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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jun 16, 2014 8:11 am
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:

1. Monday, June 16, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
DOUG MESSIER of Parabolicarc.com returns with updates and new space news information on Virgin Galactic and other activities and events making important space news.
Douglas Messier is Managing Editor of ParabolicArc.com, a daily blog that covers commercial space and much more.

www.TheSpaceShow.com

www.TheSpaceShow.com

He is a skilled writer and analyst with more than two decades of experience in covering space exploration and conveying complex scientific and policy issues to the public. Over his varied career, Doug has held a number of positions: analyst at a Fortune 500 company; software tester for a start-up company; manager of distance education at a small, for-profit university; science editor and curriculum developer; biographer of a Mormon missionary; and scriptwriter who has pitched stories to Star Trek. He is the author of Carl: The Biography of William Carl Condie, a 222-page privately published biography of a beloved grandfather.  Douglas now resides near Mojave, California to be where the “action” is for the suborbital and NewSpace part of the industry.  He serves as Director of Testing, Communications and Social Outreach for an entrepreneurial software company. He is a graduate of the International Space University Summer Session Program and the George Washington University, where he studied under John Logsdon at the Space Policy Institute. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism.

2. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 7-8:30 PM PDT (June 18, 2-3:30 GMT)
AARON OESTERLE
and SARA JENNINGS come to discuss the upcoming NewSpace 2014 conference on July 24-26 in Silicon Valley (see https://newspace.spacefrontier.org).

Aaron Oesterle, 34, is a professional space activist, and is currently an Associate at PoliSpace.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Space Frontier Foundation, as the Policy Director.  He is also currently serving as the Vice-Chair of the NewSpace 2014 conference.  He has a degree in Aerospace Engineering with a focus on Space Policy from the University of Michigan.

Sara Jennings is the NewSpace 2014 Conference Chair.

3. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
DR. PAUL SPUDIS
returns who will discuss the new NRC Human Spaceflight Study. You should read his blog posts before the show at www.spudislunarresources.com/blog.
Dr. PAUL D. SPUDIS is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas.  His research focuses on impact and volcanic processes on the planets and requirements for sustainable human presence on the Moon.  He was Deputy Leader of the Science Team for the Clementine mission to the Moon in 1994, the Principal Investigator of the Mini-SAR radar experiment on India’s Chandrayaan-1 mission in 2008-2009, and a team member of the Mini-RF radar on NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission (2009-present).  He was a member of two White House commissions on U. S. Space Policy.  He is the author or co-author of over 100 scientific papers and six books, including The Once and Future Moon and The Clementine Atlas of the Moon.  See his website for more information:  www.spudislunarresources.com.

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