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Episode 8: BONUS EPISODE: InSight Mars Landing Review

 In this episode, Beth discusses: NASA Lands on Mars (earlier this week) with InSight The who, what, where, when and why this Mars mission, and what it means for us on Earth. The excitement of landing in “the most boring place on Mars.” Key Takeaways: Entry and decent are the most critical parts of […]

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Episodes 6: Wayne Messmer would go to space, but…

In this episode, Beth and Wayne discuss:        Going to Mars and surviving those space rations.        The joys of building and sinking a boat.        Tomfoolery as an expansive art.        What it’s like to watch a live launch.        The power of hope.   Key Takeaways:        Everyone wants to see how far they can go, […]

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Episode 5: Laurie Guest Would Make a Perfect Astronaut!

In this episode, Beth and Laurie discuss: The benefits of personal retreats and how it opens your personal insight. Surviving the bathroom in space. Customers service with space travel! Knowing your expectations and knowing how to communicate them. The best way to present learning material.   Key Takeaways: Getting in tune with yourself during a […]

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Episode 4: Joe DalSanto Loves Astronomy

About Joseph DalSanto: After beginning to read about astronomy, Joseph DalSanto wanted to observe the night sky himself. So he purchased a telescope as a freshman in high school and, during the past 40 years, has developed an in-depth knowledge and familiarity with the night sky due to hundreds of evening observations. DalSanto first worked […]

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Episode 3: Beth Meets the Earth Lady, Izolda Trakhtenberg

  About Izolda Trakhtenberg: Born in Moldova, Izolda learned how to communicate in multiple languages through a year-long immigration process. Today, Izolda facilitates workshops that help people tap into and master their leadership, creativity, and communication skills. She worked as an educator for the National Geographic Society. Later, she traveled the world as a NASA […]

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Episode 2: Elon Musk Must Be Discussed with Beth & Chad

In this episode, Beth and Chad discuss the Joe Rogan interview with Elon Musk, including: What it must be like to live, and think so differently The many different companies Elon owns and runs What makes people like Elon so driven? The long and awkward pauses between Joe’s questions and Elon’s answers… And a deep […]

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Episode 1: Welcome to Casual Space

Welcome to Casual Space, a podcast about the wonders of space. Beth brings us space as it really and truly is, every day in our lives. Beth is a former NASA public affairs officer and shares with us her dream job and its experiences. Beth and her guests explore how space affects your daily life. […]

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If You Can Dance, You Can Deliver: Speaking Beyond the Steps

When you are first learning to do anything, for example a dance, there are usually several basic foundational items the dance requires. However, you may soon find it necessary to learn additional steps, create specific timing, or introduce a different tempo. The dance could also require unique spacing, drawn-out pauses, a special occasion, or even […]

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