The Space Show

The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce, space tourism,space exploration and space development. The Space Show is committed to facilitating our becoming a space-faring nation and society with a growing and self-sustaining space-faring economy. The Space Show also focuses on other related subjects of interest to us all.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h31m. Bisher sind 974 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 29 days 12 hours 35 minutes


Dr. Patrick (Paddy) Neumann, Tuesday, 8-2-16 elec. prop.

We welcomed Dr. Paddy Neumann from Australia to the show. Note that the program was originally set for August 2 but due to technical difficulties, we did the program on August 3. I archived the program under the original date for data base continuity. Paddy, as he likes to be called, is working advanced electric propulsion in his lab at the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia...


 2016-08-04  1h31m

The John Batchelor Show Hotel Mars, Wednesday, 7-27-16

Welcome to Hotel Mars recorded on 7-27-16 with Dr. Marc Rayman regarding Dawn Mission updates. We talked about new conclusions for the Bright Spot on Ceres which is most likely salt. We talked about other characteristics of Ceres including water ice, vanishing craters, gravity, and more. Read the full summary for this show on for July 27, 2016.


 2016-08-02  19m

Gregory (Greg) Cecil, Monday, 8-1-16 space education

We welcomed Greg Cecil back to the show to discuss space education and the specific programs and projects he has been working with over the past year or so. Greg, a former shuttle worker, began teaching when the shuttle program ended and he has and is continuing to pioneer successful space education programs for middle and high school students plus college students. He is making many of these programs available to other school districts and teachers across the country...


 2016-08-02  1h25m

Open Lines, Sunday, 7-31-16

Welcome to our Open Lines program. During our 1 hour 48 minute discussion, we covered multiple topic including a call from UND students marketing a do it yourself cubesat kit, Michael Listner calling to us about his new subscription based newsletter with special offers for Space Show listeners, a call about wifi in space referring to our recent program on Project Hermes and a call from John in Ft. Worth about visiting Dr...


 2016-08-01  1h48m

Dr. Erik Seedhouse with students, Friday, 7-29-16

We welcomed back Dr. Erik Seedhouse plus three of his students, Kirby Cole, Victor Kitmanyen, and Chris Nguyen. Erik and his students discussed the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University's class that Erik teaches including their Spacesuit Operations Lab and the Suborbital Space Flight Simulator. In addition, each student talked about the human factors issues facing humans in space, their own personal goals for their field of study and possible careers in the space industry...


 2016-07-30  1h29m

Dr. Pat Patterson, Tuesday, 7-26-16 SmallSat

We welcomed back Dr. Pat Patterson to discuss the upcoming SmallSat Conference in Logan, Utah from August 6-11, 2016. Be sure to follow along with us at the SmallSat website, During the first part of our one hour program, we talked about the state of the small satellite and cubesat industry. Do not miss this important and informed overview. Next, we covered all aspects of the SmallSat conference including this year's two keynote speakers, one of which is Ms...


 2016-07-27  1h3m

We welcomed Rishabh Maharaja to the program to discuss his Project Hermes in association with Capitol Technology University undergraduate students working to establish a Wi-Fi network in space for a system bus use. The students used an Android smartphone to connect to an Iridium-based hotspot device, Iridium Go. The system uses the TCP/IP as you will hear Professor Maharaja discuss...


 2016-07-26  1h21m

Dr. Jeff Bell, Sunday, 7-24-16

We welcomed back Dr. Jeff Bell for a 2 hour 30 minute program with Dr. Bell at his best taking a look at and offering his perspectives on everything NewSpace and as he said, Old Space. This is vintage Jeff Bell as he hasa strong opinion about everything, from suborbital to planetary protection and planetary science. From humans to Mars to the Mars One plans and the upcoming SpaceX Mars plans. For those familiar with Dr. Bell, you know that nothing is sacred...


 2016-07-25  2h30m

Rand Simberg, Bill Simon, Wednesday, 7-20-16

Welcome to our annual Evoloterra program with Rand Simberg and Bill Simon. During our no break 1 hour 33 minute discussion, we explained the Evoloterra ceremony (, why Rand, Bill and the others started it in the 1980s, the reason it was modeled on ritual and the Passover Seder, and the significance of our having gone to the Moon the first time. Later in the discussion, Rand talked about our having gone to the Moon for the wrong reasons and he suggested the best way forward...


 2016-07-21  1h32m

Chris Stone, Sunday, 7-17-16, National Security Space Strategy

We welcomed Chris Stone back to the show to discuss national security space and deterrence. Chris also talked about his new book on the subject,"Reversing the Tao: A Framework for Credible Space Deterrence." This is an important show and very important topic so don't miss it. Please read the full summary of this program at for this show on today's date, July 17, 2016.


 2016-07-18  1h44m