Your Space Journey

Interviews with the leaders in space exploration

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NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries

As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth’s nearest… [...]

Teams Engineer Complex Human Tissues, Win Top Prizes in NASA Challenge

Two teams of scientists from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have won first and second place in NASA's Vascular Tissue Challenge. [...]

NASA Administrator Statement on US Innovation and Competitiveness Act

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson released the following statement Tuesday after the Senate passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness Act. [...]

NASA Selects Postdoctoral Program Research Support Contractor

NASA has selected Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide the agency with administrative support and coordination of research opportunities between NASA’s mission directorates and centers… [...]

NASA Highlights Winners of Challenge to Engineer Human Tissue

NASA will announce the first- and second-place winners of the Vascular Tissue Challenge, a prize competition to grow and sustain functioning human tissue in a lab, Wednesday, June 9. [...]

Your Space Journey Episodes

LATEST INTERVIEWS

28. SpaceX Crew-1: Interview with Commander Mike Hopkins

In this interview, recorded via phone on September 29, 2020, I speak with Commander Mike Hopkins about this mission, his training and the challenges (and thrills) of commanding the SpaceX Crew-1 mission, currently scheduled to launch in mid-November 2020. BONUS: Mini-Interview with Felix Schlang...

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27. NASA Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN)

In this episode we interview Thomas Kacpura regarding NASA’s SCaN program (Space Communications and Navigations). I was fortunate to travel to NASA Glenn Research Center earlier this year to meet with Tom and discuss this incredible program. SCaN provides communications services that are essential...

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26. Atlas of Solar Eclipses: 2020 to 2045

In this episode authors Michael Zeiler and Michael Bakich join us to discuss their fascinating new book, Atlas of Solar Eclipses, an adventure guide for the next 25 years of solar eclipses. This amazing atlas covers every type of solar eclipse around the world—total,...

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25. Canadian Space Agency: Lunar Gateway & Canadarm3

In this episode we continue our “Around the World in Space” series with the Canadian Space Agency. Ken Podwalski, Program Manager for the Lunar Gateway at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) joins us to discuss the Canadian Space Agency’s efforts for the upcoming Lunar...

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24. ESA – Solar Orbiter, ExoMars & more

We continue our series with countries around the world in this episode as we feature the European Space Agency (ESA). Joining us for this interview is Günther Hasinger, the director of science for ESA. Günther was born in Germany and earned his PhD in...

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We are all explorers

We are all explorers at heart. The quest for space reaches deep into each of us. From the first steps on the Moon more than 50 years ago we have dreamed of the first steps on Mars and beyond.

The future of space exploration is accelerating with plans to return humans to the Moon by 2024 and Mars soon after. But space is not reserved for an elite few. We all want to go, and many of us just might get that chance.

In Your Space Journey we interview the key individuals and leaders who are leading us into the amazing future of space exploration. Come along with us and share your space journey.

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