Does Space need the Government to survive? 5.01

In the first episode of our 5th season we ask you, the community, do we need Governments to keep space alive? Or is our future better served in the hands of private companies? Speaking of private companies, while the traditional space powerhouses are laying off more and more people, the new Mohave based companies are hiring. But is it enough? An Atlas V Heavy rocket lifted off the pad carrying a DoD communications satellite. The European Space Agency is looking to go to the moon in 2018 using technology they already have built. And we look at the community feedback from our 4.24 episode of Spacevidcast, all in this action packed Spacevidcast Live show.

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  1. Juan Betancourt on March 12, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Can you guys get rid off that black couch. Cariann looks great but Ben wearing that black shirt with a black or dark couch in the back ground does not look good.

    • bencredible on March 13, 2012 at 6:13 am

      It’s actually a brown couch, which goes to show the actual issue we have is camera/lighting. We’ll work on it though. I was like a floating head, completely agree!

  2. William Pomerantz on March 14, 2012 at 3:45 am

    Great to see you back. Now, you’ve got to do something about that couch. If only there were a famous and easy-to-acquire chair…

    Also, re: NASA + Disney, you should get former imagineer Bob Rogers, winner of NASA’s Public Service Medal and repeated NASA advisor / consultant, on the show.

  3. Tim846 on March 19, 2012 at 4:07 pm

    I LOVE the new graphics!!! Nice work, Ben.

  4. Dana Luterick on March 24, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    Nice to see you both back and the show on the air again.
    This should be a great Spring / Summer season for space with the MSL Mars landing.
    The Spacex launch is coming up soon . ENJOY.

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