Archive for the 'Meteorites' Category

On this episode, we invite on special guest, Apollo 9 astronaut and founder of the B612 foundation as well as a member of the Association of Space Explorers, Rusty Schweickart. Having logged thousands of hours in high performance jets as well as having performed an EVA (a spacewalk), Rusty comes on to discuss his role in the future of asteroids and their potential of impacting the earth, as well as working to avoid an impact if necessary. Also discussed was the future of manned space flight, where humans should go next, as well as other countries participation in the hunt for asteroids.

Rusty's foundation, the B612 Foundation, is located online at

He has also authored the preface to the Association of Space Explorer's book The Home Planet, which is available on Amazon.

Host this week: Gina Herlihy. Panel Members: Gene Mikulka, Mark Ratterman, Sawyer Rosenstein, and special guest Russell "Rusty" Schewickart

Show Recorded - 7/26/2010

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On this very special episode, we are joined by special guests Geoffrey Notkin and Steve Arnold of the Science Channel show, "Meteorite Men". We discuss their show, how they both got their start as meteorite hunters, some of their favorite moments from their television program, along with some science and some friendly poking fun.  Gina Herlihy's batteries needed recharging after the STS-132 Tweet-Up so , we asked  Rebecca Setzer (@beccasetz on Twitter) from the broadcast "Astronomy Out & About" heard weekly on Astronomy.FM to join our panel for this week.

For more information on the Meteorite Men, please check out the following links:

Meteorite Men Website:

Meteorite Men on Facebook:

Meteorite Men on Twitter: @meteoritemen

Steve Arnold's Company:

Geoff Notkin's Company: "Aerolite Meteorites":

Science Channe's Official Meteorite Men Page:

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Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Members: Gene Mikulka, Mark Ratterman, and special guest panelist Rebecca Setzer. Special Guests: Steve Arnold and Geoffrey Notkin of the Science Channel show Meteorite Men.

Show Recorded - Sunday 5/16/2010

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