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Beam Me Up Episode 464










Greetings to episode 464 of Beam Me Up.

This week I introduce Charles G Chettiar  with his short story Panic Layer (I play part one)

I start off with a musical select followed by news from the blog: funny video, movie review, Ceres has some weird bright spots, some NASA news and some really fun facts.

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Beam Me Up #465 Opening Doors – Sean Mulroy + Handyman – Frank Banta










This week I have two stories.  Opening Doors by Sean Mulroy and Handyman by Frank Banta.  I start with Elton John’s Rocketman, then head over for a few articles from the blog.   Astronomers have observed the most luminous galaxies   in the universe.  10 bil 4 after big bang.  Bigelow spacecraft module.  Supergirl still has not been reserved.  The Batman / Joker animation “The Killing Joke” is due out this summer and The Justice League vs Tean Titans is available as of this publication.  Finally Adam Nemoy “For the Love of Spock” has released a trailer.  Adam raised over 600 thousand dollars towards the final project.  No time line yet, but I can not imagine it being too far out there.

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Beam Me Up #463 With a Story by David Scholes – Images

David Sholes

David Sholes







Talking points:

Still feeling maudlin with the passing of David Bowie, I start with one of my favorite cuts off the Young American album.

Next it is on to the Beam Me Up blog.

NASA astronaut Edgar Mitchel, of Apollo 14 fame and one of only 12 people to have set foot on the Moon has passed at 85.

SyFy has renewed the Magicians for a second season.

ESA’s lander Philae, launched by the Rosetta mother craft, has been declared dead.

Record setting applications for NASA’s  2017  astronaut class.

NASA’S WFirst space telescope is looking to gather more data than hubble.

Apollo 10 heard some weird noise while passing around the back side of the moon.

Finally the story for this episode: Images by David Scholes.








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Beam Me Up #462 Accidental Death – Peter Bailey


In episode 462 the main story is Accidental Death, a bit of a “flash from the past” from author Peter Bailey.

News from the blog: first off from Kallamus is comments on the Chronicles of Shinara and Star Trek. Next are my observations on “Space 1999” plus where they can play a behind the scenes short, this concerning the intricate modeling of the ships that was done.  Next, with new detectors, it may be within scientists’ reach to observe gravity Waves.

Has the 9th planet truly been discovered?

Carole sent in photos of folks that will most likely be future inductees into the Darwin Awards list.

That about ties it up for another episode.  I hope you enjoy the podcast.



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Beam Me Up #460 Tugship – Russell Hemmell




Beam Me Up 460! (More reliable location used)

I honestly thought it was going to be a run of the mill, but I think it turned out kinda nice.

For the most part there is a whole lot of bitchin but in Kal and me but for different reason but with Ron Huber.

I lead off with  a possible LHC particle find.  Possible is as far as I am going to take it in the show description.

Next is a none too restrained Kallamis.  Kall let fly on the BMU blog with a run on comment concerning Star Wars and J.J. Abrams that is so harsh and funny, it is worth the price of  admission, as the old-time carnival barkers would say.

Ron comes up with a crackerjack find with Canada joining efforts to bring back to Earth a piece of asteroid Bennu.  There are many reasons why this particular asteroid was chosen – but lets save it for the blog or the podcast.

Oh and if you haven’t read about Woodland NC and a proposed solar power station you have some truly (dare I say it) either backwater or pure redneck.

Finally a new author for Beam Me Up    Russell Hemmell with his story Tugship

I hope you enjoy the program…

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Beam Me Up #459 VR Traveler – Scholes + Strange Side – Ortiz


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I start off episode 459 by talking about assumption made about the possibility of life elsewhere in the Universe.

I play Chris Hadfields version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity.

I review the animated movie Home and the live action film
America Ultra.

The first story of the afternoon is a short by David Scholes and read by Ron Huber called Virtual Reality Traveling.

The last story is The Strange Side by Brayan Ortiz.








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Beam Me Up #458 w/In Plain Sight #36 – Jason Kahn


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I start off episode 458 with observations concerning stupid questions and even stupider answers by the political pundits vying for the office of the

My musical selection was A Glorious Dawn by Symphony of Science.

From the Beam Me Up blog  a couple of
new planets have been discovered, but don’t look for either to be life bearing.

I review “Terminator Genisis”

And close with episode 36 of Jason Kahn’s In Plain Sight

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Beam Me Up #457 – Captain Quazer – Fowler

milo james fowler

milo james fowler









episode 457 begins with a short discussion of the
ISS which segways into observations of Mars before
I take a short musical break with music frm

After the break I continue with a bit more Mars

I then discuss an article concerning the great work
that the probe Cassini is still doing around Saturn.

The final selection for the afternoon is Captain
Quazer by Milo James Fowler

















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Beam Me Up Podcast #456 Happy Halloween – Scholes

Colin P. Davies

Colin P. Davies









Episode 456 was my Halloween episode which always incorporates Colin P, Davies’ classic tale Happy Halloween narrated by Kelly better known as Crystal Wizard.  I absolutely love this story which has a masterful twist at the end.

The first story is a treat as we don’t get to have stories narrated by Ron Huber.  The story is called the Benefactor written by David K. Scholes.

I start however with the movie Vice.  With Bruce Willis and Thomas Jane among others.

You can download, or simply play the episode by selecting HERE

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Beam Me Up #454 That one job in Beijing – D. Doskocil

Dayna Doskocil

Dayna Doskocil

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I think we should call this episode: a Premier episode,  since our wonderful story by Dayna Doskocil is her very first offering.  I am honored to have the first story from what I feel you will be in agreement that Dayna is a very talented author.

From the blog and elsewhere –  a woman flies a fighter jet with only her mind!  Flowing water on Mars.  India’s space telescope? Who knew!


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