1. Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2023; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome back Aggie Kobrin and Rod Pyle to talk about the National Space Society‘s upcoming International Space Development Conference (ISDC-2023).
2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2023; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Rick Fisher will talk with David Livingston and John Batchelor, about the SpaceX Starship, security, and large rockets in other nations.
3. Friday, Apr.28, 2023; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome back Dr. Matthew Weinzierl, Harvard economist, to discuss commercial space going forward.
4. Sunday, Apr.30, 2023; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): Welcome to Open Lines. Call us at 866-7223 and tell us what is on your mind for space, tech, science, engineering, policy and more.
Some recent shows:
went over the known details for the initial Starship demo test from April 20, discussing potential problems, possible remedies and rocket modifications. Furthermore, Tim talked about his passion in detail, space solar power. Starship modifications and the potential impact on lunar and Mars timelines were also discussed as was the rocket’s acoustic damage at launch to the engines and the pad.
** Tuesday, April.18.2023 – Dr. Robert Zubrin discussed his new book, The Case For Nukes [Amazon commission link] and “nuclear power and why, invention and progress, SSP, nuclear propulsion and much more“.
their work on 1 g for humans living off Earth. Many important subtopics were discussed, many issues, lots of calls and emails. You do not want to miss this one!
** Friday, Apr.14.2023 – Mike Gold of Redwire Space “was with us to discuss in detail Artemis, to provide a response to the naysayers, to talk commercial space and investment plus economic concerns and more“.
** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, Apr.12.2023 – Daniel Suarez, author of the books Delta-V and Critical Mass [Amazon commission links], spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “to the program to speak about the books, the future, asteroid mining sci-fy and Starship and the future”.
the use of nuclear power for our energy grid plus for space uses including propulsion. We talked about other forms of energy including green energy, renewables , EVs and more. Also discussed was the climate for ongoing public and private sector investment given our current economic stresses.
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