Space4U Podcast

The Space4U podcast is designed to be a casual and non-technical conversation with space professionals telling their part of the space story and explaining how human explorers are learning about the universe that surrounds us. This podcast will inspire, educate, connect and advocate for greater public appreciation of what people around the globe are doing to make us all smarter about space.

Recent Space4U Episodes

Michael Soluri - Documentary Photographer

In this episode, we meet photographer Michael Soluri. Michael tells us how he got into photography, and working with NASA in particular.

Alex Wagner - AIA Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

In this episode, we meet Alex Wagner, the Aerospace Industries Association’s Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and the Senior Advisor to the President.

Bill Barry - NASA Historian

In this episode, we meet Chief NASA Historian, Dr. Bill Barry. 

Emily Boster - Mars Mission Engineer

In this episode, we meet Mars Mission engineer from Lockheed Martin, Emily Boster.

Ed Rosenthal - Florikan Founder

In this episode, we meet the Founder Chairman of the Board of Florikan ESA, Ed Rosenthal. 

Chris Blackerby - Astroscale Chief Operating Officer

We meet Chris Blackerby, Astroscale Group COO & Director, Japan.

Basil Hero - Apollo Author

We meet author Basil Hero, author of "The Mission of a Lifetime, Lessons From the Men Who Went to the Moon."

Alice Bunn - UK Space Agency International Director

We meet Alice Bunn. Alice Bunn is the International Director at the UK Space Agency (UKSA).

Erin Roethlisberger - Mars Insight Engineer

We meet Erin Roethlisberger, the Mission Operations Systems Lead for the InSight Mars Lander with Lockheed Martin Space. 

Geoff Chester – Navy Observatory PAO

We meet Geoff Chester, the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) for the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., a position he has held since 1997.

Anita Greenberg - Commercial Astronaut Trainer

We meet Dr. Anita Greenberg, the COO and VP for Academics for Opifex Global out of Georgetown, Texas.

Dr. Kavya Manyapu - Flight Crew Operations and Test Engineer

Meet Dr. Kavya Manyapu, a Space Scientist working in Flight Crew Operations and Testing for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. 

Brother Guy - The Vatican Astronomer

Meet Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, Director of the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation.

Bill Ingalls - NASA Photographer

Meet NASA photographer Bill Ingalls in this episode of Space4U. Find out what it takes to photograph the iconic images that tell the story of space travel and what happens to a DSLR camera after a grass fire ignites post launch.

Lou Ramon – An Old Fashioned Spaceman

Meet Lou Ramon, an old fashioned spaceman in this episode of Space4U. Take an insider view of the Apollo 11 mission and find out what kind of candy was smuggled into space.

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