Guests

Dr. Paul Chodas is manager of the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California. CNEOS is NASA’s center for computing high precision orbits of near-Earth asteroids and comets using tracking observations from observatories around the world. The...

PAUL D. SPUDIS is an active lunar scientist based in Houston, Texas.  He received his education at Arizona State University (B.S., 1976; Ph. D., 1982) and at Brown University (Sc.M., 1977).  His research focuses on the processes of impact and volcanism on the planets and studies of the...

Robb Kunz is a Micro VC and active Angel investor in more than 100+ emerging technology Companies. As the Founder and Managing Director of New Space Ventures, his investments include SpaceX, Vector Space Systems, Spire Gobal, Planetary Resources and Astrobotic to name just a few. He is also an...

Anatoly Zak – writer and illustrator specialized in the history of space exploration. Native of Russia, he attended School of Journalism at Moscow State University. Upon moving to the United States, he earned journalism degree from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications....

Greg Autry is an educator, writer and technology entrepreneur. He researches and publishes on space commerce, entrepreneurship, technology innovation and trade policy. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship with the...

Dr. Plata is a physician and public health specialist in Loma Linda, CA. His undergraduate degree was in biophysics and he went on to complete his MD and MPH with specialty training in Family and Preventive Medicine. His primary interest in space is the development of a cost-effective...

Yalda Mousavinia is a co-founder of Space Cooperative, a new worker-owned cooperative that is creating a collective intelligence network for the strategic development of large scale projects to improve life on Earth and become a spacefaring civilization. The cooperative network will...

Michelle Evans is the President of the Orange County Space Society (www.ocspace.org). In addition, Michelle Evans is founder and president of Mach 25 Media (www.Mach25Media.com) and is a writer, photographer, and...

James S.J. Schwartz (Ph.D., Wayne State University) teaches philosophy at Wichita State University.  His principal area of research is philosophy and ethics of space exploration, where he defends an array of theses aimed at articulating and defending the scientific value of space exploration. ...

After reading lots of science fiction as a kid, Patrick Neumann decided to push the limits of science fact by enrolling at the University of Sydney to study aerospace engineering and physics after finishing high school.  As part of his undergraduate project work, he developed the idea of using a...

Mark Sundahl is the Charles R. Emrick Jr.- Calfee, Halter & Griswold Professor of Law at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  Prof. Sundahl has written broadly and spoken around the world on various issues in the field of space law, ranging from...

Kira Blackwell brings with her a wealth of experience in business management that began almost three decades ago with the management of a $3 million store at the age of 18. It is her entrepreneurial spirit and tenacity that has enabled Blackwell to build a diverse set of skills and strategically...

A former professional ballet dancer and engineer, Keri has a deep appreciation for the intersection of art and science. She trained and danced with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Ruth Page Foundation, and has worked with world renowned choreographers including Peter Anastos and Larry...

Rutgers University: Dr. Haym Benaroya is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University. He is also a noted lecturer at national and international space conferences and a space advocate. He received both his Ph.D. and Masters in Engineering from the University of...

CBS News:space is written, edited and maintained by CBS News space analyst William Harwood, who has covered America's space program full time for three decades, focusing primarily on space shuttle operations, assembly of the International Space Station and planetary exploration. Based at the...

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