This week on Beam Me Up, episode 481, Ron Huber heads up the program with a reading of a David Scholes short story.
Next I summarize articles from the Beam Me Up blog (wrfrbeameup.blogspot.com).
I finish off the program with part two of Poul Anderson’s Inside Earth.
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This episode I start reading Poul Anderson’s story “Inside Earth”. This episode contains part 1.
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This week for episode 479, after a short musical interlude, I spend some time on the Beam Me Up blog with articles like the age of the Moon, a loss in the historical NASA astronaut crew and the Air Force’s x37b space plane is due to set new records in mission length.
Finally I read a short story.
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I start this week with a story from David Scholes called Other Side the I mistakenly call Reincarnation, it’s good no matter what the case.
From the blog, it would seem that Germany’s fusion reactor works! David has a story collection available on Amazon. Pluto has structures similar to ice pressure ridges but on a truly vast scale.
Finally I play David’s Urban Pacifiers, which is a really great short tale.
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I start with a short story from Dave called Urban Pacifiers which asks the question “What and who will future police be like in the distant future?”
For articles: Marvel has some plans for the end of 2017, the most recent NASA/ISS crew is due to set some longevity records.
The last short story is a most unusual invasion tale by new contributor Tristan Fernie called “The Future Happened While We Stared At Our Phones”
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Episode 474 came together this week without much of a problem.
I start with a cut to give me a few moments to get organized. Next I travel over to the Beam Me Up blog wrfrbeameup.blogspot.com.
First on the agenda is the loss of the ESA’s Schiaparelli lander. Next SyFy has picked up Van Helsing with an order for 13 new episodes.
Hubble continues to do phenomenal science. SyFy has pushed back Star Trek Discovery.
Rosetta considered successful.
Musk still thinks Mars colonization viable.
Osirus Rex mission still go.
Dave Scholes The Real Dream World is our story of the afternoon.
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Welcome to episode 473 of Beam Me Up.
This week is a David Scholes episode.
I open with David’s Feeding Time, Then from the blog a review of the latest Captain America movie, troubles with China’s space station, a possible SETI class radio signal plus others.
The closing story is Not So Brave New World. Plus other odds and ends I hope you enjoy.
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Episode 467 of Beam Me Up is now available.
This week I start with selected articles from the blog: India testing a shuttle style reusable spacecraft, plumes on Mars that are acting very strange, CW picks up Supergirl, Ron reports the next Canadian astronaut to visit the ISS, This year’s Nebula awards have been awarded, SpaceX Dragon is now due for unpacking and delivery of over 3k lbs of material from the ISS.
David Scholes sends in a short story called Wild Ride.
And the final story is Accidental Death by Peter Bailey which is about it for me this week.
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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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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
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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