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 – NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, News Nation, BBC TV and Radio News, 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 and science topics.

Contact Ken to schedule interviews or lectures, ect

email: kremerken at yahoo.com    or  ken at kenkremer.com

Contact Jean Wright to schedule interviews or lectures, etc

email: candylady187 at msn.com

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UpComing Presentations & Talks by Ken & Jean

  • Aug 11: Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, St Johnsbury, VT

https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/blog/eyewitness-to-nasa/

“Eyewitness to NASA Human and Robotic Explorers”  + Artemis 1 Moon rocket update

  • Aug 19: McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord, NH

https://www.starhop.com/special-programs

“Sew Sister to the Stars: How the Humble Art of Sewing Transformed the World of Flight”  + Artemis 1 Moon rocket update

  • Sep 2, 4, 9, 10, 13, 16, 24 from 7 to 9 PM Quality Inn, Titusville, FL:  Join Ken and Jean for Artemis 1 outreach. ask us anything. plus display our photos and space apparel items for sale

Ken’s space/rocket photos & Jean’s  custom sewn space apparel and space items for sale to support our ad free space news website: SpaceUpClose.com

 

Recent Interviews: 

2022

Sep21/22:  Watch my Artemis1 comments at WFTV ABC 9 Orlando about NASA’s successfully cryogenic tanking test for Artemis 1 moon rocket and whats ahead

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/nasa-conducting-critical-test-repairs-made-mega-moon-rocket/HSWI7P55LNEJNNSN5ZQ75XQHSI/

Sep 21/22:  Interview with Fox 35 Orlando about NASA’s successfully cryogenic tanking test for Artemis 1 moon rocket and whats ahead

 

Sep 21:  Interview with Fox News MMR local station about NASA’s successfully cryogenic tanking test for Artemis 1 moon rocket and whats ahead

Sep 21:  Interview with NEWSY about NASA’s plan to conduct a cryogenic tanking test of both stages of Artemis1 SLS Moon rocket on Sep 21 to verify whether repairs to the hydrogen lines and QD seals have stopped the dangerous leaks

Sep 19/20: Interview with Fox 35 Orlando about NASA’s plan to conduct a cryogenic tanking test of both stages of Artemis1 SLS Moon rocket on Sep 21 to verify whether repairs to the hydrogen lines and QD seals have stopped the dangerous leaks

Video: https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1119798

Sep 12/13:  Interview with Fox 35 Orlando re today’s failed rocket launch by Blue Origin in which the booster failed but the capsule safely aborted. No crew members aboard only science experiments, This will halt #BlueOrigin flights and there will be a full FAA investigation with corrective actions before they can resume

Video: https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1116991

Sep 10/11:  Interview with Fox 35 Orlando about NASA repairing both QD seals to fix leaking hydrogen in the TSMU, conduct a full tanking test to verify no H2 leaks. + NASA managers have surprisingly requested a waiver to extend the certified lifetime of the FTS batteries & avoid rollback to VAB for retesting – in the middle of the launch campaign-from US Space Force. FTS would destroy a rocket if it goes off course

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/nasa-fixes-artemis-leaks-hopes-for-late-september-launch

Sep 9: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando features my commentary re new NASA plan to get #Artemis1 Moon rocket ready for next launch attempt as soon as Sep 23 or 27. Teams will repair & replace leaky hydrogen seals in the TSMU, conduct a full tanking test to verify no H2 leaks. + NASA managers have surprisingly requested a waiver to extend the certified lifetime of the FTS batteries & avoid rollback to VAB for retesting – in the middle of the launch campaign-from US Space Force. FTS would destroy a rocket if it goes off course

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/space-news/2022/09/09/new-artemis-i-launch-dates-contingent-on-nasa-avoiding-rocket-rollback/

Sep 6:  Watch my Artemis1 comments at WFTV ABC 9 Orlando on what’s ahead for fixing the hydrogen leak and rollback to VAB – with next launch attempt pad 39B NET late Sept. at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-scrubbed-artemis-i-launch-whats-next/c0a10962-4aef-4090-8ad6-5f07e5c124ab/

Sep 5/6: My commentary at WKMG CBS 6 Orlando about what are the next steps for NASA to get #Artemis1 ready for next launch attempt and when that might be after 2 scrubbed attempts

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/space-news/2022/09/05/when-could-artemis-attempt-a-launch-next-here-are-the-possible-openings/

Sep 4: Live Interview on BBC Breakfast about 2nd Artemis 1 launch scrub and whats ahead with launch delay to mid-Oct

 

 

 

Sep 3: Live Interview on BBC 5 Live Radio about Artemis 1 before 2nd launch attempt

audio upcoming soon

Sep 3: Live and taped interviews on Fox 35 about 2nd Artemis 1 launch attempt and scrub

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1113605

 

 

Aug 31: Live Interview on BBC Breakfast about Artemis 1 scrub and whats ahead with launch reset to Sep 3

Aug 31:  Live Interview on BBC 5 Live Radio about Artemis 1 scrub and whats ahead with launch reset to Sep 3

Starts at about the 55 minute point

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m001bkc1

Aug 30:  Live Interview on BBC Breakfast about Artemis 1 scrub and whats ahead:

Aug 30:  Interview on WFTV Channel 9 ABC Orlando about Artemis 1 scrub and whats ahead :

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-nasa-crews-evaluating-artemis-1-scrubbed-launch-attempt/05348583-b9be-440f-afd9-9cb52cfa894a/

Aug 30: 3 different anchor and reporter interviews on Fox 35 Orlando about Artemis 1 scrub and whats ahead:

“Ken Kremer, research scientist and founder/managing editor of Space UpClose, discusses the upcoming launch of Artemis l after being scrubbed on Monday.”

