The Space Show this week – Aug.31.2020

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

1. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No special programming.

2. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): Welcome to a special Tuesday evening OPEN LINES program. All space, science and policy calls welcome. First time callers welcome. We want to hear from you.

3. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020: Hotel MarsJohn Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will talk with  Lt. General Steven Kwast, USAF (RET) about standing up the U.S. Space Force to operational status.

4. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): No special program today.

5. Friday, Sept.4, 2020; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Dr. Matthew Caplan to discuss his work on the theory of the last astrophysical explosions to ever occur in our universe. See the blog posting for references to Dr. Caplan’s work and theory.

6. Sunday, Sept.6, 2020; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): No show today due to the Labor Day Holiday weekend in the U.S.

Some recent shows:

** The Space Show – Sun. Aug.30.2020Dr. George Nield talked about developments in commercial  spaceports, markets and other commercial space topics.

** The Space Show – Fri. Aug.28.2020Mark Whittington talked about “space policy, going back to the Moon, SLS, Starship and SpaceX, China, commercial space, NASA and space budgeting plus lots more”.

** The Space Show – Tues. Aug.25.202Patrick Host discussed Tough crowd: Small launch vehicles seek niche in ultra-competitive market (pdf) written for Jane’s International Defense Review .

** Sun. Aug.23.2020Dr. Jason Reimuller spoke about “his many academic, training and product development programs plus his science work. We talked EVA spacesuit development and testing, space medicine training, astronaut training, science, the upper atmosphere and much more”.

** Fri. Aug.21.2020Dr. Louis D. Friedman “talked about his new book [Planetary Adventures: From Moscow to Mars (Amazon commission link)], doing business with the Russians and the Chinese, plus his thoughts on Mars, returning to the Moon, the commercial players today, settlement and more”.

** Wed. Aug. 19, 2020 – Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space ShowJohn Batchelor and David Livingston talked with Dr. Alan Stern about “the dark side of Pluto and what we know from the New Horizons spacecraft flyby of Pluto several years ago”.

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

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