64: NASA Science Photographer Norah Moran

      “I was taking all of the art classes and I was missing science. I didn’t feel challenged the way I wanted to be challenged, so I went to a panel of graduates from all of the photo degrees, and discovered a NASA photographer who talked about his work and the idea of…

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63: Taylor Winkleman: Space Advocate

        There’s no title big enough to hold the accomplishments and aspirations for Taylor Winkelman.  What has this woman NOT done? Just read her bio. Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Legislative Assistant. Veterinarian. Army Sergeant. Advocate for space policy in Washington D.C. In general, Taylor works to make our world…

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61: Bill Nye and Beth Mund Celebrate Space Exploration

    “I am very hopeful (and I have been since Carl Sagan’s class) that we will find evidence of life on Mars. It’s not crazy to suggest that life started on Mars… It’s extraordinary but not crazy!”     Beth shares a Casual Space conversation with the incredible Bill Nye! Together, they enjoy: Sharing…

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60: Teacher in Space program President Elizabeth Kennick

You know that teachers are already an intricate and massively important part of helping to educate (STEAM) and inspire student explorers and curious minds! And while some great PAYLOADS have gone from the classroom to space, it soon will be the TEACHERS TURN TO EXPLORE. This opportunity is way overdue, don’t you think?    …

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59: NASA Successes from Failures Part 2; Manned Missions

        Our nation’s space agency has experienced many incredible human feats (landing a human on the moon, walking in space, assembling an International Space Station, etc.)  as well as three very public manned missions that resulted in heroes’ lives lost. In this episode, Beth and Dean continue the second part of this…

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