The Space Show this week – July.5.2023

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

1. Tuesday, July.4, 2023; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): No program tonight for the July 4th holiday.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, July.5, 2023; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman gives John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston important MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment) updates from Mars.

3. Friday, July.7, 2023; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome Jean-Francois Gauthier of GHGSat (Green House Gas Satellite) on methane detection sats, climate change and more.

4. Sunday, July.9, 2023; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome back Stephanie Thomas from Princeton Satellite Systems to give fusion updates.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, July.2.2023 – Open lines program covered

Lots of different topics, many callers, several program emails. Great discussions on a variety of space subjects and events.

** Friday, June.30.2023 –  Dr. Angie Bukley and Dr. Josef Koller from the Aerospace Corporation discussed space safety involved in “all segments of the space industry plus we spent time on rescue“.

** Hotel Mars – Wednesday, June.29.2023Anatoly Zak of talked with John Batchelor and David Livingston about “the upcoming Russian mission to the Moon with their Luna-Glob lander finally ready for prime time having been started back in the 1990’s“.

** Sunday, June.25.2023Dr. Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute discussed “SETI news and updates, using radio and optical seti for searches and more“.

** Friday, June.23.2023John Bucknell and Bill Gowan gave an update on the

company Virtus Solis, an overview of space based solar power, John’s business plan, timelines, demos, making it to orbit, in space manufacturing and partnerships. Capital needs and acquisition for Virtus Solis were also discussed.

** Tuesday, June.20.2023Dr. Ethan Siegel discussed

why the Earth has plate tectonics. Be sure to read his paper on this subject posted on our blog. Other topics were also talked about including UAPs.

** Friday, June.16.2023David Witkoski, IEEE Senior Member, discussed

satellites in LEO and comms to Earth and within LEO. Later we talked about communications in all of cislunar, the Moon and more. Also Mars. Several other related topics such as debris, personal satellites and constellation issues were discussed.

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

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