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Donovan Mathias and Eric Stern Talk About Asteroid Threats
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A conversation with Donovan Mathias and Eric Stern. Eric is a research scientist here at Ames who supports the agency’s Planetary Defense initiative, and Donovan is an aerospace engineer in the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep96-donovan-mathias-and-eric-stern

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DNA Sequencing
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Episode 50 features Dr. Sarah Wallace who shares with us her instrumental role in developing the DNA sequencer used on the space station as part of a multi-center effort led here at the Johnson Space Center. DNA sequencing can be used for anything from monitoring the crew members' health to identifying microbes, and potentially detecting life in the solar system. This episode was recorded on April 17, 2018.

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Lynn Harper and Monsi Roman Talk About The Vascular Tissue Challenge
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A conversation with Lynn Harper, who leads emerging commercial space efforts for the Space Portal office here at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Monsi Roman, who manages NASA’s Centennial Challenges program at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep95-lynn-harper-monsi-roman

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Launch America
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Episode 49 features Kathy Lueders, Manager of the Commercial Crew Program based at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and discussions of a brief history of the space program, how it started, and where it is now. Lueders talks about the two commercial companies, Boeing and SpaceX, and their space vehicles that will carry astronauts into low Earth orbit. This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018.

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Alan Rhodes and Harvey Moseley Talk About Creating SOFIA’s Instruments
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A conversation with Alan Rhodes, instrument development manager for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Harvey Moseley a senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep94-alan-rhodes-harvey-moseley

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Moon Rocks
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Episode 48 features Ryan Zeigler, a planetary scientist and the lunar sample curator, who talks about the moon rocks brought to Earth during Apollo, the facilities that keep them, and what we're still learning from them. This episode was recorded on February 14, 2018.

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Parimal Kopardekar Talks About Managing Drones in our Skies
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A rerun of a conversation with Parimal Kopardekar, NASA’s senior technologist for the Air Transportation System at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep93-parimal-kopardekar

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Astronaut, M.D
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Episode 47 features Serena Aunon-Chancellor who shares her story about becoming an astronaut from her education in engineering and medicine to her time as a NASA flight surgeon. Aunon-Chancellor discusses her training and expectations before her first trip to space. This episode was recorded on March 9, 2018.

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Lika Guhathakurta and Ryan McGranaghan Talk About Space Weather
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A conversation with Lika Guhathakurta, lead program scientist for new initiatives in the Exploration Technology Directorate at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Ryan McGranaghan, postdoctoral researcher from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep92-lika-guhathakurta-and-ryan-mcgranaghan

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Stories Of Unity
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Episode 46 features Stories of Unity. Adam Kalil, Chair of the Asians Succeeding in Innovation and Aerospace Employee Resource Group, conveniently spelling out ASIA, here on site. Also included are guests Krystine Bui the Deputy Manager of Institutional Procurement Office, Doug Wong a Senior Space Systems and Human factors Engineer, Charlene Gilbert a Technology Transfer Officer in the Exploration Technolgy Office and Ven Feng, Manager of International Space Station Transportation Integration Office. They all stem from different backgrounds across the center: Exploration, Safety, Procurement and International Space Station. We’ll get to hear their story of how they got to NASA and what they do to help make human spaceflight possible. This episode was recorded throughout the month of May 2018.

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Jon Jenkins Talks About Kepler and TESS Data, from Pixels to Planets
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A conversation with Jon Jenkins, the science lead for the Science Processing Operations Center at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. At the SPOC, the raw data from NASA’s newly launched planet hunter, TESS, is prepared for scientists to analyze. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep91-jon-jenkins

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Digital Space
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Episode 45 features Annette Moore, the Director of our Information Resources Director and the Chief Information Officer at the Johnson Space Center, who tells us about data and information in space as well as the tech we use for human spaceflight operations, including space station imagery and how it's changed over time. Moore discusses how the Johnson Space Center is handling the multiple petabytes of data to preserve the history of the human spaceflight program. This episode was recorded on April 18, 2018

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Karen Bradford Talks About Connecting People
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A conversation with Karen Bradford, chief of staff for the center director at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep90-karen-bradford

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Spacecraft Displays
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Episode 44 features Jeff Fox, Chief Engineer of the Rapid Prototype Lab at the Johnson Space Center, who tells the history and evolution of displays and controls in the space shuttle. Fox reveals details behind some of the new displays that are being designed to fly on the Orion spacecraft. This episode was recorded on March 21, 2018.

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Robin Aube-Warren Talks About the DART Team and Center Operations
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A conversation with Robin Aube-Warren, the director of center operations at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. We talk about the Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team and their emergency response activities. We also chat about what it means to direct the various areas of center operations here at Ames. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep89-robin-aube

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Diet like an Astronaut
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Dr. Scott Smith, NASA nutritionist and the manager for nutritional biochemistry, discusses some pretty significant differences in the way astronauts have to eat in space versus the way we eat here on Earth. This episode was recorded on February 16, 2018.

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Gravity Assist Podcast, Mars and InSight with Bruce Banerdt
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What lurks beneath Mars’s surface? How did the rocky, Red Planet form? What can Mars teach us about our own planet Earth? Soon, these questions will start getting answered by NASA’s newest Mars lander, the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport, or InSight. With its seismometer and heat probe instruments, InSight will investigate the deep dynamics of Mars, helping scientists discover what lies within its core and learn more about how rocky bodies form throughout the solar system.

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Robin Beck Talks about Designing Heat Shields to Protect Spacecraft
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A conversation with Robin Beck, an engineer at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley who develops, designs and tests heat shield materials. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep88-robin-beck

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The Space Launch System: Part 2
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Paul Bookout and David Smith talk about the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V: The Space Launch System. The experts discuss the construction, testing, evolution and potential of the skyscraper-sized launch vehicle. This episode was recorded on March 20, 2018.

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NASA and the USGS, a Shared History in Remote Sensing
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A conversation with Jim Brass, Bruce Coffland from NASA and Susan Benjamin USGS director of the Western Geographic Science Center. They discuss the shared history between NASA and the USGS in remote sensing. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-ep87-usgs-shared-history

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