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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:46 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, September 26, 2016, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT)
Space policy and law updates discussed with Michael Listner.

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Michael Listner is an attorney and the founder and principal of Space Law and Policy Solutions, a think tank and consultation firm that concentrates on legal and policy matters relating to outer space security, industry and development. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Information Systems from Franklin Pierce University and obtained his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Regent University School of Law, and he is a member of the New Hampshire Bar.

2. Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7-8:30 PM PDT (September 28, 2-3:30 GMT)
Space news and views, advocacy with Robert Zimmerman.

Robert Zimmerman is a well known and respected space historian and author. He posts regularly at his website, http://behindtheblack.com, on space, science, and other matters relating to cultural and political issues. Mr. Zimmerman is also an award winning author who has written four books on the history of space exploration, all of which are still in print. This first book, GENESIS: THE STORY OF APOLLO 8, was published in 1998, and is now available as an ebook from either his webpage (https://www.ebookit.com/books/0000002014/Genesis-The-Story-of-Apollo-8-T…) or from amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com/Genesis-Apollo-Mission-Another-ebook/dp/B00A1EZJ6U…), or any ebook vendor. His most recent book, THE UNIVERSE IN A MIRROR: THE SAGA OF THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE AND THE VISIONARIES WHO BUILT IT (Princeton University Press) tells the poignant tale of the men and women behind the telescope, and how many had to sacrifice careers and family to get it built. It also describes in detail the importance of Hubble both scientifically and culturally. More than any other instrument sent into space, the Hubble Space Telescope reshaped the human perception of our place in the universe. Robert’s previous book, LEAVING EARTH: SPACE STATIONS, RIVAL SUPERPOWERS, AND THE QUEST FOR INTERPLANETARY TRAVEL, is a must read! It describes in detail the history of manned space flight, post Apollo. Thus, it includes a lot of information about the Soviet/Russian space program that is unknown to most Americans. In 2003 American Astronautical Society awarded LEAVING EARTH the Eugene Emme Award as that year’s the best space history for the general public. Mr. Zimmerman has also authored THE CHRONOLOGICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DISCOVERIES IN SPACE (published by Oryx Press, now ABC-CLIO, 2000), a detailed reference book describing what was accomplished on every space mission beginning in October 1957 with Sputnik and continuing through December 1999. His work is published regularly in such magazines as SCIENCE, SKY & TELESCOPE, ASTRONOMY, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FORTUNE, AD ASTRA, AMERICAN HISTORY, STARDATE, and many other major magazines. In 2000 he was co-winner of the David N. Schramm Award, given by the High Energy Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical Society for Science Journalism. He can be reached at zimmerman at nasw dot org.

3. Friday, September 30, 2016, 9:30-11 AM PDT (16:30-18 GMT)
Europa, a detailed discussion plus the special NASA Europa announcement with Casey Dreier as guest.

As Director of Space Policy, Casey leads the strategic planning and implementation of the Society’s policy and advocacy efforts. He works closely with the Society’s leadership, the Board of Directors, and other policy experts to craft the organizational positions about the future of space exploration. He also works to foster strong relationships between the Society and its members, educate and engage the public about space policy, and to empower individuals to advocate for space.  He is a regular contributor to The Planetary Report, blogs regularly about space policy issues at planetary.org/blogs/casey-dreier and tweets as @CaseyDreier on Twitter. He has a B.A. in Physics from Oberlin College.

4. Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12-1:30 PM PDT (19-20:30 GMT)
Your topics, Musk & his Mars speech with Dr. David Livingston.

Dr. David Livingston is the founder and host of The Space Show.

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