Broadcast 3718 Hotel Mars: LEONARD DAVID

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Guests: John Batchelor, Leonard David, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  Suborbital tourism with Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic plus additional topics.  

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John Batchelor and I welcomed back space journalist Leonard David to discuss the upcoming suborbital flight involving Sir Richard Branson on the first Virgin Galactic commercial flight along with Jeff Bezos going to space on his New Shepard flight which will be the first one to carry spaceflight participants on July 20th.  We covered the planned details of both flights, the bravado of the two billionaires, plus tourism around the Moon with SpaceX, to the ISS with the Russians, even a space tourist EVA with the Russians.

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Suborbital, Orbital, balloon spaceflight, Branson and Bezos

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07 Jul 2021 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Leonard David
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