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Space4U Podcast: Will Pomerantz – Virgin Orbit

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In this episode: We meet Will Pomerantz, Vice President of Special Projects and Brand at Virgin Orbit in Glendale, California. He has been a part of the XPRIZE Team, a weightless flight coach with Zero Gravity Corporation, and was a founder of the Brooke Owens Fellowship. He has worked with Futron Inc., the International Space…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj – Science in the Wild Founder

In this episode: We meet Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj, a glaciologist, geologist, climatologist, and planetologist. After earning her PhD, she went on to complete postdoctoral research at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and launched an adventure and citizen science company called Science in the Wild, which offers participants the chance to go on expeditions and collect scientific…

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Space4U Podcast: Bill Gattle – President of Space Systems, L3Harris Technologies

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In this episode: We meet Bill Gattle, the President of Space Systems for L3Harris Technologies, Space and Airborne Systems Segment, which covers an extensive portfolio of solutions in intelligence, surveillance, small satellites, electronic warfare, and avionics. Previously, Bill was President of Space and Intelligence Systems for Harris Corporation prior to their merger with L3 Technologies…

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Space4U Podcast: Dr. Tanya Harrison – Professional Martian

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In this episode: We meet Dr. Tanya Harrison, who describes herself a “professional Martian.” She has spent the last decade working as a scientist on mission operations on multiple NASA Mars missions, including the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. Tanya specializes in geomorphology, the study of a planet’s evolution based on its surface features. Before her…

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Space4U Podcast: Judy Cara – Planetarium & STEM Director

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In this episode: We meet Judy Cara, Project Manager for the Planetarium and STEM Center at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Judy recently oversaw a massive makeover of the planetarium, which had been closed to the public for 15 years and reopened on March 3, 2019. Their attendance goal for the…

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Space4U Podcast: Alan Ladwig – Author, Part Two

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In this episode: We continue our conversation with Alan Ladwig, the author of “See You in Orbit? Our Dream of Spaceflight.” Between 1981 and 1990, Alan held a variety of positions at NASA Headquarters, including Director of Special Projects for the Office of Exploration and Manager of the Shuttle Student Involvement Program. Alan was also Manager…

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Space4U Podcast: Alan Ladwig – Author, Part One

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In this episode: We meet author of “See You in Orbit? Our Dream of Spaceflight” by Alan Ladwig. Between 1981 to 1990, Alan held a variety of positions at NASA Headquarters, including Manager of the Space Flight Participant Program, Director of Special Projects for the Office of Exploration, and Manager of the Shuttle Student Involvement Program.…

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Space4U Podcast: Paul Francis – Inventor

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In this episode: We meet Paul Francis, an award-winning inventor. Paul invented SpiraFlex resistance technology for NASA‘s Mission Critical program to counteract astronaut bone and muscle loss caused by zero gravity. Paul tells us about his journey as an inventor and how he came to work with NASA on the technology that would be used by astronauts aboard the…

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Space4U Podcast: Duane “Digger” Carey – Former NASA Astronaut, Part Two

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In this episode: We continue our conversation with former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.) and current owner of One-Eighty Out, Inc. Among Digger’s accomplishments was piloting the Space Shuttle Columbia on the STS-109 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope in 2002. In this second part of our conversation, Digger discusses…

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Space4U Podcast: Duane “Digger” Carey – Former NASA Astronaut, Part One

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In this episode: We meet former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane “Digger” Carey, USAF (Ret.), and current owner of One-Eighty Out, Inc. Among Digger’s accomplishments was piloting the Space Shuttle Columbia on the STS-109 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope in 2002. In part one of this two-part conversation, Digger talks about his humble…

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