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1111720

Aug 29: Two Prescrub interviews on BBC World TV and BBC TV about Artemis 1 launch attempt on Aug 29

 

Aug 29:  Pre and Post Artemis 1 scrub interviews on NewsNation

NASA postpones Artemis 1 launch

Aug 29:  Pre and Post scrub interviews on Fox 35 Orlando

Aug 29: Post scrub interview on WKMG CBS 6 Orlando:

Aug 28: Preview to Artemis 1 launch with my live half hour interview on WKMG CBS 6 Orlando with news anchor Justin Warmoth on ‘The Weekly’:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2022/08/29/little-margin-for-error-nasa-faces-pressure-over-artemis-mission/

Aug 27: Interview on WFTV Channel 9 ABC Orlando about Artemis 1

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/space-coast-is-getting-ready-artemis-i-launch-this-weekend/CNZ2AIOJYRC4XMGC7Y2HIBAYVU/

Aug 4: 2 different reporters stories at WFTV ABC News Orlando featuring my commentary about todays (Aug 4) rare double header of rocket launches by ULA and SpaceX and what it means for national defense and lunar science:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/ula-spacex-set-pair-rocket-launches-floridas-space-coast-thursday/PEZ2HU3NDZCAHALRXASNMJDSK4/

 

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/pair-rocket-launches-make-busy-thursday-along-floridas-space-coast/A6MPJ2YHIRCXJKIRTJXLRJCVSU/

 

Aug 3: Fox 35 Orlando features my comment about the importance to the US of Thursdays double header of rocket launches for the US Space Force missile warning sat on #ULA #AtlasV and 1st Korean lunar orbiter with a NASA science instrument searching for lunar ice on #SpaceX #Falcon9

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1100883

Aug 2/3: Fox 35 Orlando features my analysis of trio of space launches Aug 4 including Blue Origin 6th human flight to edge of space, ULA AtlasV launch of early missile detection warning sat for United States Space Force & SpaceX Falcon9 launch Korea’s lunar orbiter #KPLO which carries NASA’s ShadowCam instrument to search for lunar ice and supports Project Artemis human moon landings

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1100305

Aug 1/2: WFTV ABC Orlando News featured my commentary about Aug 4 double header of launches by ULA Atlas V and SpaceX Falcon 9 12 h apart for United States Space Force #SBIRSGEO6 early ballistic and hypersonic missile detection and warning satellite data informing the President and military commanders for fast response and 1st ever Korean lunar orbiter #KPLO supporting NASA project Artemis by carrying NASA’s ShadowCam camera searching for lunar ice:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/happening-thursday-missile-detection-satellite-launch-space-coast/QTGJYSDAJNFSLALXOOJP6ABYVQ/

Jul 29: Watch Ken’s live interview on NewsNation interview about the avoidable and irresponsible uncontrolled reentry and imminent crash of an out of control Chinese Long March 5B rocket set to fall back to earth sometime Saturday – July 30. Perhaps 20% of the 22 ton spent core stage could impact the ground at several hundred MPH

 

Jul 14: Watch Ken’s live interview on NewsNation interview about the stunning CRS-25 launch to ISS and threats and dangers from falling rockets and in orbit space debris collisions

Jul 14: WFTV ABC Orlando News featured my commentary about the CRS-25 mission

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/spacex-set-launch-falcon-9-rocket-space-coast/7YHKUAC54VH4HJKDNDW4IZJ56M/

Jul 12: Watch Ken’s live interview on NewsNation interview about the release of the stunning first science images taken by NASA Webb and the spectacular discoveries about star birth, star death, galactic evolution, exoplanet atmospheres and much more and what it means.

Jul 6/7:  Fox 35 Orlando featured my commentary about NASA Capstone cubesat mission – communications just reestablished after 2 day loss. Capstone is a pathfinder mission for NASA’s Gateway mini lunar space station. Now preparing for 1st trajectory correction maneuver (TCM) and heading to lunar orbit

Jul 5/6:  WKMG CBS 6 Orlando News featured my commentary about todays loss of contact with NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar cubesat mission. CAPSTONE had been healthy until a 2nd comm pass. Team is attempting to reestablish contact. Goal: test the stability of the unique orbit planned for NASA Gateway mini human space station:

https://www.clickorlando.com/tech/2022/07/05/nasa-contact-lost-with-spacecraft-on-way-to-test-moon-orbit/

Jul 5/6:  WFTV ABC Orlando News featured my commentary about today’s loss of contact with NASA Capstone cubesat mission which is a pathfinder test for the Gateway mini human lunar space station

Jun 21/22: WFTV ABC Orlando News featured my commentary about NASA’s 4th SLS WDR fueling attempt Jun 20, the results and whats ahead after NASA conducts detailed analysis of the 1st tanking test to completely load both stages with LOX & LH2 and run the terminal count to T-29 sec despite a hydrogen leak – achieving many but not all objectives

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/nasa-calls-artemis-i-dress-rehearsal-success-despite-missed-objectives/R3DRBDMTHZFCRNVAFNTJNQMZ5M/

Jun 17/18: Fox 35 Orlando featured my commentary about the selection of 2 NASA astronauts to fly on the 1st crewed mission of Boeing Starliner capsule on CFT test flight late 2022 – and what it means for human spaceflight to have a 2nd US commercial crew provider following the successful Boeing Starliner OFT-2 mission for NASA

Jun 9/10:  WFTV ABC Orlando features my commentary about the upcoming NASA TROPICS  1 & 2 cubesat science launch on an Astra Rocket 3.3 from pad 46 for NASA which will study the formation and evolution of Tropical Cyclones and Hurricanes. Two more launches will follow for 6 TROPICS cubesats altogether over next few months

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/astra-space-aims-launch-nasa-science-mission-kennedy-space-center-this-weekend/OEJBL6ZCCRCEXDAJF54ENZZ7BI/

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-astra-space-aims-launch-nasa-science-mission-kennedy-space-center-this-weekend/c95c091b-7550-492f-8143-f8227ee9152e/

Jun 8: WFTV ABC Orlando features my commentary about the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of NileSat301 telecom sat for Egypt

June 6/7: WFTV ABC Orlando features my commentary about completing 2nd rollout to pad 39B for 2nd round WDR tanking test, what’s involved in and why its critical to the future or Project Artemis:

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-nasa-takes-one-step-closer-going-back-moon-with-artemis-i-mission/0a9b7f73-1a59-4455-a638-9090ed1736fd/

