The Space Show this week – May.11.2021

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

1. Hotel Mars, Tuesday, May. 11, 2021; 1:30 pm PDT (3:30 pm CDT, 4:30 pm EDT): Jonathan McDowell will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the Chinese Long March 5B uncontrolled return to Earth.

No regular Tuesday evening Space Show this week.

2. Thursday, May. 13 2021; 7-8:30 pm PDT (9-10:30 pm CDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT): We welcome back Frank White author of the latest edition of The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution [Amazon commission link] with new astronaut interviews and more.

3. Friday, May.14, 2021; 9:30-11 am PDT (11:30 am-1 pm CDT, 12:30-2 pm EDT): We welcome back John Jossy for trending, interesting, sometimes off the beaten track commercial space and science news. Check out his blog,

4. Sunday, May.16, 2021; 12-1:30 pm PDT (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Welcome to OPEN LINES. We want to hear from you so call us at 1-866-687-7223.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, May.9.2021Dr. Casey Handmer discussed “SLS analysis, SpaceX, Starship & the SpaceX lunar lander, market and cost analysis, Blue Origin, space stations, Casey’s blog, nuclear propulsion, Starlink and much more“.


** Friday, May.7.2021Tom McCarthy of Motiv Space Systems discussed “space robotics, Mars, and more“.

** Wednesday, May.3.2021 – Hotel Mars – John Batchelor Show/The Space ShowRod Pyle spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about space settlement, which the National Space Society (NSS)’s quarterly publication Ad Astra devoted a special edition, “Living In Space“.

** Tuesday, May.4.2021Col. (USAF Ret) Karlton Johnson, Chairman of the National Space Society Board of Governors, discussed “the NSS, leadership, the space value proposition, space and our future, national security space, the meaning of the “high ground, space settlement, Ad Astra and much more“.

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* The Space Show Archives
* The Space Show Newsletter
* The Space Show Shop

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