TV/Media Interviews

TV/Media interviews

Ken is a Ph.D. research scientist, journalist, photographer and speaker and often appears as an expert space commentator on major national, international and local TV News outlets for Space UpClose – on BBC TV and Radio News, Fox News, NBC, ABC, CBS, Spectrum, ARD, i24, TRT World and other major news outlets.

Dr. Kremer offers independent analysis about space topics – from a first hand/UpClose eyewitness perspective.

Ken is based nearby the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, FL., active in outreach and interviewed regularly on TV and radio about space topics.

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Recent Interviews: 

2020

Mar 17/18: My commentary about SpaceX Starlink launch and impact of #Covid19 pandemic on NASA, the Space Coast and the space industry featured on WFTV Channel 9 ABC News Orlando

Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose commentary at WFTV ABC Ch 9 TV News Orlando on March 17 & 18, 2020 about SpaceX Starlink launch and impact of Covid-19 pandemic

Mar 10/11: My commentary about SLS delays and cost overruns by prime contractor Boeing on WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/nasa-struggles-manage-costs-heavy-lift-rocket-that-will-carry-astronauts-moon-officials-say/HCFVSDGZSFGP3M4E3Y3DHQPIWA/

Feb 28/29, Mar 2: My commentary about Boeing Starliner on WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando

Feb 29/30: my static fire test photos for SpaceX CRS-20 mission featured on WKMG CBS 6 TV News Orlando

Feb 18/19: my commentary on WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV news Orlando about Space Adventures plans to launch private paying astronauts on SpaceX Crew Dragon in 2021 or 2022

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/new-agreement-could-soon-take-private-citizens-new-heights-via-spacex-rocket/6RKPYHOL3JCQVAVRXIE4D5FFSA/

Feb 17/18: my commentary about SpaceX Starlink launch and Boeing Starliner featured on WESH 2 NBC TV News Orlando

https://www.wesh.com/article/watch-spacex-launch-starlink-satellites-space-coast/30964085

Ken Kremer of Space UpClose interview about Starlink and Starliner with WESH 2 NBC TV News Orlando on Feb 17, 2020

Feb 16/17:  my Falcon 9 photos taken at pad 40 Feb 16 today were featured on WKMG CBS TV News Orlando

Feb 10/11: my commentary at FOX 35 Orlando TV News about significant problems on recent uncrewed OFT test flight delaying astronauts flights of  Boeing Starliner and impact on SLS

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/nasa-proposed-budget-announced-amid-boeing-troubles

Feb 10/11: my commentary on WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV news Orlando about Trump Administration strong 12% NASA FY 2021 budget increase request to fund development of Project Artemis human lunar landing system

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/trump-proposes-strongest-budget-nasas-history-25b-administrator-says/Y667IECA5NGV7OZKNYZG5P2PL4/

Feb 5/6: my OneWeb satellite launch interview featured on WFTV Ch 9 ABC Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/first-batch-satellites-built-space-coast-ready-launch-kazakhstan/NQ3LIIDJXBBPJPN43YFL7F5TTY/

 

Feb 3/4: my Solar Orbiter interview featured on WFTV Ch 9 ABC Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/nasa-esa-send-spacecraft-study-sun-help-defend-earth-dangerous-solar-storms/EZHRVRLFAVAZROGISITJTYEGSY/

 

Jan 27/28/29: My SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket pics featured on @news6wkmg CBS TV News 6 Orlando and
@WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando

Jan 23/24: My commentary about DirecTV satellite potential for exploding in orbit: featured on @news6wkmg CBS TV Orlando News

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2020/01/23/directv-satellite-in-orbit-at-risk-of-exploding/

Jan 20/21: My commentary and photos about the SpaceX Crew Dragon launch on WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/brevard-county-officials-look-out-rocket-debris-beach/UN5EL6OL7FGUZEXW44QVJMYGZI/

 

Jan 11/12: 4 my photos of SpaceX Falcon 9 IFA static fire test Jan 11 featured on WFTV Ch 9 ABC Orlando

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort (IFA) test is raised at pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida on Jan. 9, 2020 ahead of a planned static test engine firing – minus the Crew Dragon capsule. IFA launch is NET Jan. 18, 2020. TV screenshot. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com

 

Jan 6,7,8: My commentary and photos about the SpaceX Starlink launch and SpaceX Force were featured on 3 TV networks: WESH 2 News NBC TV News Orlando, WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando and Channel 6 CBS News Orlando on the Jan. 6, 7 and 8 evening and overnight news programs multiple times.

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/falcon-9-rocket-set-launch-cape-canaveral/K5XCONPOLNAAFJPP27XFGNTBAQ/

Dr. Ken Kremer/Space UpClose interview comments on SpaceX Starlink mission with WFTV Channel 9 ABC TV News Orlando on Jan. 6, 2020
Dr. Ken Kremer/Space UpClose interview comments on SpaceX Starlink mission with WESH 2 News NBC TV News Orlando on Jan. 6, 2020

2019

Dec 16 :  I was interviewed by 2 TV News networks – @fox35orlando & @WFTV ABC about today’s (Dec 16, 2019) successful SpaceX Falcon9 launch and Friday’s upcoming Starliner Boeing ULA launch for NASA to ISS during the evening TV news shows.

 

My commentary on WFTV ABC TV News 9 Orlando on Nov. 15, 2019 about the NASA Inspector General report warning about further delays to launching Commercial Crew capsules from Boeing and SpaceX to the ISS and the imperative to begin launches soon before NASA’s last contract for Soyuz seats expires:

https://www.wftv.com/news/florida/nasa-audit-warns-of-safety-risks-in-delayed-private-crew-launches/1009107861

Watch my CBS News 6 Orlando TV News interview on Nov. 13 with my commentary about the SpaceX Crew Dragon abort thruster test firing:
https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2019/11/13/spacex-fires-crew-dragon-engines-ahead-of-abort-test/

My commentary at Fox 35 TV News Orlando on Nov. 4, 2019 about the outcome of the Boeing Starliner Pad Abort Test:
https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/boeing-capsule-abort-test-successful-despite-third-parachute-gaffe

Spectrum News Ch 13 interview on Nov. 3, 2019 on IN FOCUS – Topic: “Boots on the Moon” – NASA Project Artemis

https://spectruminfocus.com/section/in-focus/regions/fl

BBC World TV News Antares/Cygnus NG-12 post-launch interview on Nov. 2, 2019 here:

BBC 5 Live Radio on Oct 28, 2019 – 2 live interviews about Virgin Galactic stock going public and outlook for suborbital space tourism

i24 TV News live interview on Sept 20, 2019 – on ‘Crossroads’ about Area 51

BBC Breakfast TV News live interview on July 21, 2019 – about Apollo 11 and NASA’s Human return to the Moon

i24 TV News live interview on July 17, 2019 –  on ‘Clearcut+’ about Apollo 11 and NASA’s Human return to the Moon

 

 

BBC Breakfast TV News live interview on March 4, 2019 – about SpaceX Demo-1 mission

 

 

Spectrum New IN FOCUS interview Nov 3, 2019 about NASA Project Artemis and ‘Boots on the Moon’
Dr. Ken Kremer of SpaceUpclose commentary on CBS 6 Orlando TV News interview Nov. 13, 2019 about the Crew Dragon SuperDraco abort thruster test firing – screenshot