Guests

Douglas Messier is Managing Editor of ParabolicArc.com, a daily blog that covers commercial space and much more. He is a skilled writer and analyst with more than two decades of experience in covering space exploration and conveying complex scientific and policy issues to the public. Over his...

Mark R. Whittington writes about space matters for Blasting News. He previously worked for the Houston Space Examiner and Yahoo News and is published in USA Today, the Washington Post, the LA Times, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and the Houston Chronicle. He is the author of “The Man...

Paul Sutter received his PhD in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. After spending three years at the Paris Institute of Astrophysics, he now splits his time between a research fellowship in Trieste, Italy, and a visiting scholar position at the Ohio State...

Dr. Steve Jolly is the Lockheed Martin Chief Engineer for the Civil Space line of business.  He was the Chief Engineer and Principal Scientist for the GOES-R program and Chief Engineer and Deputy PM for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. He was Program Manager for the Mars Science Lab (MSL)...

Timothy Cichan is the Space Exploration Architect at Lockheed Martin, where he leads a multi-disciplinary team of engineers who figure out how to help astronauts and robots visit the Moon, asteroids, and Mars. He previously was the Orion System Architect. Timothy joined Lockheed Martin in 2002,...

Dr. James Woodward is an adjunct professor of physics professor and history professor at Cal St. Fullerton and is widely published on the Mach-Effect. Dr. Woodward wants to create technology that will allow mankind to cheaply travel to the stars. Dr. Woodward prefers to give credit of these...

Dr.. Heidi Fearn is a theoretical physicist at Cal State Fullerton and works with Dr. Jim Woodward on his Mach Thrusters research.  You can read Dr. Fearn's CV at https://physics.fullerton.edu/~heidi.  

John Hunt holds B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics with an area of concentration in physics from the University of Missouri-Rolla now known as Missouri Science and Technology University. He also has a M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics with an area of concentration in Electrical Engineering from...

Moonwards is just starting out. Kim does the lion's share of it right now, with help and inspiration here and there from the good people on space.stackexchange. She has no background in the sciences, she went to art college after high school....

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...

Current Position

I am a space scientist in the Planetary Magnetospheres Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.

Curriculum Vitae

My full CV can be found at my official NASA...

Dr. Sandra Magnus began her NASA career in 1996 with training for flight assignment as a mission specialist. She gained much international experience working with the European Space Agency (ESA), with the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA), and with Brazil on facility-type...

Grace Wolf-Chase is an Astronomer at the Adler Planetarium, an Associate at the University of
Chicago, and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Zygon Center for Religion & Science in Hyde
Park. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in
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Ms. Hynes serves as the Director of the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC), NASA Experimental Program for Competitive Research (EPSCoR), and AIAA Associate Fellow. In her role as NMSGC Director, she became involved in development of Spaceport America and commercial space programs in 1991...

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