Episode 13: The Year in Space

In this episode, Beth shares her list of “19” space-themed things to enjoy in 2019:

  • Movies and Shows! Star Wars Episode IX countdown! Highly controversial new shows along with classics to inspire
  • Books! 9+ books that you simply MUST read & enjoy
  • Podcasts! Stay up to date with the latest space news, technology, missions, and explorations with some of Beth’s favorites
  • Experiences! Hands-on interactive space-themed experiences for ALL AGES

Key Takeaways:

  • There’re so many great ways to be inspired by space and space exploration in 2019
  • Be the smartest person at the water cooler when you “talk space” with this helpful preview of what’s ahead in the industry…
  •  Heroes, authors, producers, artists, actors, reports, NASA civil servants, and contractors will all work to inspire our love of space exploration this year!

“Go see a launch! There will be more launches this year than ever before! And, we’ll be launching from locations across the US, not just at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.” — Beth Mund


«  Ad Astra

«  Star Wars Episode IX

«  Cosmos: Possible Worlds

«  Ancient Aliens

«  Project Blue Book


«  The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility

«  Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

«  Come Fly With Us: NASA’s Payload Specialist Program (Outward Odyssey: A People’s History of Spaceflight)

«  Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age

«  Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut’s Photographs from a Year in Space

«  Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (For the Cosmically Curious)


«  Star Talk

«  Planetary Radio

«  Houston: We Have a Podcast

«  This Week @Nasa


«  Space Camp

«  Talk to an Astronaut

«  Your Local Space or Science Museum

«  See A Launch

About Beth Mund:

Beth’s love for space started as a Space Camp attendee at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, where she would return years later as an instructor.  After grad school, Beth worked as a journalist, a technical writer for Motorola, and then went on to serve as a Public Affairs Officer for the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. In addition, Beth worked to support the International Space Station program as a communication specialist. In Chicago, Beth worked as a corporate communication advisor to Fortune 50 companies including Allstate and United Airlines. She’s worked as a college instructor, a political advisor, and public relations manager for her hometown city. Beth recently founded Stellar Communications, LLC and travels the country as a keynote speaker- inspiring audiences with her lessons learned from our nation’s space program.  She’s the host of the Casual Space Podcast, and a self-proclaimed space geek.

Connect with Beth Mund:

Email: AskBeth@casualspacepodcast.com

Website: bethmund.com

Facebook: Casual Space Podcast@

Show notes by show producer/podcastologist: Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie and Beth Mund

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