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“Mars Interviews” Interview: Luca Rossettini, CEO of D-Sat.

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Luca Rossettini is the CEO of D-Sat, which launched the first self-deorbiting satellite on June 28 for a test of Deorbital Devices’ product offerings, a system that can safely remove decommissioned satellites from orbit. The mission will demonstrate an independent retro-rocket system that is capable of deorbiting a satellite that has outlived its useful life and could become dangerous to both …

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UpportunityU Interview: Project Possum’s Executive Director Jason Reimuller

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In today’s interview, we speak with Dr. Jason Reimuller, Executive Director of Project Possum, the citizen-scientist astronautics program. We dive deep into where his passion for space, science, and flying started, how it inspired the citizen-scientist program, what sciences like aeronomy are & the importance of noctilucent clouds, how students can join the program, and what it takes to get …

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UpportunityU Interview: “Journey To Mars” with NASA’s Jim Wilson

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by Ron Sparkman / @UpportunityU When it comes to space travel, there’s nothing more popular right now than talks of  a Mars mission, especially following National Geographic‘s hit “MARS” series, Elon Musk’s big SpaceX Mars Colonization plan, and, of course, last year’s award-winning “the Martian”. These realistic ideas of traveling to Mars bring up countless questions, so in today’s interview …

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UpportunityU Interview: NORAD Tracks Santa!

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by Ron Sparkman | @UpportunityU In today’s interview, we speak with  speak with Preston Schlachter from NORAD Tracks Santa! We discuss everything from fast Santa’s sleigh is, to how NORAD helps him dodge airplanes (and meteors!), and on whether or not Santa has ever met an alien! We even have a special guest that pops in from the Space Foundation …

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[VIDEO] Interview: Dr. Robert Zubrin on Musk’s SpaceX Colonization plan.

Dr. Zubrin and Elon Musk at the Mars Society Convention. Photo: The Mars Society

Contributed by Bill Hargenrader: Creator of I Love Mars (#MarsNOW) & Next Level Life; best-selling author of the “Mars Journey: Call To Action” series In this interview, Bill Hargenrader speaks with Dr. Robert Zubrin, creator of the Mars Society, about Elon Musk‘s recent SpaceX colonization plan. Check out the video below, subscribe to Bill’s “I Love Mars” YouTube series, and listen to Bill …

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[VIDEO] Interview: Leonard David, Author of “Mars”, companion book to the NatGeo TV series.

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Contributed by Bill Hargenrader: Creator of I Love Mars (#MarsNOW) & Next Level Life; best-selling author of the “Mars Journey: Call To Action” series In this interview, Bill Hargenrader speaks with Leonard David, an award winning space journalist, reporting on space activities for over 50 years and author of Mars – Our Future on the Red Planet companion piece to the hit National Geographic …

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UpportunityU Interview: Fraser Cain, Creator/Publisher, Universe Today, Co-Host, Astronomy Cast

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By Ron Sparkman | @UpportunityU In today’s interview, we speak with Fraser Cain, creator and publisher of Universe Today. He’s also the co-host of Astronomy Cast, with Dr. Pamela Gay.  We discuss the beginning of Fraser’s passion for space and astronomy and how that led him to create one of the most popular sites on the subject today. We also dive …

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