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The show notes here at Libsyn are only a rough draft. For the most refined and complete set of show notes, please go to unseenpodcast.com . Thanks for listening.

Dec 19, 2015

Recorded: 18 December 2015

Released: 19 December 2015

Duration: 83 minutes, 40 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Adam Smith, James Garrison and Patrick Festa to talk about some recent advances in space science and physics. Plus, a brief, informal tutorial on how rockets work.

We apologize for the brief audio glitch at 11:57. It hasn't happened before and hopefully will not happen again.

Erratum: ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer) was launched in 1997.

 

Links

Pluto Images

Akatsuki Mission to Venus

LISA Pathfinder

LIGO

ACE Mission

Terra Mission

Gravitationally Lensed Supernova

Stellerator

Recommendations:

Adam: Cassini Enceladus Images

James: Cowboy Bebop

Patrick: Saying, "Oh, I was Wrong"

Paul: spaceweather.com

 

Credits

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panelists: Adam Smith, James Garrison, Patrick Festa

Music: DJ Spooky

Nov 14, 2015

Recorded: 13 November 2015

Released: 14 November 2015

Duration: 90 minutes, 4 seconds

Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Buck Field, James Garrison and Mike Mongo. Mike brings along surprise special guest Jim Muncy to talk about the recent law passed by the U.S. Senate that supports ownership of resources extracted from celestial bodies. From there, we talk about what we will need to be able to find and mine the richest, most accessible asteroids. 

Links:

James Muncy

Senate Votes to Legalize Space Mining

Space Law and Space Resources

Martin Elvis on Asteroid Mining

How Many Ore Bearing Asteroids?

Asteroid Initiatives

The International Space Station's 3D Printer

 

Recommendations:

Mike Mongo: The Mechanical by Ian Tregellis

Buck Field: The Void Trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton

James Garrison: Improvised Star Trek

Paul Carr: Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking

 

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panel: Mike Mongo, James Garrison, Buck Field

Surprise Guest: James Muncy

Music: DJ Spooky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oct 12, 2015

Recorded: 9 October 2015

Released: 11 October 2015

Duration: 86 minutes, 20 seconds

 

Host Adam Synergy welcomes regualr panelists Patrick Festa and Nick Nielsen to talk about the present and future of solar system exploration.

 

 

Links

(see unseenpodcast.com) for the full set of links for this episode

 

Credits:

Host: Adam "Synergy" Smith

Panelists: Patrick Festa, Nick Nielsen

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

Sep 5, 2015

Recorded: 4 September 2015

Released: 5 September 2015

Duration:

 

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by the panel, including Nick Nielsen and Mike Mongo who report after a long day at Starship Congress. Mike has his friends Rachel Armstrong and Andreas Tziolas with him, and we talk about interstellar flight and how we think it might be possible.

 

Links

Episode 21

 

Credits

Host and Producer: Paul Carr

Panel: Mike Bohler, Buck Field, James Garrison, Mike Mongo, Nick Nielsen, Adam "Synergy" Smith

Spontaneous Special Guests: Rachel Armstrong, Andreas Tziolas

Music: DJ Spooky

Aug 29, 2015

Recorded: 28 August 2015

Released: 29 August 2015

Duration: 89 minutes, 24 seconds

 

Host James Garrison welcomes Mateusz Macias and Patrick Festa to discuss Mars One, and the balance of risks in colonizing Mars. Does Mars One have a good plan, or a plan at all? Can they admit they are wrong? This spins off into a tangent about atheism, skepticism, and religion. 

 

Links:

Mars One

Mars One debate at the Mars Society

Mistakes Were Made, but Not by Me 

Pamela Gay: This I Believe

The Wow! Signal

 

Credits:

Host: James Garrison

Panelists: Mateusz Macias, Patrick Festa

Producer: Paul Carr

Music: DJ Spooky

Website and Promotion: Mateusz Macias

Software: Reaper 5.01, Google Hangouts, Soundflower,Line In, Auphonic.com

 

 

 

Jul 18, 2015

Recorded: 17 July 2015

Released: 18 July 2015

Duration: 72 minutes, 12 seconds

 

Host Paul Carr is joined by Adam "Synergy" Smith, James Garrison and Mike Mongo, to talk about the recent Pluto flyby, the space program in general, exploring the caves of the moon with lasers, what the Chinese are up to on the moon, and of course, Bigfoot. We are all trying to get banned by Richard Hoagland, and Mike Mongo urges full sovereignity for the Conch Republic.

 

Links

The Wow! Signal

The New Horizons Mission

Jeff Nosanov talks to Mike Mongo about exploring the caves on the Moon

China is Now Positioned to Dominate the Moon

Finding Bigfoot

The Texas Bank

 

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