On this special two-part episode of Talking Space, we begin by discussing last week's Soyuz launch before devling into the weekend-long event in Tucson, AZ. The event involved vendors and artists who specialize in space, as well as an impressive panel of astronauts which spanned every single American manned space flight program from Mercury to shuttle. On top of the astronauts were many panels and discussions. You'll hear bits from the talks by Dr. Carolyn Porco famous for working on Cassini and Prof. Brian Cox. We then jump to the Apollo astroanuts panel and hear their views on where we are and where we should be going in space.
Tune in next week for two of the best panels of the show: the panel on Mars and on asteroids, which includes thoughts from members of the private sector.
NOTE: This show was recorded on the week of May 27th, however due to technical difficulties, it was released this week, so some news is out of date.
For the Apollo panel transcript, visit http://pad39a.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/spacefest-v-apollo-panel.html
Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Member: Gene Mikulka
Show Recorded 05/28/2013