Marsha Freeman

Marsha Freeman is the author of hundreds of articles on the U.S. space program--the Space Shuttle, space station, NASA science programs, space agency budgets, the history of the German space pioneers, the Soviet and Russian space programs, space medicine and biology, and the Japanese and European space programs, magneto hydrodynamics energy conversion, hydrogen technology, applications of superconductivity, the electricity industry and technology, plasma technologies, fusion energy, nuclear technology, and magnetically levitated transportation systems. She has published in Fusion Magazine, Executive Intelligence Review magazine, 21st Century Science & Technology magazine, Acta Astronautica, Space World magazine, New Federalist newspaper, Science Books & Films, Space Governance Journal, The World & I, Quest Magazine,The Encyclopedia of the Midwest, and other periodicals. Author of How We Got to the Moon: The Story of the German Space Pioneers, published by 21st Century Science Associates, 1993; and the German translation, Hin Zu Neuen Welten: Die Geschichte der Deutschen Raumfahrt-Pioniere, published by Dr. Bottiger Verlags-GmbH, 1995. Author of Challenges of Human Space Exploration, published by Springer/Praxis, 2000. Editor of the up-coming History of Rocketry and Astronautics volume, published by the American Astronautics Society, of proceedings of the History Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, at the 57th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Valencia, Spain, October 2006. Witness before the United States Congress at hearings on science, energy, space, and transportation budgets and policies. Invited speaker at conferences and symposia on energy, space, and technology topics; guest lecturer at New York University; invited speaker by the AIAA and NASA Ames Research Center; and presenter at International Astronautical Federation Congresses, including a Memoir of Krafft Ehricke, a Memoir of Arthur Rudolph, and paper on the history of the Apollo program. Currently - Technology Editor, Executive Intelligence Review Magazine & Associate Editor, 21st Century Science & Technology Magazine

Broadcast 1142 (Special Edition)

Guest: Marsha Freeman: Topics: Krafft Ehricke, Extraterrestrial Imperative, solar system travel, limits to growth, leaving Earth. Our guest, Marsha Freeman, has a new Apogee book out that we discussed in this show, "Krafft Ehricke's Extraterrestrial Imperative." This book is available through and you can buy it through The Space Show/One Giant Leap Foundation site at

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