Space Task Force podcast
From across the universe we have gathered a panel of aerospace experts in the fields of science, technology, policy, business, media, history, and mission operations. We call them the Space Task Force!
This page will contain the show notes and upcoming topics for the Space Task Force audio podcast.
Possible Upcoming Topics
- Schmitt calls for the dismantling of NASA into separate organizations link to open letter
- Zero Gravity Corp gets FAA approval as pre-flight training for suborbital spaceflights
- Astronomers get $500k prize for dark matter modeling article link
- Jeff Greason on the settlement of space ISDC video & info
 Archived Show Information
 Episode 7
- Tim Bailey @tim846 Host
- Mike Doornbos @mrdoornbos, Founder of Evadot.com Senior Contributor to Byte Magazine
- Is NASA gambling the future of space exploration on unproven commercial companies? Forbes article blasting NASA for "betting" on commercial industry article link June 2 Follow Up
- Small satellites will be launched from F-104 jets using missile-like small rockets. Is this the cubist launcher of the future?
- Mike gets on a soapbox: tell the story in first person! Too much information is technical & informational instead of an engaging story.
- We talk about Stephen Hawking's Zero Gravity flight and how awesome Hawking is in general.
- What happened to the Rocket Racing League? Is their iPad app worth the price?
- And more!
 Episode 6
- Tim Bailey @tim846, Host
- Dennis Bonilla @harbingeralpha, Design & Multimedia Manager for a government contractor
- Mike Doornbos @mrdoornbos, Founder of Evadot.com, Senior Contributor to Byte Magazine
- Soyuz landed! Did anyone notice?
- ISDC 2011 recap: Are conferences useful? What is the future of conferencing?
- NASA continues to develop Orion as "Multipurpose Crew Vehicle": What multiple purposes does NASA have?
- Legal implications of living and working on the moon: Is it feasible to make a business plan to go there?
- The Tipping Point of space exploration: After many false starts, when do we know that we're really on our way to commercial development?
- 50th Anniversary of JFK's Moon speech: How important was it then vs. how it is remembered now?
- Open data platforms, selling the story of space exploration, and more!
 Episode 5
recorded live May 13, 2010
- Tim Bailey @tim846
- Colin Ake @colinake Biz Dev for Masten Space Systems
- Mike Doornbos @mrdoornbos, Founder of Evadot.com
- Holly Griffith @absolutspacegrl JSC Flight Controller
- Jen Scheer @flyingjenny Founder, Space Tweep Society, former shuttle technician, author of the upcoming photo book Kennedy Space Center Sunrises
- Liz Warren @spasmunkey JSC Physiologist, author of the upcoming Hail Columbia: Behind the Scenes with the Space Shuttle
- STS-134 delay: insights into astronaut lives prior to launch.
- Preview of STS-134 launch: where to watch in Florida.
- Science from Science Fiction: can we separate fact from fiction? Plus, a preview of the science track at Comicpalooza in Houston, TX.
- Why not land the shuttle in CA? Explanations of how shuttle decommissioning works.
- Do GLXP teams really help spur the larger commercial space industry and lower the cost of access to space?
- Ron Garan's [http://www.fragileoasis.org/ Fragile Oasis project and The Overview Effect: how space changes your outlook on life.
- BTS-1 mission update: the mascots have been found!
 Episode 4
- Tim Bailey
- Holly Griffith
- Robert Pearlman
- Mike Doornbos
- STS-134 Tweetup
- Alan Shepard 50th Anniversary event
- transition in the aerospace industry
 Episode 3
September 29, 2010 "Hotwiring the space station"
- the final rollout of space shuttle Discovery,
- problems undocking the Soyuz capsule from the ISS,
- Family Day at the Kennedy Space Center,
- Robert Pearlman
- Mike Doornbos
- Tiffany Titus
- Liz Warren