apollo 11

97. DAVID EICHER, Astronomy Magazine Editor-in-Chief talks astronomy, Apollo 11 & the Astro Blues Band

David J. Eicher is an American editor, writer, and popularizer of astronomy and space. He has been editor-in-chief of Astronomy magazine since 2002. He is author, coauthor, or editor of more than 20 books on science and American history and has appeared on CNN, NPR, Fox News and other media outlets to promote astronomy. He’s also an accomplished rock and blues drummer with The Astro Blues Band.

David joins us by phone to discuss his passion for astronomy, his latest book Mission Moon 3D written with Queen guitarist & astrophysicist Brian May, plus the 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 commemoration issue of Astronomy magazine.

For more information about David, visit https://www.davideicher.com

To check out Astronomy Magazine, visit Astronomy.com

To listen to our episode featuring Queen guitarist & astrophysicist Brian May as he describes Mission Moon 3D, visit https://www.onlinecoffeebreak.com/71

Shop our merch at https://www.onlinecoffeebreakcom/shop

Support us at https://www.patreon.com/onlinecoffeebreak

Subscribe for FREE:

54. FIRST MAN: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong – Official Biographer Dr. James R. Hansen

Dr. James Hansen
Dr. James R. Hansen is the writer of the book “First Man: The life of Neil A. Armstrong”. He was Neil Armstrong's one & only authorized biographer, obtaining 55 hours of audio recordings and 800 emails during his interviews with Neil (plus a few rounds of golf along the way). First Man has been adapted into a movie, with Dr. Hansen serving as a consultant, releasing October 2018 by Universal Pictures. The movie is directed by Academy Award winner Damien Chazelle and stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong.

Dr. Hansen is the Professor Emeritus of History at Auburn University in Alabama. He’s an expert in aerospace history and the history of science and technology.

For more info about Dr. Hansen, visit http://www.auburn.edu/~hansejr/

For more info about the movie, visit https://www.firstman.com/