SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 1999

LECTURES
taped by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURERTOPIC
Jan 20Dr. Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Dr. Albert Galeev
Director
Institute of Space Research
Moscow

Dr. A. Nishida
Director General
Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science
Tokyo

Dr. Peter Wenzel
Head
Solar System Divison
European Space Agency
The Netherlands

Forum Series 2: Plenary Event of the International Astronautical Federation Congress on Solar System Exploration. Response of panel members to questions from the audience. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (21 min 53 s - 20.5 MB)
Jan 27Martin Sweeting
Surrey Satellite Technology
Guilford
United Kingdom
Forum Series 3: Microsatellites in the Asia Pacific Region. Part of Plenary Event of the International Astronautical Federation Congress on Space Initiatives in Asia Pacific Region. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (12 min 19 s - 11.5 MB)
Feb 10Dr. Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Dr. Albert Galeev
Director
Institute of Space Research
Moscow

Professor IKuninori Uesugi
Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science
Tokyo

Dr. Peter Wenzel
Head
Solar System Divison
European Space Agency
The Netherlands

Forum Series 4: Plenary Event of the International Astronautical Federation Congress on Solar System Exploration. The Phobos sample return, Nazomi Mars mission, MUSES C, Horizon 2000, SMART, Mars Express, Rosetta, Mercury mission, Pathfinder, MPL and MPO, Mars sample return, Stardust, Pluto Express, Deep Space 2. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (25 min 44 s - 24.1 MB)
Feb 17Richard Tonkin
National Space Society
Melbourne
History of Space. A potted history of space exploration from Sputnik to space shuttle. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood.
Listen or Download (34 min 52 s - 32.7 MB)
Feb 24Ed Roberts
Engineering Manager
Auspace
Canberra
The ARIES satellite project. Recorded at Australian Space Research Institute, Melbourne.
NOTE: The broadcast edit of this talk was erased immediately after broadcast.
* Approximately what went to air Listen or Download (14 min 34 s - 13.6 MB)
* Part of talk that was not broadcast because it contained lots of technical detail or visual references Listen or Download (20 min 33 s - 19.2 MB)
* Full unedited talk Listen or Download (35 min 23 s - 33.1 MB)
Mar 17Guillermo Lemarchand
Radio Astronomer
University of Buenos Aires
Argentina
How to make contact with extraterrestrial civilizations. Recorded at Space Association of Australia meeting, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (7 min 31 s - 6.9 MB)
Mar 24Dr Brian Embleton
Executive Director
Cooperative Research Centre for Satellite Systems
Canberra

Mr Yasushi Horikawa
Project Manager
Japanese Experiment Module
National Space Development Agency of Japan
Tsukuba
Japan

Forum Series 5: The Japanese experience in space. Included quick history of Japanese programmes, strategy taken to achieve success, the Alflex project at Woomera, and problems to be faced by NASDA in the future. Part of Plenary Event of the International Astronautical Federation Congress on Space Initiatives in Asia Pacific Region. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (19 min 41 s - 18.4 MB)
Mar 31Yasushi Horikawa
Project Manager
Japanese Experiment Module
National Space Development Agency of Japan
Tsukuba
Japan
Forum Series 6: Funding planetary exploration. Suggested new tools of credit and entrepeneural funding. Part of Plenary Event of the International Astronautical Federation Congress on Space Initiatives in Asia Pacific Region. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (2 min 7 s - 1.9 MB)
Mar 31Gordon Pike
Satellite Systems Manager
Optus Communications
Sydney
China's Space Industry. A history of the Chinese space development, including plannes for manned spaceflight. Recorded at Space Frontier Conference, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
Listen or Download (26 min 57 s - 25.2 MB)
Apr 7Dennis Stone
President
Spaceweek International Association
USA
The development and objectives of the Spaceweek International Association. Suggestions for Australian involvement. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotwood, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (18 min 52 s - 17.7 MB)
May 12Andrew Prentice
Mathematics Department
Monash University
Clayton
The farcical nature of cosmology, and some issues it cannot presently explain. Recorded at Space Association of Australia meeting.
Listen or Download (13 min 8 s - 12.3 MB)
May 12Guillermo Lemarchand
Radio Astronomer
University of Buenos Aires
Argentina
The results of searches for extraterrestrial intelligence. Recorded at Space Association of Australia meeting.
Listen or Download (8 min 42 s - 8.1 MB)
May 19Guillermo Lemarchand
Radio Astronomer
University of Buenos Aires
Argentina
Telling the world if evidence for extraterrestrial intelligence is found. Recorded at Space Association of Australia meeting.
Listen or Download (4 min 59 s - 4.6 MB)
May 19Richard Tonkin
National Space Society
Melbourne
Australia In Space - a history of Australian space activities, and some current developments. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum.
Listen or Download (15 min 48 s - 14.8 MB)
May 26Dr. Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
The Search For Life In The Solar System - Mars, Antarctica, Europa, Titan, Comets. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum.
Listen or Download (24 min 40 s - 23.1 MB)
June 16Dr. Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Responses to audience questions regarding the search for life in the solar system. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum.
Listen or Download (7 min 59 s - 7.5 MB)
Jun 16Rodney Buckland
Lecturer
Open University
United Kingdom
Who Would Make A Good Mars Astronaut - a lighthearted look at the qualities needed of a Mars astronaut. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum.
Listen or Download (17 min 39 s - 16.5 MB)
Jun 23Andrew Prentice
Mathematics Department
Monash University
Clayton
Jupiter's Mysteries as Unveiled by Galileo and the impact on the modified Laplacian theory of Solar System formation. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum.
Listen or Download (20 min 56 s - 19.6 MB)
Jun 23Rodney Buckland
Lecturer
Open University
United Kingdom
When Will We Get To Mars?
Listen or Download (4 min 42 s - 4.4 MB)
Jun 30Andrew Thomas
NASA Astronaut
Houston

