SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2019

LECTURES
recorded by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURER TOPIC
January 16 Olivier Barnouin
Co-investigator
OSIRIS-REx
On the day of the arrival into orbit of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft around the asteroid Bennu, what is now known about this small asteroid. (Courtesy JHUAPL)
February 6 Anthony Horton
Australian Astronomical Observatory
The Australian Space Eye. A cubesat to study the history of galaxy formation. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (10 min 28 s - 10.1 MB)
February 6 Nick Stacy
Research leader
Space Research Initiative
Defence Science Technology Group
Pathfinder Missions for Australian Defence in the context of the Defence white paper and the Industry policy statement. N.B. This talk was given to the 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne, before the annoucement that Australia would form a Space Agency.
Listen or download (10 min 55 s - 10.5 MB)
February 13 Douglas Griffin
Lead
Australian Sace Research centre
University of New South Wales
Canberra
A sustainable model for engineering Australian space flight programmes. Why he left Australia to work in Europe for 19 years, and why he returned. How the space industry is changing due to new developments, and how Australia can use these to advantage. (Recorded at the 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne.)
Listen or download (29 min 9 s - 28.0 MB)
March 13 Igor Rozenberg
Member
Space Association of Australia
New manned spacecraft, the Federation, to replace the 50 year old Soyuz.
Listen or download (2 min 10 s - 2.1 MB)
March 13 Eriita Jones
Lecturer
Division of IT, Engineering and the Environment
University of South Australia
Adelaide
Holistic Methodologies In The Search for Subsurace Water on Mars and Other Planets. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (30 min 38 s - 24.9 MB)
March 20 Ian Whitchurch
Neumann Space Systems
Brampton
Adelaide
The Barsoom Express. How to use a Neumann drive to travel from Earth orbit to Mars orbit in three months by solar electric propulsion. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (19 min 50 s - 19.0 MB)
March 29 Mike Pence
Vice President
United States of America
Washington D.C.
The speech in which he announced President Trump's directive to NASA to land humans on the south pole of the Moon within five years. Also NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstein's response. (Audio courtesy MSFC)
April 3 Tracey Sletten
Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences
Monash University
Clayton
Circadian misalignment and sleep disruption during long-term analog space missions. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (19 min 9 s - 18.4 MB)
April 3 Jim Bridenstein
Administrator
NASA
Washington, D.C.
The NASA 2020 Budget request for Mars exploration. (Audio courtesy KSC)
May 1 Karen Andrews
Minister
Industry, Science and Technology
Australian Federal Government
Canberra
The Australian space industry. (Recorded at Australian Space Industry Association, Melbourne)
Listen or download (2 min 19 s - 2.2 MB)
May 1 Anthony Murfett
Deputy Head
Australian Space Agency
Adelaide
The Australian Space Agency; its logo; purpose; what it has done in past six months; its roles both domesticly and internationaly. (Recorded at Australian Space Industry Association, Melbourne)
Listen or download (20 min 57 s - 20.1 MB)
May 15 Peter Moar
Engineering Department
La Trobe University
Bundoora
Fire detecting satellites (Recorded at Engineers Australia)
Listen or download (1 min 36 s - 1.6 MB)
May 15 Gary Quinn
Chief Engineer
ES and S
Richmond
Career starting at CSIRO; satellite receiving systems; fire monitoring. (Recorded at Engineers Australia)
Listen or download (6 min 11 s - 6.0 MB)
May 15 Amanda Caples
Lead Scientist
Victorian Government
Australian Space Agency; Victoria's advantages; use of Hawaiian telescopes; DESIS and new agreement; advanced manuafacturing; the Nova rover; Melbourne Space Program. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Federation Square)
Listen or download (10 min 8 s - 9.7 MB)
May 22 Robert Norman
RMIT Space Research Centre
RMIT University
Melbourne
The origins of the RMIT Space Research Centre; funding; goals; consortium members; and projects. (Recorded at 16th Australian Space Research Conference, Story Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (4 min 34 s - 4.4 MB)
June 5 Michael Vincent
Payload Systems Engineer
New Horizons
How he got involved in the New Horizons mission; the instruments on the spacecraft; how the Deep Space Network tracking station at Tidbinbilla was crucial in the radio science experiment that measured the atmosphere of Pluto. N.B. Audio not optimal because speaker did not use lapel microphone. (Recorded at RMIT University, Melbourne)
Listen or download (12 min 28 s - 12.0 MB)
June 5 Naomi Mathers
Space Industry Association
Canberra

