SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2016

LECTURES
recorded by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURER TOPIC
January 27 Ed Buckbee
Space Cowboys
Huntsville
Alabama
The Apollo 1 fire that killed three astronauts 49 years ago this week in a launch pad fire, its immediate consequences and long term impact. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Mail Exchange, Melbourne)
Listen or download (8 min 4 s - 7.5 MB)
February 3 David Boyd
Tripoli Rocket Club
Victoria
The aims of the amateur rocket club; its establishment and rules; the success and failures in its rocket launch activities; and the search for a new launch site. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Oakleigh)
* Listen or download talk only (17 min 37 s - 16.1 MB)
* Listen or download talk and music (30 min 28 s - 27.8 MB)
March 2 Chris Hadfield
former Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Author
Canada
The author of the books An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth and You Are Here : Around the World in 92 Minutes in conversation about: the fear of heights; aviation and test flying; and his selection as an astronaut. Recorded in Melbourne.
Listen or download (11 min 43 s - 11.3 MB)
March 9 Chris Hadfield
former Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Author
Canada
The author of the books An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth and You Are Here : Around the World in 92 Minutes in conversation about: the psychological qualities of astronauts; what he values most; his 14 days underwater; dealing with depressurisation air leaks in the Space Station; the movie Gravity; and screaming in space. Recorded in Melbourne.
Listen or download (11 min 23 s - 10.9 MB)
March 9 Claudia Alexander
Rosetta Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
The formation of the solar system and of comets. (Courtesy AGU)
March 16 Chris Hadfield
former Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Author
Canada
The author of the books An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth and You Are Here : Around the World in 92 Minutes in conversation about: sleeping in space; dreams; changing clothes and washing; and relatistic steps for humans to take in future space ventures. Recorded in Melbourne.
Listen or download (12 min 44 s - 12.2 MB)
March 16 Messenger's Top Ten The top ten science findings about the planet Mercury as ranked by the science team of the Messenger spacecraft. (Courtesy NASA)
March 23 Chris Hadfield
former Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Author
Canada
The author of the books An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth and You Are Here : Around the World in 92 Minutes in conversation about:the Australian government and space policy; the Canadian space policy experience; the Canadarm manipulator; and beauty in space. Recorded in Melbourne.
Listen or download (7 min 32 s - 7.2 MB)
March 30 Chris Hadfield
former Canadian Space Agency Astronaut
Author
Canada
The author of the books An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth and You Are Here : Around the World in 92 Minutes in conversation about: ancient musical instruments; the reason for music on the space station; how he wrote songs in space; how he came to sing David Bowie's Space Oddity and his rendition of the song. Recorded in Melbourne.
Listen or download (5 min 27 s - 5.2 MB)
March 30 Richard Morgan
Research Scientist
Queenland University
Hypersonic Shock Tubes: The research being carried out on them, and the possible application of hypersonics in planetary entry vehicles. (Recorded Australian Space Research Institute, Adelaide)
Listen or download Part 1 (5 min 11 s - 5.0 MB)
Listen or download Part 2 (4 min 44 s - 4.6 MB)
Listen or download Part 3 (4 min 24 s - 4.2 MB)
Listen or download full unedited talk (29 min 3 s - 27.9 MB)
April 20 Sandy Magnus
Executive Director
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
former NASA Astronaut
Perspectives From Space: her life story that led her to be an astronaut. (recorded at RMIT)
Listen or download Introduction (1 min 6 s - 1.1 MB)
Listen or download talk (11 min 22 s - 10.6 MB)
April 27 Sandy Magnus
Executive Director
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
former NASA Astronaut
Perspectives From Space: human adaptability, her first experiences of zero gravity and re-adaptation to Earth's gravity, the view of our home planet, and disposing of rubbish. (Recorded at RMIT)
Also "First & Last : Sally Ride and STS 135".
Listen or download full feature (30 min 18 s - 29.1 MB)
Listen or download talk only (14 min 59 s - 14.0 MB)
May 4 Mercury Redstone 3 To mark the 55th anniversary of the United States' first manned spaceflight, a replay of U.S. commentary, a talk by Ed Buckbee (author of the book "The Real Space Cowboys") and some songs about the seven Mercury astronauts.
* Listen or download full feature (42 min 34 s - 40.9 MB)
* Listen or download Buckbee part 1 (5 min 21 s - 5.0 MB)
* Listen or download Buckbee part 3 (9 min 27 s - 8.8 MB)
* Listen or download Buckbee part 4 (1 min 45 s - 1.7 MB)
* Picture of book cover
* Picture of Buckbee with von Braun
* Picture of Buckbee
May 11 Sandy Magnus
Executive Director
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
former NASA Astronaut
Perspectives From Space: gravity and its lack; muscle and bone changes; readapting to gravity; embracing the unknown; believing in intangibles; and astronauts appreciate time as a valuable asset. (Recorded at RMIT)
Listen or download (20 min 40 s - 19.8 MB)
May 18 James Reuther
Deputy Associate AdministratorNASA Headquarters
Washingon, D.C.
Developing the technologies needed to support future human exploration of Mars. (Courtesy NASA HQ)
May 25 Ed Buckbee
Space Cowboys
Huntsville
Alabama
Kennedy's request to Congress to commit to landing a man on the Moon by 1970; John Glenn's acknowledgement of the city of Perth and his later space shuttle flight; Wally Schirra and the Gemini 6 Titan 2 shutdown; how the Mercury astronauts were made honourary Texas Rangers; Kennedy's visit to Huntsville to meet von Braun; the moon race; test firing the Saturn rocket engines at Huntville; working for von Braun; Australian tracking stations; Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11; and Omega watches and Tang. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Mail Exchange, Melbourne)
* Listen or download Ed Buckbee part 1 (5 min 23 s - 5.2 MB)
* Listen or download Ed Buckbee part 2 (2 min 0 s - 1.9 MB)
* Listen or download Ed Buckbee part 3 (8 min 27 s - 8.1 MB)
* Listen or download full feature (27 min 22 s - 26.3 MB)
June 22 Diane Brown
Juno Mission Executive
NASA HQ
Washington, D.C.

