Episode 36: Flying Along with Captain Mark Hardcastle

Beth Meets Airline Captain Mark Hardcastle and learns: How the air force academy put Mark on the path to a future in aviation. What’s Mark’s favorite plane? (It’s the Cadillac of planes)… Mark explains “The magic of the 4th stripe.” How do we respond when things challenge us?  Mark’s got 60+ years of inspirational stories…

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Episode 34: Computers! With Resident Space Expert Dean Mikolajczyk

This week, Beth gains a deeper understanding & appreciation on how COMPUTERS help NASA explore the cosmos with her returning guest and Resident Space Expert Dean Mikolajczyk. Here are the highlights: Dean shares his insights from his days as programmer for the MARS rovers Spirit and Opportunity! Dean explains how a democratic computer system works…

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Episode 33: Iconic Space Innovations with author Charles Pappas

Charles Pappas shares with Beth details from the stories within his new book, including; What kind of sandwich was snuck on board an early Gemini mission!! How Charles always wanted to be an astronomer, and got to meet astronaut Gus Grissom as a young boy What one historic item Charles would select from all the…

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