Andrea Boyd
European Space Agency
Cologne

Mike Thompson
Astronomer
Backyard Astro Science

The new Australian Space Agency and why have one; Australia's long involvement in space; shifting from government to industry led model for space activity; and space education and motivation. (Recorded at Science Works Museum, Spotswood)
Listen or download (13 min 12 s - 12.7 MB)
June 12 Alice Gorman
Archaeologist
Flinders University
Adelaide
How heritage sites on the Moon might be preserved. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
* Listen or download (19 min 53 s - 19.1 MB)
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Image of Alice Gorman
June 19 Alan Stern
Principal Investigatot
New Horizons
Southwest Research Institute
Boulder
Colorado
The objectives of the New Horizons team as the spacecraft heads on out into the Kuiper Belt. (Courtesy SwRI)
June 19 Robert Pike
Pro-Vice Chancellor
College of Science, Health and Engineering
La Trobe University
Bundoora

Peter Moar
Engineering Department
La Trobe University
Bundoora

University space and other projects. Speaking on the eve of the launch of a hyperspectral camera called DESIS - the DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer. (Recorded at Engineers Australia)
Listen or download (5 min 42 s - 5.5 MB)
June 26 Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway
Astronomer
Monash University
Clayton
The origin of the Moon; the song Sleeping Satellite by Tasmin Archer to give an insight into the failure to not follow-up on the Apollo missions. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
* Listen or download (12 min 58 s - 12.5 MB)

* Image of Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway
June 26 Helen Brand
Beam Line Scientist
Australian Synchrotro
Clayton
Her work as a geologist; the geology of the Moon; resources on the Moon. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
Listen or download (10 min 52 s - 10.4 MB)
July 3 Cara Wiseman
Office of Victorian Government Architects
Melbourne
Lessons learnt from colonisation on Earth and how they might be applied to the Moon. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
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July 10 Carlos Espejel
Mine Planner
iSpace
Luxembourg
A self introduction; lunar resource utilisation. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
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July 17 Bohan Deng
CEO
Spherospace
Sydney
Why Mine The Moon? The Lunat X-Prize; lunar resources and how they could be processed; valuable products; the convergence between industrial and government space activities; recent enabling technology; the use of cis-lunar space; economic impacts predicted; human settlement of the Moon. (Recorded at Moon Village Association, Deakin Edge)
Listen or download (10 min 8 s - 9.7 MB)
July 17 Mike Collins
Command Module Pilot
Apollo 11
His thoughts on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, and his role in it. (Courtesy NASM)
August 7 Jeff Beck
Chief Engineer
Rocket Lab
Auckland
Announcing that Rocket Lab has a project to recover for re-use the first stage of the Electron Rocket. (Courtesy Rocket Lab)
August 7 Eugene Kranz
Aerospace Engineer / Mission Controller
Houston
Texas
An autobiography. (Courtesy NASM)
August 14 David Williams
Executive Director
Digital, National Facilities and Collections
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

former Chief Executive
United Kingdom Space Agency
former Chairman
European Space Agency

CSIRO and the Australian Space Industry: Training and mentoring; getting science out into the community; what CSIRO can do to help industry; Lab 22 3D printing; sensor development; farming and water monitoring; remote handling of cattle; lunar base and Australia's experience in remote mining. (Recorded at Australian Space Industry Association, Melbourne)
Listen or download (9 min 57 s - 9.6 MB)
August 14 Alan Duffy
Associate Professor
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn
An Overview of Australian Space Research and Development - what astronomers can contribute. (Recorded at Australian Space Industry Association, Melbourne)
Listen or download (12 min 55 s - 12.4 MB)
Photo of Alan Duffy
August 21 Eugene Kranz
Aerospace Engineer / Mission Controller
Houston
Texas
An autobiographical account of the Apollo 11 mission as experienced in the Mission Control Room of the Manned Spacecraft Center. (Courtesy NASM)