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Broadcast 1387 (Special Edition)

Guest: Bobby Block. Topics: space journalism, space policy news, Florida Space Coast. We welcomed Bobby Block, Space Editor for the Orlando Sentinel to the show. We started our first segment which was one hour by asking Bobby about his transition to space journalism from his previous journalistic assignments at the Wall Street Journal, as a foreign correspondent, even covering various global hot spots. You will find his transition story interesting. Bobby offered us his opinion on Florida space policy and politics and some of the positions being articulated by Senator Nelson in the state.

Broadcast 1339 (Special Edition)

Guests: CLASSROOM; Dr. Jeff Foust, Dr. Jim Logan, Dr. John Jurist, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: U.S. Commercial and NewSpace Launch Industry. Welcome to The Space Show Classroom Lesson 6 on the U.S. Commercial and New Space Launch Industry. Please remember that if you have questions or comments regarding this program or for any of the participants, post them on the Classroom blog at http://spaceshowclassroom.wordpress.com under Lesson 6 archives. Emails sent to me will be posted on the blog on your behalf.

Broadcast 1284 (Special Edition)

Guest: Ross Tierney. Topics. Direct 3.0, Constellation, NASA, political process. Ross Tierney returned for this two hour program to update us with Direct 3.0 in light of the Augustine report and the upcoming announcements regarding U.S. Civil Space Policy. In our first segment, Ross brought us current with Direct 3.0 and the Augustine Commission. This is a comprehensive discussion. We also talked about work force issues and job losses in the space industry as a result of potential space policy changes.

Broadcast 1262 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. John Jurist. Topics: Ares 1, civility in space advocacy. Dr. John Jurist returned to The Space Show to discuss his December 7, 2009 Space Review article, "Ares 1, The Space Advocacy Community and the Media." You can read this article at www.thespacereview.com/article/1524/1. In our first segment, Dr. Jurist introduced us to his Space Review article by dividing it into two segments dealing with Ares 1 and space advocacy civility. Dr.

Broadcast 1224 (Special Edition)

Guests: Tim Lawrence, Carry Ralston, other ATK and NASA officials. Topic: Ares 1 solid rocket motor test, Ares 1 rocket. This is a series of taped interviews starting with the first attempt to do the Ares 1 five segment static SRB rocket test on August 27. The test was aborted at T-20 seconds due to an improperly working Thrust Vector Control ground control piece of equipment. You will hear two interviews with Tim Lawrence, Assistance Chief of Engineering for Ares 1 from the Marshall Spaceflight Center and also Carry Ralston who is the VP of Space Launch at ATK.

Broadcast 1221 (Special Edition)

Guest: David Hook: Topics: Aviation and space security, corporate espionage, space tourism, no fly lists. David Hook returned as our guest for this Space Show program to discuss airport, aviation, general aviation, and space security post 9/11. In Segment 1, we started out by calling your attention to the series of interviews that Mr. Hook has done and does with people in the aviation and space industry. You can see these interviews at http://aviationandspacetv.com/aboutus.aspx.

Broadcast 1213 (Special Edition)

Guest: Open Lines with David Livingston. Topics: Augustine Panel, space policy, economics. Tonight was an Open Lines program. We started out discussing the preliminary Augustine Panel report, national space policy, and my recent visit to ATK to find out first hand about the Ares 1 rocket. In addition, I talked about media bias and cited a few examples in the space media. This discussion took up most of the first segment. We started Segment 2 with a call from Marshall regarding an article in an Oklahoma paper about the Japanese astronaut on the ISS not changing clothes while on the station.

Broadcast 1155 (Special Edition)

Guests: Dr. Paul Mueller and Matthew Dushku. Topics: Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA), student rocketry, SRB engines and recovery. Dr. Paul Mueller and Matthew Dushku were our guests for this show to discuss the upcoming student rocket competition among six universities for ESRA to be held June 25-26 in Green River, Utah. Find out more about ESRA, their full program, the upcoming competition, and much more at http://soundingrocket.org/default.aspx. Dr.

Broadcast 983 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Pat Patterson returned to The Space Show to discuss this year's SmallSat conference from August 11-14 in Logan, Utah (www.smallsat.org). Dr. Patterson started out with a general description of the conference and provided us with an update with what is new from last year's conference. We then addressed the programming, specifically the keynote speak from ATK Systems, plus the panels, the audience participation programs, the award opportunities for students and much more.

Broadcast 644 (Special Edition)

Jeff Greason, CEO of XCOR Aerospace returned for this special Space Show program. Jeff began the interview with an update on XCOR activities progress over the past year and recent times. XCOR has sustained superb growth and has a mix of products its developing for private customers and NASA. From Rocket Racing League rockets to the suborbital space tourism vehicle, the Xerus Multi-function vehicle, along with rocket engines and fuel piston pumps, XCOR is a leading NewSpace company.

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