May 26:   WFTV ABC Orlando features my commentary about repairs to SLS and next rollout to pad 39B for WDR testing

May 25/26:  WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about the successful ISS undocking and touchdown of Starliner on OFT-2 test flight

May 19/20:  WFTV ABC Orlando featured my prelaunch and post launch commentary about the critical nature of the Boeing Starliner OFT-2 mission for NASA

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/successful-boeing-starliner-launch-iss-could-pave-way-additional-astronaut-transportation/AZ5D54V5BFH3DAZHDOVG3BJOXY/

May 19:  Fox 35 Orlando featured my prelaunch and post launch commentary about the critical nature of the Boeing Starliner OFT-2 mission for NASA

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/ula-to-launch-boeings-starliner-spacecraft-from-florida-on-thursday

May 11: WFTV ABC Orlando News: Hear my commentary & analysis today about Boeing #Starliner crew capsule as NASA & Boeing give GO for launch next Thursday May 19 for long delayed #OFT2 uncrewed test flight for NASA after completing FRR this afternoon. It must dock at #ISS International Space Station to be considered successful to enable follow-on NASA astronaut flights maybe by late 2022

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/nasa-boeing-teams-provide-update-high-stakes-starliner-flight-test/66HXSRSMNZCIPECB732WGRSVN4/

Apr 29: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando News featured my commentary about SpaceX fastest 1st stage booster turnaround ever in 21 days for the Falcon 9 Starlink 4-16 launch using B1062 – prior launch for AX-1 crew to ISS on Apr 8

Apr 22:  Fox 35 Orlando features my analysis of the busy week ahead in space with weather delayed Earth return of #AX1 crew this weekend, launch of 4 NASA/ESA #Crew4 astronauts on #SpaceX #CrewDragon NET Apr 26 & rollback of NASA SLS to VAB for repairs

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1060937

Apr 20/21:  WFTV ABC News Orlando features my commentary about the SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew 4 static fire test and impact of weather induced delays to departure of Ax-1 and launch of Crew-4.

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/unfavorable-weather-delays-axiom-1-splashdown/JT7VT5AMLZHU7NHAHTAR2265PA/

Apr 16: Jean Wright spoke at the ‘Shuttlefest’ event about her work on thermal protection systems (TPS) at the Hyatt Titusville, described in this Florida Today story. Event sponsored by the American Space Museum

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2022/04/14/american-space-museum-hosts-free-shuttle-history-event-saturday/7316594001/

Apr 15/16: WFTV ABC News Orlando featured my comments about the scrub of NASA’s 3rd attempt to fuel the SLS during a modified WDR wet dress rehearsal countdown and fueling demo test due to LH2 leak and other issues.

Apr 12/13:  WFTV ABC News Orlando and WKMG CBS 6 Orlando featured my comments about NASA SLS now modified WDR wet dress rehearsal countdown and fueling demo test and human launches to ISS:

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-small-valve-forcing-nasa-modify-critical-test-artemis-i/83355ff1-ce09-4b83-bbf0-23446b95abf7/

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2022/04/12/nasa-resumes-final-test-before-launch-of-sls-moon-rocket/

Apr 6/7: WFTV ABC News Orlando with my comments about 1st fully private astronaut launch to ISS by SpaceX on AX-1 mission:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/first-all-private-astronaut-mission-iss-set-liftoff-kennedy-space-center-this-week/FYE5QAT735BA7G42O6IVCJGB4Q/

Apr 5: WFTV ABC News Orlando featured my comments about NASA SLS WDR wet dress rehearsal countdown and fueling demo test and human launches to ISS

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/nasa-artemis-mission-hold-testing-delayed-second-time/L637Y3454VDJPBZRH4RZMM2XRQ/

Apr 5: WKMG CBS News Orlando featured my comments about Amazon.com Project Kuiper broadband internet satellite system launches directly competing with SpaceX Starlink and Elon Musk

Apr 4: Fox 35 News Orlando featured my comments about NASA SLS WDR wet dress rehearsal countdown and fueling demo test 

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1053756

Mar 28: WFTV Channel 9 ABC Video – with my comments about busy times on the Space Coast with SLS WDR and upcoming Artemis 1 launch and two SpaceX Crew Dragon launches to ISS NET April 6 & April 19:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/look-space-coasts-busy-week-ahead/GSYWA2VOHFEHDG35OGCERHT7AI/

Mar 25: Ken Kremer & Jean Wright invited guest appearance on ‘Stay Curious’ at American Space Museum about SLS Artremis 1 Moon rocket rollout to pad 39B with my up close photos:

Mar 25: Karls Orbit: My interview about the ‘Rebirth of NASA’s Human Spaceflight to Low Earth Orbit, to the Moon and on to Mars”

Mar 18:  Spectrum News 13 Orlando featured my commentary about record 12th launch of a Falcon 9 booster

Mar 14:  WFTV Channel 9 ABC News Orlando features my commentary about how critical the NASA’s Space Launch System Artemis 1 launch to the Moon is to NASA – with 1st ever rocket rollout to pad 39B just days away at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Mar 9: My post launch commentary about the SpaceX Starlink 4-10 launch and ‘broomsticks’ featured on WFTV ABC 9 News Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/let-american-broomstick-fly-spacex-launch-appears-take-jab-head-russian-space-agency/FAMJD4IUHBHCVJV63ZNSIND4QA/

Mar 1/2:  WFTV ABC News Orlando featured my post Atlas V launch commentary about how GOES-T advanced weather observatory satellite can save lives

Mar 1: WKMG CBS Orlando featured my pre-launch Atlas V rocket photos with GOES-T advanced weather observatory on pad 41

Feb 22: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about Astra’s update into the investigation into their Feb 10 launch failure at stage separation with 4 cubesats for NASA:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/astra-outlines-investigation-into-failed-rocket-launch/CA4JB4GKFNEZ5AVMDN7SKH4MSQ/

Feb 11/12: Fox 35 Orlando News featured my commentary and launch photos about Astra 1st Cape launch failing to deliver NASA ElaNa 41 cubesats to orbit

