Rand Simberg

Rand Simberg is a former project manager with Rockwell International having previously worked at the Aerospace Corporation. At Rockwell, he worked on a number of advanced concepts, including solar power satellites, launch and orbit transfer systems, space tethers, and lunar resource utilization. He has been cited as an expert in space transportation by the (now defunct) Office of Technology Assessment, and has provided key input into a number of space policy reports. He was editor of the Space Activists' Handbook (a publication of Spacepac) for several years. For the past eighteen years, he has been the President of Interglobal Space Lines, Inc., a commercial space entrepreneurial company and consultancy, specializing in low-cost space access and tourism. He has dual degrees in engineering from the University of Michigan (concentrating in astronautics) and a masters in technical management from West Coast University, in Los Angeles. He writes regularly at PJ Media, The New Atlantis, and occasionally at National Review. He blogs regularly amd maintains his own weblog on space policy and a range of other topics at www.transterrestrial.com.  He has also written for Popular Mechanics.  

Broadcast 362 (Special Edition)

Rand Simberg and Bill Simon returned to The Space Show to again the July 20, 1969 event that put humans on the surface of the Moon for the first time in history. Rand and Bill wrote an amazing ceremony, Evoloterra (www.evoloterra.com --- click on the helmet of the astronaut for the actual ceremony). Its an honor to share this celebration, this ceremony, and to recognize this event with our Space Show extended family around the world. This year, Rand and Bill, rather than reading the ceremony, discussed it and its relevance in the context of 2005.

Broadcast 242 (Special Edition)

Rand Simberg and Bill Simon returned to The Space Show to celebrate July 20, 1969, the day mankind first took steps on another world, the Moon. To acknowledge the importance of this day and our having gone to another world, Rand and Bill wrote a celebration story, Evoloterra (www.evoloterra.com). For this special Space Show program, we conducted the celebration on air, pausing for questions from listeners, commentary, and reflection. Listeners are welcome to contact Rand and Bill about this celebration program.

Broadcast 241 (Special Edition)

Rand Simberg was the guest for this Space Show program and updated us on important events and activities happening in the space development world. Rand shared his Mojave Space Ship One experiences with us, told us what he thought this event meant to the space advocacy as well community, the government, NASA, Congress, and the general American population.

Broadcast 136 (Special Edition)

Rand Simberg and Bill Simon discuss the importance of this day in history, the story of when we first left Earth and humans walked on a celestial body other than Earth, the Moon. They discuss their story program, Evoloterra (http://www.evoloetrra.com), how they created it, its significance and importance, and how it can be used by everyone for free to celebrate this important event in the history of mankind. In addition, we discuss space policy, NASA, space access, the role of the private sector in space development and much more.

Broadcast 124 (Special Edition)

Rand Simberg, a former project manager with Rockwell International, now publishes a weekly article with Fox News Online as well as maintaining a superb space policy weblog. During this program, Mr. Simberg discusses various aspects of space policy, the manned space flight program as maintained by NASA, the ISS, space commerce and space tourism, affordable space access by the private sector, and much more. Mr. Simberg is quite outspoken about what is needed for our nation to move forward in space development, including strong recommendations regarding government space policies and programs.


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