|April 24||Shannon Rupert|
Mars Desert Research Station
|The purpose of the Mars Desert Research Station; why it is located in Utah, the facilities; her role and background; fossils in the area; the characteristics of the crews; how crews cope with the experience; and how Australians can participate.
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|May 22||Perry Vlahos|
Astronomer & Musician
|The "Star Show" to be held on June 15 at Deakin Edge; his role as speaker and narrator; his background as an astronomer and musician.
Listen or download (10 min 43 s - 10.3 MB)
|May 29||Matthew Fagan|
|The forthcoming "Star Show" at Federation Square, its genesis, and his unvolvement in it.
Listen or download interview only (11 min 52 s - 11.4 MB)
Listen or download full feature (17 min 53 s - 17.2 MB)
|June 5||Carly Scott|
Equatorial Launch Australia
|Developing a spaceport in Northern Australia; why there; new launch technologies; polar and equatorial orbits; Australian and oveseas rocket; starting with small solid fueled rockets.
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|July 3||Peter Aylward|
Space Association of Australia
|Activities being planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission. Also a cinema ticket giveaway.|
|July 31||Blake Fuller|
Melbourne Space Program
|The Melbourne Space Program as an outgrowth from Melbourne University; the ACRUX 1 cubesat; securing a launch; establishing contact with the orbiting satellite; expected orbital decay after four years; future activities of the Melbourne Space Program. Tracking and Mission Control; Australian tracking stations used by Apollo; deep space tracking. Future space travel.
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|August 14||Steven Hobbs|
Mars Society Australia
|Field testing off-the-shelf components for planetary rovers.
Listen or download (5 min 4 s - 4.9 MB)
|September 18||Adam Gilmour|
CEO and Founder
Gilmour Space Technologies Pty Ltd
|A company profile and the aspirations of the company to develop an Australian space launch vehicle. (Interviewer Peter Aylward)
Listen or download (14 min 28 s - 13.9 MB)
|September 18||Blake Nikolic|
Black Sky Aerospace
|Commercial suborbital launches; recovery of payloads; the rocket being used; aspirations for orbital launches; options for launch sites.
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|November 27||Eric Jones|
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal
|Apollo 12; the Apollo 17 launch.
Listen or download (2 min 40 s - 2.6 MB)(Interview by Peter Aylward)
|December 4||Rohan Kapoor|
Aerospsce and Aviation Discipline
School of Engineering
|His model for a rendezvous with Comet Hartley 2 at the time of its perihelion; his role at RMIT.
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|December 4||Eric Jones|
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal
|UFOs; Farouk El Baz; the ALSJ and its helpers; Alan Bean Gallery. (Interview by Peter Aylward)
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|December 18||Simon Barraclough|
Space Research Engineer
University of New South Wales
|His experience working in the United Kingdon on space projects including Envisat, Beagle 2, Metop, Solar Orbiter, Beppi Colombo and Phobos Sample Return. Also, his move to Canberra and his current work on cubesats.
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