Guests

Dr. Thomas Matula is a space commerce consultant and policy analyst. He has a Bachelors degree from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (1983) and both an MBA degree (1984) and Ph.D. in Business Administration from New Mexico State University (1994). His Ph.D. dissertation focused...

Dr. Wendell Mendell is a Planetary Scientist serving as Assistant Administrator for Exploration in the Directorate for Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science of the NASA Johnson Space Center, where he has been employed since 1963. He is married and has four children. Dr. Mendell has a...

Mr. Pimenta has created the virtual reality lunar DVD for PCs, Lunar Explorer (www.lunarexplorer.com). He is also currently an Applications Engineering Manager for a New Jersey company that engineers and manufactures computer systems used by electric...

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...

Cathy Shields is a new business development officer at All Points Logistics, Inc. (APL). All Points, a protégé of the Boeing Company, is a small disadvantaged business that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chickasaw Nation Industries (CNI). The company’s corporate office is in Huntsville, Ala,...

Gil Moore has spent 65 years in the space program, so far. He started out at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico in 1947, as a student employee of New Mexico State University, installing instruments in captured German V-2 and U.S. Navy Viking and Aerobee rockets for the pioneering space...

Lowell Randall was a student at Roswell High School when Dr. Robert Goddard moved his rocket development and testing activities from Massachusetts to the Mescalero Ranch near Roswell, NM in 1930. After graduating from high school at the peak of the Great Depression, Lowell could not afford to...

Dennis Wingo is the author of the recently published book, "Moonrush: Improving Life on Earth with the Moon's Resources." He was a founder of Orbital Recovery Corporation and CEO/President of Skycorp, Inc. He is a 22-year veteran of the computer, academic, and space communities and was an...

Brent Sherwood is a space architect living in the Pasadena area near Los Angeles. He has extensively published fields related to the human exploration and development of space. Currently he is Manager of Strategic Planning & Project Formulation for the seven business lines of NASA’s Jet...

Dr. Joseph N. Pelton is Director of the Space and Advanced Communications Research Institute (SACRI) at George Washington University. This Institute conducts state-of-the-art research on advanced satellite system concepts as well as research on the safety of the Space Shuttle, the International...

Joan Horvath is a co-founder (with Rich Cameron) of Nonscriptum LLC (http://www.nonscriptum.com). Their Pasadena-based consulting and training firm was founded in early 2015 and focuses on teaching educators and scientists...

Constance Adams is a NASA consultant and space architect, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. Constance Adams is one of a growing number of architects who have worked at NASA in recent years on human systems, that is, the usable design of spacecraft and space missions. Having studied...

John C. Mankins is the President of ARTEMIS Innovation Management Solutions LLC, a management consulting, research and development start-up focusing on solving tough innovation challenges for government, industry and not-for-profit clients. Mr. Mankins is internationally recognized as a...

Nicholas Eftimiades is founder and Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Galaxy Explorers, a non-profit educational organization, to capture youth interest and teach space related science and engineering. He created the program and led hundreds of volunteers, agencies, and businesses in...

Sam Dinkin is just back from spending 3 months in India helping one of the cellular operators there buy billions of dollars of spectrum for 3G cell phone and WiMax internet service. Dr. Dinkin has been beating the drum for space commercialization since 2004 when he started writing for the Space...

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