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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Nov 5, 2012 8:28 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, November 5, 2012, 2-3:30 PM PST (22-23:30 GMT)
of Andrews Space and Spaceflight Services comes for updates and new information.
Jason Andrews co-founded Andrews Space in July 1999 to be a catalyst in the commercialization, exploration and development of space. Andrews Space, Inc. is a best value integrator of aerospace systems, developer of advanced products and technologies, and provider of innovative solutions and technical services.



Mr Andrews leads the company’s daily operations as President and CEO and has been responsible for averaging over 30% annual growth over the Company’s 10 year history while moving into new markets and expanding the company’s core competencies. Mr. Andrews leads the strategy development for the company and manages all day-to-day operations, including Profit & Loss responsibility. In 2009 Mr Andrews started a second company, Spaceflight Services, to provide routine low cost access to space for small and secondary payloads. Spaceflight is currently offering suborbital and orbital space access on commercial launch vehicles with flight opportunities starting in 2011. Spaceflight is a part of the Rocket City Space Pioneer Google Lunar X-Prize Team and is brokering secondary payload rides to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit and Low Lunar Orbit in 2014 as part of this effort. Prior to co-founding Andrews Space, Mr. Andrews worked at Kistler Aerospace Corporation (1995 to 1998) where he held a range of positions including K-1 Vehicle Two Project Manager and Design Integration Manager. Mr. Andrews holds a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Washington and was a “40 Under 40” honoree by the Puget Sound Business journal in 2006.

2. Sunday, November 11, 2012, 12-1:30 PM PST (20-21:30 GMT)
, father of the Overview Concept returns with important new information to share with us all.
Frank White is a writer who has spent much of his career thinking about the implications of space exploration for human evolution. He has authored a total of 10 books, including: The Overview Effect, The SETI Factor, The New Camelot, March of the Millennia and Think About Space (with Isaac Asimov), The Ice Chronicles (with Paul Mayewski), and Decision: Earth, a novel.  Frank’s latest book, The New Camelot, offers a new interpretation of the Apollo program, comparing the Apollo astronauts to King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table, and suggesting that the Overview Effect is the “holy grail” of our time.  Recent developments in both governmental and non-governmental space exploration efforts appear to vindicate many of the ideas that were initially explicated in The Overview Effect. Frank is now working on a revision of that work, focusing on trends that have begun to appear since the first edition came out in 1987. He is a cofounder of the Overview Institute, established in part to carry forward the work that began with publication of his book, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this month.

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