The Space Show this week – July.25.2023

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

1. Tuesday, July.25.2023; 7 pm PST (9 pm CST, 10 pm EST): We welcome Riley Harrison to discuss Indigenous representation for the space ecosystem. Please confirm this program with the Upcoming Show Menu on our home page.

2. Hotel Mars – Wednesday, July.26.2023; 1:00 pm PST (3:00 pm CST, 4:00 pm EST): Douglas Messier will give John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston an update on the next Starship launch and other space developments.

3. Friday, July.28.2023; 9:30-11 am PST (11:30 am-1 pm CST, 12:30-2 pm EST): We welcome Matt Shindell, author of For The Love of Mars. Dr. Shindell is also the curator of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s collection.

4. Sunday, July.30.2023; 12-1:30 pm PST (2-3:30 pm CST, 3-4:30 pm EST): We welcome Gary Barnhard on his energy and SSP (Space Solar Power) plans with the ISS (Int. Space Station.

Some recent shows:

** Sunday, July.23.2023 – John Strickland gave

an in-depth discussion on terraforming Mars. Don’t forget to check out his information sheet on the blog and his publication list on his bio page.

** Friday, July.21.2023Patrick O’Neill talked about the “the ISS National Lab, who uses it, how it works, a national lab for the private stations, research and more“.

** Thursday, July.20.2023Rand Simberg was a

special guest for this special Space Show July 20th program. We talked about multiple topics including going to the lunar S. Pole or returning to Tranquility base. Starship was a main top throughout our discussion. The need for the gravity RX for human settlement, the renewal of the learning time extension coming due in Oct and much more.

** Hotel MarsWednesday, July.19.2023Stephanie Thomas of Princeton Satellite Systems gave John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston an update

on progress with both fusion energy and fusion propulsion for space. Stephanie talked about PSS and their work on a direct drive fusion rocket engine for propulsion, she mentioned timelines plus she mentioned other fusion methodology. We also talked about research for fusion for space and fusion for electricity here on Earth.

** Tuesday, July.18.2023Dr. John Brandenburg discussed

his nuclear catastrophe theory about the possible nuclear destruction of Mars approximately 500 million years ago. John’s newly reviewed and published paper on this subject is now on our blog for this program.

** Sunday, July.16.2023 – Dr. Arun Sharma of Cedars Sinai in Los Angles

explained current stem cell research, the different types of stem cells and why the use of space for this research. We talked many related issues including Mars, Moon, settlement, human reproduction, the need for 1 g and more. The stem cell technology is very advanced and exciting. The excitement sure came across with Dr. Sharma in this interview.

** Friday, July.14.2023Manuel Cuba of Helix Space in Luxembourg was interviewed.

Helix Space is also a new sponsor for The Space Show and is very much appreciated for its sponsorship. Manuel talked about space and Luxembourg, Helix Space, European satellite ventures and companies, markets, both the public sector and the commercial sector, public space attitude in Luxembourg and medical R&D for profit in space.

** Hotel MarsWednesday, July.12.2023Anatoly Zak of spoke with John Batchelor and Dr. David Livingston about “Roscomos recruiting and training soldiers for the Ukraine war“.

** Tuesday, July.11.2023Matt Bille with Kerri Westburg discussed

ideas for rapid turnaround and response with Space Force launches, smaller satellites and much more. This was an excellent discussion on a topic we don’t hear about that often on The Space Show. Don’t miss this one!

** Sunday, July.9.2023Stephanie Thomas of Princeton Satellite Systems gave

fusion industry updates plus the latest on the fusion Princeton Satellite is working on. We talked about fusion in general, the government and fusion, other private companies, fusion in space and more.

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

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