Guests

David Ashford graduated from Imperial College in aeronautical engineering and spent one year at Princeton doing post-graduate research on rocket motor combustion instability. His first job, starting in 1961, was with the Hawker Siddeley Aviation spaceplane design team. He has worked as an...

Mr. Walker is the author of the newly released Apogee book, "Atlas, The Ultimate Weapon. " Mr. Walker was a key participant in the Atlas program from 1953-1963 with the prime contractor, Convair-Astronautics (later General Dynamics). Mr. Walker began his career with Convair in 1945 as an...

Leonard David is a space journalist, reporting on space activities for over 50 years.

 

Mr. David is author of Mars – Our Future on the Red Planet -- published by National Geographic in October 2016. The book is the companion book to Mars...

Jeff Feige is the CEO of Orbital Outfitters, a recently formed NewSpace company to make spaceflight participant spacesuits. Mr. Feige will be discussing the upcoming Return to the Moon Conference sponsored by The Space Frontier Foundation. The conference is scheduled for July 21-23 in Las Vegas...

Dr. Jim Pass received his Ph.D. in sociology in 1991 from the University of Southern California (USC) with a specialty in deviance. He became increasingly uninterested about the topic as he neared graduation. Being interested in both sociology and space exploration, he put the two together after...

Dr. Louis Friedman is a native of New York City. He received a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin in 1961, an M.S. in Engineering Mechanics at Cornell University in 1963, and a Ph.D. from the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at M.I.T. in...

Dr. Bradley Carl Edwards, received his Ph.D. in Physics in 1990, spent 11 years as a staff member at Los Alamos National laboratory (LANL) leading advanced technology efforts for lunar missions, optical cryocooler development , detector system development astrophysical satellites, and a Europa...

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...

George Tyson, CEO of Orbital Commerce Project, Inc. George Tyson is a longtime supporter of the commercial use of space. His first experience with a space program occurred in college where he was part of the cooperative education (co-op) program working with NASA as an engineer in the Solid...

Elon Musk's SpaceX is the third company that he has founded. SpaceX was formed to revolutionize the access to space using its Falcon Explorer launch vehicle. Prior to SpaceX, Musk co-founded PayPal, the world's leading electronic payment system, and served as the company's Chairman and CEO....

Stephen Schwartz has published numerous books and articles for peer reviewed journals, technical and general circulation publications. He an has worked as a television and film producer for PBS documentaries, regular dramatic series, and many more media projects. Mr. Schwartz wrote speeches and...

An accomplished journalist, sought-after space history expert and respected appraiser of space memorabilia, Robert Pearlman is the editor of collectSPACE.com, the leading online publication, resource site and community for space history enthusiasts. Prior to founding collectSPACE in 1999,...

Dr. Stephen Johnson has over 6 years on SHM / Fault Management, and “Command, Control, Communications, and Information” for the Ares I project and Constellation program, as well as helping to develop a Fault Management Handbook for NASA at the Agency level, and the two publications described...

Dr. Miller is a long-time aerospace advocate. He has a strong background in science, engineering, and business. His education encompasses a Ph.D. Physics, a Dipl.-Ing. Aerospace (a German degree equivalent to a M.S. Aerospace), and an MBA International Business. His aerospace experience began as...

James A. M. (Jim) Muncy is the President and founder of PoliSpace. Mr. Muncy started PoliSpace, an independent space policy consultancy, in early 2000 to help space entrepreneurs and intrepreneurs succeed at the nexus of space business, technology, and public affairs. His clients include several...

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