The guests and topics of discussion on The Space Show this week:
1. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back John Bucknell of Virtus Solis Technologies for progress updates on Space Solar Power (SSP) development work.
2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Dr. Michael Hecht, principle investigator of the MOXIE experiment on the Perseverance rover on Mars, will talk with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the latest results in extracting oxygen from the CO2 in the Martian atmosphere.
3. Friday, Sept.9, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): TBD. Please check the Upcoming Show Menu on our website for details later this week.
4. Sunday, Sept.11, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Dale L. Skran, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the National Space Society, to the program to discuss space policy and more.
Some recent shows:
** Friday, Sept. 2, 2022 – Interview with Grant Blaisdell of Copernic Space canceled due to technical problems and will be rescheduled.
** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Aug.31.2022 – Rand Simberg spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the Space Launch System (SLS) and the attempts to launch it for the first time.
[ Sept.6.2022: Audio now available:
** Tuesday, Aug.30.2022 – Dr. David Livingston led an open lines program with callers who discussed “SLS, Starship, home made airplanes, Las Vegas, Focus Fusion, JWST, redshift, Big Bang, The Lurio Report, and more“. Potential guests were asked to call in to make the case for their appearance on the show but there were no takers.
** Sunday, Aug.28.2022 – Dennis Wingo “was back with us to talk SLS, policy, returning to the Moon, China, SpaceX, Starship, Artemis and so much more“.
** Friday, Aug.26.2022 – Barry Matsumori, COO of Impulse Space, discussed
the Mars plans with his company Impulse Space and with Relativity Space. We talked about the Mars mission, commercial nature of the mission and the Impulse plans for space transportation, orbital services and more.
** See also:
* The Space Show Archives
* The Space Show Newsletter
* The Space Show Shop
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