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What is the Solar Wind? Tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker – Visionary Heliophysicist & Solar Wind Pioneer

This is a tribute to the late solar astrophysicist Dr. Eugene Parker, featuring my interview with him from 2018. In the mid-1950s Dr. Parker developed the theory of the supersonic solar wind and predicted the spiral shape of the solar magnetic field. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1967 and received…

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SPACE JUNK: How Privateer plans to protect the space environment – Interview with Dr. Moriba Jah

In today’s episode we’ll explore the growing problem of space junk and how the new company Privateer Space is working to help make space safer. Joining us today is Dr. Moriba Jah, the Chief Scientist of Privateer. Moriba is a co-founder of Privateer along with the company’s CEO Alex Fielding and the company’s president, Steve…

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SPACE JUNK: How Privateer plans to protect the space environment – Interview with Dr. Moriba Jah (Transcript)

Chuck (INTRO):There are thousands of pieces of space junk orbiting the Earth right now. How can we make space safer? Thanks for joining me for Your Space Journey. In today’s episode, we’ll explore the growing problem of space chunk and how the new company, Privateer Space is working to help make space safer. Joining us…

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James Webb Space Telescope – Interview with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager (transcript)

CHUCK (INTRO) Thanks for joining me for Your Space Journey. In this interview we’ll dive deep into the James Webb Space Telescope with Lee Feinberg. Lee has been the Optical Telescope element manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for the past 20 years. Lee led the telescope…

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James Webb Space Telescope – Interview with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager

What kind of discoveries can we expect from the James Webb Space Telescope? Find out in our interview with Lee Feinberg, James Webb’s Optical Telescope Element Manager. Lee Feinberg has been the Optical Telescope Element Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for the past 20 years. Lee…

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Rocket Boy Homer Hickam – Don’t Blow Yourself Up!

Interview with best-selling author Homer Hickam Homer Hickam is the New York Times #1 best-selling author of 19 books, including ‘Rocket Boys’ which became the major motion picture ‘October Sky’, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Homer. In this interview Homer talks about how his fascination with rockets began in October, 1957 with the launch of Sputnik….

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Is There Alien Life In Our Solar System? Europa Might Hold the Key | Interview w/ David W Brown

A space journey to explore an alien ocean on a moon of Jupiter Is there life on Europa and in our Solar System? We’ll discuss this question and more in this interview with David W. Brown that will talk about just how close we are to finding an answer about alien life in our own…

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SpaceX Crew-2: ESA Tames the Dragon, Thomas Pesquet Interview, and More

In this episode we discuss the news around NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission, the second rotational flight to the ISS which launched in late April 2021. We also feature an interview with European Space Agency’s astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, where we are fortunate to have a pre-launch press conference Q&A with him and other Crew-2 astronauts. This…

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31. Planetary Scientist Alan Stern Heading to Space Aboard Virgin Galactic

Planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern has been chosen to be the first to conduct NASA-funded science experiments while flying aboard a commercial spacecraft. In this interview Dr. Stern discusses the experiments he will perform aboard Virgin Galactic’s “SpaceShipTwo” on a suborbital mission from the Spaceport America launch site in New Mexico. He also discusses software…

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30. OSIRIS-REx Asteroid “Smash & Grab” – Mission Update

Interview with Project Scientist Dr. Jason P. Dworkin On October 20th, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made history as it collected samples from asteroid Bennu, which are expected to return to Earth in 2023. For this episode I’m pleased to introduce Dr. Jason Dworkin, the project scientist for OSIRIS-REx, for an update and more details on…

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