Podcaster: Host : Fraser Cain ; Guest :Andy Weir, Dr. Paul M. Sutter, Dr. Morgan Rehnberg, and Dr. Kimberly Cartier
Description: This Week’s Stories:
- 2 shows on the Mercury 13 female astronauts.
- The strangeness of the interstellar asteroid.
- Space dust transporting life.
- Using magnetic sails to decelerate.
Host: Fraser Cain ( @fcain )
Special Guest: This week, we are SUPER excited to welcome author Andy Weir (The Martian, @andyweirauthor ) back to the show to chat with us about his new book, ARTEMIS. Viewers who have seen Andy’s first appearance on our show on January 9, 2015, (https://youtu.be/RMPZpa08LoY) will remember just how awesome he is as a guest – and why we can’t wait to catch up with him this week.
Andy began his career as a software engineer but wrote science fiction stories in his spare time. His novel, THE MARTIAN, was a blockbuster success which has allowed him to pursue his writing full-time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects such as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight.
You can learn more about Andy and his books on his website:
Dr. Paul Matt Sutter ( http://www.pmsutter.com/ & @PaulMattSutter )
Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ( http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )
Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( http://KimberlyCartier.org & @AstroKimCartier )
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