SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 2020

LECTURES
recorded by Andrew Rennie

BROADCAST
DATE
LECTURER TOPIC
February 5 Kerrie Dougherty, OAM
Space Historian
former Curator
Powerhouse Musuem
Ultimo
Sydney
Earth-based Applications of Space Technology. Space food, freeze drying, irradiation, thermo stabilising, water purification, shock absorbers under buildings, fireproof coatings, micro pixel sensors in cameras, sports shoes, computer software, management systems and lots more. (Recorded at Melbourne Final Frontier Festival)
Listen or download (8 min 1 s - 7.7 MB)
Listen or download introduction about Kerrie's OAM (2 min 25 s - 2.3 MB)
February 5 Michael Neufeld
Historian
Takoma Park
Maryland
A talk about the life and times of Wernher von Braun, based on the book Von Braun : Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War" ISBN 978-0-307-38937-4. Part One: The German Years. (Courtesy NASM)
February 12 Michael Neufeld
Historian
Takoma Park
Maryland
A talk about the life and times of Wernher von Braun, based on the book Von Braun : Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War" ISBN 978-0-307-38937-4. Part Two: The American Years. (Courtesy NASM)
February 19 Australian Space Agency Opening The opening this morning of the Adelaide headquarters of the Australian Space Agency. Remarks by Stephen Marshall (Premier, South Australia), Scott Morrison (Prime Minister, Australia), Karen Andrews (Minister for Space and other things) and Megan Clark (Head, Australian Space Agency). Also, from a 2017 meeting of the Space Association of Australia, Tim Parsons (Co-founder, X-Lab) on how to achieve a paradyne shift in politics.
Listen or download (18 min 26 s - 17.7 MB)
March 4 Australis Oscar 5 Celebration The 50th anniversary celebration of the launch of Australia's first built, second launched, satellite, Australis Oscar 5. Included Professor Mark Cassidy (Dean of Engineering, Melbourne University), Owen Mace (Team leader, Australis Oscar 5), Richard Tonkin (Team Member, Australis Oscar 5) and Nick Crotty (Collections Manager, Scienceworks Museum, Spotswood). (Recorded at Melbourne University)
Listen or download full programme (35 min 6 s - 33.7 MB)
Photo: Australis Oscar 5 Team (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Mark Cassidy (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Mark Cassidy (courtesy Melbourne University)
Listen or download Owen Mace only (15 min 10 s - 14.6 MB)
Photo: Owen Mace At Lecturn (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Owen Mace During Talk (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Owen Mace chatting at reception (courtesy Melbourne University)
Listen or download Nick Crotty only (2 min 15 s - 2.2 MB)
Photo: Nick Crotty explains engineering model with recent model further away (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Nick Crotty (with curatorial gloves), engineering model in foreground and recent copy in background (courtesy Melbourne University)
Listen or download description of book (3 min 40 s - 3.5 MB)
Photo: Richard Tonkin announces book (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: "Australis Oscar 5" book cover
Link to publisher's website
March 11 Australis Oscar 5 Celebration Speeches The speeches by Amanda Caples (Lead Scientist, Victoria) and Anthony Murfett (Deputy Head, Australian Space Agency) at the 50th anniversary of the launch of theAustralis Oscar 5 satellite.
Listen or download all (21 min 14 s - 20.4 MB)
Listen or download Amanda Caples only (7 min 14 s - 7.0 MB)
Photo: Amanda Caples speaking (courtesy Melbourne University)
Photo: Amanda Caples at function (courtesy Melbourne University)
Listen or download Anthony Murfett only (8 min 30 s - 8.2 MB)
Photo: Anthony Murfett (courtesy Melbourne University)
March 11 Mark Fittock
Project Manager & Systems Engineer
Exploration and Science Missions
OHP
Bremen
Germany
An Australian engineer's experience working on the development of the InSight Mars lander's 'Mole' instrument.
Listen or download (6 min 9 s - 5.9 MB)
March 25 Communications needs of the Australian Defence Sector A panel discussion led by David Ball (Chief Executive Officer, Space Environment Research Centre). Speakers included Ashley Neale (Speedcast Communications), Col Cooper (Viasat Australia), Nick Leake (Optus Networks), Glen Tindall (SES Satellites), Thomas Pfister (Airbus Defence and Space) and Michael de la Chapelle (Boeing Defence Space and Security). (Recorded at Space Industry Association of Australia, Melbourne)
Listen or download (9 min 33 s - 9.2 MB)
April 1 Aussie Movers And Shakers Audio 'selfies' by some of the leaders of the Australian space industry. Included Rick Bailey (Manager, Geoflex), Jackie Carpenter (Director, One Giant Leap), Michael de la Chapelle (Senior Technical Fellow, Boeing Defence Space and Secirity), Michael Clark (Director, Technical Strategy, Thales Australia), Shawn Cochran (Senior Manager, Raytheon Space Systems), Col Cooper (General Manager, Government and Defence, Viasat Australia), Rob Corey (Chief Executive Officer, Geospatial Intelligence Pty Ltd), George Dyke (Consultant, Symbios Communications Australia), Andy Koronios (Professor, Information Systems, University of South Australia), Nick Leake (Head, Satellite Networks, Optus), Anna Moore (Director, Institute for Space), and Ashley Neale (Vice president, Strategic Business Development, Speedcast Communications.) (Recorded at Space Industry Association of Australia, Melbourne)
Listen or download (27 min 47 s - 26.7 MB)
Not Broadcast Mike Dinn
former space tracker
Honeysuckle Creek & Tidbinbilla
Tracking Apollo 13 and its Saturn 4B. (Recorded at Space Association of Australia.)
N.B. The recording is not up to broadcast standard, has not been edited, but will reward the attentive and patient listener.
Listen or download (9 min 49 s - 9.4 MB)
April 29 Bruce Window
former Space Tracker
Island Lagoon & Tidbinbilla
How, during the Apollo 13 emergency, he was rushed from Canberra to Parkes to reconfigure the radio telescope to relay signals from Apollo 13 to Mission Control. (Recorded at Space Association of Australia.)
Listen or download (12 min 58 s - 12.5 MB)
July 1 Debatri Chattopadhyay
Swinburne University

Lucy Strong
Melbourne University

Hannah Middleton
Melbourne University

Compered by Jackie Bondell, a panel discussion about the work of OzGrav, the centre for Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery. Short gamma ray bursts; neutron stars; binary black holes; gravitational waves; practical applications. (Recorded at Scienceworks, Spotswood)
Listen or download (23 min 35 s - 22.7 MB)