solar radiation

Broadcast 2960 Dr. Frank Cucinotta

Guest:  Dr. Francis (Frank) Cucinotta;  Topics: Radiation and cancer risk for humans to Mars, the Moon, plus possible mitigation strategies.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website,  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 2161 (Special Edition)

Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Jeff Foust, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: Falcon 9 and Cygnus cargo launches. 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.

Broadcast 1128 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Stein Cass. Topics: Surrey Satellite, NPOESS, Earth science, risk management, economics, socialism. Dr. Stein Cass from Surrey Satellite Technology-US was our guest for this program. We started our discussion with The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) and how its cost overruns by the government have drained funds from other much needed Earth science projects. This is an eye-opening discussion that you will not want to miss.

Broadcast 448 (Special Edition)

Dr. Loren Acton, Research Professor of Physics in the Dept. of Physics at Montana State University, was the guest for this Space Show program. Dr. Acton was a payload specialist on Challenger 8 so after a brief discussion regarding his membership in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the intelligent design subject, we discussed what it was like being an astronaut. We covered lots of topics from training, to space sickness, his mission and research, transformative experiences, looking back at Earth, being able to tell others about the experience, and more.


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