Our Future In Space

  • Akhil Rao – Keeping Space Accessible Through Economics

    Akhil Rao – Keeping Space Accessible Through Economics

    Professor of Economics Akhil Rao discusses with our hosts the connection between environmental protection and space exploration, the carbon impacts of space travel, and the undeveloped country of cis-lunar space.

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  • Grant Anderson and Bruce Pittman – Life Support and Science

    Grant Anderson and Bruce Pittman – Life Support and Science

    Grant Anderson (Paragon Space Development Corporation) and Bruce Pittman (Sky Corp Inc) discuss the importance of having a gravity vector in space, life support, assembling space craft on orbit, and beyond.

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  • Frank White – The Overview Effect

    Frank White – The Overview Effect

    Frank White discusses the “Overview Effect”, and why he feels large numbers of people should experience it. We also discuss the “solar ecosystem” and why moving into space isn’t abandoning the Earth.

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  • Tom Spilker and Tim Alatorre – Designing Space Stations

    Tom Spilker and Tim Alatorre – Designing Space Stations

    Dr. Tom Spilker and Architect Tim Alatorre join us in this week’s episode to talk about why we build space stations, designing space stations, artificial gravity, making stations profitable, and engineering the future of space.

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  • Angie Bukley and Jeff Greason – Artificial Gravity

    Angie Bukley and Jeff Greason – Artificial Gravity

    Dr. Angie Bukley, and OAC advisor Jeff Greason join us in this week’s episode. Both have long careers in space and share their insights on artificial gravity and more.

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  • Daniel Fox – Why Go To Space

    Daniel Fox – Why Go To Space

    Daniel Fox, an amazing storyteller and space advocate, explores humanity’s relationship with the Earth and life, and how “we’re going to space because nature is.”

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  • Dan Britt – Off Earth Mining

    Dan Britt – Off Earth Mining

    This week we interviewed Dan Britt, a professor at the University of Central Florida, an economist, and an expert on Off-Earth Mining. We had a great conversation on the implications of Asteroid Mining on a medium-term spacefaring society, and the impacts that off-earth mining and space resources will have on the space industry in the near future as well.

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  • Jeff Greason – Space Transportation

    Jeff Greason – Space Transportation

    This week we had a great conversation with Jeff Greason from Electric Sky and the Tau Zero Foundation, ranging across electric propulsion to cross-solar system transportation to our imperative to expand beyond the planet.

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  • Martin Elvis – All About Asteroids

    Martin Elvis – All About Asteroids

    This week we have a great interview for you with an old colleague, Dr. Martin Elvis, where we talk about asteroids and how space resources will be vital to building an off Earth economy and civilization.

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  • Shawna Pandya – Medical Risks of Spaceflight

    Shawna Pandya – Medical Risks of Spaceflight

    In this episode we have an excellent interview with Dr. Shawna Pandya talking about the medical risks of long duration spaceflight, and what we can do to better understand, and mitigate, these risks.

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