The Space Show this week – April.19.2021

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

1. Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome Jeromy Grimmett to the program to discuss Rogue Aerospace, on orbit satellite servicing and more.

2. Wednesday, Apr.21, 2021; 3:30 pm PDT (5:30 pm CDT, 6:30pm EDT): Hotel Mars John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston will talk with Rand Simberg.

3. Friday, Apr.23, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back Jim Muncy to discuss the latest with NewSpace, commercial space, policy, space politics and more.

4. Sunday, Apr.25, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome Ben Kellie, CEO of The Launch Company to discuss their work with critical infrastructure, hardware and mission support from Alaska.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Apr.18.2021Dr. Michael Gleason discussed “his papers linked on the blog for this show. In addition, we spent significant time on space debris issues with regards to LEO and the increasing population of satellites.

**  Friday, Apr.16.2021Davide Sivolella discussed “his new book, Space Mining and Manufacturing: Off-World Resources and Revolutionary Engineering Techniques (Springer Praxis Books) [Amazon commission link]”.

** Wednesday, Apr.14.2021 – Hotel Mars – John Bachelor Show/The Space ShowDr. Jeffrey Foust of Space News spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the nomination of retired Senator Bill Nelson of Florida to be the next NASA Administrator“.

** Tuesday, Apr.13.2021Dr. Martin Elvis discussed “lunar development, getting power to the lunar sites, specifically the South Pole and building giant solar towers at the Moon’s south pole to be able to provide multiple GW of solar power to the sites. Also discussed were possible lunar governance issues.”

Papers discussed:

    1.… “Towers on the Peaks of Eternal Light: Quantifying the Available Solar Power”
    2. https://royalsocietypublish… “Concentrated Lunar Resources”
    3.…. Towers On The Moon”

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

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