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1034203

Feb 10/11:  Spectrum News 13 Orlando featured my commentary and launch photos about Astra 1st Cape launch failing to deliver NASA ElaNA 41 mission cubesats to orbit

 

Feb 2/3: Fox 35 Orlando News featured my commentary about NASA’s new plan to deorbit the ISS in 2031 and replace it with a new commercial space station:

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/1030505

Feb 1/2: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about Astra space targeting 1st Space Coast launch for Feb 5 with their Rocket 3.3

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-new-rocket-launch-provider-set-set-lift-off-cape-canaveral/7aa4d6ce-406a-43d0-80b4-d263d4b88393/

Jan 31/Feb 1: WFTV ABC 9 Orlando & WKMG CBS 6 Orlando featured my commentary and Falcon 9 rocket at pad 40 photos about cruise ship induced scrub of SpaceX CosmoSkyMed  launch on Jan 30

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-cruise-ship-entering-hazard-area-during-launch-window-leads-investigation/f19b3cf3-4451-435d-985f-e7ff65c409e5/

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2022/01/31/coast-guard-starts-investigation-of-royal-caribbean-ship-that-caused-spacex-scrub/

 

Jan 27: National Space Society (NSS) Space Forum

“Eyewitness to Launch Operations, Highlights of 2021 and What’s Ahead” with special guests from SpaceUpclose, Jean Wright and Dr. Ken Kremer

NSS Space Forum Jan. 27: Eyewitness to Launch Operations

 

Jan 24 BBC World TV News:  my live interview about NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) just hours after achieving orbit at its final destination, why at L2, what’s ahead with spacecraft checkouts, what are the science goals and when are first pictures expected

Jan 24/25: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about NASA human spaceflight safety advisory report re issues on commercial crew launches.“Of course the commercial partners have to accept more responsibility, but NASA has to provide robust oversight,” said Dr. Ken Kremer with Space UpClosehttps://www.wftv.com/news/local/new-report-looks-future-nasa-mission-safety/23BK7NMW7VGMFJJI3KBCVCC2CQ/

Jan 21: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando featured my prelaunch photos of ULA Atlas V for USSF-8 mission for Us Space Force taken at pad 41 (SLC-41) that launched Jan 21

Jan 18: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando featured my prelaunch photos of SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-6 mission taken at Playalinda Beach

Jan 17: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary & prognosis about weather delay for 35th SpaceX Starlink 4-6 launch to Jan 18

Jan 13: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando featured my prelaunch photos of 10x flown SpaceX Falcon 9 for Transporter-3 rideshare mission at pad 40 that delivered 105 small sats to LEO

Jan 6: WFTV ABC Orlando & Fox 35 Orlando featured my commentary 1st launch from Space Coast in 2022 being SpaceX Starlink  and whats ahead expecting another record breaking launch year with exciting NASA and more missions

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/spacex-preparing-for-first-starlink-launch-of-2022-how-to-watch

2021

Dec 27/28: Fox 35 Orlando: Features my commentary about SpaceX facing new launch competition in 2022. But those new firms like Astra Aerospace and Relativity will need to perform reliably, robustly, safely and regularly if they want to compete because SpaceX set a high bar and has been performing admirably with record 31 launches in 2021 and 100 F9 booster landings by land & sea thus far

Dec 14: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about Boeing decision to swap out service modules removing the current SM and replacing it with one planned for later CFT test flight and delay OFT-2 to NET May 2022:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/nasa-boeing-targeting-may-window-uncrewed-launch-starliner-iss/G3YPSXDXOFH2XE3IIDRF3RBIVE/

Dec 3: WFTV ABC Orlando featured my commentary about upcoming ULA Atlas V launch Dec 5 of STP3 space technology demonstration satellite with US Space Force & NASA payloads in particular for nuclear blast detonation detection:

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/ula-rolls-out-atlas-v-rocket-ahead-launch-set-this-weekend/JRO64EVRSRHVPM3YHVWZ2F2MJM/

Dec 2 & 3:  WFTV ABC Orlando includes my prelaunch commentary and photos about SpaceX Starlink 4-3 launch explaining very busy December manifest schedule of 5 launches from Space Coast from SpaceX and ULA – involving NASA & ISS science missions, US Space Force national defense and commercial internet & comsats

Nov. 23:  WESH 2 NBC featured my commentary about NASA DART planetary defense mission planned to intentionally collide with an asteroid to change its orbit

https://www.wesh.com/article/dart-mission-nasa-asteroid/38336037

Nov. 22: Interview on Spectrum News Ch 13 Orlando about Russian ASAT test and implications for space debris cloud collisions with the ISS and other orbiting satellites

Nov. 23: WFTV ABC Orlando includes my commentary update about Blue Origin New Glenn rocket and rollout of GS-1 pathfinder

https://www.wftv.com/news/blue-origin-another-step-closer-launch-new-glenn-rocket-with-delivery-pathfinder/c3e2536d-1411-45b5-9f44-ac60c5a0a03d/

Nov. 17 & 18: WESH 2 NBC featured my commentary and Jean Wright about Project Artemis delays to NASA human lunar landing target

https://www.wesh.com/article/artemis-delays/38271636

 

Nov. 10 & 11:  WFTV ABC, WESH 2 NBC and Fox 35 TV News local outlets in Orlando featured my commentary about Crew-2/ Crew-3, Starlink and Space Coast Space Business boom comments

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/crew-3-set-dock-iss-ahead-schedule/WTWJDQPWPVCKZIRHW6Y7QMNCOY/

https://www.wesh.com/article/crew-3-launch-wednesday/38212223

Nov. 8 & 9: WESH 2 NBC and Fox 35 Orlando featured my comments about NASA juggling the Crew-2 mission return and splashdown & Crew-3 launch to ISS:

https://www.wesh.com/article/crew-2-splashdown-monday/38192367

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/999350

Nov 5: WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando featured my commentary about launch limbo for Crew-3 due to multiple weather delays as NASA decides whether to bring Crew-2 home from ISS before Crew-3 launches:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/11/05/spacex-nasa-weigh-astronaut-rotation-schedule-as-bad-weather-continues-launch-delay/

