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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56: How Jason Hutt Helps Put Space Crews at Ease

      This is hard. There’s no one easy thing.”  -Jason Hutt to Beth Mund  Jason is the lead for Orion Crew Systems Integration at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.      Human factors are always considered when designing a new spacecraft for the crew. Jason and his team consider EVERY BUTTON, SWITCH, and DIAL…

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55: Dean Hijacks the Show and Asks BETH the Questions!

        The tables are turned in THIS episode as Dean takes over the microphone! Dean wants to know the HOW, WHO, and WHY so he asks:  How did Beth’s love for space exploration start?  Who were some of the people that helped Beth in her success?  Why did she start the CASUAL…

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