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Space Forward - An Interdisciplinary Podcast

Hussain Bokhari, Benjamin Shapiro, Matthias Frenzl
6 episodes
In this show, we attempt to break down complex ideas to first principles and deconstruct them into digestible chunks. We're trying to get answers to tough questions with perspectives from space scientists and enthusiasts.

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

The Start-up of Space Marketplaces

SHOWNOTES [1] Narayan Prasad https://www.linkedin.com/in/narayanprasadn/ [2] Personal Website http://www.narayanprasad.com/ [3] Satsearch https://satsearch.co/ [4] Satsearch Knowledge Graph https://blog.satsearch.co/2018-05-22-artificial-intelligence-for-space-applications [5] Satsearch Kno…
1h 31min

Space Commerce - The ecstasy of gold

SHOWNOTES Matthew Weinzierl https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=496493 Harvard Business School Space Research https://economicsofspace.hbs.harvard.edu/about-us The Commercial Space Age is here https://hbr.org/2021/02/the-commercial-space-age-is-here SpaceX, Economies o…
54min

Investing in Space Start-Ups - Best Practices

SHOWNOTES Fabrice Testa https://www.linkedin.com/in/fabricetesta/ Maana Electric https://www.maanaelectric.com/ EBAN Space https://www.eban.org/eban-space/ Space Tech Angels https://www.lsta.lu/ https://www.spaceangels.com/
1h 36min

The physics of space travel - Engineering vs Breakthrough Physics?

SHOWNOTES Martin Tajmar in Dresden https://tu-dresden.de/ing/maschinenwesen/ilr/rfs/die-professur/beschaeftigte/portrait_englisch Martin Tajmar https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Tajmar Breakthrough Propulsion https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breakthrough_Propulsion_Physics_Program Brea…
1h 16min

A Space for Humanity - Ethics and Governance for Living together in the Space Age

SHOWNOTES Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty https://sfis.asu.edu/timiebi-aganaba-jeanty School for the Future of Innovation in Society https://sfis.asu.edu/
1h 10min

Seeking beyond the rocket equation - the prospect of space elevators

This episode has at its core the implications of Tsiolkovsky’s rocket equation, which figures the hard limits of rocket-based payload transportation to Earth’s orbit. Furthermore, rockets are expensive, up to failure, risky and carry too little payload. Making rockets more efficient reminds analo…
1h 2min