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Podcaster: Host : Dr. Morgan Rehnberg ; Guest: Dr. Brian Weeden , Fraser Cain, Suzy Murph

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Title: Weekly Space Hangout – Guest: Dr. Brian Weeden from the Secure World Foundation

Link: Cosmoquest: http://cosmoquest.org

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Description:  Today’s story:

  • Fraser’s report on StarLink, AAS & the 4 New Great Observatories!
  • Volcanoes on Venus.
  • A medical emergency on the ISS.
  • TESS has found a new Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone.
  • StarLiner news.

Host: Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (http://cosmicchatter.org/ & @MorganRehnberg )

Special Guest: 

Dr. Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning at the Secure World Foundation. Brian uses his research on space debris, global space situational awareness, space traffic management, protection of space assets, and space governance to guide the Foundation’s future projects. Additionally, Brian organizes national and international workshops to increase awareness of, and facilitate dialogue on, space security, stability, and sustainability topics.

Prior to joining the Secure World Foundation, Brian served nine years as an officer in the United States Air Force where he worked in space and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) operations. As part of U.S. Strategic Command’s Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), he directed the orbital analyst training program and developed tactics, techniques and procedures for improving space situational awareness.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University, a Master of Science Degree in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, and is also a graduate of the International Space University Space Studies Program. He has a PhD in Public Policy and Public Administration from George Washington University in the field of Science and Technology Policy.

You can learn more about the Secure World Foundation by visiting their website athttps://swfound.org/about-us/who-we-are/

Regular Guest:

Fraser Cain ( @fcain )
Suzy Murph ( @cosmoquestX )

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