The Space Show this week – April.26.2021

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

1. Tuesday, Apr. 27, 2021; 7 pm PDT (9 pm CDT, 10 pm EDT): We welcome back Eric Berger of Ars Technica regarding his new book, Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX [Amazon commission link], regarding SpaceX plus more.

2. Wednesday, Apr. 28 2021: Hotel Mars TBA pre-recorded. See upcoming show menu on the home page for program details.

3. Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome back Rod Pyle and Aggie Kobrin to discuss the special space settlement edition of the National Space Society‘s Ad Astra magazine and the 2021 virtual ISDC (International Space Development Conference).

4. Friday, Apr.30, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome Greg Meholic of the Aerospace Corp to discuss nuclear propulsion and more, including his Mach thruster analysis.

5. Sunday, May.2, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): We welcome Dr. Kevin Cannon of the Colorado School of Mines on planetary geology news and more.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Apr.25.2021Ben Kellie, CEO of The Launch Company, “talked about the company, space in Alaska and lots more during our one hour program”.

** Friday, Apr.23.2021 – James A. M. Muncy discussed “space policy and the new administration, Sen. Nelson, SLS, SpaceX and lots more“.

** Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space Show – Wednesday, Apr.21.2021Rand Simberg spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “the nomination of retired Senator Bill Nelson to the position of the new NASA Administrator. Rand talked about Sen. Nelson being considered the father of SLS, what might happen when the new SpaceX big rockets start flying which will likely impact SLS, plus Rand talked about risk taking and Sen. Nelson being risk averse.”

** The Space Show – Tuesday, Apr.20.2021Jeromy Grimmett of Rogue Aerospace discussed “their orbital servicing plans, debris removal, entrepreneurism and more“.

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

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