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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jan 7, 2013 9:04 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, January 7, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (20-21:30 GMT)
returns regarding his new book”Space Strategy in the 21st Century: Theory and Policy.” Check it out at www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415622110. Dr. Sadeh’s website is www.astroconsultinginternational.com.
ELIGAR SADEH, Ph.D., is President of Astroconsulting International. He serves as a Research Professor with the Center for Space Studies at the University of Colorado; adjunct with the International Space University, National American University, and Pikes Peak Community College; and as Editor of Astropolitics, which is an academic journal focused on space policy.



Previously, Eligar held professorships in Space and Defense Studies in the Department of Space Studies at the College of Aerospace Sciences of the University of North Dakota and at the United States Air Force Academy. In the 1980s, he worked for Lockheed Martin as a space systems engineer. Eligar also served as a Research Associate with the Eisenhower Center for Space and Defense Studies at the United States Air Force Academy and with the Space Policy Institute of George Washington University.  Eligar works in a number of areas that include, among others: Systems Analysis, Applied Space Systems Engineering and Systems Architecting; Program and Project Management; Strategy and Policy; Technology Assessment and Development; Space Commerce and Public-Private-Partnerships; Governance and Law; Space Traffic Management; International Space Cooperation; Earth Observation Data Management; and Space Assurance, Protection and Deterrence.  Eligar instructs professional development courses for the University of Colorado, NASA Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership, and for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Eligar grew up in Colorado with a passion for skiing, mountain biking and triathlons, and is a personal trainer and group exercise instructor.

2. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 7-8:30 PM PST (December 19, 3-4:30 GMT)
comes to discuss NASA sleep and simulation studies.  Visit her website for more information, www.pillownaut.com
Heather Archuletta was born and raised in San Francisco, and has degrees from Mills College in nearby Oakland, and the University of London, England. She loves to travel for both jobs and leisure, having lived in 7 US states and visited 47. After working in the tech industry for 17 years at large corporations like Oracle and Western Digital, she joined a NASA program for space flight simulations, which studies the long-term effects of weightlessness on the human body. These projects help Johnson Space Center scientists learn more about how to keep astronauts healthy in space for long duration flights, and she now works to find other qualified applicants for the programs. Her “Pillow Astronaut” blog (http://pillownaut.blogspot.com), which describes the flight sims in both personal and medical detail, has been featured in Wired, Popular Science and FOX news in America, as well as news outlets in Europe, India, Scandinavia and Russia.

3. Friday, January 11, 2013, 9:30-11 AM PST (17:30-19 GMT)
, CEO OF THE SPACE FOUNDATION. Mr.Pulham and The Space Foundation have issued a new White Paper, “Pioneering: Sustaining U.S. Leadership In Space.” You can read and download the White Paper at www.spacefoundation.org/sites/default/files/downloads/PIONEERING.pdf..
Space Foundation Chief Executive Officer: Named chief executive officer of the Space Foundation in 2001, Elliot Pulham leads a premier team of space and education professionals providing services to educators and students, government officials, news media and the space industry around the world. He is widely quoted by national, international and trade media in their coverage of space activities and space-related issues. Before joining the Space Foundation, he was senior manager of public relations, employee communication and advertising for all space programs of Boeing, serving as spokesperson at the Kennedy Space Center for the Magellan, Galileo and Ulysses interplanetary missions, among others.  He is a recipient of the coveted Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America – the profession’s highest honor. In 2003, the Rotary National Awards for Space Achievement Foundation presented him with the coveted Space Communicator Award, an honor he shares with the late legendary CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite and former CNN News Anchor Miles O’Brien. Pulham is chairman of the Hawaii Aerospace Advisory Committee, a former Air Force Civic Leader and advisor to the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force and a recipient of the U.S. Air Force Distinguished Public Service Medal. He serves on the editorial board of New Space Journal.Find Pulham’s biography at: http://www.spacefoundation.org/content/elliot-holokauahi-pulham

4. Sunday, January 13, 2013, 12-1:30 PM PST (20-21:30 GMT)
Well known space author and historian ANDY CHAIKIN returns to the show.Andy was distressed to see recent news stories claiming that Neil Armstrong lied to the world about when he made up his famous “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” quote. Andy has written an op-ed in response, which is now up on Space.com: http://www.space.com/19136-neil-armstrong-moon-speech-truth.html. We will be discussing this matter and more with our guest.
Andrew Chaikin has authored books and articles about space exploration and astronomy for more than 25 years. He is active as a lecturer in public and private venues, and frequently visits schools of all grade levels to talk about space-related topics. Chaikin is best known as the author of A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, first published in 1994. This acclaimed work was the main basis for Tom Hanks’ HBO miniseries, From the Earth to the Moon, which won the Emmy for best miniseries in 1998. Chaikin spent eight years writing and researching A Man on the Moon, including hundreds of hours of personal interviews with each of the 23 surviving lunar astronauts. Apollo moonwalker Gene Cernan said of the book, “I’ve been there. Chaikin took me back.” A new edition of the book, with an after word entitled, “A People Without Limits,” was being published in the fall of 2007. Chaikin co-edited The New Solar System, a compendium of writings by planetary scientists, now in its fourth edition. He is also the author of Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight, published in 1997 by Bulfinch Press. He collaborated with moonwalker-turned-artist Alan Bean to write Apollo: An Eyewitness Account, published in 1998 by the Greenwich Workshop Press. Chaikin co-authored the text for the highly successful collection of Apollo photography, Full Moon, which was published by Knopf in 1999. His most recent book, Space: A History of Space Exploration in Photographs, was published in 2002 by Carlton. He is currently writing a narrative of Mars exploration entitled, A Passion for Mars, to be published by Abrams in the fall of 2008. From 1999 to 2001 Chaikin served as Executive Editor for Space and Science at SPACE.com, the definitive website for all things space. He was also the editor of SPACE.com’s print magazine, Space Illustrated. Chaikin is a commentator for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and is a frequent guest on CNN. He has appeared on Good Morning America, Nightline, Charlie Rose, and the NPR programs Fresh Air and Talk of the Nation. He has been an advisor to NASA on space policy and public communications. A former editor of Sky & Telescope magazine, Chaikin has also been a contributing editor of Popular Science and has written for Newsweek, Air&Space/Smithsonian,World Book Encyclopedia, Scientific American, and other publications. A graduate of Brown University, Chaikin served on the Viking missions to Mars at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and was a researcher at the Smithsonian’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies before becoming a science journalist in 1980. He is an amateur musician and songwriter; he has also been an occasional space artist, and is one of the founders of the International Association of Astronomical Artists.

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