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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:49 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, July 28, 2014, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
, NBC space news reporter returns regarding his new book, “Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight.”



Jay Barbree is NBC’s Veteran Space Correspondent.  The NBC space unit won an Emmy for its coverage of the first Apollo moon landing.  Barbree also broke the world news exclusive on the cause of the Challenger explosion.  He is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, “Moon Shot.”  His also wrote  “Live From Cape Canaveral:  Covering The Space Race, From Sputnik To Today.” His newest book is “Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight.”

2. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7-8:30 PM PDT (July 30, 2-3:30 GMT)
returns to discuss this year’s SmallSat Conference (www.smallsat.org).
Dr. Patterson is currently the Director of the Strategic and Military Space Division within Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Laboratory (USU/SDL), and is the Chairman of the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics/USU Conference on Small Satellites.  Other roles include membership on the Technical Committee for the European Space Agency’s 4S Symposium, and the Scientific Program Committee for the International Academy of Astronautics  Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation.  Dr. Patterson also serves as an Industrial Advisory Committee member for USU’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department, as a Trustee for the Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium, and member of the Issues and Programs Committee for the Universities Space Research Association.

3. Wednesday, July 30, 2013, 11 AM PDT (18 GMT)
of ATK returns for this special space division annual update program.
Robert Meurer is the Director, Corporate Business Development at ATK, Space Division, Beltsville, MD..  Business development responsibility from concept-to-flight; strategic business planning with concomitant responsibility for researching, budgeting, scheduling, and securing complex space system contracts – lead new business capture teams.  Responsible for developing and executing teaming agreements and joint marketing agreements with cooperating firms.  Focus Area Manager for spacecraft – developed a comprehensive strategic plan for spacecraft sales and development in support of multiple mission areas.  Detailed analysis of government budgets looking five years into the future.  Analyzed, characterized and ranked the performance of all competitors and their spacecraft products.  Secured a $12M contract for the Operationally Responsive Space Modular Bus (TacSat-3).  Currently guiding the capture of programs in the civil, commercial and international markets.  Areas of Expertise: World class capability in engineering services; electromechanical systems; solar arrays; depolyables; optical benches and special payload assemblies; space materials and structures; propulsion systems; guidance, navigation and controls; thermal management systems; assembly, test and integration of flight hardware; and affordable small spacecraft buses.

4. Friday, August 1, 2014
Two taped interviews from the NewSpace Conference
this past week. When you see the set of interviews on both the website and the blog, the program is ready for your play.

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