The Space Show this week – April.12.2021

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

1. Monday, Apr. 12, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT: No program today.

2. Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Dr. Martin Elvis of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory back to the program.

3. Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

4. Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT):  No program today.

5. Friday, Apr.16, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Davide Sivolla from Spain regarding his new book, Space Mining and Manufacturing: Off-World Resources and Revolutionary Engineering Techniques (Springer Praxis Books) [Amazon commission link].

6. Sunday, Apr.18, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome back Dr. Michael P. Gleason of The Aerospace Corporation to discuss his new and very influential space policy paper.  [See his recent papers: A Space Policy Primer: Key Concepts, Issues, and Actors | The Aerospace Corporation and A Short Guide for Understanding and Assessing U.S. Space Sustainability Initiatives | The Aerospace Corporation.]

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Apr.11.2021Erasmo Acosta talked about “his space settlement ideas with a focus on free space habitats“.

** Friday, April.2.2021Bruce Pittman talked about his education proposal, “Spacecraft Nation: A Toolkit for Building Back Better Using Space” (Spacecraft Nation.docx):

  • Spacecraft Nation is envisioned as a $500 million/year, 5 year national investment program, operating in all 50 states, with the goal of upgrading America’s technical skills and technical toolkits to solve the many multidisciplinary problems inherent in space development and apply those skills to terrestrial and space challenges. Space is a fascinating and unforgiving environment with vast resources that will challenge, inspire, and train to excellence the next generation of scientists, engineers, technologists and entrepreneurs in high-tech tools, problem solving, teamwork and innovation.

** Hotel Mars – The John Bachelor Show/The Space Show – Wednesday, Apr.1.2021 – Purdue professor Dr. Haym Benaroya spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the “Russia China plan for a lunar South Pole base, future lunar settlement development, lunar mining economic value and more“.

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

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