SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2000

LECTURES
taped by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURERTOPIC
March 22Dr. Robert Zubrin
Mars Long Term Strategy Working Group
The parallels between exporation of Earth's polar areas and the exploration of Mars, and why private enterprise might be better suited to organising Mars expeditions than government. Recorded at Story Hall, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (21 min 2 s - 19.6 MB)
April 5Richard Tonkin
former member
Melbourne University Astronautical Society
Melbourne
The construction and launch of Oscar 5, the Australis Amateur Radio satellite. Recorded at Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood.
Listen or Download (3 min 24 s - 3.1 MB)
April 12Professor Martin Harwit
Cornell University

Professor Rick Chappell
Vanderbilt University

Dangers from cosmic rays for astronauts.
Listen or Download (2 min 1 s - 1.9 MB)
April 19 Chris Timmey
Research Scientist
Anglo-Australian Observatory
Coonabarabran
How Australian Astronomy may develop. Not in space, in Antarctica. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (7 min 29 s - 7.0 MB)
April 19Frank Papa
Spacelink Consulting
Melbourne

Jeff Kingwell
Cooperative Centre for Satellite Systems
Canberra

Rick Chappell
Adjunct Professor of Physics
Venderbilt University
former NASA Astronaut

Proferssor Martin Harwit
Cornell University
former Director
National Air and Space Museum
Washington D.C.

Chris Timmey
Research Scientist
Anglo-Australian Observatory
Coonabarabran

Panel responses to audience questions: efficiency of transposing Russian launch operations to Australia; astronomy from space verses from Antactica; cooperative space activities between Australia and the U.S.A.; Canberra Deep Space Complex; Earth Observing System; Fedsat. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (9 min 1 s - 8.4 MB)
April 26Jeff Kingwell
Cooperative Centre for Satellite Systems
Canberra
A New Direction for Australia in Space. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (21 min 11 s - 19.8 MB)
April 26Rick Chappell
Adjunct Professor of Physics
Venderbilt University
former NASA Mission Specialist Astronaut 1976 - 1985
former Associate Director for Science
Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville
Alabamba
Space Station and space science activities. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (11 min 4 s - 10.3 MB)
May 3Rick Chappell
Adjunct Professor of Physics
Venderbilt University
former NASA Mission Specialist Astronaut 1976 - 1985
former Associate Director for Science
Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville
Alabamba
Space Tourism, Presenting space to a wider community, Powering space propulsion systems. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (6 min 2 s - 5.6 MB)
May 3Frank Papa
Spacelink Consulting
Melbourne
Why Overseas Concerns Have Their Eyes on Australia. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (6 min 59 s - 6.5 MB)
May 3Proferssor Martin Harwit
Cornell University
former Director (1987 - 1995)
National Air and Space Museum
Washington D.C.
Directions in Astronomy - curent and future astronomy. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (18 min 13 s - 17.0 MB)
May 10Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarrie University
Early Life on Earth and Mars. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (16 min 10 s - 15.1 MB)
May 17Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Cosmonaut Training. Relating his experiences while training to live aboard the Mir Space Station. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download Introduction by Richard Tonkin (6 min 38 s - 6.2 MB)
Listen or Download Lecture (12 min 48 s - 12.0 MB)
May 24Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Mission To Mir - relating his experiences being launched by the Space Shuttle and arriving aboard and setting down to life aboard the Mir Space Station. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (11 min 22 s - 10.6 MB)
June 14Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Spacewalk and View Out the Window of the Mir Space Station. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (10 min 31 s - 9.8 MB)
June 21Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarrie University
Finding Life On Mars. Strategies for exploring Mars. Geologic and environmental history of Mars. Sample return missions. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (16 min 37 s - 15.5 MB)
June 28Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarrie University
Quarantine of Samples Returned From Mars. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (1 min 41 s - 1.5 MB)
July 5 Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
A Day Aboard Mir. A typical day aboard the Russian Space Station Mir. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (5 min 43 s - 5.3 MB)
July 12Jeff Kingwell
Cooperative Research Centre for Satellite Systems
Canberra
The Cooperative Research Centre and space development programme, including Fedsat. Recorded at ScienceNow! forum, Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Listen or Download (3 min 10 s - 2.9 MB)
July 26Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Mars and the Search for Life Elsewhere in the Solar System. Recorded at Melbourne University.
Listen or Download Introduction to lecture (2 min 49 s - 2.6 MB)
Listen or Download (11 min 1 s - 10.3 MB)
August 2Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarrie University
Crewing Manned Mars Missions. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (2 min 35 s - 2.4 MB)
August 16Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Return to Earth after 141 days in space, most of them aboard the Russian Space Station Mir. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (5 min 32 s - 5.1 MB)
August 23Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Exploring Mars and Europa. Recorded Melbourne University.
Listen or Download (14 min 38 s - 13.7 MB)
August 23Andrew Thomas
Australian born
NASA Astronaut
Houston
Responses to audience questions about his space missions. Recorded at Story Hall, RMIT, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (11 min 4 s - 10.3 MB)
August 30Malcolm Walter
Adjunct Professor
Macquarrie University
How life may have been transfered between planets, particularly Earth and Mars. Recorded at Victoria University, Melbourne.
Listen or Download (2 min 40 s - 2.5 MB)
October 25Ed Stone
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Landing a probe onto the surface of Titan and plans to use aerogel to sample cometary dust. Recorded Melbourne University.
Listen or Download (9 min 12 s - 8.6 MB)