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Watts Wacker is one of the most celebrated and influential minds and futurists in modern business. Mr. Wacker is a lecturer, best-selling author, political commentator and social critic. His uncommon versatility and vision has allowed him to help the world’s top corporations and organizations...

Frank Sietzen, author of the upcoming book "Go Fever: The Race to Build the Reusable and Affordable Rocket" returns to The Space Show. Mr. Sietzen is also columnist for three magazines and the internet site Spaceref.com. He was the first reporter to publish details of the Bush space policy...

Greg Nemitz was one of the initial founders of TransOrbital, Inc. (www.transorbital.net). TransOrbital's business goal is to profitably build and fly lunar micro-spacecraft. Their first project, a "Lunar Video Orbiter" is slated to launch to the Moon in...

Robert Zimmerman is a well known and respected space historian and author. He posts regularly at his website, http://behindtheblack.com, on space, science, and other matters relating to cultural and political issues. Mr. Zimmerman is also an award winning...

Colonel Rick Searfoss shares with only a handful of people in history the sublime joys of actually flying in space. In his career he has led many different teams, including commanding the most complex science research space mission ever, the STS-90 Neurolab flight on Columbia. He also piloted...

Jordin Kare is the co-founder and chief scientist at LaserMotive, a Seattle-area startup which won the NASA Centennial Challenge competition for power beaming in 2009, and is now developing laser power beaming for aerospace and industrial use . He's one of the leading physicists in the field of...

John E. Brandenburg is a theoretical plasma physicist who was born in Rochester Minnesota, and grew up in Medford Oregon. He obtained his BA in Physics, with a Mathematics minor, from Southern Oregon University in 1975 and obtained his MS in 1977 and PhD in Plasma Physics both from University of...

Sy Liebergot, author and NASA flight controller during the Apollo and post-Apollo years began his engineering career with North American Aviation in Downey, CA before graduating from California State University-Los Angeles with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1963. His space career began at...

ROGER D. LAUNIUS is former associate director of collections and curatorial affairs at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. From 1990 to 2002, he served as chief historian of NASA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including Hubble's Legacy

Jeff Birks, Space Show listener and founder of Pioneer Radio in the UK, called the show from London during the second half of the program and we had a vibrant discussion about space activities in Europe and in the UK. The first half of this program was devoted to open lines. Mr. Birks also spoke...

Mike Dinn is the retired Australian Tracking Station Director of the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, one of three similar facilities comprising NASA/JPL's Deep Space Network. He worked at CDSCC and other NASA tracking facilities in Australia from the 60s to the 90s , the highlight...

John Saxon is the retired Australian Tracking Station operations manager, having been responsible for operations at the Honeysuckle Creek station (one of the main Manned Spaceflight Network - MSFN - facilities) during Apollo and Skylab, then at CDSCC during the 80s and 90s.

Tony Webb is the founder of eSpaceLotto for international space tourism. Mr. Webb became the youngest agency owner in the nation for Exxon Office Systems Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Enterprises. He competed against IBM, Wang, DEC, & Lanier for dedicated word processing and FAX industry....

John Powell is the President and Founder of JP Aerospace. John Powell and the JPA team has been giving NASA competition. His work has included a wide variety of development projects and flight systems including Orbital transfer vehicles, micro-satellites, rockets, balloon based rocket launch...

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