SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2004

LECTURES
taped by Andrew Rennie

(unless otherwise credited)

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURERTOPIC
January 28Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.
Comments on the landing of Opportunity on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 4Rob Manning
Mission Manager
EDL
Mars Exploration Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Comments on the landing of Opportunity on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 16Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 16Richard Cook
Deputy Project Manager
Mars Exploration Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 25Ed Weiler
Associate Administrator
Space Science
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 25Charles Elachi
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 25Peter Theisinger
Project Manager
Mars Exploration Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
February 25Rob Manning
Mission Manager
EDL
Mars Exploration Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
Comments on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
March 24Mark Adler
Deputy Manager
Mars Exploration Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena

Albert Haldeman
Deputy Project Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena

John Grant
Science Team Member
Mars Exploration Rover
National Air and Space Museum

Bethany Ehlmann
Science Team Collaborator
Washington University
St Louis

Andrew Knoll
Science Team Member
Harvard University

Daniel Rodionov
Science Team Collaborator
Mainz University
Germany

The science results of the Mars Exploration Rovers - Episode 1. (Courtesy NASA)
March 31Matt Wallace
Opportunity Mission Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena

Ray Arvidson
Deputy Principal Investigator
Washington University
St Louis
Missouri

Larry Crumpler
Sciencce Team Member
Mars Exploration Rovers
New Mexico Museum of Natural History

Bethany Ehlmann
Science Team Collaborator
Washington University
St Louis
Missouri

Goestar Klingelhoefer
Mosbauer Spectrometer
Mainz University
Germany

The science results of the Mars Exploration Rovers - Episode 2. (Courtesy NASA)
April 7Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.
Comments to media on the landing of Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
April 21Ann Kenney
Director
Astropysics
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.

Rex Geveden
Programme Manager
Gravity Probe B
Marshall Space Flight Center

Francis Everitt
Principal Investigator
Gravity Probe B
Stanford University
Palo Alto
California

Kip Thorne
Professor Theoretical Physics
Chigago

Brad Parkerson
??

Pre-mission science briefing to describe the Gravity Probe B satellite and its objectives.
May 19The Mercury Seven
Alan Shepard
Gus Grissom
Wally Schirra
Gordo Cooper
John Glenn
Deke Slayton
Scott Carpenter.
The first press conference given by the astronauts on 1959 April 9.
NOTE: The broadcast edit has been erased. The unedited conference is available here.
Listen or Download Part Two (34 min 41 s - 32.5 MB)
May 26Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.
Introduction and Welcome to President Bush at NASA HQ for announcement of Moon and Mars initiative. (Courtesy NASA)
May 26Mike Foale
NASA Astronaut
International Space Station
Welcome to President Bush. (Courtesy NASA)
May 26George W Bush
President
United States of America
Announcement of new Moon and Mars initiative. (Courtesy NASA)
June 30Robert Mitchell
Cassini Programme Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
The healthy status of the Cassini spacecraft, and an oversight of the Cassini mission. Accuracy of trajectory for ring plane crossing, and engine burn time during the placement into orbit. (Courtesy NASA)
June 30Julie Webster
Manager
Cassini Spacecraft Operating Team
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Description of spacecraft operations, and how preparations for this week's events began in 1995 with electronics testing. The back-up engine for orbit insertion. (Courtesy NASA)
June 30Jeremy Jones
Leader
Cassini Navigation Team
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
Description of the Cassini cruise to Saturn, the approach, initial and subsequent orbits and the reason for choice of certain orbits. (Courtesy NASA)
June 30Jean-Pierre Lebreton
Huygens Science Officer/Mission Manager
European Space Agency
Description of the Huygens spacecraft, its mission and what is known of the moon Titan. Targeting the Titan entry. Communications with Huygens. (Courtesy NASA)
June 30Dennis Matson
Project Scientist
Cassini
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California
The magnetosphere of Saturn, the icy moons and Phoebe. Preview of expected ring images, and discussion of expected image resolution. New observations of Titan. (Courtesy NASA)
August 25David Southwood
Director of Science
European Space Agency
Paris
Envinsat - the spacecraft and its mission to map the Earth to help us manage it better. (Recorded at Melbourne University, Melbourne)
Listen or Download (4 min 02 s - 3.8 MB)
September 1Ed Weiler
Associate Administrator
Space Science
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

Charles Elachi
Director
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Pete Theisinger
MER Project Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Richard Cook
MER Deputy Project Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.

Comments following the successful landing of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on Mars. (Courtesy NASA)
October 20Bryan Gaensler
Astronomer
1999 Young Australian of the Year
Recent findings about the birth of stars. (Recorded for The Space Show by Museum of Victoria's Sarah Edwards)
Listen or Download (15 min 17 s - 14.3 MB)
December 7Bryan Gaensler
Astronomer
1999 Young Australian of the Year
Career arc that has taken him from study at Sydney University through to being awarded a Hubble Fellowship and being honoured as the 1999 Young Australian of the Year. (Recorded at Victorian Youth Space Forum, Melbourne University)
Listen or Download (28 min 28 s - 26.7 MB)