The Space Show this week – June.13.2022

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

1. Tuesday, June. 14, 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 – Robotics and Automation News.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June. 15, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST):  Dr. Harold C. Connolly will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about new and exciting developments with Hayabusa 2. Connolly, a professor at Rowan University, is a Co-Investigator on the Japanese asteroid sample-return mission and co-author of a just-published ground breaking paper on the latest results.

3. Friday, June.17, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome Sir Martin Rees  and his co-author Donald Goldsmith to discuss their new book, “The End Of Astronauts: Why Robots Are The Future Of Exploration“.

4. Sunday, June.19, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): No program today due to Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to all.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, June.13.2022Mounir Alafrangy, the Commercial Innovation Manager & Technology Lead for the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory, talked about commercial technology development aboard the ISS.

** Friday, June.10.2022John Jossy discussed “the recently held ISDC 2022 event hosted by the National Space Society. John talked about programming, stand out guests and topics, keynote speakers, panel discussions and networking.”

** Tuesday, June.7.2022Dr. Patrick Collins talked about “Space Tourism, Space Solar Power, markets, snow melting satellites, SSP interest around the world, climate change including a possible ice age and much more“.

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

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