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

Aug. 3: TRT World Interview about successful splashdown SpaceX Crew Dragon on Demo-2 1st commercial mission ever to ISS:

Aug 3: Interview at ‘Stay Curious’ show American Space Museum about successful Mars Perseverance launch, successful splashdown SpaceX Crew Dragon on Demo-2 1st commercial mission , Artemis Moon mission and more:

SpaceX Dragon and Mars Rover update from space journalist Dr. Ken Kremer

Space journalist Dr. Ken Kremer gives the latest insight to the successful crew Dragon Endeavour flight of SpaceX. MarQ & Marty ask Ken about the crewed flight, as well as the Mars rover launch—all to help you “Stay Curious.”

Posted by American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame on Monday, August 3, 2020

July 27: Interview at ‘Stay Curious’ show American Space Museum about NASA Mars Perseverance launch

Two space scientists talk Mars, Dr. Ken Kremer and Astronomer Derek Demeter

Get the latest on the Mars Rover to launch Thursday morning from rocket photographer Dr. Ken Kremer, and planetarium director Derek Demeter. Ken has a website, www.spaceupclose.com, and Derek is the stargazer at Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College in Sanford, Fla. “Stay Curious” and learn about Mars!

Posted by American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame on Monday, July 27, 2020

 

July 23/24:  Watch my commentary about all the Mars 2020 missions Perseverance, Hope and Tianwen-1 missions including my Mars rover mosaics and outreach during an interview with WKMG CBS 6 Orlando TV news on July 23:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2020/07/23/nasa-is-prepared-for-the-risks-of-launching-nuclear-powered-rover/

July 20/21: My commentary about the Anasis-II mission was featured on WESH 2 NBC TV New Orlando on July 20 and 21 along with my prelaunch photos as well as WFTV ABC TV News Orlando on July 20 and 21

Ken Kremer of Space UpClose offers commentary about the Anasis-II mission on WESH 2 NBC TV News Orlando on July 20 and 21, 2020

July 20/21: My SpaceX Anasis-II launch and prelaunch photos were featured at Spaceflight Now

https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/07/20/spacex-delivers-south-koreas-first-military-satellite-into-on-target-orbit/

https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/1285371705062559746

https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/1285288758015926274

July 17/18: My photo of SNC DreamChaser ‘Shooting Star’ module featured at Fox35 TV News Orlando.

July 10: Watch my prelaunch commentary about the 10th SpaceX Starlink launch at WKMG CBS 6 Orlando TV News:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/07/09/spacex-targeting-this-weekend-for-10th-starlink-launch/

 

July 3: Watch my commentary about the impact of the latest launch delay at Fox 35 TV News Orlando:

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/736211

July 2: Watch my interview on Pressing For Flight about Mars 2020, COVID-19, Artemis, SpaceX GPS/Starlink and More:

June 30: Spaceflight Now features my prelaunch and launch photos from SpaceX GPSIII SV03 mission

June 29: My photos of the SpaceX GPS static fire test  featured on WKMG CBS 6 TV News Orlando

June 25: My commentary about the SpaceX Starlink launch at WFTV ABC 9 Orlando TV News:
https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/spacex-launch-another-round-starlink-satellites-friday/4WKS5J4QDBA7TJ2E4SPI5UJQRI/

Jun 22: My live post ULA Atlas V WDR interview about Mars 2020 rover and more at the American Space Museum ‘Stay Curious’ daily weekday show on June 22, 2020

Space Journalist Dr. Ken Kremer joins "Stay Curious"

Update on Artemis to the Moon with space journalist/photographer Dr. Ken Kremer to help you "Stay Curious."

Posted by American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame on Monday, June 22, 2020

 

June 2: My commentary at Wesh 2 NBC TV News Orlando about the booster arrival in Port and its meaning:
https://www.wesh.com/article/historic-falcon-9-rocket-astronauts-back-in-brevard-county/32746787

June 1: My TRT World live interview 1245 PM ET about SpaceX Demo2 astronaut launch and ISS docking

May 31: My  Spectrum Channel 13 news interview about SpaceX Demo2 astronaut launch and ISS docking

May 28/29: My SpaceX Demo2 #NASA astronaut post-launch scrub analysis was featured on
WFTV ABC TV News Orlando May 28. See transatlantic splashdown abort region on map beside me

May 27: Watch my live SpaceX Demo-2 launch commentary with CBS 12 here for a full hour May 27:

May 27: Watch my live SpaceX Demo-2 launch commentary on Newsmax TV

 

May 25: My prelaunch commentary at WKMG CBS 6 TV News about SpaceX Demo-2 launch:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/05/25/the-mission-nasa-astronauts-will-be-first-to-fly-in-spacex-spacecraft/

May 25: My live interview on ‘Stay Curious’ show at American Space Museum mostly about SpaceX Demo-2:

Launch Fever with Space Journalist Dr. Ken Kremer on "Stay Curious!"

Posted by American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame on Monday, May 25, 2020

 

May 1: My live interview on ‘Stay Curious’ show at American Space Museum about SpaceX Demo-2, COVID-19, Mars rovers and more:

Space Journalist Dr. Ken Kremer on ASM's Stay Curious

Stay Curious with insider Space Journalist Dr. Ken Kremer

Posted by American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame on Friday, May 1, 2020

March 30/31: My commentary at ABC 9 Orlando TV News about the implications for job losses on the Space Coast of One Web bankruptcy
https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/space-coast-satellite-manufacture-oneweb-files-bankruptcy-furloughs-most-staff/E4K3SGVGC5AVXE2WI3VFNDYMJU/

March 26/27: My commentary about the impact of COVID-19 and potential launch delays from the Cape for NASA, the military and commercial operation is featured at Fox 35 Orlando TV News here:
https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/covid-19-could-delay-important-upcoming-space-missions

Dr. Ken Kremer/Space UpClose interview with Fox 35 TV News Orlando about ULA Atlas V AEHF-6 launch March 26, 2020 and impact of coronavirus pandemic on upcoming launches. Screenshot: Ken Kremer/Fox 35

March 26/27: My UpClose Atlas rocket photos at pad 41 are featured at WKMG CBS 6 TV News and WFTV ABC 9 TV News Orlando

ULA Atlas V carrying USAF AEHF-6 milcomsat standing vertical for liftoff on Mar 26, 2020 at 2:57 p.m. ET pad 41 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station- Photo by Ken Kremer/Spaceupclose.com featured at WKMG CBS 6 Orlando TV News

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