Oct 28/29: WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando featured my photos of the NASA SpaceX Crew-3 Falcon-9 static fire engine test

Oct 22: Geekwire featured my photo of the mockups of NASA Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter togeter with the 2 students who named them

https://www.geekwire.com/2021/mockups-nasas-newest-mars-rover-helicopter-will-kick-off-road-trip-seattle/

Oct 19:  Fox 35 Orlando featured my comments about ongoing technical work needed to certify/extend ISS until at least late 2020s and fund efforts now so can it be replaced by a new commercial space station in low earth orbit LEO -to continue critical and valuable scientific research. Meanwhile NASA & partner astronauts will continue launching exemplified by ISS SpaceX Crew-3 on Oct 31

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/spacex-crew-3-mission-delayed-see-new-launch-date

Oct 18: Interview on WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando with my comments about serious problems with stuck thruster valves causing further indefinite delays into 2022 to launch Boeing Starliner on OFT-2 uncrewed test flight

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/10/18/nasa-boeing-to-update-troubled-starliner-status-on-tuesday/

Oct 13-15: WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando and WFTV ABC 9 Orlando featured my prelaunch photos of NASA Lucy spacecraft in the Astrotech cleanroom, Lucy/ULA Atlas V rocket rollout to pad 41 and up close photos from pad 41

 

Oct 8/9: FOX 35 Orlando News featured my commentary about busy times at the ISS – 10 crew on board now – and the need for a mission extension soon to keep operating beyond 2024 and a replacement space station later this decade

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/aging-space-station-will-be-a-full-house-later-this-month

Oct 6: Live interview on ‘Stay Curious’ space show about NASA Lucy asteroid mission with updates on Mars, Human spaceflight missions and Star Trek actor William Shatner flying to space soon with Blue Origin:

 

 

Oct 4/5: Interview on WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando with my comments about Star Trek actor William Shatner announces he is going to space on Jeff Bezos Blue Origin rocket at the age to 90. I’m a big fan of Star Trek since the original series premiere in 1966. “I was inspired by NASA and Star Trek to become a research scientist” :

Video link: https://www.clickorlando.com/entertainment/2021/10/04/star-trek-actor-william-shatner-90-rocketing-into-space-next-week/

Sep 28: Interview on Spectrum News Ch 13 about Space tourism and recent missions by SpaceX, Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic and what they mean for the future, safety and affordability

Sep 27/28: My live BBC World News TV interview about the Sep 27 launch of the NASA Landsat 9 environmental monitoring satellite and what it means:

Sep 22,23: WFTV ABC 9 News Orlando featured my commentary and analysis about more delays for Boeing Starliner OFT2 test flight

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-boeing-updates-plans-future-starliner-missions-teams-troubleshoot-issues/1c92171d-446d-401f-afb4-ee1cc1fee609/

Sep 13, 14 and 15: My commentary and analysis about Inspiration4 has been featured in several stories on WKMG CBS 6 News Orlando and WFTV ABC 9 News Orlando:

WKMG CBS

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/09/14/inspiration4-crew-writing-new-narrative-of-human-spaceflight/

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/09/13/launch-time-inspiration4-liftoff-window-opens-wednesday-night/

WFTV ABC

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/all-suited-up-inspiration4-crew-completes-full-dry-dress-rehearsal-ahead-historic-launch/2DP4BMUQWBDIHINNDOR2HG6WWY/

 

Aug 25: WFTV Channel 9 ABC Orlando featured my analysis about how the the resurging Covid-19 crisis is causing a shortage of the liquid oxygen (LOX) propellent used for rocket launches and causing launch delays:

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-drop-liquid-oxygen-supply-may-cause-rocket-launch-delays-space-coast/7fee045d-8c9c-41db-ba00-2239068b02be/

Aug 25: CBS 6 WKMG Orlando News:  My commentary about the Blue Origin lawsuit halting NASA & SpaceX from Human Lunar Lander work & how that imperils 2024 landing target:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2021/08/26/watch-live-at-930-am-blue-origin-new-shepard-rocket-launch/#//

Aug 4/5:  WESH 2 News NBC Orlando featured my analysis about the impact of the mechanical stresses on the ISS structure induced by last weeks new Russian Nauka module unplanned thruster firings causing far greater space station flip of 540 degrees vs 45 degrees of the station than NASA initially reported, after further data analysis

https://www.wesh.com/article/space-station-rotated-540-degrees-after-russian-module-misfired/37224135

Aug 4:  WFTV Channel 9 ABC Orlando featured my analysis about the Starliner crew capsule launch delay caused by improperly positioned propulsion system valves in the service module

Aug 3/4: Spectrum News 13 Orlando: My commentary about the Starliner OFT-2  test flight launch scrub today due to technical problems Boeing engineers detected with valves in the propulsion system in the service module.

Aug 3:  CBS 6 WKMG Orlando News:  My commentary about the Starliner OFT-2  test flight launch scrub today due to technical problems Boeing engineers detected with valves in the propulsion system in the service module

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/08/03/live-updates-boeing-starliner-spacecraft-launching-to-space-station/⁠

July 26:  Fox 35 Orlando. My interview about the Starliner rollout and the importance of the mission

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/nasa-boeing-prepare-for-second-run-at-starlink-launch

July 22 & 23: WFTV ABC 9 News Orlando.  My interview about rollout of Boeing Starliner from Kennedy Space Center to pad 41 CCSFS and what the OFT-2 redo test flight launch upcoming Jul 30 atop ULA Atlas V means for the company with everything on the line & the future of space travel by NASA astronauts to the ISS

https://www.wftv.com/news/failure-is-not-an-option-nasa-boeing-prepare-2nd-flight-test-starliner-craft/828353ee-80fb-4c72-a6ed-b4514acd892e/

July 19: Fox 35 Orlando featured my commentary about the Billionaires Space Race

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/battle-of-the-billionares-space-race-heats-up-on-heels-of-bezos-flight

July 19: WESH 2 NBC News Orlando features my commentary about Billionaires Space Race – Bezos vs. Branson re my opinion about the meaning of what this suborbital battle is all about-regardless of where the edge of space line is drawn, will science be done & just how safe is it?  and the benefits of seeing fragile Earth!

