Dr. David Livingston

Dr. David Livingston is the founder and host of The Space Show®, broadcast multiple times per week on radio and the internet.

In addition, Dr. Livingston is an adjunct professor at the University of North Dakota Graduate School of Space Studies, both on campus and in their distant learning program, specializing in space commerce economics, ethics, and management classes. He has also served as an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Business at Golden Gate University teaching Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and he has guest lectured at other university programs including Stanford University and Sonoma State University. He earned his BA from the University of Arizona, his MBA in International Business Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and his Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) also at Golden Gate University. His doctoral dissertation was titled Outer Space Commerce: Its History and Prospects.

Livingston has spoken at or had his papers presented at more than a dozen national and international space conferences, both reviewed and not reviewed. His lecture topics include venture capital for space investments, RLVs and space tourism, effective business, strategic and assumption planning, along with developing the solutions to the barriers to space enterprise, talking to the public about space, tracing the dollars spent on space through the economy, business ethics and corporate responsibility for off-Earth business ventures and New Space Industries. In addition, Livingston frequently talks and shares observations about space development and interest in space based on his radio show experience with the general public. Dr. Livingston has written a Code of Ethics for Off-Earth Commerce which has been widely published and revised. He has appeared as a guest several times on the on the popular, national Coast to Coast radio program discussing space commerce and tourism. He also appears on Red FM in Cork, Ireland discussing space tourism and providing space news updates when called upon, as well as a on other national talk shows, both on the radio and the internet. Dr. Livingston is a contributing author to the newly published book, Beyond Earth: The Future of Humans In Space. His chapter, “Making Space A Popular Goal,” documents how to move forward to a space-faring culture based on nearly five years of hosting The Space Show. In addition, Livingston is part of an action group with Barbara Marx Hubbard, Howard Bloom and others to raise the consciousness of people regarding the value and importance of space settlement and development for the betterment of humanity.

Dr. Livingston has in progress a chapter in a new space ethics book stemming from the “Space Science, Environmental Ethics, and Policy Conference which was held at NASA Ames in April 2007 and funded by the National Science Foundation. Dr. Livingston’s chapter addresses lunar economic development, lunar access, and marketing these efforts for capital acquisition.

When not teaching, occupied, or working with space matters, Livingston is a business consultant, financial advisor, and strategic planner. For more than twenty-five years, he has worked in oil and gas exploration, real estate development sales, the finance and security industry as well as in marketing and direct advertising sales. He is an avid reader, photographer, licensed California real estate broker, a NAUI SCUBA instruction, and a licensed private single engine land and sea pilot.

Donate Now To The Space Show Annual Campaign

As we are now working to support The Space Show with our annual fundrraising campaign to enable us to continue programming for 2020, we ask you to help make us strong in the New Year by donating to our campaign at this time.  All funds raised are for Space Show operations plus our goal of  modernizing our guest and caller phone line equipent.  We alppreciate all your past support and now ask you once again to step forward and contribute to us during our current campaign.  Remember, your contribution is tax deductible.  Thank you for your past & present support over the last 18 years.  H

Help Make The Space Show Strong for 2020: Please Support Our Campaign

Thank you for your Space Show support for the past 19 years. 2020 is going to be an exciting space development year and The Space Show plans to be right there reporting, documenting and telling the story through the eyes of those making the news and space happen.  We ask for your support to make sure The Space Show covers all of what is to happen in the New Year. 

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Broadcast 3416 Annual Fundraising Campaign with Dr. Space

Guest:  Dr. David Livingston;  Topics:  The launch of the 2020 annual fundraising campaign, why space and The Space Show, budgetary matters, modernization program, blog, live broadcasts vs. just podcasts and more.

Welcome to our 2020 Annual Fundraising Campaign Kickoff Program.  For this 48 minute program, I was the only person on air describing 2019 Space Show memorable activities, a partial listing of our great guests and topics during the year, budgetary issues, audio and phone issues, and more. 

Broadcast 3415 Hotel Mars with Dr. Michael Wall

Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Mike Wall, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Mars InSight soil discoveries, seismic events.  You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 3403 Hotel Mars with Bill Harwood

Guests: John Batchelor, William (Bill) Harwood, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics: The NASA Artemis return to the Moon project You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

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