, on tourism, SSP, geo-political developments and lunar development.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June. 8, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): John Batchelor and  Dr. David Livingston will talk with Dr. David Grinspoon about Venus mission updates and Mars news.

3. Friday, June.10, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): John Jossy joins us to talk ISDC 2022 and more.

4. Sunday, June.12, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): Waiting on guest acceptance. Otherwise, a very special Open Lines program.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.5.2022 –  Open Lines program with a discussion of the “Space Show audio issues, which we hope you will pay attention to, plus we discussed multiple other issues including an alternative gravity theory now gaining popularity once again“.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June.1.2022 –  Robert (Rob) Godwin spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the “Apollo 16 mission, the Moon buggy, mission challenges, the end of Apollo, the public fading out and comparisons with Starship, our return to the Moon effort and more“.

** Tuesday, May.31.2022Robert Zimmerman (Bob) “was back with us [to report] on multiple topics including Starship, Starliner, SLS, VG, space suits, Musk, Twitter, nuclear power 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 – Dr. David Livingston

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