The Space Show this week – Mar.29.2021

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

1. Monday, Mar. 29, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Mar.30, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Michelle Evans who will be presenting new material for her classic X-15 book, The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space [Amazon commission link].

3. Wednesday, Mar.31 2021, 1:30 pm PDT (3:30 CDT, 4:30 pm EDT): Hotel Mars – Dr. Haym Benaroya, of Rutgers University will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the latest developments in  lunar habitats, returning to the Moon and more.

4. Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021; 6:30-8:90 pm PDT (8:30-10:00 pm CDT, 9:30-11:00 pm EDT): A San Francisco AIAA Chapter webinar featuring an interview with Dr. David Livingston about The Space Show with Kim Holder and John Jossy. For registration and details for “The Space Show Behind The Scenes” program, see The Space Show website Upcoming Show Menu for April 1, 2021.

5. Friday, Apr.2, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome Bruce Pittman back to the program to discuss his proposal, “Spacecraft Nation:  A Toolkit for Building Back Better Using Space“.

6. Sunday, Apr.4, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): No program today as this is Easter Sunday.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Mar.28.2021Leonard David and Barbara Sprungman-David discussed “multiple topics including space educational outreach and the impact of the pandemic on kids with Zoom learning and space“.

** Friday, Mar.26.2021Robert (Sam) Wilson discuss his paper on hypersonics for weapons and other purposes. Find more about the paper (pdf) at The Hypersonic Missile Debate | The Aerospace Corporation.

**  Wednesday, Mar.24.2021 – Hotel Mars – The Space Show/John Bachelor Show – Anatoly Zak of talked with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the Perseverance on mars, the upcoming helicopter flight in the thin Martian atmosphere, Curiosity progress, plus we talked about the ISS leak in the Russian segment, the effort to repair it, the materials used in the repair, the impact of the leak on the remaining life of the ISS and related items. In the second segment, we discussed the agreement with China and Russia on establishing a lunar base together in the not too distant future.

** Tuesday, Mar.23.2021Robert Zimmermanreturned for a two hour plus discussion ranging from the Mars rovers, especially Perseverance, to NASA marketing policy for Mars and the rover missions, to suborbital tourism, SpaceX, Blue Origin and Virgin news plus more.

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