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Hey Space Enthusiasts! Join us for this series featuring interviews with the leaders of space exploration.

Your Space Journey Chuck Fields

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Hey Space Enthusiasts! Join us for this series featuring interviews with the leaders of space exploration.

    TOP GUN: MAVERICK - The Aerospace Journey of Aerial Coordinator Kevin LaRosa II

    TOP GUN: MAVERICK - The Aerospace Journey of Aerial Coordinator Kevin LaRosa II

    Kevin LaRosa II is the Aerial Coordinator & Camera Pilot for Top Gun: Maverick. He’s one of Hollywood’s most sought-after pilot and aerial coordinators, licensed to fly a variety of aircraft ranging from helicopters and airplanes to Learjets and more. He’s known for his work on major blockbusters including Ironman, The Avengers, and Transformers 5. Kevin is an accomplished ATP rated pilot in a multitude of fixed wing and rotorcraft, and works heavily in the motion picture and television industries worldwide coordinating and directing film sequences in the air and on the ground.

    Kevin joins me in this interview to discuss his career and his latest work which can be seen in Paramount’s Top Gun: Maverick.

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    About Kevin LaRosa II

    Known for his work on major blockbusters like The Avengers (2012), Iron Man (2005) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Kevin LaRosa, II has worked on over 100 different motion picture and commercial productions.

    An accomplished pilot like his father and grandfather, Kevin grew up with the sights and sounds of engines and propellers for as long as he can remember. Kevin’s father, Kevin LaRosa Sr, began taking him on movie shoots at the early age of 10 and by age 17, Kevin received his certificate to fly.

    Today, Kevin is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after pilot and aerial coordinators, licensed to fly a variety of aircraft ranging from helicopters and airplanes to Learjets and more. Kevin is an ATP rated pilot trained and certified in a multitude of aircraft. He also holds type ratings in several Learjet models in addition to the C-130/ L-382 Hercules and the Sikorsky S-70/ UH-60, as well as an FAA Part 107 UAS rating for flying unmanned aircraft. Kevin is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and the Motion Picture Pilots Association.

    For more information, visit https://www.kevinlarosa.com
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    • 18 min
    Starlink Internet – Is it right for you?

    Starlink Internet – Is it right for you?

    Two Starlinks, two locations, two slightly different results. In this episode I tested out Starlink internet in two locations 1,000 miles apart. First we try it out in central Florida, then we go to Indianapolis to test another unit. We tested 4k, multiple 4k streams, FaceTime, multiple devices, upload and more. The results surprised us...Happy July everyone! I need your help to get this program nominated for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Getting a Podcast Award will help us increase our audience and get even more incredible guests. If you have a minute, please visit PodcastAwards.com and nominate this program for the SCIENCE category. Lastly if you have time just give us a like on Apple Podcasts.Thanks again for listening! 

    • 17 min
    What is the Solar Wind? Tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker – Visionary Heliophysicist & Solar Wind Pioneer

    What is the Solar Wind? Tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker – Visionary Heliophysicist & Solar Wind Pioneer

    This is a tribute to the late solar astrophysicist Dr. Eugene Parker, featuring my interview with him from 2018. In the mid-1950s Dr. Parker developed the theory of the supersonic solar wind and predicted the spiral shape of the solar magnetic field. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1967 and received...Happy July everyone! I need your help to get this program nominated for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Getting a Podcast Award will help us increase our audience and get even more incredible guests. If you have a minute, please visit PodcastAwards.com and nominate this program for the SCIENCE category. Lastly if you have time just give us a like on Apple Podcasts.Thanks again for listening! 

    • 21 min
    SPACE JUNK: How Privateer plans to protect the space environment – Interview with Dr. Moriba Jah

    SPACE JUNK: How Privateer plans to protect the space environment – Interview with Dr. Moriba Jah

    In today’s episode we’ll explore the growing problem of space junk and how the new company Privateer Space is working to help make space safer. Joining us today is Dr. Moriba Jah, the Chief Scientist of Privateer. Moriba is a co-founder of Privateer along with the company’s CEO Alex Fielding and the company’s president, Steve...Happy July everyone! I need your help to get this program nominated for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Getting a Podcast Award will help us increase our audience and get even more incredible guests. If you have a minute, please visit PodcastAwards.com and nominate this program for the SCIENCE category. Lastly if you have time just give us a like on Apple Podcasts.Thanks again for listening! 

    • 21 min
    SpaceX Polaris Dawn Crew Interview Scott “Kidd” Poteet, Mission Pilot

    SpaceX Polaris Dawn Crew Interview Scott “Kidd” Poteet, Mission Pilot

    In today’s episode we’ll speak with Scott “Kidd” Poteet, a Mission Pilot for the new SpaceX Polaris Program. Kidd is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with more than 3,000 flying hours as a pilot and over 400 hours of combat time. Most recently Kidd served as the Mission Director for Inspiration4, the world’s...Happy July everyone! I need your help to get this program nominated for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Getting a Podcast Award will help us increase our audience and get even more incredible guests. If you have a minute, please visit PodcastAwards.com and nominate this program for the SCIENCE category. Lastly if you have time just give us a like on Apple Podcasts.Thanks again for listening! 

    • 25 min
    James Webb Space Telescope – Interview with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager

    James Webb Space Telescope – Interview with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager

    What kind of discoveries can we expect from the James Webb Space Telescope? Find out in our interview with Lee Feinberg, James Webb’s Optical Telescope Element Manager. Lee Feinberg has been the Optical Telescope Element Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for the past 20 years. Lee...Happy July everyone! I need your help to get this program nominated for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Getting a Podcast Award will help us increase our audience and get even more incredible guests. If you have a minute, please visit PodcastAwards.com and nominate this program for the SCIENCE category. Lastly if you have time just give us a like on Apple Podcasts.Thanks again for listening! 

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

@JJeremymiller ,

Chuck is a great host!

Humans need to come together more often to talk about space! And this podcasts is the perfect place to do it.

Chuck thanks for making all this happen

jasonfields from tampa ,

Great show, great content!

Chuck’s passion for space exploration shines through in his interviews. He interviews a wide variety of professionals and space enthusiasts providing a great insight into their work. Worth a listen!

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