The Space Show this week – Dec.6.2022

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

1. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome Doug Ellison of JPL to discuss the new Amazon Prime film, Good Night Oppy.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Dec. 7, 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. Special Show – Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022; 7:00 pm PST (9:00 pm CST, 10:00 pm EST): Dr. Space discusses Space Show plans for 2023, the annual fundraising campaign now in progress and why supporting The Space Show is important. Your commentary is welcome.

4. Friday, Dec.9, 2022; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Abraham (Avi) Loeb on his new Big Bang theory concept and more.

5. Sunday, Dec.11, 2022; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): Open Lines with Dr. David Livingston – the last such program for 2022. Call in and tell us what is on your mind and what you expect for 2023. Call 866-687-7223.

The Space Show Asks For Your Support For Our Annual Campaign

Please support The Space Show during our Annual Campaign which makes possible our 2023 programming year.  We are 100% listener supported so your help .  is essential to Space Show programming.   If you like the programming, our guests, our format which connects you real time to the guests and other listeners, plus our blog for archive listeners that also connects you with our guests, then please donate and support us.  Your support is very important to us and makes possible our programming for the new year starting in January.  Use the PayPal link at the top of our home page,, or if you prefer mailing a check, please make it payable to One Giant Leap Foundation, C/O Dr. David Livingston, 11035 Lavender Hill Dr, Ste. 160-306, Las Vegas, NV  89135.

The Space Show thanks you. We look forward to working with you for 2023 as guests, listeners, getting your guest and programming suggestions and feedback.

All the best,

Dr. David Livingston, Host

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, Dec.4.2022Gurbir Singh talked about

his new book which is an atlas of global launch sites. During the program we discussed many of the sites in the book plus other launch location information.

** Friday, Dec.2.2022Dr. S. Pete Worden discussed “The Breakthrough Prize Foundation, Starshot, Listen, Watch, message, searching for ET, global radio telescope locations, The Meer Kat telescope, Ireland’s new radio telescope, interstellar travel, laser propulsion, Dr. Avi Loeb and Galileo, identifying life, Venus, Mars, space settlement and lots more“.

** Hotel MarsWednesday, Nov.30.2022Rick Fisher of the International Assessment and Strategy Center (IASC) spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about the “Chinese space program, Chinese boosters, China’s lunar plans, Artemis, U.S. space policy and China, SLS, China and reusability, China’s lunar lander concepts“.

** Tuesday, Nov.30.2022Tom Gardner of Advanced Space discussed the “Capstone Project, engineering, lunar missions, CAPSTONE goals and objectives, cislunar development, NASA, Starship, lunar plans from other nations including China, Japan, UAE, ESA and Russia“.

** Friday, Nov.18.2022 – Brad Bergan discussed

his excellent new book, Space Race 2.0: SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, NASA, and the Privatization of the Final Frontier [Amazon commission link].  Multiple topics from the book [were covered] plus we asked Brad many questions for this thoughts and opinions regarding space, commercial space and related topics.

** Thursday, Nov.17.2022 Robert (Sam) Wilson, a policy analyst at The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy, discussed “his paper on the defense space budget and the congressional action that has followed, which particularly focuses on missile warning and tracking“.

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

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