The Space Show

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The Space Show
The Space Show logo.gif
Presentation
Hosted by Dr. David Livingston
Genre Space, space business
Updates Tuesday 7pm
Sunday 12pm
Length 60-90 minutes
Production
Audio format MP3
No. of episodes >2700 as of 2016
Publication
Original release June 13, 2001; 15 years ago (2001-06-13) – present
Website thespaceshow.com

The Space Show is a biweekly Internet radio talk show, presented by Dr. David Livingston, about space commerce and exploration that is also available archived online as a podcast.[1][2][3] According to Livingston, the show started in 2001 as Business without Boundaries on a small Arizona radio station, which added Internet audio streaming later. When the show moved to Seattle in 2002, it was renamed The Space Show and aired on, and streamed from, KKNW.[2]

As of 2012, The Space Show has produced more than 1900 shows/interviews, including Neil deGrasse Tyson,[4] Freeman Dyson, Alan Hale, John Logsdon, Alan Boyle, Jordin Kare,[5] Andrew Chaikin,[6] Francis French,[7] and MirCorp entrepreneur and tax evader Walter Anderson.[8] Pete Worden, center director for NASA's Ames Research Center, described himself as a "reformed zealot" about space-based solar power systems on the show.[9]

Livingston earned his MBA in 1978, and his Doctorate of Business Administration from Golden Gate University in 2001.[10] Livingston and the show have been quoted by NBC News in 2006 and Fox News in 2009 regarding progress in civilian space funding and execution, specifically SpaceShipOne,[11][12] and the reentry of the doomed Russian Phobos-Grunt Mars spacecraft in 2011.[13]

The Space Show hosted, and Livingston moderated, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics panel review of the 2009 Augustine Commission on future U.S. human space flight.[14]

Dr. Philip Harris has described the show as "a platform for knowledgeable, educational exchanges on humanity's space future and opportunities".[3] In 2004, Fraser Cain, publisher of Universe Today and co-host of Astronomy Cast, described The Space Show as a "favorite" and that he was "astonished and jealous at the caliber of guests".[15]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Trulson, Mark (January 9, 2006). "A peek behind the scenes of The Space Show (part 1)". The Space Review. Retrieved 2012-10-26.  (Part 2)
  2. ^ a b Livingston, David (March 18, 2005). "The Space Show Prepares to Turn Four". Space.com. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  3. ^ a b Harris, Philip Robert (2008). Space Enterprise: Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century. Springer-Praxis (via Google Books). p. 461. ISBN 978-0387776392. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  4. ^ Livingston, David (March 8, 2013). "Broadcast 1968. Guest: Neil deGrasse Tyson". thespaceshow.com. Retrieved January 23, 2017. 
  5. ^ Livingston, David (March 1, 2009). "Broadcast 1112. Guest: Dr. Jordin Kare". thespaceshow.com. The Space Show. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  6. ^ Livingston, David (July 5, 2009). "Broadcast 1186. Guest: Andrew Chaikin". thespaceshow.com.  Also 2004, 2007, 2008.
  7. ^ Livingston, David (December 6, 2010). "Broadcast 1472. Guest: Francis French". thespaceshow.com. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  8. ^ Livingston, David (October 11, 2009). "Broadcast 1237. Guest: Walt Anderson". thespaceshow.com. Retrieved October 26, 2012.  Also 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012.
  9. ^ Hamilton, Tyler (2011). Mad Like Tesla: Underdog Inventors and their Relentless Pursuit of Clean Energy. (via Google Books). ECW Press. pp. 81–82, 91. ISBN 978-1770410084. Retrieved 2012-10-26. Broadcast 1127. Guest: Pete Worden. thespaceshow.com, March 23, 2009 
  10. ^ "Alum News/Class Notes". GGU magazine. Golden Gate University. Summer 2006. p. 26. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  11. ^ Boyle, Alan (October 17, 2006). "Space tourism prophets predict profits - Technology & science - Space - New Space Race". MSNBC. NBC News. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  12. ^ "SpaceShipOne, Five Years Later". Fox News. October 5, 2009. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  13. ^ "Russia's Phobos-Grunt 'dead in the water'". Space.com. NBC News. December 6, 2011. Retrieved 2012-11-02. 
  14. ^ "AIAA Panel to Discuss Implications of Augustine Commission Report for America's Human Space Flight Plans" (Press release). AIAA. Reuters. September 30, 2009. Retrieved 2012-10-26. 
  15. ^ Cain, Fraser (January 13, 2004). "More Radio Shows to Listen To". Universe Today. Retrieved 2012-11-02.