July 17 & 18: WESH 2 News NBC Orlando interviewed me for 2 separate stories about rollout of Boeing Starliner from Kennedy Space Center to pad 41 CCSFS and what the OFT-2 redo test flight launch upcoming Jul 30 atop ULA Atlas V means for the company with everything on the line & the future of space travel by NASA astronauts to the ISS

https://www.wesh.com/article/boeing-starliner-now-in-brevard-prepares-for-test-flight-redo/37067233

July 20: i24 feature my live commentary post flight about Jeff Bezos successful test flight to the edge of space and the Billionaires Space Race – Bezos vs. Branson and my opinion about the meaning of what this suborbital battle is all about, will science be done & just how safe is it ? and the benefits of seeing fragile Earth!

July 9/10: WESH 2 NBC News Orlando features my commentary about Billionaires Space Race – Bezos vs. Branson re my opinion about the meaning of what this suborbital battle is all about-regardless of where the edge of space line is drawn, will science be done & just how safe is it?  and the benefits of seeing fragile Earth!

July 9: TRT World Turkish TV features my live commentary about Billionaires Space Race – Bezos vs. Branson re my opinion about the meaning of what this suborbital battle is all about-regardless of where the edge of space line is drawn, will science be done & just how safe is it?  and the benefits of seeing fragile Earth!

 

July 7: My live interview on Stay Curious from the American Space Museum, Titusville about current events in space

June 30: CBS 6 WKMG Orlando News with my analysis about SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and landing of Transporter 2 rideshare mission and why the rogue helicopter forced a last moment scrub of June 29 attempt

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/06/30/spacex-tries-again-to-launch-ride-sharing-rocket-after-helicopter-causes-scrub/#//

 

June 29: WFTV ABC9 News Orlando features my commentary about todays attempted #SpaceX launch of #Transporter2 rideshare mission carrying 88 small sats for a variety of government and commercial customers that aims to cut launch costs drastically and save money – #Falcon9 ultimately scrubbed when an aircraft flew into the Keep Out Zone

https://www.wftv.com/broadcast/spacex-launch-scrubbed-will-try-again-wednesday/80bc788f-b028-4f8f-b649-b55ecfbdd4b8/

June 18: TRT Turkish TV features my commentary about newly released Office of Director of National Intelligence report about UFOs and lack of any evidence of alien visitation

June 17:  WFTV ABC 9 News Orlando features my commentary about the upcoming Boeing Starliner  uncrewed  OFT-2 test flight to the ISS slated for July 30 for NASA. OFT-2 must succeed in order for astronaut flights aboard to be approved late this year

May 24/25: Full full interview WFTV ABC 9 Orlando about the abrupt shutdown of Aerion Supersonic and stopping plans to build manufacturing site for supersonic business jets by Melbourne Airport

https://www.wftv.com/news/video-start-ups-plan-new-state-of-the-art-facility-thousands-jobs-appears-be-shut-down/ad1ff881-71d9-4aa2-b1f1-1c2dbef44ec2/

 

May 10:  Live interview on ‘Stay Curious’ show about OSIRIS-Rex asteroid mission, Mars Chopper Ingenuity, Crew Dragon, SLS and more :

May 7: My full interview @TheDonlonReport  about when/where/why Chinese #LongMarch5B rocket is hurtling uncontrollably to Earth – impact somewhere overnight Sat May 8 to Sun May 9

 

May 4 Star Wars Day:  ABC 9 News Orlando WFTV Channel 9 Orlando featured my commentary about today’s SpaceX Starlink  launch using 9x flown/landed 1st stage B1049

May 3: CBS 6 WKMG Orlando News with my analysis of Former Sen Bill Nelson nomination/confirmation/swearing in as 14th NASA Administrator

Link: https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2021/05/03/bill-nelson-sworn-in-as-nasa-administrator/

Apr 24: Live interview on TRT World Turkish TV about NASA SpaceX Crew 2 launch to ISS and what it means

 

Apr 23:  Live interview on The Donlan Report on New Nation Cable News about NASA SpaceX Crew 2 launch to ISS, Commercial  Space, Mars rover/helicopter and implications for SpaceX and future of Space Travel

My segment starts at 35 min mark:

 

April 20: Live interview on ‘Stay Curious’ show about NASA SpaceX Crew 2 mission and NASA Ingenuity Helicopter 1st flight – at American Space Museum Titusville, FL

 

April 12: WKMG CBS 6 Orlando includes my analysis of President Biden new $24.7 Billion budget proposal for NASA

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/04/12/president-biden-proposes-247-billion-nasa-budget/

April 9: The Donlon Report on News Nation featured my commentary about upcoming test flight of NASA Mars Chopper Ingenuity

 

April : WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando – about Mars Helicopter upcoming

April 5/6:  WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando featured my commentary about importance this morning’s #CrewDragon relocation of Crew 1 Resilience spacecraft with 4 Astronauts inside during autonomous undock & redock to space facing zenith port on #ISS to make way for Crew 2 arrival later this month on International Space Station

https://www.wftv.com/news/too-many-ships-not-enough-ports-nasa-making-room-orbit-busy-month-space-coast/9be233a6-bea3-4a58-baa8-a01bf8c5a618/

April 2/3: WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando featured my commentary about NASA facing delays and rising costs of at least $3 Billion caused by Covid-19 impacting 30 missions and launches

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/nasa-missions-face-delays-rising-costs-over-covid-19-impact/XFSGWQRTA5GAFKYOWECPAAAX3Q/

March 30:  My commentary about the search for life on Mars and the deployment of the Ingenuity Helicopter was featured in a live interview on March 30 on News Nation Cable TV News Network on ‘The Donlon Report’ illustrated with my Mars mosaics

March 29: My Perseverance Mars rover Sol 37 mosaic showing deployment of Ingenuity helicopter featured in Discover magazine story about the historic first flight on Mars:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/the-inside-story-behind-the-historic-first-flight-on-mars

