Broadcast 3180 Hotel Mars; Dr. Haym Benaroya

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Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Haym Benaroya, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Lunar Gateway (LOP-G).  You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce.  This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program,  Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF ( note that audio and transition issues are a result of copying the John Batchelor broadcast & are not within my control as they originate in the Batchelor studio.

John Batchelor and I welcomed back Dr. Haym Benaroya to discuss the lunar return plans using the Gateway (LOP-G).  As you will hear, Dr. Benaroya was not supportive of the Gateway concept, especially early on as we started our return efforts to the Moon.  He said many times during or segment that if we wanted to go back to the surface of the Moon, we should develop a lunar lander and go to the surface of the Moon.  He had numerous reasons for not liking the Gateway which he explained during our single segment Hotel Mars program.  Let us know what you think by posting your comments about the Gateway and the analysis offered by Dr. Benaroya on our blog.

You can email Mr. Batchelor or Dr. Benaroya  through me at  Dr. Benaroya can also be reached through is faculty page at Rutgers University.




Returning to the Moon via the Gateway (LOP-G)

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05 Sep 2018 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Dr. Haym Benaroya
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