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This Week On The Space Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Mon Nov 7, 2016 11:13 am
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The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week:

1. Monday, November 7, 2016, 2-3:30 PM PST (22-23:30 GMT)
SpaceCom 2016 with Steven Wolfe and James Causey.



Steve Wolfe is the Deputy Executive Director of SpaceCom. He has spent more than 15 years working for trade associations and professional societies where he has served in conference development, marketing and operations capacities for such organizations as the National Coffee Association, IEEE and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Prior to his association management career, Steve was a legislative aide for space policy for the late Cong. George E. Brown, Jr., and served as executive director of Congressional Space Caucus. Steve remained active in the space policy arena after leaving the Hill, serving on the board of directors of the National Space Society, as president of the New York Space Frontier Society, as an Advocate of the Space Frontier Foundation, and on the board of editors for the Journal of Space Philosophy. Steve is also the author of The Obligation, a novel that explores the human motivation to explore and settle the space frontier.

James Causey is the Executive Director of SpaceCom. He also joined NTP in November 2014 and serves as the Executive Director of SpaceCom, an NTP annual event done in collaboration with NASA’s Johnson Space Center and the Houston economic development community. In this capacity, he oversees the strategic direction and day to day operations of all aspects of the event. He coordinates the activities of the Board of Advisors and Industry Advisory Committee setup to focus on event content and attendee experience. He also accesses the professional resources of NTP for sales, operations and marketing to assist the dedicated team of SpaceCom.
Prior to joining NTP, James had over 30 years of diverse experience in varied business and event management roles. Most recently, he was President, Public Sector Media Group at 1105 Media in Vienna, Va. He has held other senior-executive positions at market-leading organizations, including Landmark Communications, Sabot Publishing, Ernst & Young and Cadmus Communications. James has an MBA from University of Maryland and BSc from Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK.

2. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:30-11 AM PST (17:30-19 GMT)
“Night Sky With The Naked Eye”

3. Sunday, November 11, 2016, 12-1:30 PM PST (19-20:30 GMT)
Important news and updates from Rand Simberg.

Rand Simberg is a former project manager with Rockwell International having previously worked at the Aerospace Corporation. At Rockwell, he worked on a number of advanced concepts, including solar power satellites, launch and orbit transfer systems, space tethers, and lunar resource utilization. He has been cited as an expert in space transportation by the (now defunct) Office of Technology Assessment, and has provided key input into a number of space policy reports. He was editor of the Space Activists’ Handbook (a publication of Spacepac) for several years. For the past eighteen years, he has been the President of Interglobal Space Lines, Inc., a commercial space entrepreneurial company and consultancy, specializing in low-cost space access and tourism. He has dual degrees in engineering from the University of Michigan (concentrating in astronautics) and a masters in technical management from West Coast University, in Los Angeles. Now an adjunct scholar at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, he writes regularly at Popular Mechanics, Pajamas Media, The New Atlantis, and occasionally at National Review.

You can listen to the shows under www.TheSpaceShow.com
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