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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:24 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, June 11, 2012, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
comes to discuss the upcoming New Space Conference to be held in San Jose, CA in July 2012.
Marimikel Charrier is the press manager of the Space Frontier Foundation. She is striving to promote the Space Frontier Foundation’s programs and the NewSpace industry to a greater audience.



She has been a space enthusiast since she was a child, and is thrilled to be supporting mankind’s space endeavors. Marimikel is also a freelance marketing consultant. She provides social media, PR, web development, and writing services to aerospace and entertainment communities. She also has a background in non-profit work and had a fulfilling career fundraising and marketing for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society as a campaign manager for their sports training program, Team In Training. Marimikel graduated with Professional Performance and Music Production & Engineering degrees from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Upon graduating, Marimikel worked as an engineer and producer at Mix One Studios.

2. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 7-8:30 PM PDT (June 13, 2-3:30 GMT)
RETURNS. All space related topic welcome. New and First Time callers are welcome and encouraged.

3. Friday, June 15, 2012, 9:30-11 AM PDT (16:30-18 GMT)
and his graduate student FRANKIE SHARPE return. The will be discussing Professor Thangalevu’s innovate graduate class at USC plus Frankie’s lunar tourism project.

Professor Madhu Thangavelu is with the Department Of Astronautics & Space Technology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and a lecturer for a graduate seminar in Extreme Environment Habitat Design as part of the USC School of Architecture. He has been the Conductor of the Space Exploration Architectures Concept and Synthesis Studio in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering at USC, as well as the Space Projects Director for the Calearth Institute located in Hesperia, California. Dr. Thangavelu is also an Advisory Board Member for the Los Angeles Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a creative consultant to the aerospace and entertainment industries on concept synthesis for complex space architectures, and the recipient of the Lunar Base Design Award from the National Space Foundation. Dr. Thangavelu is also the co-author of The Moon: Resources, Future Development and Colonization which was published in 1999. He was also part of the first graduating class from the International Space University held at MIT in 1988.
His space expertise includes space system architectures — conception, design and creation of complex space projects, such as space stations, lunar and Mars missions to facilitate human activities in space and other extra-terrestrial environments, extra-terrestrial bases to facilitate development and colonization of the moon and planets, architectural designs to facilitate human activities in extreme environments of the Earth — in such naturally uninhabitable environments as underground and underwater dwellings, Antarctic bases, submarines, deep-sea oil drilling platforms, etc., visualizing future applications for space technologies, and building science.

Frankie Sharpe
is a LEED accredited architect in Los Angeles, CA where he received a Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California in May 2012. Studied in the Moon Studio under the direction of Anders Carlson, Neil Leach, and Madhu Thangavelu, and focused personal research and design on the future of Lunar Tourism. Received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Clemson University in 2007, and while there in 2006 studied abroad at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Has worked as an intern architect with Timbes Architectural Group in Myrtle Beach, SC, Liollio Architecture in Charleston, SC, and J. V. Mutlow Architects in Los Angeles, CA.

4. Sunday, June 17, 2012, 12-1:30 PM PDT (19-20:30 GMT)
returns regarding his new book, “From Here To Infinity: A Vision For The Future Of Science.”
Sir Martin Rees is the Astronomer Royal of the United Kingdom, the Royal Society Professor at Cambridge University, a Fellow of King’s College, and the winner of several international awards. He has published numerous academic papers and books as well as books for the general public. His latest book, “Our Final Hour,” is already a best seller as it provides us with a reputable scientist’s warning about how terror, error, and environmental disasters threaten humankind’s future in this century both on Earth and off-Earth.

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