"Cosmic Perspective Radio" 2016 Schedule - WPKN 89.5 FM Bridgeport, CT
4th Sat of the month - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
Live Streaming on the Web at WPKN.ORG
Future Cosmic Perspective Radio Guests:
NASA JUNO MISSION PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR, SCOTT BOLTON
APOLLO 8 & 13 ASTRONAUT, JIM LOVELL
THE APOLLO 13 MISSION CONTROL TEAM MEMBERS
ASTRONOMER & SCIENCE WRITER, NICK HOWES
METEORITE HUNTERS GEOFF NOTKIN & STEVE ARNOLD
ASTRONOMER & FOUNDER TELEVUE OPTICS, AL NAGLER
FORMER AEROSPACE COMPOSITE SENIOR TECHNICIAL & KSC VISITOR CENTER DOCENT, JEAN WRIGHT
DIRECTOR OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STARS OBSERVERS, DR STELLA KAFKA
STS-1...STS-135 AT MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER / AUTHOR / WOODCRAFTER,
SCOTT "SHUTTLEMAN" PHILLIPS
AIRED ON COSMIC PERSPECTIVE ON NOV 26th 2016 - NASA'S DAWN MISSION CHEIF ENGINEER DR MARC RAYMAN, DISCUSSES DAWN'S AMAZING ION PROPUSION TO MISSION TO ASTEROID OBJECTS VESTA & CERES
AIRED ON COSMIC PERSPECTIVE ON JUL 23RD 2016 - NASA JUNO MISSION IMAGING TEAM MEMBER, CHRISTOPHER GO DISCUSSES HIS ASTRO IMAGING EXPERIENCES, THE JUNO MISSION, & HOW THE PUBLIC CAN GET INVOLVED WITH JUNO CAM
AIRED ON COSMIC PERSPECTIVE ON MAR 26TH 2016 - ADVENTURE JOURNALIST JIM CLASH DISCUSSES HIS RECENT & FUTURE ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES, INCLUDING HIS FUTURE SPACESHIP2 FLIGHT
AIRED ON COSMIC PERSPECTIVE ON NOV 28TH 2015 GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER SENIOR SCIENTIST DR JIM GARVIN DISCUSSES NASA'S MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere & Volatile EvolutioN) MISSION FINDINGS AFTER ONE YEAR OF EXPLORATION
PART 1 OF DR JIM GREEN'S DISCUSSIONS FROM THE APL PLUTO FLYBY EVENT...TOPICS: NEW HORIZONS MISSION, FUTURE OF NASA'S UNMANNED SPACE PROGRAM, & NEW HORIZONS EXTENDED MISSION
PART 2 OF DR JIM GREEN'S DISCUSSIONS FROM THE APL PLUTO FLYBY EVENT... TOPICS: WHAT NASA IS DOING TO PREVENT AN ASTEROID FROM IMPACTING THE EARTH & ONE OF HIS GOALS AS NASA DIRECTOR OF PLANETARY SCIENCE
NASA's Orion Spacecraft will bring Astronauts to an Asteroid & Mars, NASA Astronaut Rex Walheim Discusses Past & Future Orion Missions
25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope... Dr Jennifer Wiseman discusses 25 years of history & discovery of the Hubble and Astronauts Mike Massimino & Michael Good share their final Hubble servicing mission experiences.
On the 45th anniversary of Apollo 13, Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise discusses the challenges of everyone involved in the mission to bring the crew of Apollo 13 safely back to the Earth.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Nov 22th, 2014, Dr. Jerry Ross, Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductee, Author, Veteran of 7 Space Shuttle Missions (including a classified mission), and 9 Spacewalks, discusses his journey to become an Astronaut, his Space Shuttle Missions, the Wonders of Spacewalking, the Hazards of Spaceflight, and gives his advice to young people that would like to become an Astronaut.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Dec 27th, 2014, This is the Complete Version of my chat with Dr Carl Barratt... Dr Barratt discusses, "The Life & Works of Sir Isaac Newton"... Born on Christmas Day, Believed he may have been the Messiah, Invented Calculas, & Mathematically Predicted the Orbits of the Planets, Sir Isaac Newton was one of the most influentilal, if not the most interesting Scientists & Mathemeticians in history.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Aug 23rd, 2014, Dr. Marc Rayman, Chief Engineer for NASA's DAWN Mission discusses the DAWN Spacecraft's visit to Asteroid Vesa & future visit to Dwarf Planet Ceres in 2015, using Ion Propulsion.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Sep 27th, 2014, Dr. James Garvin, Cheif Scientist at NASA'S Goddard Space Flight discusses NASA'S MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere & Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, and how it will help unlock the mystery of the evolution of the Martian enviornment
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Jul 26th, 2014, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut & 6th Man to Walk on the Moon, Discusses his youth, his Apollo 14 experiences, Sustainability, ESP, & UFO's
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on May 24th, 2014, Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Returns to Earth After 188 Days on the International Space Station
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Mar 22nd, 2014, Dr Pauline Schwartz & Dr Carl Barratt discuss their research in prebiotic chemistry... & the "Origins of Life on Earth & Elsewhere in the Universe"
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Dec 28th, 2013, Adventure Journalist, Jim Clash discussses many of his adventures...Including, his future trip into space on Virgin Galactic's Spaceship 2 !!!
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Nov 23rd, 2013, Vatican Astronomer, Br. Guy Consolmagno discussses "Comets"...Including, "The History of the Study of Comets"
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on April 27th, 2013, Dr. Carolyn Shoemaker & Dr. David Levy discuss their one of a kind discovery...The Comet that shocked the world...Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Dec 22nd, 2012, I hope you enjoy my Informal chat with Geoff Notkin & Steve Arnold, known to many as, "The Meteorite Men"
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Jan 26, 2013, My Interview with Astronaut Captain Alan Bean...Veteran of Apollo 12, Skylab 3, and one of only 12 men to walk on the surface of the Moon!
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Jan 26, 2013, My Interview with Ivano Dal Prete... Science Historian, Amatuer Astronomer, Telescope Builder... "What Various Civilzations Believed About the Possibilty of Life on Other Worlds"
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Sep 22, 2012, My interview with Bob Crelin regarding, "Light Pollution"...Author, Astronomer, and Advocate to improve outdoor lighting.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on Aug 25, 2012 My 2007 interview with John Dobson, known to many as the Pied Piper of Astronomy, and the MacGyver of telescope making.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on June 23, 2012 My 2008 interview with Brother Guy Consolmagno, Vatican Astronomer and Curator of the Vatican Meteorite Collection.
Aired on Cosmic Perspective on May 26, 2012 Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Veteran of three space shuttle missions and six space walks.
Waterbury, CT Native.
My 2009 Interview with with Dr. Vera Rubin...Dr. Rubin's discovery of the motions of stars rotating around galaxies initially contradicted Newton's Laws of motion and the "Big Bang Theory", but her amazing discovery eventually changed our understanding of the structure of the Universe. I hope you enjoy the interview with my pre & post interview music