space governance

Broadcast 1925 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Eligar Sadeh. Topics: Space policy & strategy for 2013, Dr. Sadeh's new book, and more. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1879 (Special Edition)

Guest: Brad Blair. Topics: Space debris mitigation ideas, space governance, space mining, ISRU, plus other topics. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. 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 1349 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Clay Moltz. Topics: Space Governance, Lunar Governance, space policy. We welcomed to the show Dr. Clay Moltz from the Dept. of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. If you are interested in downloading and reading the paper we discussed during the show, you will find it at www.au.af.mil/au/ssq/2009/fall/moltz.pdf. In our first segment, we led with the successful launch of the top secret Air Force X37 and the possibility that it might be a space weapons system.

Broadcast 1222 (Special Edition)

Guest: Declan O'Donnell. Topics: space governance, United Societies in Space, science development. Declan O'Donnell returned as The Space Show guest to discuss space governance and the unique concept of the Space Authority Bank as a way to finance space development. During Segment 1, Declan provided us with the basics for this discussion starting with the five United Nations space treaties, the basics of space governance, and a comparison of the U.S. concept of space as a frontier as contrasted to the Canadian experience of frontier development with their Mounties.

Broadcast 1122 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Sherry Bell. Topics: Transhumanism, space settlement, sex in space, Department of Space. Dr. Sherry Bell was our guest today to discuss the new Aerospace Technolgy Working Group (ATWG) book, "Living In Space: Cultural And Social Dynamics, Opportunities, And Challenges In Permanent Space Habitats." Dr. Bell told us about several of the chapters including a forward by Dr. Buzz Aldrin and others which separates commercial space from NASA and calls for the establishment of a cabinet level Department of Space.

Broadcast 1096 (Special Edition)

Guests: Brian Weeden and Ben Baseley-Walker. Topics: Secure World Foundation, space situational awareness, space weaponization & militarization, satellite defense. Brian Weeden and Ben Baseley-Walker of the Secure World Foundation presented solid information and strategies for addressing problems around space traffic management and space situational awareness. Our guests were very realistic about the topics discusse. Not only did we talk about space policy and how policy is created, we talked about space weaponization and ways to avoid it, such as the distributive satellite defense.

Broadcast 1029 (Special Edition)

Guest: Dr. Bob Krone was with us today to discuss scientific breakthroughs for intelligence here on Earth and in space, the ATWG, their new book, their upcoming conference at NASA Ames from Dec. 9-11, 2008, SSP, the Hawaiian Demonstration, and the Kepler Academy. We went into detail about all of these subjects during the show, starting with the intelligence discussion and the work being done by Dr. Ben-Jacobs and Dr. Isaacson. This work will likely influence how we do things in the future, both here on Earth and in space, so listen carefully to this cutting edge discussion.

Broadcast 368 (Special Edition)

Declan O'Donnell returned to The Space Show to discuss the latest on issues relating to space governance. This discussion opened up additional topics including the impact on space governance and the financial markets for the success of Space Ship One and Burt Rutan, the developing suborbital tourism industry and enabling legislation for this industry. Mr. O'Donnell also explained the impact of treaty law on US law as treaty law takes precedence per our constitution.

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