March 29/30: WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando featured my commentary about “Project Kraken plan that could bring thousands of jobs to the Space Coast’  if a satellite manufacturer sets up a facility at former shuttle landing facility SLF

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/project-kraken-could-bring-thousands-jobs-space-coast/VNRAXI5ZWBANPBUPDC2I73J5Z4/

March 22:  My presentation titled ‘3 NASA Robots Exploring Mars’ featured on ‘Stay Curious’ show at American Space Museum Titusville, FL

 

March 19: WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando featured my commentary about NASA’s Artemis Program for new Human lunar landings featured after President Joe Biden nominated former US Senator Nelson for next NASA Administrator after successful Mar 18 SLS Green Run hot fire test

March 17/18: WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando featured my pre-test commentary about the planned Mar 18 SLS Green Run hot fire engine test

March 10-13: My SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Starlink L21 static test fire pics featured on WKMG CBS 6 Orlando

March 5: WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 TV News Orlando  featured my commentary about further delays to launch of #Boeing #Straliner mission on uncrewed #OFT2 test flight likely into May due to heavy human spaceflight mission launch traffic in April at International Space Station from #SpaceX Dragon Crew 2 and next Russian #Soyuz.

Video link: https://www.wftv.com/video/?id=f6edb3ec-ca0e-47bf-b1c4-41370773428f

March 4/5: FOX 35 TV News Orlando: My commentary supporting FL state legislation requiring people to return used rocket parts from launches they find in the ocean and protect aerospace companies intellectual property rights. 

Video link: https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/bill-requires-stray-rocket-parts-to-be-returned-or-possibly-face-jail-time

 

Feb 23:  My live interview on NewsNation National TV news about the great imagery and results from NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover so far and how/why she will search for signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. On The Donlon Report

Feb 18: My live landing coverage on ‘Stay Curious’ show at American Space Museum Titusville, FL

Feb 17: “The ESA – European Space Agency #ESA is holding its first recruitment drive for new astronauts in 11 years and is highlighting its desire to achieve greater diversity. Space Journalist Ken Kremer weighs in.” Watch my commentary on TRT World Turkish English language TV Feb 17

Feb 12: My commentary about Mars Mania and Earth Invasion fleet arrival of 3 spacecraft from the UAE, China and the United States

 

Feb 10:  My commentary about new supersonic plane development agreement between Aerion and NASA on WFTV Channel 9 ABC 9 Orlando

https://t.co/IiDLCRxyrt?amp=1

Feb 3/4: Multiple Interviews about double header of SpaceX Starlink launched upcoming Feb 4/5 on WKMG CBS 6 and Fox 35 Orlando:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/02/02/spacex-to-launch-2-rockets-hours-apart-with-starlink-satellites/

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/spacex-gears-up-for-big-year-with-dozens-of-launches-slated

 

Jan 31 to Feb 3: My SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and static test fire pics featured on WKMG CBS 6 Orlando

 

 

 

Jan 27: Interview of TRT World (English language Turkish TV) and the militarization of space and implications

 

 

Jan 18/19:  Watch my analysis of NASA’s Green Run hot fire test on WFTV Channel 9 ABC9 Orlando . The Jan 16 test ended prematurely with early engine shutdown of the SLS core stage engines – but provided huge amounts of good data – and potential impact on #Artemis1 launch schedule

https://www.wftv.com/video/?id=afec4e35-062b-4de4-959d-ab8e7c9d66ab

 

Jan 11: Read my commentary about the SpaceX Cargo Dragon ISS departure at Florida Today and WKMG CBS 6 Orlando TV News

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2021/01/08/spacex-cargo-dragon-spacecraft-set-splashdown-atlantic-monday-night/4142156001/

Jan 7: Watch my Jan 7 interview on TRT Turkish TV live about successful launch of Turksat 5A SpaceX Falcon 9

Jan 7: Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose interview on WFTV ABC 9 Orlando TV News about SpaceX Turksat 5A launch Jan 7, 2021 and very super busy year with a slew of 2021 upcoming launches from Florida Spaceport

https://www.wftv.com/video/?id=bddd5e4d-5f8e-44a4-8371-993899d0cfd6&fbclid=IwAR1AhhnYFqYCiVF1cbbLp_acB-o735EpnShyX1k1QP1iLK-ixs55zD66HV0

Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose interview on WFTV ABC 9 Orlando TV News about SpaceX Turksat 5A launch Jan 7, 2021 and very busy slew of 2021 upcoming launches from Florida Spaceport

2020

Dec 30:  Year End of “Stay Curious” includes Space Journalist Ken Kremer 

 

Dec 29/30: Watch my commentary at News 6 WKMG CBS 6 Orlando about the #SpaceX #Starlink megaconstellation of hi speed internet satellites being the target of a request for an #FCC environmental safety review – request by competitor #Viasat saying it poses hazards.

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/12/29/spacex-starlink-satellites-target-of-requested-environmental-review/

Dec 16: My live interview on BBC World TV News about China’s successful Change’5 mission to collect lunar surface sample and soil and rock and return them to Earth safely with touchdown in inner Mongolia on Dec. 16

Dec 14:  Co-Host on ‘Stay Curious’ discussing “Return & Resurgence of US Human Space Flight” with Jean Wright – Live at the American Space Museum, Titusville, FL

 

Dec 10: My interview on WFTV Ch 9 ABC News Orlando about rapid cadence of Space Coast launches this week ! 3 total from ULA and SpaceX and officially renaming the bases. Now Cape Canaveral Space Force station

Dec 7: My interview on WFTV Ch 9 ABC News Orlando about launch of upgraded Crew Dragon to ISS and about the significance of the commercial research Bishop airlock provided by Nanoracks:

“Second SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docks at ISS”

https://www.wftv.com/video/?id=164c52d1-0615-42e0-8095-758b289b678c

Dec 5 My  interview on TRT World Turkish TV News live  soon after the HAYABUSA 2 capsule reentry landing.

