The Space Show this week – May.23.2022

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

1. Tuesday, May. 24, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome Dr. Frances Zhu who will discuss the application of motion capture to building space robots. Check out her website,, plus this article on motion capture: Motion capture is guiding the next generation of extraterrestrial robots – Robots & Automation – Jan.25.2022.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, May. 25, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): TBD. Check the Upcoming Show Menu at for updates on scheduling.

3. Friday, May.27, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Matthew Weinzierl with Brendan Rosseau to talk about Harvard’s launch of commercial space courses and more.

4. Sunday, May.29, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Dr. Will Kinney, University of Buffalo physics professor, to discuss his new book and his most interesting work.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, May.22.2022Ilan Sobel, the CEO of BioHarvest, “was with us to discuss plant cell growth technology in space and why his company is the leading company doing it. Much more was discussed as well.

** Friday, May.20.2022Jordan Noone of Embedded Ventures discussed “Relativity Space, Embedded Ventures and their strategy for supporting early stage space companies, national security, venture capital, foreign influence on U.S. policy and businesses, plus more“.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, May.18.2022 – Dr. Jeffrey Foust of with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston gave an update on the SpaceX Starship project, including “possible first flight dates, the FAA and the review going on at the Boca launch site, wildlife preserves and rocket launches, environmental impact reportd and more. Jeff also discussed the FAA position for humans to fly on Starship“.

** Tuesday, May.17.2022James Burk , Executive Director of The Mars Society, talked about “Mars Society objectives and goals, humans to Mars, challenges, Starship and the FAA, food for Mars settlement, MarsVR, student educational outreach and competitions“.

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

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