Category Archives for "Podcast"

Episode 21: Star Wars Celebration with Beth and Chad

In this episode, Beth and Chad geek out about: Impressions from the  Star Wars Celebration event in Chicago- what it IS and what it was like to be among the 70,00+ attendees Chad shares an amazing story of how storm trooper fans in costume made it into a real Star Wars production  Collectibles! Art! Costumes! Comics! […]

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Episode 20: Award Winning Sci-Fi Writer C. Stuart Hardwick

In this episode, Beth and Stuart laugh about: The stories from his family that helped inspire him to write “hard sci-fi”  Why going to the moon was really expensive and incredible How writing allows you to learn about people and about yourself  Key Takeaways: Becoming an award-winning sci-fi writer didn’t happen overnight, but when it happened… […]

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Episode 19: NASA Orion Program with Stu McClung

In this episode, Beth and Stu discuss: The differences between the retired Space Shuttle and NASA’s (new) Orion spacecraft* What it was like to work as an engineer for the B52 bomber, the NASA shuttle program, and now NASA Orion program How a horrible commute turned into a 30+ successful NASA career Key Takeaways: NASA’s […]

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Episode 18: Social Media at NASA with Stephanie Fernandez

In this episode, Beth and Stephanie discuss: Helping the astronauts communicate (and educate) through social media  What happened when Stephanie gets a phone call direct from the International Space Station  What responsibilities come with the title, “Social Media Coordinator for the Astronaut Office” How NASA found Stephanie  Key Takeaways: Posts that have the most engagement are […]

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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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