Latest Episodes

Enabling democracy through an App?
April 12, 2019

GovernEye and is designed to facilitate democratic engagement by allowing voters elected politician and all stakeholders. @GovernEye founder Anant Ahuja talks about how Governeye works and what motivated it.

Episode 84: NASA after the Shuttle. SLS and The Gateway
April 05, 2019

Why has NASA not been able to launch American astronauts to space on American rockets since 2011? What is the SLS and the Gateway? Will China and US cooperate in space?

Episode 83: India’s Human Spaceflight Programme with R Umamaheswaran
January 18, 2019 - Episode 83 - India's Human Spaceflight Programme. R Umamaheswaren talks about @ISRO Human Space Flight Programme #gaganyaan and thinks the chances of a woman as a member of the first crew "highly likely". recorded at #IAC2018

Episode 82: Jaxa and International Collaboration with Professor Fujimoto Masaki
January 04, 2019

A conversation with Prof. Fujimoto Masaki about @JAXA current and future plans to explore the inner solar system and #samplereturn missions. Recorded in Bremen just after #IAC2018

Episode 81: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
December 14, 2018 Episode 81 - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA# talks about some of UNOOSA's current projects. recorded during #IAC2018

Episode 80 – S Somnath Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
November 30, 2018 Episode 80. S. Somnath joined the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala in 1985 and today he is its director. Recorded at #IAC2018

Episode 79: – A single digital marketplace for the global space supply chain?
November 16, 2018 - Episode 79 A digital marketplace for the global space supply chain? With @satsearchco. Recorded at #iac2018.

Episode 78: ISRO’s early Earth Observation Cameras with former chairman Mr Kiran Kumar
September 28, 2018

Mr Kiran Kumar studied physics, physical engineering and electronics in educational institutions in India including the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. He specialised in electro-optical imaging systems and in 1975 was recruited by Dr Y...

Episode 77: Satellite tracking – the early days
July 13, 2018

Sven Grahn has been working in the space field in one way or another for over fifty years. Officially retired, he continues to work as a project leader of a student satellite at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He is perhaps best kno[...]

Episode 76: Space law
June 23, 2018

One of the earliest characteristics of human civilisation (large populations living together in organised cities) was the creation of rules or laws that everyone who lived there agreed to abide by. The 50th anniversary of first humans to visit the Moon...