Guests

Dr. Anita Sengupta is a rocket scientist and aerospace engineer who for the past 18 years has been developing spacecraft technologies that have enabled the exploration of Mars, Asteroids, and deep space. She started her career working on the launch vehicles and communications satellites. Her...

John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married...

Dr. Andrew Siemion is an astrophysicist at the University of
California (UC), Berkeley and serves as Director of the UC
Berkeley Center for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)
Research. He is jointly affiliated with The Netherlands Institute
for Radio...

Jay Wittner serves as President of Integrated Space Analytics (the company behind the Integrated Space Plan), is a Founding Partner of the Space Finance Group, and is currently serving his 4th term on the National Space Society’s Board of Directors. He has been a member of the National Space...

Kirby Ikin is the Managing Director of Asia Pacific Aerospace Consultants (APAC), located in Sydney, Australia. APAC offers broad consulting services to the civil and commercial space industry, the evaluation of space based capabilities to meet Australian needs, market analysis, industry...

Dale Skran

Executive Vice President
National Space Society Board of Directors

After 17 years with Bell Labs (AT&T, Lucent Technologies), Dale Skran worked in several companies including Ascend Communications (VP of Enterprise...

DR. M.V. “COYOTE” SMITH, Colonel, USAF-Retired (PhD)

Dr. M.V. “Coyote” Smith, PhD, is a professor of strategic studies at the Air University's eSchool of Graduate Professional Military Education.  He retired from active duty in August 2016 while serving as professor of strategic space...

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...

John is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married...

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 specializes in regulatory space law, with an emphasis on commercial space transportation and the Outer Space Treaties. She provides expert opinion on the Commercial Space Launch Act, its implementing regulations governing the launch of launch

vehicles, the reentry of...

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 is a veteran novelist, author of seven political romances as well as a short history of the Republican Party. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in 1948, John attended Lower Merion High School and Princeton University. In 1976 he was graduated from Union Theological Seminary. John is married...

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