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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:27 pm
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:

1. Monday, March 24, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
DR. JEFF BELL
returns to a look at NewSpace ventures and much more.
Dr. Jeff Bell has his B.S. (Physics + Astronomy) Univ. of Michigan 1977 M.S. (Astronomy) Univ. of Hawaii 1979 Ph.D. (Astronomy) Univ. of Hawaii 1984.  From 1984-2000 he was Professor of Planetary Science, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, Univ. of Hawaii, he conducted research on mineralogical composition of asteroids from visible and IR reflection spectroscopy, he was a Science Team Member, Comet Rendezvous / Asteroid Flyby spacecraft (1984-88), and the Principal Investigator on several space mission proposals. 

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Since 2003 Dr. Bell has written a semi-regular opinion column on space policy and technology for web site SpaceDaily.com, attempting to bring a more skeptical and realistic perspective to the pro-space community.

2. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7-8:30 PM PDT (March 26, 2-3:30 GMT)
DAN FREYER
comes to talk with us about the upcoming Space Tech Expo in Long Beach, CA from April 1-3, 2014. Visit their website at www.spacetechexpo.org.
Dan Freyer handles US PR for Space Tech Expo 2014.  Space Tech Expo is the West Coast’s premier B2B space event for spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies.  Taking place April 1-3 at the Long Beach Convention Center, the Space Tech Expo exhibition and conference brings together global decision-makers involved in the design, build and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle and space-related technologies.   Freyer has worked in commercial space communications for over 20 years, in a variety of marketing and business development positions with commercial satellite data and bandwidth users, component manufactures, and spacecraft operators.   He has written scores of articles on commercial satellite communications for industry publications, the book Liftoff: Careers in Satellite, the World’s First and Most Successful Space Industry, published by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.    He is Vice President & Board Director and past President of the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) of Southern California.  His firm, AdWavez Marketing, is a Los-Angeles-based boutique PR and marketing agency uniquely focused on helping space and related technology organizations expand their customers, and market reach.  He holds an MA in International Affairs with an International Business Concentration from the George Washington University, and a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

3. Friday, March 28, 2014, 9:30-11 AM PDT (16:30-18 GMT)
ADAM BRINCKERHOFF
of Space United (www.spaceunited.org).
Adam Brinckerhoff is a development engineer at SpaceUnited, a nonprofit humanitarian space agency based in Colorado. He has earned a BSE from the University of Michigan and an MS from the Georgia Institute of Technology, both in Aerospace Engineering. He has previously worked for Ball Aerospace, Intelsat Corporation, Orbital Sciences, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Marshall Space Flight Center. When he’s not working, Adam enjoys traveling with his wife Pam, hiking with his dog Honey, and playing his piano Yamaha.  SpaceUnited improves lives through space exploration. It was founded in July 2012, and Adam joined the organization in October of that year. He started and currently directs the Satellite Humanitarian Imagery Mission (SHIM-1), which donates imagery to relief organizations all over the world to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their work. Adam is also the lead fundraiser and content writer for SpaceUnited.


4. Sunday, March 30, 2014, 12-1:30 PM PDT (19-20:30 GMT)
DENNIS WINGO
comes to discuss his recent op-ed at http://spaceref.com/the-path-forward-in-american-space—2014-edition.html,The Path Forward In American Space – 2014 Edition.
Dennis Wingo is the author of the recently published book, “Moonrush: Improving Life on Earth with the Moon’s Resources.” He was a founder of Orbital Recovery Corporation and CEO/President of Skycorp, Inc.  He is a 22-year veteran of the computer, academic, and space communities and was an integral force in the use of commercial systems for use in space and flew the first MacIntosh on the Space Shuttle as experiment controller.  Orbital Recovery Corporation is developing a way to extend the life of satellites by up to ten years or more and SkyCorp Inc. has developed a patented approach to the development of highly capable spacecraft manufactured on orbit on the Space Shuttle or International Space Station. SkyCorp has also qualified payloads for flight to the station via the Russian Soyuz vehicle, one of which was used in the filming of a commercial last year for the American retailer Radio Shack.   Mr. Wingo received his degree in Engineering Physics at the University of Alabama in Huntsville where he won honors for his academic publications and for his unique approach to small satellite development.

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