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Broadcast 2088 (Special Edition)

Guest: Robert (Bob) Zimmerman. Topics: This was a wide ranging discussion starting with climate change & ending with budget, CR, & commercial crew issues. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1133 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Adam Frank. Topics: Science vs. Religion, spirituality, space travel, the night sky, science education, faith. Dr. Adam Frank was our guest in this continuation of the Space Show series, "Our Spiritual Connection To Outer-Space." Dr. Frank discussed his new book, "The Constant Fire: Beyond the Science vs. Religion Debate." We began our discussion talking about spirituality, religion, and science. Dr. Frank told us how he came up with the title for his book as it refers to the human aspiration to know what is real and true. He then framed the traditional science vs.

Broadcast 1041 (Special Edition)

Guest: Scott Cassell was the guest for this Space Show program exploring the relationship and synergy of our oceans with space. Our discussion with Scott started off by focusing on the Humboldt Squid, which is as much a foreign life form to humans as anything that may be encountered on or off this planet. You must hear Scott describe this mollusk in detail, including its behavior, characteristics, appearance, and its unusual proliferation across oceans into areas where it previously never used to be found.

Broadcast 993 (Special Edition)

Guest: Al Globus returned as a guest for this Space Show program. We started our discussion with a comprehensive overview of the NASA Space Settlement Contest that Al helped start several years ago. As we learned, the contest is open to those in grades 6-9 and 10-12 or their foreign equivalent. Each group is judged separately other than for the grand prize. Learn about this contest and if you have a child or know someone who is eligible to compete, share the information with them.

Broadcast 933 (Special Edition)

Guests: Dr. Michio Kaku was the guest for this special Space Show program co-hosted by Dr. Bob Krone. We started the discussion by asking Dr. Kaku about his new best-selling book, "Physics of the Impossible." Dr. Kaku explained to us the three classes of impossibilities involving science, technology, and engineering. You will definitely want to hear this discussion since it relates to many potential space developments. As a result of listener questions and questions from co-host Dr.

Broadcast 912 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. John Jurist was the guest on this program to discuss his hypothesis as to why space cadets behave as they do. His paper, "Dorky Space Cadets: An Hypothesis," can be found on the Space Cynics site as of March 13, 2008, http://spacecynic.wordpress.com/2008/03/13/ . Click on the link provided to Space Cynics and scroll down to his article starting with "Dorky." During our discussion today, Dr. Jurist explained how he created the hypothesis and what types of research, tools and methodologies he used to formulate his theory.

Broadcast 906 (Special Edition)

Dr. Eligar Sadeh returned to The Space Show to update us on the recent National Space Forum which was held in Washington, DC. in early February 2008. Dr. Sadeh summarized most of the panels and presentations at the Forum, so we addressed U.S. space policy for the upcoming administration, U.S. space leadership and its effectiveness, space commerce, and civil space. It was brought to his attention that many attending the Forum were disappointed that NewSpace / alt.space were not a significant focus of any of the Forums. You will want to listen to this discussion and Dr.

Broadcast 877 (Special Edition)

Guest: Jim Muncy. Jim Muncy returned to The Space Show for this special program. We covered many topics ranging from Jim's grad school days at the then-newly formed University of North Dakota, Space Studies Department to the politics of space. Former UND students were listening and asked Jim questions about what Space Studies was like in the late ' 80s and early '90s. For example, was NASA the only game in town with public space? Or were there any private sector space options back then other than the government contractors? What about the excitement and passion of the students?

Broadcast 648 (Special Edition)

Dr. Phil Barnett was the guest for this Space Show program. Calling upon the more than forty years of experience in the aerospace industry for Dr. Barnett, we explored with him Space Shuttle issues, management and business issues needed for all types of space programs, public and private, we discussed risk analysis, politics on the national scene as well as within large organizations and small companies, leadership, power and strategies and much more. Dr. Barnett provided us with perspectives coming from both the engineering and the business community as well as academics.

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