Episode CXIII

Tonight Episode CXIII will feature the audio of an August 18, 2015 presentation given to the Mars Society Convention by former Mars One astronaut candidate, Lt. Heidi Beemer. Her talk concerned Human Factors in Mars Analog Missions. A VMI graduate, Lt. Beemer is a chemical weapons expert in the United States Army and is currently in her second year of working toward a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering with a Space Studies concentration. In addition we will resume our reading of the H.G. Wells classic, The War of the Worlds.

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-Note: MPR neither endorses nor disputes the opinions and viewpoints expressed by any of our guests.


Below are links to a Biography.com article about H.G. Wells, my University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy virtual presentation, and my presentation to the 2015 Mars Society Convention.








Below are links to Lt. Beemer’s Facebook page and the video version of her talk.






Music was composed by Bernard Herrmann for Fahrenheit 451, copyright 1966 by Universal Pictures; and by Russell Garcia for The Time Machine, copyright 1960 by MGM.


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