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Pablo DeLeon was the guest for this program which originally aired on Wednesday, Nov. 14 and was archived on Friday, Nov. 16, 2007.This interview focused on discussing exciting, innovative, and adventuresome student projects here at UND Space Studies. During the first hour of this program, we discussed Pablo's spacesuit lab and his student as well as his corporate spacesuit development activities. In this discussion, we also talked about elements needed to make a space tourism spacesuit, an EVA suit, and even the mechanical pressure suit developed by Dr. Webb. There is much involved in spacesuit development and construction so you will want to hear this discussion with listener questions. We also talked about the Space Grant North Dakota/Space Studies Mars Spacesuit Project which is an ongoing project here at UND and available to students on a volunteer basis. In later segments of this program, we talked about the space craft simulator that Pablo built which is modeled after an Apollo capsule. Students learn to fly this simulator which can simulate Mercury, Gemini and Apollo flights as well as Soyuz flights. This is available to all students, undergrads and graduate students. Having seen this simulator, I must say it is very realistic and students here are most fortunate to have this simulator as a training device. I am sure you will agree after hearing this discussion with Pablo. As a result of listener questions, Pablo discussed the simulator software and many of the technical aspects of this simulator. We also talked about the high altitude rocket program here at UND, another program Space Studies students and others can engage in while doing their academic work. Some of the rocketry launches are available on YouTube so use the search term provided on air to see these cool videos of the students launching the rockets. During the last part of the program, we talked about the VSE, Aries I and Aries V hardware configurations, shuttle derived hardware versus designing hardware for the humans on board and then outward. This is an important discussion, you will not want to miss it. We also talked some politics, returning to the Moon, the Chinese, Indian and other national space programs with or without United States leadership. Again, you will want to hear this discussion. Education came up in the final segment and not just space education but general education and history awareness. Pablo described some of the space history classes that are being implemented here in the Space Studies department. A listener also asked Pablo if he might consider another X Prize entry in the future given that he was an contestant in the first X Prize. You can learn more about Pablo's rocketry and space activities at his own website, www.pablodeleon.com. It will come up in Spanish but if you want the English version, look for the link in the upper right corner. If you want to ask Pablo questions or send a comment to him, please do so at firstname.lastname@example.org.