Category Archives: Space Policy

The Space Show this week – April.6.2020

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

1. Monday, April 6, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, April 7, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT):  We welcome back Dr. Charles Limoli for his latest space radiation and cognitive issues.

3. Wednesday, April 8, 2020; 3:30 pm PDT (5:30 pm CDT,  6:30 pm EDT): Hotel Mars: John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will talk to William Harwood of CBS news about NASA and the virus plus keeping the ISS safe from the virus.

4. Thursday, April 9, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, April 10, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Mike Snead, PE to discuss aerospace design, engineering, and testing issues.

6. Sunday, April 12, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back OPEN LINES. All space, steam, science, STEM and virus calls welcome. First time callers wanted. Speak to other callers.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 04/05/2020Dennis Wingo discussed his recent essay, Finding our Purpose in Space, and other topics.

**  Fri, 04/03/2020Dr. David Kipping discussed “his research [on] using Earth as a giant telescope from a far distance from Earth”.

** Hotel Mars – Wed, 04/01/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston spoke with Chris Carberry of the Explore Mars about the organizations” events and programming during the COVID-19 outbreak”.

**  Tue, 03/31/2020Rod Pyle talked about “trends, post virus space industry and many other topics based on callers and listener emails”/

** Hotel Mars – Thu, 03/26/2020John Batchelor and David Livingston discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the space industry.

** 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 – David Livingston

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Space policy roundup – April.5.2020

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** Space Café WebTalk Recap: “33 minutes with Moriba Jah” – SpaceWatch.Global

The inaugural Space Café WebTalk happened on 31 March 2020, featuring Professor Moriba Jah, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, co-publisher of SpaceWatch.Global and COO of ThorGroup GmbH.

Professor Jah opened the event with an interesting, thorough discource on the topic of space situational awareness, covering points recently discussed in his SWGL op-ed, Orbital Space – The Next Resource For Humanity To Exhaustively Exploit And Litter!, published last month.

** Hotel Mars/The Space Show – Wed, 04/01/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston spoke with Chris Carberry of the Explore Mars about the organizations” events and programming during the COVID-19 outbreak”.

** The Space Show – Tue, 03/31/2020Rod Pyle talked about “trends, post virus space industry and many other topics based on callers and listener emails”/

** Hotel Mars/The Space Show – Thu, 03/26/2020John Batchelor and David Livingston discussed the impact of Covid-19 on the space industry.

** March 31, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** March 27, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** April 2, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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The Space Show this week – Mar.30.2020

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

1. Monday, March 30, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, March 31, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): Author Rod Pyle will talk about his latest commercial space work and more.

3. Wednesday, April 1, 2020: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, April 2, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special programming.

5. Friday, April 3, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. David Kipping to discuss his work on the Earth as a telescope concept

6. Sunday, April 5, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back Dennis Wingo to talk about his recent SLS history post and more.

Some recent shows:

** Sun, 03/29/2020 Dr. Paul Jaffe of the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) discussed space solar power.

** Fri, 03/27/2020Dr. Tina Highfill discussed “the BEA satellite economic analysis of the space industry”.

** Tue, 03/24/2020Robert Zimmerman talked about “multiple topics including SpaceX, SLS, COVID19 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 – David Livingston

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Space policy roundup – Mar.30.2020

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** Equinox 2020 Space Policy and Politics Briefing

Couldn’t join us for the live Planetary Society member webcast? Here’s the complete March 2020 briefing, featuring Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye, Chief Advocate and Senior Space Policy Advisor Casey Dreier, Chief of Washington Operations Brendan Curry, and Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan.

** Gordon Roesler – Robots In Space – Cold Star Project S02E25

Dr. Gordon Roesler, past DARPA Program Manager and founder of Robots In Space, is on the Cold Star Project. With host Jason Kanigan of Cold Star Tech, Dr. Roesler discusses the coming capabilities and uses of robotic technologies in space. Servicing satellites, recovering dead spacecraft and potentially recycling them, allowing in-orbit construction rather than having to expensively ship everything up are just some of the ways robots in space will have an impact on the industry. Robots In Space website: https://robots-in.space/

** The Space Show – Fri, 03/27/2020Dr. Tina Highfill discussed “the BEA satellite economic analysis of the space industry”.

** The Space Show – Tue, 03/24/2020Robert Zimmerman discussed “multiple topics including SpaceX, SLS, COVID19 and more”.

** March 20, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** The Rise Of The Space Age Millennials – Are We There Yet – Space – 90.7 WMFE

There’s a new generation leading the charge when it comes to space exploration — millennials. These 20 and 30 year olds are entering the workforce and academia, driving innovation and pushing humanity farther into the solar system. So what’s motivating these millennials? And what’s different from the group of folks that came before them? We’ll chat with space policy analyst and author Laura Forczyk about her new book “Rise of the Space Age Millennials.

** Artemis Update: A Year of Progress on Returning to the Moon – NASA

Our Artemis program will return U.S. astronauts to the surface of the Moon, a goal announced by Vice President Mike Pence on March 26, 2019. Take a look at all we’ve accomplished since then, from testing our Orion spacecraft and building our Space Launch System rocket to graduating a new Artemis Generation class of astronauts and creating partnerships with private industry.

** March 25, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

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Space policy roundup – March.23.2020

A sampling of links to recent space policy, politics, and government (US and international) related space news and resource items that I found of interest (find previous space policy roundups here):

Webcasts:

** The Space Show – Tue, 03/17/2020Jose Ocasio-Christian and Micah Walter-Range of Caelus discussed “the COVID-19 virus and the space industry, plus the state of the industry before the virus and challenges once the virus threat is passed”.

** Hotel Mars/The Space Show – Wed, 03/18/2020John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston talk with Jeff Foust of Space News “about the impact of COVID-19 on the space industry”.

** The Space Show – Fri, 03/20/2020Dan Oltrogge of the AGI Center for Space Standards and Innovation.

** The Space Show – Sun, 03/22/2020 –  David Livingston led a discussion with listeners “mostly concerning COVID-19 but also how it is impacting space, the energy business and other fields”.

** The world before and after COVID-19Geospatial World – YouTube

Satellite imagery show by Maxar technologies shows changes in movements and activities in cities due to COVID-19

** March 17, 2020 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast | Behind The Black

** Space Podcasts I’m Hooked On – Laura’s Space on Space – Laura Seward Forczyk list of space podcasts.

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