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State of NASA: Kennedy Space Center

When the Story Writes Itself By Jason Fields, contributing writer Very few ideas are truly unique. As “glass half-empty” as that might sound, I believe there’s a certain freedom in coming to terms with that concept sooner rather than later. As a creative who enjoys writing, I’m always chasing a new angle that can set…

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8. Searching for Life Beyond the Pale Blue Dot

In this episode we feature Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, a French American astrobiologist specializing in planetary science. She has been a Principal Investigator (PI) at the SETI Institute since 1998 and is also the Director of the Carl Sagan Center for Research. She leads projects in planetary science and astrobiology, develops science exploration strategies for Mars,…

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7. Get a Sneak Peek of a luxurious destination HOTEL IN SPACE

In this episode we speak with Tim Alatorre, the Senior Design Architect of the Von Braun Space Station, an incredible new space hotel underway by the Gateway Foundation. The Gateway Foundation was formed to build the first spaceport, with a three-part plan to develop a robust space construction industry, the first artificial gravity space station,…

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6. High Speed Internet from Space – SpaceX Kacific1 Mission Update with Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux

In this episode we welcome Christian Patouraux, the CEO of Kacific, a next-generation broadband satellite operator. SpaceX just launched Kacific1 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on December 16, 2019.  Kacific1 is a next-generation geostationary satellite that will stream high-speed, low-cost, ultra-reliable broadband to rural and suburban areas of the Pacific and South East Asia.  Kacific1…

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5. BEHIND THE SCENES: Boeing Starliner CST-100 Orbital Flight Test

In this episode we go behind the scenes of Boeing’s Starliner CST-100 Orbital Flight Test. As you may know, this was a milestone launch for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Boeing had previously conducted a successful pad abort test for Starliner in early November 2019. This orbital flight test, on December 20, 2019, was successful in…

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4. THE CASE FOR SPACE: How the Revolution in Spaceflight opens up a Future of Limitless Possibility – by DR ROBERT ZUBRIN

EPISODE 4 – Dr. Robert Zubrin is president of Pioneer Astronautics and also president of The Mars Society.  He’s also the author of many critically acclaimed books, including “Mars Direct”, “How to Live on Mars” and “Entering Space”. He has appeared on major media including CNN, BBC, the Discovery Channel, & NPR.  In this interview…

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3. Queen’s BRIAN MAY discusses astrophysics, New Horizons & 3-D Photography

EPISODE 3 – Dr. Brian May is a founding member of Queen, a world-renowned guitarist, songwriter, producer and performer, also a Doctor of Astrophysics, 3-D stereoscopic photographic authority and a passionate advocate and campaigner for animal rights. In our latest episode Brian discusses his passions in music, space & photography, including his song New Horizons…

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2. Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck discusses Electron, Proton & new Wallops Island launch facility

EPISODE 2 – In this episode we interview Peter Beck, the founder and chief executive of Rocket Lab. Since founding the business in 2006, Peter has grown Rocket Lab to become a globally recognized industry leader in space and a billion-dollar company employing world-class engineers and technicians. Peter established Rocket Lab’s Electron orbital launch program…

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1. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine talks about aviation, Moon to Mars & the 9th planet

EPISODE 1 – In this episode, we feature my interview with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, conducted from his office at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C. in early November 2019. In this interview we discuss his incredible space journey, as well as the current and future missions of NASA, including plans to return humans to the…

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Interview with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine (Transcript)

From Episode 1 YourSpaceJourney.com – 11/14/2019 Chuck (host):                     02:29                     Now it is my pleasure to introduce our special guest today, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. I was fortunate to meet Jim last week at NASA Headquarters where we sat down and discussed his incredible space journey from flying combat missions for the Navy in Iraq and…

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