Episode 11: Space Journalist & Author Rod Pyle

In this episode, Beth and Rod discuss: How Rod interviews the space experts and writes stories for us all Is there a renewed space race, and is that how reporters should frame the story? The “thing” Rod collected from the Saturn Cassini folks, and the Mars Lander folks at NASA It took Rod years to…

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Episode 10: Joe DalSanto – The Firsts in Astronomy

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. “I’ve used and built numerous telescopes…

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Episode 9: Mark J. Lindquist brings the JOY

In this episode, Beth and Mark discuss: Mark’s life of service. Being nervous versus being excited – defining our energy before we’re in front of audiences What inspired the “Heel Kick Around the World” pictures The Mark J. Lindquist Big Band announcement! Key Takeaways: If you are going to Hawaii and want to learn to…

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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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Episode 7: Through the NASA Lens: A Discussion with NASA Photographer Mark Sowa

In this episode, Beth and Mark discuss: The unique behind the scenes perspective as witnessed by a NASA photographer The opportunity Mark created when he didn’t fit “traditional pre-defined roles” in school Watching space movies without a bias (is this even possible)? Some of the most memorable moments NASA gave us, and how we share…

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