Dec 4:  My interview about competitor Sierra Nevada Corp Dream Chaser space plane resupply mission to ISS featured on Spectrum News 13 Orlando:

https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2020/12/03/space-florida-wants-shuttle-like-landings-to-return-to-the-space-coast#

 

Nov 23/24:  My prelaunch/scrub photos were featured at WFTV ABC 9 Orlando with Starlink testing commentary and WKMG CBS News 6 Orlando

 

Nov 19/20: My comments at CBS TV News 6 WKMG Orlando about SpaceX Crew1 recovered/landed Falcon 9 booster return on the JRTI droneship to Port Canaveral – leaning noticeably and standing at the edge of the droneship grasped by octagrabber and chains

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/11/19/expedition-64-crew-holds-briefing-on-iss/

 

Nov 16/17: My full live interview on TRT World Turkish TV News (English) about NASA SpaceX Crew-1 mission to the ISS -just minutes after Crew Dragon docked at ISS Monday night Nov. 16 :

Nov 12/13: My commentary at WFTV Ch 9 ABC TV News Orlando about the dry dress rehearsal and possible weather impact from Hurricane Eta on the Crew-1 mission launch and landing

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/countdown-dress-rehearsal-success-ahead-this-weekends-crewed-launch/RXYO4DZX4VFZXP63DFUTGKLWSU/

Nov 11/12: My commentary at WESH 2 NBC TV News Orlando about the possible weather impact from Hurricane Eta on the Crew-1 mission launch and landing

https://www.wesh.com/article/eta-threatens-astronaut-mission/34647727

 

Nov 5: My prelaunch photos of SpaceX Falcon 9 GPSIII SV04 navsat and Crew-1 comments  featured on  Fox 35 TV News Orlando

 

Nov 2/3/4/5/6:  My prelaunch photos of Atlas V NROL-101 spysat mission featured on WKMG CBS 6 Orlando and Fox 35 TV News Orlando

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 26/27: Watch my commentary about the NASA SOFIA discovery of water molecules on Moon’s sunlit surface at WKMG CBS 6 Orlando TV News:

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/10/26/watch-live-nasa-to-deliver-fascinating-moon-news/?fbclid=IwAR14YzRYCZ2OMbOH8GrBjPJ_DxxDTrywCuqxTwCqWugfZL8H_vPL4Pon-W4

Oct 23: Update on upcoming SpaceX Crew-1 mission now NET mid-Nov at Fox 35 News Orlando

Oct 22/23: My commentary at WFTV Ch 9 ABC News Orlando on NASA’s successful OSIRIS-Rex mission landing and sampling at asteroid Bennu

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/touchdown-nasas-osiris-rex-grabs-asteroid-sample-bring-back-earth/NPFJ546GHVAJJGWNXKOMD76AXM/

Oct 13/14: Watch my commentary about upcoming SpaceX Crew-1 mission in November and NASA Space Launch System updates at WESH 2 NBC News and WFTV Ch 9 ABC News Orlando on :

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/sls-rocket-still-track-2021-launch-moon/IBLXVB32ZNGI3K5G2TJNC4EEX4/

https://www.wesh.com/article/delayed-astronaut-launch-means-for-space-coast/34363108

Oct. 5/6:  Watch my prelaunch/post scrub commentary at WESH 2 NBC News Orlando and WKMG CBS 6 New Orlando  about SpaceX CEO Elon Musk visit to the Cape to determine cause of so many launch scrubs
https://www.wesh.com/article/spacex-delays-elon-musk-cape-canaveral/34271894

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2020/10/05/spacex-ceo-elon-musk-coming-to-cape-to-investigate-scrub-issues/

Oct. 3/4:  Watch my SpaceX GPS post scrub commentary at Fox 35 News Orlando

https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/elon-musk-heading-to-cape-canaveral-after-a-week-of-scrubbed-launches

https://www.fox35orlando.com/video/857194

 

Sep 28/29: My commentary at Fox 35 TV News Orlando about the impact of scheduling multiple launches back to back within a day or less and the impact of repeated scrubs and thus repeated new launch attempts on launch teams and launch schedules

Sep 25: My commentary WFTV Channel 9 ABC News Orlando about 3 upcoming Space Coast launches in 3 days by ULA and SpaceX

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/space-coast-could-see-three-rocket-launches-three-days/KBPD2XR4YZGJFBXCLXBG3VSK7Y/

Sep 23: Watch my commentary WFTV Channel 9 ABC News Orlando video about actor Tom Cruise plans to shoot 1st movie in space aboard International Space Station. He launches to #ISS Oct 2021 on SpaceX Crew Dragon w / director Doug Limon. Commercial Mission sponsored by Axiom

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/brevard-county/actor-tom-cruise-liftoff-cape-canaveral-film-first-movie-shot-space/GWA3BGOQFNE5NLFYK3I4EAPKUE/

Sept 18: My live interview discussion of current space missions and launches on Sept. 18 edition of  ‘Stay Curious’ daily space show presented by the American Space Museum, Titusville, FL.

 

Sept 17/18: My prelaunch and post scrub interviews with WFTV ABC News Ch 9 Orlando

https://www.wftv.com/video/?id=c9c5de7b-3e9f-4538-9788-489e0566bca9

https://www.wftv.com/news/local/happening-219-pm-spacex-launch-60-more-starlink-satellites-kennedy-space-center/YJ6WVDLT7VECDNNM6ZIAKWWL2U/

Sept 10: My commentary about the FAR Chemical plant explosion in Palm Bay, FL featured at WKMG CBS6 Orlando TV News – from my career as a PhD research chemist in the pharmaceutical industry

Sept 2/3:  My SpaceX Falcon 9 prelaunch photos from 12th Starlink mission featured at WKMG CBS6 Orlando TV News

Aug. 25:  My commentary at WKMG CBS 6 TV News Orlando

Aug 14: I was guest host along with Jean Wright on ‘Stay Curious’ show talking about the latest Human and Robotic spaceflight missions and 2 upcoming launches – at American Space Museum

Aug 7:  Compilation of my Crew Dragon Port Canaveral arrival videos featured on Spectrum Channel 13 News Orlando and ABC 9 Orlando:

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:

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

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

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:

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

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