power beaming

Broadcast 1170 (Special Edition)

Guest: Ben Shelef. Topics: space elevator, power beaming, tether, CNTs. Ben Shelef was our guest today to discuss the upcoming 2009 Space Elevator Challenge with upwards of two million dollars in prize money to be given away by NASA Centennial Challenges. You can follow this discussion and learn more about the games by visiting www.spaceelevatorgames.org/. Information about the Spaceward Foundation can be found at www.spaceward.org/.

Broadcast 1149 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Bryan Laubscher. Topics: Space Elevator, chemical rockets, Space Elevator Conference, power beaming, lightening strikes. Dr. Bryan Laubscher returned to The Space Show to continue our discussion about the space elevator. We started out with Bryan telling us about the upcoming Space Elevator Conference in Redmond, WA. Check it out at www.spaceelevatorconference.org. Registration is available online and there are discounts if applicable to your situation.

Broadcast 1127 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Pete Worden for the first hour followed by Open Lines. Topics: Space Solar Power (SSP), NASA Ames Research Center. Dr. Pete Worden, Center Director for the NASA Ames Research Center, was the guest for the first hour of the show. The last segment was an Open Lines discussion primarily geared to our space solar power discussion with Dr. Worden. Our discussion with Dr. Worden followed the business case discussion on SSP stemming from the debate at the ATWG Conference in early December 2008 at Ames. During that debate, Dr.

Broadcast 975 (Special Edition)

Guests: Dr. Bryan Laubscher and Dr. Martin Lades were guests for today's Space Show to discuss the space elevator and the upcoming space elevator conference (www.spaceelevatorconference.org). We started our discussion with the basics of the space elevator concept and why at this point in time convergence is necessary for the space elevator's development. Our two guests covered these issues in some detail and then more when listeners starting asking about why we need a space elevator.

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