Scott Bolton
Principal Investigator
Southwest Research Institute
San Antonia
Texas

Rick Nybakken
Project Manager
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Heidi Becker
Radiation Monitoring Investigation Lead
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena
California

Alberto Adriani
Co-investigator
Instituto di Astrofisicae e Planetologia Spaciali
Rome

The Juno mission to Jupiter. (Courtesy NASA HQ)
June 29 Scott Bolton
Principal Investigator
Juno
Southwest Research Institute
San Antonia
Texas
The Juno Cam project on the Juno spacecraft, and an invitation for public participation. (Courtesy NASA HQ)
July 6 Tanya Hill
Astronomer
Melbourne Planetarium
Scienceworks
Spotswood
A talk about the Juno mission to Jupiter. Naming of the mission; description of Jupiter; the science that Juno will do; the Galileo probe mission; the journey to Jupiter; orbit insertion; end of the Juno mission; and JunoCam. (Recorded at Final Frontier Festival, Melbourne University)
* Listen or download Tanya Hill's talk (30 min 21 s - 29.1 MB)
* Listen or download Tanya Hill explaining naming of Juno (1 min 27 s - 1.41 MB)
July 27 Ed Buckbee
Space Cowboys
Huntsville
Alabama
The lunar roving vehicle; astronaut recollections of their moon trips; the Apollo 17 Lunar Module takeoff; and preparing for catastrophe. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Mail Exchange, Melbourne)
* Listen or download (5 min 50 s - 5.4 MB)
* Photo of Buckbee in Huntsville
July 27 Ed Buckbee
Space Cowboys
Huntsville
Alabama
Skylab and Australia; Alan Shepard visits rocket before Apollo 14; and Apollo's legacy for the younger generation. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Mail Exchange, Melbourne)
Listen or download (3 min 16 s - 3.0 MB)
August 3 Ed Buckbee
Space Cowboys
Huntsville
Alabama
A discussion between Ed Buckbee and members of the Space Association of Australia. (Recorded Space Association of Australia, Mail Exchange, Melbourne)
* Listen or download (21 min 14 s - 20.4 MB)
* Listen or download teaser anecdote: astronaut dress code (0 min 38 s - 0.6 MB)
* Listen or download introductory anecdote: Space Camp and Real Space Cowboys (0 min 38 s - 0.6 MB)
* Listen or download unbroadcast anecdote: Wrong side of the car (0 min 17 s - 0.3 MB)
* Listen or download unbroadcast anecdote: Meeting his wife Gail (0 min 25 s - 0.4 MB)
* Listen or download entire lecture (1 h 6 min 30 s - 63.8 MB)
August 31 Stephi Bernard
Astrophysics Group
University of Melbourne
Looking for the first galaxies in the Universe. (Recorded at the Final Frontiers Festival, University of Melbourne)
* Listen or download introduction (1 min 20 s - 1.3 MB)
* Listen or download lecture part 1 (15 min 50 s - 15.2 MB)
* Listen or download lecture part 2 (3 min 24 s - 3.3 MB)
* Listen or download Q&A (2 min 51 s - 2.7 MB)
September 7 Kevin Orman-Rossiter
Coucillor
The Royal Society of Victoria
Melbourne
Space mining and how all humanity can benefit from it. (Recorded at the Final Frontiers Festival, University of Melbourne)
* Listen or download (7 min 36 s - 7.3 MB)
* Photo
September 14 Morgan Saletta
Anthropologist of Science and Technology
Melbourne University
Who Owns The Sky? The United Nations Outer Space Treaty; obstacles to private ventures; the USA 2015 Space Act; avoiding conflict; Alaska as an example; royalty payment options. (Recorded Final Frontier Festival, Melbourne University)
* Listen or download (14 min 11 s - 13.6 MB)
* Photo
October 26 Scott Bolton
Principal Investigator
Juno
Southwest Research Institute
San Antonia
Texas
The Juno spacecraft enters 'safe mode' and does no science at second perijove. (Courtesy AAS)
September 26 Fran Bagenal
Professor
Laboratory for Astmospheric and Space Physics
University of Colorado
Boulder
Colorado
Juno early findings at Jupiter. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne, broadcast with permission.)
Listen or download (1 min 0 s - 1 MB)
November 2 Crystal Forrester
Space Generation Council
Melbourne
What the Space Generation Council and Space Industry Association are. The planning for the International Astronautical Federation Congress to be held in Adelaide in 2017. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (7 min 0 s - 6.7 MB)
November 2 Fran Bagenal
Professor
Laboratory for Astmospheric and Space Physics
University of Colorado
Boulder
Colorado
The Juno mission to Jupiter. Jupiter's clouds; the formation of the core; Juno's orbit and instruments; the role of water and heat in the Jovian atmosphere; auroral emissions, and; JunoCam. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (13 min 9 s - 12.8 MB)
November 9 James Waldie
Senior Research Associate
RMIT University
Melbourne
The Gravity Loading Countermeasures Skin Suit. The genesis of the skin suit; space adaptation by the body to microgravity; task of the skin suit; suit design and evolution; alterative approaches to control bone loss; lunar and martian gravity; how the European Space Agency got involved; manufacturing garment; test by Andreas Morgensen; future modifications. Followed by an update interview announcing six month flight test by Thomas Pesquet starting in mid-November (Soyuz MS-03). (Recorded at Space Association of Australia meeting, Elsternwick.)
* Listen or download lecture (39 min 39 s - 38.1 MB)
* Listen or download update interview (4 min 45 s - 4.6 MB)
* Photo: James Waldie
* Photo: Andreas Morgensen wearing a skin suit aboard the ISS
December 7 Morgan Saletta
Anthropologist of Science and Technology
Melbourne University

