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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:45 am
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:

1. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 7-8:30 PM PDT (July 27, 2-3:30 GMT)
The Evoloterra ceremony & comments, www.evoloterra.com with Bill Simon, Rand Simberg.

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Bill Simon is currently a sales engineer doing business development and sales for high-technology companies. His experience includes over 14 years as a manufacturer’s representative in Southern California specializing in complex RF and microwave components, composites and instrumentation. From 1988 to 2008 Bill started and ran a corporation that designed and manufactured high-performance CCD cameras for low-light imaging used in applications such as astronomy. In addition to managing company operations, he was involved in the electronic and mechanical design of the products, and was awarded two patents for an innovative thermoelectric cooling system. In 2008 Bill participated in the design and fabrication of the NASA/JPL Goldstone radar receiver for the 70-meter antenna as part of the Goldstone Solar System Radar project. Bill is also a technical writer, editor, and illustrator as well as web site designer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA. He is also the co-author of Evoloterra.

Rand Simberg is a former project manager with Rockwell International having previously worked at the Aerospace Corporation. At Rockwell, he worked on a number of advanced concepts, including solar power satellites, launch and orbit transfer systems, space tethers, and lunar resource utilization. He has been cited as an expert in space transportation by the (now defunct) Office of Technology Assessment, and has provided key input into a number of space policy reports. He was editor of the Space Activists’ Handbook (a publication of Spacepac) for several years. For the past eighteen years, he has been the President of Interglobal Space Lines, Inc., a commercial space entrepreneurial company and consultancy, specializing in low-cost space access and tourism. He has dual degrees in engineering from the University of Michigan (concentrating in astronautics) and a masters in technical management from West Coast University, in Los Angeles. Now an adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, he writes regularly at Popular Mechanics, Pajamas Media, The New Atlantis, and occasionally at National Review. He blogs regularly at the Washington Examiner, and maintains his own weblog on space policy and a range of other topics at www.transterrestrial.com.

2. Friday, July 22, 2016, 9:30-11 AM PDT (16:30-18 GMT)
New Space Global commercial space analysis with Richard Rocket.

Richard M. Rocket is CEO and Co-Founder of NewSpace Global. Rocket has spoken at numerous venues worldwide including Stanford University, the Swiss Embassy, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), PayPal, FedEx, Harvard Business School, Brentwood School, Harvard-Westlake School and the 2014NewSpace Global Investor Conference. Rocket holds a JD from the University of California at Berkeley and is currently an industry advisor of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Commercial Space Operations program. Prior to launching NewSpace Global, Rocket worked as an investment fund attorney in New York for an international law firm. Rocket has appeared on NBC, CNBC, Fox News, and the John Batchelor Show, and has been interviewed for several domestic and international publications including Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch, The Economist and others.

3. Sunday, July 24, 2016, 12-1:30 PM PDT (19-20:30 GMT)
Dr. Jeff Bell
returns with all his flair and wisdom!
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. 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.

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