The Space Show this week:
1. Monday, January 10, 2011 , 2-3:30 PM PST. We welcome Dr. George Sowers, vice president of Business Development for United Launch Alliance (ULA). In this role, Sowers is responsible for strategic planning, advanced technology development, advanced concept development and new business acquisition efforts.
2. Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 7-8:30 PM PST: We welcome back well known author Mary Roach to the show. For this program, we will be discussing her best selling book, Stiff. Mary also relates parts of this book to space issues.
3. Friday, January 14, 2011 , 9:30-11 AM PST: We welcome Dr. John Lewis to the program. John S. Lewis is Professor Emeritus of Planetary Sciences and Co-Director of the Space Engineering Research Center at the University of Arizona. He is a regular commentator on Chinese civil space missions on China Central Television CCTV9, Including the Shenzhou 6 & 7 manned missions and the Chang’e 1 & 2 lunar missions. Dr. Lewis is the author of the best selling book, “Mining the Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets, and Planets.”
4. Sunday, January 16, 2011, 12-1:30 PM PST. We welcome back Dr. Paul Spudis and Dr. Tony Lavoie to discuss their recent paper, “Mission and Implementation of an Affordable Lunar Return.”
The Space Show’s Blog includes summaries of the interviews.