EVA Interviews Hoyt Davidson, Managing Partner of Near Earth LLC

Welcome back to EVA Interviews: The Business of the new Space Ageâ„¢ as we leave the Lunar Editions and return to Earth orbit. Our next guest is Hoyt Davidson, Founder and Managing Partner of Near Earth LLC. Near Earth specializes in providing Investment Banking and Advisory Services to companies and investors in the … Continue reading

EVA Interviews Team “Selenokhod” in the Google Lunar X Prize Competition

From Russia, we welcome Team Selenokhod to EVA Interviews: The Business of the new Space Ageâ„¢ in the fourth of this series of Lunar Editions. As one of the most recent entrants in the Google Lunar X Prize competition, Team Selenokhod looks to build on Russia’s early lunar robotic successes of … Continue reading

EVA Interviews Team “Next Giant Leap” in the Google Lunar X Prize Competition

Welcome to the third in this series of Lunar Editions of EVA Interviews: The Business of the new Space Ageâ„¢. To start this series, EVA went directly to the source and interviewed the Moon about its expectations for future lunar commercial activities. Coming back down to Earth, the second interview focused on the organization whose … Continue reading

EVA Interviews Paul Eckert about the Space Investment Summits

Welcome to the next edition of EVA Interviews: The Business of the New Space Ageâ„¢ with our guest Paul Eckert Ph.D. – Coordinator of the Space Investment Summit Coalition, and International & Commercial Strategist for the Space Exploration division of The Boeing Company. Paul and his colleagues at the Space … Continue reading

EVA Interviews Rex Ridenoure, CEO of Ecliptic Enterprises

Welcome to the third edition of EVA Interviews: The Business of the new Space Age! Our next guest is Rex Ridenoure, Space entrepreneur and CEO of Ecliptic Enterprises Corp. – a successful small Space startup famous for its RocketCamâ„¢ equipment and images. EVA:     Hi Rex! It’s great to have you … Continue reading

Jeff Krukin, Space Frontier Foundation (part 1)

As promised, here is part one of my interview with Jeff Krukin. Jeff is the Executive Director of the Space Frontier Foundation, a longtime space advocate, and an international speaker.

In a first for Out of the Cradle, this interview is delivered as audio. This means (among other things) that you get to hear my weird Kiwi accent! But rest assured, I do shut up for most of the interview and let Jeff do the talking, and it’s well worth listening to what he has to say.

Have a listen to the interview, and don’t forget to check out his personal homepage, where there’s lots of good information about his Human-Space Connection concept.

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Charles Wood, creator of Lunar Photo of the Day

Running the popular website, Lunar Photo Of the Day, (LPOD) and writing a regular column on the moon that appears monthly in Sky & Telescope magazine, are the things Charles A. Wood is probably known for most. But, the interest of a 9 year-old in the sky went from backyard observations on a small telescope, to the University of Arizona, a stint in the Peace Corp and included working at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory cataloging Lunar craters.

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Part-Two of: A conversation with Paul Spudis

Dr. Paul D. Spudis is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland and Visiting Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Spudis was formerly with the Branch of Astrogeology, U. S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona and the … Continue reading

Part-One of: A conversation with Dr. Paul Spudis

Dr. Paul D. Spudis is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland and Visiting Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Spudis was formerly with the Branch of Astrogeology, U. S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona and the … Continue reading

Rocketing toward first flight: Gary Lantz of Rocketplane Limited, Inc

Gary Lantz is the Lead Systems Engineer and Aerodynamic Engineer for Rocketplane Limited, Incorporated. Rocketplane plans to field a fighter-sized, four seat suborbital spaceplane by mid-2007. This is a fascinating interview with an engineer that’s right in the thick of building a spacecraft for the emerging space tourism industry. Read the interview and then be sure to check out the Forums Q&A thread, where Gary has kindly agreed to take your questions. Continue reading

Ascending into space: John Powell talks about JP Aerospace – part one

John Powell is the president and founder of JP Aerospace. All through his youth, he dreamed of building spacecraft – and that’s exactly what he’s been doing ever since. With advanced balloon, airship and rocket systems, and even his own free flight experiment payload program, John and his team have … Continue reading

Dr David Livingston, host of the Space Show, chats with Out of the Cradle

The logo above has become a very familiar feature in the lives of many space enthusiasts. With its twice weekly broadcasts that bring us conversations with many of the top names in space activities from authors, academics, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and some times just plan folks like me who have … Continue reading

Sneak Peek

I’m trying to put together an interview with Dick Rutan, but if I can’t get it ready for posting in time I wanted to be sure to make folks aware of this up coming program on the History Channel. 25,000 Miles Non-Stop: Voyager Aircraft. Airs on Saturday, November 12 at … Continue reading

Chasing the Challenge

“Masten Space Applauds NASA’s New Suborbital Challenges” “Santa Clara, California – 10/19/05 Masten Space Systems announced today that it strongly supported the recent agreement between NASA and the X PRIZE Foundation to develop two suborbital Centennial Challenges and that, pending announcements on rules, it looked forward to participating.” So reads … Continue reading

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