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12. Apollo 13 – 50 Years Later with Astronaut Fred Haise

Interview with astronaut Fred Haise, the lunar module pilot of Apollo 13! 50 years ago the world witnessed the amazing story of Apollo 13, launched on April 11, 1970. Two days into the mission, an explosion in one of the oxygen tanks prevented the three astronauts, Commander Jim Lovell, Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert and…

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11. SunRISE – NASA’s new mission to study giant space weather storms

Special Guest: Dr. Justin Kasper, SunRISE Principal Investigator NASA has just selected a new mission to study how the Sun generates and releases giant space weather storms into space. The new mission is called SunRISE, which stands for Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment. This mission will ultimately help protect astronauts traveling to the Moon and…

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10. Astronaut Scott Kelly: A Year in Space

Scott Kelly is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station (ISS) on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission to the ISS. In October 2015, he set the…

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9. Leading NASA’s Science Mission Directorate – DR THOMAS ZURBUCHEN

How a child looking up to the stars in Switzerland became a NASA science leader In this interview we go onsite at NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C. for an in-depth conversation with Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen. As NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Zurbuchen is tasked with helping us answer some of humanity’s biggest…

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8. Searching for Life Beyond the Pale Blue Dot

NATHALIE A. CABROL, Director of SETI’s Carl Sagan Center for Research In this episode we feature Dr. Nathalie Cabrol, a French American astrobiologist specializing in planetary science and the search for life beyond the pale blue dot. She has been a Principal Investigator (PI) at the SETI Institute since 1998 and is also the Director…

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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…

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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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