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End of Season Three

End of Season Three (Recap)

I’m taking the holidays off but we’ve added another 50 episodes this year, so there are plenty of amazing guests to keep you going during this break. This past year our musical guests included Air Supply, The Go-Go’s, The B-52’s, The Motels and many more. Our space topics included Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise, SpaceX…

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

149. Planetary Scientist Alan Stern talks Virgin Galactic, New Horizons & Pluto

Planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern has been chosen to be the first to conduct NASA-funded science experiments while flying aboard a commercial spacecraft. In this interview Dr. Stern discusses the experiments he will perform aboard Virgin Galactic’s “SpaceShipTwo” on a suborbital mission from the Spaceport America launch site in New Mexico. He also discusses software…

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OSIRIS-REx

148. OSIRIS-REx Asteroid “Smash & Grab” – Mission Update

Interview with OSIRIS-REx Project Scientist Dr. Jason P. Dworkin On October 20th, 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft made history as it collected samples from asteroid Bennu, which are expected to return to Earth in 2023. For this episode I’m pleased to introduce Dr. Jason Dworkin, the project scientist for OSIRIS-REx, for an update and more details…

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Water Discovered on Sunlit Surface of the Moon

147. Water Discovered on the Sunlit Surface of the Moon – Lunar Geologist Sarah Noble

Water on the Moon – Sunny side up! NASA’s aircraft SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) has confirmed for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. Previously NASA had discovered evidence for water in shadows of craters, but this new discovery has incredible implications for possible use of this water as…

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CREATED EQUAL: Clarence Thomas in his own words

146. CREATED EQUAL: Clarence Thomas in his own words, featuring filmmaker Michael Pack

CREATED EQUAL is a new two-hour documentary film about the life of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. With unprecedented access, producers interview Justice Thomas and his wife Virginia, letting Justice Thomas tell his entire life’s story, taking viewers through his complex and often painful life, dealing with race, faith, power, and personal resilience. Producer/Director Michael…

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Taj Farrant – Just Can’t Sleep (11-year-old Australian Guitar Prodigy)

145. Interview with 11-year-old Guitar Prodigy TAJ FARRANT!

Taj Farrant is an amazing 11-year-old guitarist from Long Jetty, Australia. Taj has appeared on ELLEN and performed around the world with Carlos Santana, KISS and orianthi. He just released his debut single “Just Can’t Sleep”. In this interview Taj talks about his passion for guitar and plays an acoustic version of his latest single….

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SpaceX Crew-1

144. SpaceX Crew-1: Interview with Commander Mike Hopkins

In this interview, recorded via phone on September 29, 2020, I speak with Commander Mike Hopkins about this mission, his training and the challenges (and thrills) of commanding the SpaceX Crew-1 mission, currently scheduled to launch in mid-November 2020. BONUS: Mini-Interview with Felix Schlang of What About It!? Felix joins me briefly to share how…

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Fee Waybill

143. FEE WAYBILL RIDES AGAIN (The Tubes)

Interview with Fee Waybill! Since 1972 Fee Waybill has been the lead singer of the legendary rock band THE TUBES, and a driving force behind the classic rock hits “She’s a Beauty” and “Talk to Ya Later”. Fee recently released a brand new solo album called “Fee Waybill Rides Again”. The album was produced and…

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Jesse Colin Young

142. JESSE COLIN YOUNG: “Get Together”, “Dreamers” & Coffee!

Jesse Colin Young recently collaborated with the legendary Steve Miller on a new version “Get Together” in celebration of the song’s 50th Anniversary of The Youngbloods’ version hitting #1 on the Billboard charts. Jesse joins us today to discuss his incredible career, as well as his recent solo album “Dreamers”. About Jesse Colin Young A…

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Cindy Blackman Santana

141. CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA: “Give the Drummer Some”

Interview with Cindy Blackman Santana about her new album “Give the Drummer Some” Cindy Blackman Santana is a virtuoso drummer whose artistry spans the realms of jazz and rock. As a bandleader and as a musician, Cindy is a sound innovator with a passion for pushing creative boundaries and exploring movement and change. On September…

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