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Broadcast 482 (Special Edition)

Col. (RET) Mike Mullane was the guest for this special Easter Sunday Space Show program. Col. Mullane began the interview talking about his new book, "Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut." First among the many stories told us by retired astronaut Mullane and unique to the information the public learns about was the fear factor experienced by astronauts and their families regarding a ride to space on a rocket. Mike even compared these rocket rides to his combat experience in the back seat of an F4C Phantom during 134 combat missions!

Broadcast 478 (Special Edition)

"The Rocket Company" authors, Patrick Stiennon and David Hoerr, returned to The Space Show to engage in a panel discussing with additional returning guests, Dr. John Jurist and Monte Davis. The panel discussed numerous aspects of what is required to develop and build a rocket launching company using "The Rocket Company" book as the discussion basis. The panel discussed rocket engineering, business planning, single stage to orbit mass and economics, the existing alt.space launch industry along with the established launch industry. We discussed financing, markets, and much more.

Broadcast 464 (Special Edition)

Dr. Jeff Bell was the guest for this special two hour Space Show program. Dr. Bell began the interview explaining his background in the pro-space community dating back to L5. He explained what happened that took him away from this community, why he is returning but also how he is returning to the community. Dr. Bell clearly explains why he is skeptical and has safety concerns regarding many of the companies making up alt.space and the pro-space community. Both as part of his interview comments and in response to a listener question, Dr.

Broadcast 445 (Special Edition)

Pablo de Leon joined The Space Show for this program. We began the discussion talking about Pablo's XPRIZE entry from Argentina. He described his entry in detail, his plans, his budget, etc. Listeners wanted to know more about his rocket and hybrid motor experience which Pablo also talked about in detail. We then moved on to space and pressure suits, why use them for suborbital flights, how to make less costly consumer single use models, the profitability of such suits, radiation and space suits, and more.

Broadcast 444 (Special Edition)

Bob Ward, author of "Dr. Space: The Life of Wernher von Braun," was the guest for this Sunday Space Show program. This two hour program provides the listener with a comprehensive discussion about Von Braun, from his childhood interests, his Nazi work for the Germans in World War II, his coming to the United States with Operation Paperclip, and his work with the U.S. government for rockets, our space program, NASA, our going to the Moon, developing space camp and more. Mr.

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