33 episodes

Dare to Explore is a podcast from the Space Camp Explorers Club featuring interviews with friends of the Rocket Center, Space Camp Alumni, engineers, scientists, and explorers of all types.

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    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

Dare to Explore is a podcast from the Space Camp Explorers Club featuring interviews with friends of the Rocket Center, Space Camp Alumni, engineers, scientists, and explorers of all types.

    Summer of Skylab: Ron Paulus

    Summer of Skylab: Ron Paulus

    May of 2023 was the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Skylab. The US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, celebrated with the Summer of Skylab – a series of presentations, educational panels, and celebrity events taking place through November. This special episode features Ron Paulus, a retired NASA project engineer who worked on Apollo, Skylab, and Shuttle missions.

    • 20 min
    Summer of Skylab: Lowell Zoller

    Summer of Skylab: Lowell Zoller

    May of 2023 was the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Skylab. The US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, celebrated with the Summer of Skylab – a series of presentations, educational panels, and celebrity events taking place through November. This special episode features retired Marshall Space Flight Center Lowell Zoller. Zoller served as chief of the projects office in the materials laboratory at Marshall Space Flight Center during the creation of Skylab.

    • 21 min
    Episode 28: Beth Mund

    Episode 28: Beth Mund

    Beth Mund was a NASA public affairs officer for the Johnson Space Center and a communication officer for the International Space Station. She is a passionate advocate for the people and their stories of science and space exploration, now sharing their stories on stage, in workshops, and on her podcast, "Casual Space." She serves on the Space Camp Alumni Board and as a Space Drinks board member, and is an Analog Astronaut.

    • 56 min
    Summer of Skylab: Jack Stokes

    Summer of Skylab: Jack Stokes

    May of 2023 was the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Skylab. The US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, celebrated with the Summer of Skylab – a series of presentations, educational panels, and celebrity events taking place through November. This special episode features retired NASA Human Factors Engineer Jack Stokes. Efficient, safe, and comfortable interactions between the machinery and the human astronauts on board SkyLab was made possible through the research and designs of the Human Factors Engineers at Marshall Space Flight Center.

    • 43 min
    Summer of Skylab: Richard Hoover

    Summer of Skylab: Richard Hoover

    May of 2023 was the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Skylab. The US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, is celebrating with the Summer of Skylab – a series of presentations, educational panels, and celebrity events taking place through November. This special episode features retired NASA physicist Richard Hoover. Hoover worked on the ATM Experiment S-056 grazing incidence X-ray telescope that captured more than 25,000 solar Xray images from Skylab. Skylab.

    • 34 min
    Summer of Skylab: Kenny Mitchell

    Summer of Skylab: Kenny Mitchell

    May of 2023 was the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Skylab. The US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, celebrated with the Summer of Skylab – a series of presentations, educational panels, and celebrity events taking place through November. This special episode features retired NASA engineer Kenny Mitchell. Mitchell worked at the Marshall Space Flight Center on the development of the Saturn V rocket and developed Environmental Control and Life Support Systems for Skylab.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

D. Jaques ,

Space Camp inspires

I have thoroughly enjoyed listening to the stories of these extraordinary individuals. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge has inspired many. I am looking forward to hearing more in the months to come!

The Keyser ,

The amazing world of space travel.

These are absolutely some of the most fascinating and intriguing people I’ve ever heard interviewed. You just never know what is out there going on in the world of space exploration until you stumble across a podcast like this.

The Michael Jordan of Queso ,

Incredible Conversations

Thank you for these great interviews - an inspiration to hear these individuals and what made them Dare to Explore!

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