The Space Show this week – Oct.2.2017

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

1. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017: 2-3:30 pm PDT (5-6:30 pm EDT, 4-5:30 pm CDT): We welcome back Barry DiGregorio regarding Mars and more.

2. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017: Hotel Mars. See Upcoming Show Menu and the website newsletter for details. Hotel Mars is pre-recorded by John Batchelor. It is archived on The Space Show site after John posts it on his website.

3. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017: 7-8:30 pm PDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT, 9-10:30 pm CDT: Dr. Patrick Collins from Japan is back with us.

4. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017; 9:30 AM-11 am PDT, (12:30 -2 am EDT; 11:30 am-1 pm CDT): Dr John Brandenberg returns for a multiple topic discussion.

5. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017: 12-1:30 pm DST (3-4:30 pm EDT, 2-3:30 pm CDT): Open Lines. We discuss the topics you want to talk about. First time callers are welcome as are all STEAM, STEM, Science, and Space related calls

See also:
* The Space Show on Vimeo – webinar videos
* The Space Show’s Blog – summaries of interviews.
* The Space Show Classroom Blog – tutorial programs

The Space Show is a project of the One Giant Leap Foundation.

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Video: TMRO Orbit 10.36 – SpaceX IAC-2017 Round Table

The latest episode of focused on the recent presentation by Elon Musk on SpaceX‘s next-generation space transportation system (see post here) :

Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut joins Jared and Mike to talk about the SpaceX IAC 2017 presentation. What does this mean for the aerospace industry and can SpaceX pull it all off? Segment starts at 24:12

Prior to the SpaceX discussion, they showed several recent rocket launches:

  • 1:54 – Atlas V Launches NROL-42
  • 4:09 – Proton Launches AsiaSat-9
  • 6:22 – Long March 2C Launches 3 Yaogan-30 Satellites
  • 8:20 – Ariane 5 Launches 2 ComSats

Some recent space news:

  • 10:48 – Surprise! Rosetta Team Finds Image Hidden in Telemetry Data
  • 13:53 – Lockheed Martin presents updated Mars Base Proposal
  • 19:31 – Giant Ice Blades on Pluto Form Like Those on Earth

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