Guests

Dr. David Schrunk is an author and specialist on quality laws and space development. Dr. Schrunk will be discussing his new book, THE END OF CHAOS: Quality Laws and The Ascendancy of Democracy, an important subject for the space program as indirectly quality programs for laws in the space arena...

A space exploration advocate since his first space lecture at age 14 in 1968. Jim McDade is a technology and science commentator and lecturer with numerous articles published in newspapers, blogs, and other media. Jim is currently the house "space expert for Alabama's "THE SOURCE" radio group,...

Dr. Dave Klumpar is the Director of the Space Science and Engineering Laboratory at Montana State University. Dr. Klumpar is developing student-based space-flight science and engineering opportunities. Space research: Ionosphere-Magnetosphere coupling; magnetosphere/solar wind coupling;...

Dr. Robert Zubrin is a noted author and the Founder of The Mars Society. The Mars Society, an international organization dedicated to furthering the exploration and settlement of Mars by both public and private means. Dr. Zubrin is also President of Pioneer Astronautics, an aerospace R&D...

Kurt Klaus is a hybrid; a planetary geologist doing advanced computing for an engineering company. He worked for 8.5 years in the oil and gas business as an exploration geophysicist prior to being hired by Boeing. While at Boeing, he has been involved in special project work ranging from...

Benson Space Company, founded by Jim Benson in 2006, intends to be first to market in the emerging billion dollar commercial space tourism market, offering the safest, lowest cost sub-orbital, astronaut-making space flights. Mr. Benson is also the founder and director of SpaceDev, Inc., a...

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...

Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard is an author, public speaker, social innovator and President of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. She has initiated a guided educational program supported by Internet systems called Gateway to Conscious Evolution offering a new developmental path toward the next...

Dr. Paul Eckert holds the position of International & Commercial Strategist within the Space Exploration division of The Boeing Company. In this role, Dr. Eckert develops strategies to strengthen global business relationships and explore new commercial markets. He serves as Coordinator of...

Dr. Craig A. McLaughlin joined the faculty of the Space Studies Department in 2002. His research and teaching interests are in spacecraft engineering, particularly in astrodynamics. He currently focuses his research on spacecraft formation flying, orbit determination and prediction, and mission...

James E. Dunstan is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Garvey Schubert Barer, where he concentrates on issues of high technology, communications, and space law. Jim represents a significant number of burgeoning outer space companies: he drafted and negotiated the first commercial lease...

Rosanna Sattler is a partner and Executive Committee Member of the Boston law firm of Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP. She is Chair of the firm’s Space Law and Telecommunications Group, as well as its Litigation Group, with extensive knowledge about contract and property rights, risk...

Berin Szoka has served since 2008 as a Director of the Space Frontier Foundation, a non-profit citizens' advocacy group founded in 1988 and dedicated to advancing commercial opportunity and expansion of human civilization in space. He also sits on the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory...

Wayne White is the Founder and CEO of SpaceBooster LLC, and an expert in outer space law.  Wayne graduated from UC Davis Law School, and founded SpaceBooster in 2011.  He is the author of many published articles on space law topics, including Real Property Rights in Outer Space, Mining Law for...

Dr. Kevin Grazier earned B.S. degrees in computer science and geology from Purdue University, and a B.S. in physics from Oakland University. He earned his M.S. in physics from Purdue, and then went to UCLA to do his doctoral research in planetary physics, performing long-term large-scale...

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