Brian Embleton
Executive Director
Co-operative Centre for Small Satellite Systems
Canberra

Press conference on Thomas' flight aboard Mir, and how Australia could get more involved with space. Recorded at World Congress Centre, Melbourne.
Listen or download (26 min 46 s - 25.1 MB)
July 21Bryan Gaensler
1999 Young Australian of the Year
Hubble Fellow
MIT
Enjoyment of science, astronomical studies at Sydney University, Hubble Fellowship, use of Hubble Space Telescope. Recorded at Victorian Youth Space Forum.
Listen or Download (5 min 47 s - 5.4 MB)
July 21Andrew Thomas
NASA Astronaut
Houston
How others at NASA treat him as an Australian, typical work day. Recorded at Victorian Youth Space Forum.
Listen or download (2 min 34 s - 2.4 MB)
Listen or download part of talk not boadcast (14 min 42 s - 13.7 MB)
Aug 4NASA Science Update PanelistsNASA Press Conference announcing new findings by the Hubble Space Telescope and other instruments on the process of planet formation.
August 11Dan Brandenstein
K-1 Programme Manager
Kistler Aerospace
former NASA Astronaut

George Meuller
Kistler Aerospace
former designer of Saturn 5 and Space Shuttle

Dan Fagan
Launch Facilities Construction
Kistler Aerospace.

Spaceport at Woomera, Kistler's plans to launch in 1999, technologies involved, Russian engines, launch contracts. Recorded at International Astronautical Federation Congress, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (24 min 38 s - 23.1 MB)
August 18Joe Pizzicaroli
Manager
Space Systems Engineering
Motorola
USA
The Iridium satellite system, the launch of satellites and the reflective solar panels. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood.
Listen or Download (5 min 32 s - 5.2 MB)
August 25Richard Tonkin
National Space Society
Melbourne
The Oscar 5 satellite, Australia's first built satellite. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood.
Listen or Download (8 min 35 s - 8.0 MB)
September 1Susan Dennett
Manager
Curriculum Development
Department of Education
Melbourne
The Victorian Youth Space Forum and Victorian State Government initiatives in space education.
Listen or download (8 min 46 s - 8.2 MB)
September 15Guillermo Lemarchand
Radio Astronomer
University of Buenos Aires
Argentina
The search for extrasolar planets, and the impossibility of travelling to (or from) them. Recorded at Space Association of Australia Meeting.
Listen or Download (4 min 35 s - 4.3 MB)
September 15Robert Mitchell
former Galileo Project Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
The ultimate fate of the Galileo Probe and the Galileo Extended Mission. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood.
Listen or Download (7 min 26 s - 6.9 MB)
October 6Richard Tonkin
National Space Society
Melbourne
History of Space. Highlights from Robert Goddard to Shuttle and Cassini. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood. NOTE: The content of this talk covers much the same topics as the talk given by Richard on 1997 October 4 and broadcast on 1999 February 17. The audio quality is sub-standard
Listen or Download (18 min 19 s - 17.1 MB)
October 20Rodney Buckland
Lecturer
Open University
United Kingdom
Private Enterprise and Exploration of Mars
Listen or Download (11 min 24 s - 10.7 MB)
December 15Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarie University
Sydney
The Tree of Life. How life evolved on Earth, and may have evolved on Mars. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (9 min 36 s - 9.0 MB)