Guests

Dr. Marc Rayman is not only a top rocket scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory but also a magnificent communicator. He is currently the chief engineer and mission director for Dawn, the first spacecraft ever targeted to orbit two extraterrestrial destinations, the giant protoplanet Vesta...

Dwight Steven-Boniecki was born in Sydney, Australia in 1969 a few months before man walked on the moon. He spent much of his childhood fascinated with space exploration - growing up in the shadow of Apollo and under the direct influence of science fiction films such as Star Wars. The latter...

Laura Montgomery spent over two decades with the Federal Aviation Administration. She served as the manager of the Space Law Branch in the FAA’s Office of the Chief Counsel. Before that, she was the FAA’s Senior Attorney for Commercial Space Transportation. As the FAA’s space lawyer, she...

Jim Cantrell , CEO and Founder of Vector Space, is a well known entrepreneur and expert in space systems and has 30 years of experience in the aerospace and high technology industries.  Jim was part of the SpaceX founding team and served as the company's first Vice President of Business...

Jeremy Straub is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the North Dakota State University where he conducts research into the autonomous control of robots for ground, air and space applications. His work spans the gauntlet between technical development and answering...

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...

John Powell is the President and Founder of JP Aerospace. John Powell and the JPA team has been giving NASA competition. His work has included a wide variety of development projects and flight systems including Orbital transfer vehicles, micro-satellites, rockets, balloon based rocket launch...

Dr. Gregory L. Matloff, emeritus associate and adjunct associate professor of physics at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT), has coordinated the astronomy program at that institution, has consulted for the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, is a Fellow of the British interplanetary...

David Vivancos is a Science & Technology Serial Entrepreneur. With pioneer activities since 1995 if fields like: Internet, Java, Electronic Art, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Apps, Nano Sciences applied to Space Exploration, 3D Printing, Neuro computing or Deep Learning,...

Curriculum Vitae

Education

            University of California at Berkeley A.B. 1975 (Physics and Mathematics)

            Harvard University, Cambridge, 1975-76 (Physics)

            University of California at Berkeley Ph.D. 1976-80 (...

Dr. Francis A. Cucinotta is a Professor of Health Physics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Cucinotta received his Doctorate degree in nuclear physics from Old Dominion University. He worked at NASA from 1990-2013 as a research scientist, Radiological Health Officer, Space Radiation...

Dr Mike McCulloch

Lecturer in Geomatics

School of Marine Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science & Environment) 

Lecturer in geomatics (the maths of positioning in space), with research interests in physics. Author of...

Chris Carberry is the Executive Director and co-founder of Explore Mars, Inc., which was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars exploration. Chris has been actively involved in the space exploration advocacy community for many years. Prior to...

"Dr. Sean Casey is Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Silicon Valley Space Center, a business accelerator for NewSpace entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. He is a member of the Suborbital Applications Researchers Group of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation and has over two decades of...

David Grinspoon is Curator of Astrobiology in the Department of Space Sciences at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Adjunct Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Science at the University of Colorado. An internationally known Planetary Scientist funded by NASA to study the...

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