The Space Show this week

The guests and topics for The Space Show this week:

1. Monday, March 24, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT(5-6:30 PM EDT, 4-5:30 PM CDT): We welcome DR. JEFF BELL who is returning to The Space Show to discuss NewSpace and much more.

2. Tuesday, March 25, 2014:, 7-8:30 PM PDT (10-11:30 PM EDT, 9-10:30 PM CDT): We welcome DAN FREYER to tell us about the important upcoming Space Tech Expo in Long Beach, CA from April 1-3, 2014 (see

3. Friday, March 28, 2014, 9:30-11 AM PDT (12:30-2 PM EDT; 11:30 AM-1 PM CDT): We welcome ADAM BRINCKERHOFF of Space United to the show. See Adam currently directs the Satellite Humanitarian Imagery Mission (SHIM-1), which donates imagery to relief organizations all over the world to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their work. .

4. Sunday, March 30, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (3-4:30 PM EDT, 2-3:30 PM CDT). We welcome back DENNIS WINGO to discuss his recent op-ed,—2014-edition.html.

See also:
/– The Space Show on Vimeo – webinar videos
/– The Space Show’s Blog – summaries of interviews.
/– The Space Show Classroom Blog – tutorial programs

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Space policy roundup – March.23.14

Selection of space policy/politics related links:

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Here’s a video  of and two items about the recent panel “Selling Space” debate on commercial spaceflight moderated by moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC:

AMSAT, student satellites, & ISS amateur radio news – March.23.14

Go to AMSAT News for the latest headlines about developments in amateur and student satellites and for updates about amateur radio on the ISS.

ANS 082 Weekly AMSAT Bulletin – March 22, 2014:
* Your Purchases at Donate to AMSAT-NA
* AC0RA Road Trip to Activate Grids in ND, SD, CO, NE, and KA
* High Altitude Balloon Flight to Carry APRS and Crossband Repeater
* Es’hailSat 2 Satellite to Carry Amateur Transponder
* $50Sat Receives an OSCAR Number
* FO-29 Extreme DX Contact
* Satellite Activation From the Isle of Lewis
* 33rd Annual 2014 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Announcement
* 2014 AMSAT Field Day Rules Now Available

Other links:

UpdateQatar ARS and AMSAT-DL announce Phase 4 satellite payload – AMSAT-NA

A collaboration between the Qatar Amateur Radio Society, the Qatar Satellite Company, and AMSAT-DL has resulted in the announcement of a geostationary amateur radio payload aboard the proposed Es’HailSat-2 commercial satellite.

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