SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2003

INTERVIEWS
by Andrew Rennie

(unless otherwise specified)

Most interviews were recorded stereophonicly with the intention they be heard on home hi-fidelity stereophonic radio equipment. We recommend you listen to these downloadable audio files in this way. If you choose to listen with headphone or earbuds you may find the left-ear / right-ear effect unpleasant.

BROADCAST
DATE
GUESTTOPIC
January 14, repeated January 15Lachlan Thompson
Lecturer
RMIT University
Melbourne
Preparing the "Spiders In Space" experiment at the Kennedy Space Center to fly on STS 107 as a S*T*A*R*S payload. Plans for future experiments.
Listen or Download this and all of the following "Spiders In Space" interviews (33 min 16 s - 31.2 MB)
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January 14, repeated January 15Adina
Student
Gymnasium Verduce
Lichtenstein
Description of the preparation of her experiment which will fly live carpenter bees aboard STS 107.
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January 14, repeated January 15Amival
Student
Dawsey High School
Los Angeles
Description of the preparation of her experiment which will fly live silkworms aboard STS 107.
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January 14, repeated January 15Rachel and Abbey
Students
G.W. Fowler High School Center for Math, Science and Technology
Syracuse
New York
Description of the preparation of their experiment which will fly live harvester ants aboard STS 107, and the hypothesis she will be testing.
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January 14, repeated January 15Lauren
Student
Glen Waverley Secondary College
Glen Waverley
Melbourne
Description of the "Spiders In Space" experiment, which will use garden orb weavers.
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January 14, repeated January 15Elaine
Student
Glen Waverley Secondary College
Glen Waverley
Melbourne
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Description of the preparation of the "Spiders In Space" experiment. Expected in-flight and post-flight studies.
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January 14, repeated January 15Bronwyn Pratt
Teacher
Glen Waverley Secondary College
Glen Waverley
Melbourne
The assistance given by Cadbury-Schweppes in sponsoring the students to go to the launch. Plans to view the launch from the astronaut family viewing area.
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January 14, repeated January 15Joe
Teacher/Administrator
S*T*A*R*S Coordinator
Los Angeles
The Chinese silk worm experiment. Also motivating students through involvement in the Mars Rover project by simulating Mars rover experiments, and also working with the Planetary Society in the next mars rover mission.
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January 14, repeated January 15Alan Payne
Teacher
Glen Waverley Secondary College
Glen Waverley
Melbourne
Experiences with the "Spiders In Space" team preparing their experiment to fly aboard the STS 107 mission later that week.
January 29Jeremy Mould
former Director
Mt Stromlo Observatory
Canberra
History and work done at the Mt Stromlo Observatory (which was destroyed by bushfire in 2003 Janaury).
Listen or Download (5 min 33 s - 5.2 MB)
February 12STS 107 CrewInterviews with the crew of the Columbia science mission. (Courtesy, NASA)
November 5Peter Aylward
Councillor
Space Association of Australia
Melbourne
The display of the Shenzhou 5 spacecraft and other space items in Hong Kong.
November 19Pete Zell
Wind Tunnel Test Manager
Ames Research Center
Moffett Field
California
Wind tunnel testing a replica of the Wright Flyer at the Ames Research Center. (Courtesy, NASA)
November 19Jani Pallis
Principal Investigator
'Wright Again' Project
Preparations to fly a replica of the Wright Flyer. (Courtesy, NASA)
November 19Rabi Mehta
Ames Research Center
Moffett Field
California
NASA's support for the 'Wright Again' project. (Courtesy, NASA)
December 3Greg Zilliac
Research Scientist
Ames Research Center
Moffett Field
California

Brian Cantwell
Professor of Aeronatics and Astronautics
Stanford University
Palo Alto
California

Arif Karabeyogla
Research Associate
Aeronatics and Astronautics
Stanford University
Palo Alto
California

Paraffin Fueled Hybrid Rocket Engines. (Courtesy, NASA)
December 23Stanley Herwitz
Principal Investigator
UAV Coffee Project
Ames Research Center
Moffett Field
California
Use of a solar powered uninhabited aerial vehicle to remotely sense coffee ripeness before harvest.