Kevin Orman-Rossiter
Coucillor
The Royal Society of Victoria
Melbourne

Space Mining. Responses to questions fromthe audience covering the topics: assays of asteroids; royalty payments; space mining as a driver of space exploration; environmental issues; global warming; planetary protection protocols, and; generating co-operative agreements. (Recorded Final Frontier Festival, Melbourne University).
* Listen or download lecture (11 min 18 s - 10.9 MB)
* Photo of Kevin Orman-Rossiter
* Photo of Morgan Saletta
December 7 Gabriela-Nicoleta Hobbs
University of New South Wales
Canberra

Upululie Diveskara
PhD Candidate
Monash University
Clayton

Asteroid Mining. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (1 min 58 s - 1.9 MB)
* Photo of Upululie Diveskara
December 7 Upululie Diveskara
PhD Candidate
Monash University
Clayton
Is asteroid mining ethical? (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (36 s - 0.6 MB)
Not broadcast Igor Rozenberg
Member
Space Association of Australia
Melbourne
Russian new generation "Federation" crewed spacecraft. Paper delivered to the 16th Australian Space Research Conference. This talk was not broadcast, but may reward the patient or interested listener. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (9 min 30 s - 9.1 MB)
Not broadcast Michael Smart
Professor
Centre for Hypersonics
University of Queensland
Brisbane
Flyback booster for dedicated launch of small satellites. This talk was not broadcast (the speaker moved away from the microphone, so only the first three minutes were audible), but may reward the patient or interested listener. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (3 min 9 s - 3.0 MB)
Not broadcast Russell Boyce
Chairman
National Committee for Space and Radio Science
Australian Academy of Science
Canberra
Space Activities of the Australian Academy of Science. The role of the committee; the Austalian Space Activities Act; outreach activities; Decadal Plan review; centre of excellence proposal, and; COSPAR 2010 bid. This talk was not broadcast, but may reward the patient or interested listener. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (14 min 10 s - 13.6 MB)
Not broadcast George Coulloupas
School of Engineering
RMIT University
Melbourne
A systems engineering approach to miniaturised satellite constellation design optimisation. This talk was not broadcast, but may reward the patient or interested listener. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, RMIT)
Listen or download lecture (13 min 18 s - 12.8 MB)