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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:55 am
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston under www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:

1. Monday, March 21, 2011, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
Bob Werb
, co-founder of the Space Frontier Foundation, returns to discuss the Keep The Promise Program, http://promise.spacefrontier.org.
Bob Werb was an active partner in Rivercrest Realty Investors from 1976 until 2001. Rivercrest Realty Investors is a privately held, real estate firm that owns and manages a portfolio of garden apartments, shopping centers and office buildings with properties in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina and Florida.



Since 2001 he has assumed a more passive role in Rivercrest Realty Investors and has been spending more time working on a variety of projects including the Space Frontier Foundation. Bob is one of the three founders of the Space Frontier Foundation.

2. Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 7-8:30 PM PDT (March 23, 2-3:30 GMT)
Clifford McMurray
and Bart Leahy come to talk about the upcoming ISDC Conference http://isdc.nss.org/2011.
Clifford R. McMurray is the CEO of Antares Enterprises LLC, a professional business communications company.  He graduated cum laude from Wichita State University with a B.A. in History.  He also holds an MBA from the University of Scranton, graduating summa cum laude (first in his class).  After graduation he spent a year of postgraduate study as a Fulbright fellow in Germany, studying economics and aerospace engineering.  A former Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Policy Committee of the National Space Society, he has served as business programming track chairman for the International Space Development Conference for the past several years.  Mr. McMurray is particularly sought-after as a speaker and writer on aerospace topics, with a flair for lucid and lively exposition of political and technological issues.  He has been published in books, newspapers, websites and nationally circulated magazines.

Bart Leahy has been a National Space Society member since 1997. He earned a master’s degree in Technical Writing from the University of Central Florida, where his master’s thesis suggested using targeted marketing to enhance the appeal of space exploration messages. As a volunteer writer for NSS, he has developed presentations, marketing collateral, and a position paper on space tourism. He was also volunteer coordinator for the 2005 ISDC in Washington, D.C., and has written several articles about the 2006 ISDC for Ad Astra magazine. He now works as a technical-writing contractor for the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. Non-Fiction Reviews: In the Shadow of the Moon (movie), Mining the Sky, Rocket Man, Utilization of Space. Fiction reviews: Children of God, Red Mars, The Sparrow, Variable Star.

3. Friday, March 25, 2011, 9:30-11 AM PDT (16:30-18 GMT)
Dr. Clay Moltz
returns to discuss his latest work pertaining to space governance issues and more.
Clay Moltz joined the National Security Affairs faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in June 2007. Since November 2008, he has held a joint appointment with the Space Systems Academic Group at NPS. He currently teaches Space and National Security, Nuclear Strategy and National Security, International Relations, and Northeast Asian Security. Prior to his appointment at NPS, he served for 14 years in various positions at the Monterey Institute’s Center for Nonproliferation Studies, including: deputy director from 2003-2007, director of the Newly Independent States Nonproliferation Program from 1998-2003, and founding editor of The Nonproliferation Review from 1993-98. He was also a faculty member in the Monterey Institute’s Graduate School of International Policy Studies. Dr. Moltz is the author of The Politics of Space Security: Strategic Restraint and the Pursuit of National Interests (Stanford University Press, 2008). In addition, he is co-author of the book Nuclear Weapons and Nonproliferation (2002, 1st edition, and 2008, 2nd edition). His co-edited books include: Preventing Nuclear Meltdown: Managing Decentralization of Russia’s Nuclear Complex (2004) and The North Korean Nuclear Program: Security, Strategy and New Perspectives from Russia (2000). Dr. Moltz has also published some 20 book chapters and more than 25 articles in such journals as Arms Control Today, Asian Survey, Brown Journal of International Affairs, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Journal of East Asian Studies, Space Policy and World Politics. His Op-Eds have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Space News, Korea Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times. Dr. Moltz received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies and a B.A. in International Relations (with Distinction) from Stanford University. Dr. Moltz worked previously as a staff member in the U.S. Senate and has served as a consultant to the NASA Ames Research Center, the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Department of Defense’s Office of Net Assessment. He held prior academic positions at Duke University and at the University of California, San Diego.

4. Sunday, March 27, 2011, 12-1:30 PM PDT (19-20:30 GMT)
Dr. Bill Rowe
returns for Part Three of his Three Part series on space medicine, cardio vascular issues for space and our own lives, plus much more. Visit his website, www.femsinspace.com.
Dr. William Rowe is a board certified internal medicine doctor specializing in work on the cardiovascular advantages of young females in space. He is the author of many peer and non-peer reviewed articles on this and other subjects. Dr. Rowe is a specialist in gender differences for astronaut selection, human physiology in space, when to best take spacewalks and more. His website, www.femsinspace.com, is a wealth of information for his papers and scientific information. Dr. Rowe also addresses issues relating to Mars colonization and has received awards from Marquis Who’s Who. He is quite the adventure traveler as well.

You can listen to the shows under www.TheSpaceShow.com
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