Rusty Schweickart is the current Chairman of the B612 Foundation which has as its goal to significantly alter the orbit of an asteroid in a controlled manner by the year 2015. Mr. Schweickart is also well known as an astronaut having joined NASA as one of 14 astronauts in October 1963, the third group of astronauts selected. He was the lunar module pilot for Apollo 9 from March 3-13, 1969, logging 241 hours in space. This was the third manned flight for Apollo and the first manned flight for the lunar module. Rusty did a 46 minute EVA to test the portable backpack used on the lunar surface. He was also the backup commander for the first Skylab mission in the spring of 1973. After Skylab, he went to NASA HQ in Washington, DC as Director of User Affairs in the Office of Applications where he was responsible for transferring NASA technology to the outside world. In the time between NASA and his chairmanship of the B612 Foundation, Mr. Schweickart has been associated with various technologies as President and CEO of Aloha Networks and the Executive Vice-President of CTA Commercial Systems, Inc. and Director of Low Earth Orbit Systems. Space Show listeners are urged to read Rusty's full bio which can be found at http://www.well.com/~rs/rls-bio.html to learn more about his contributions to the world of space development and commerce.