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Casual Space

Jun 20, 2019

Introducing our RSE; Resident Space Expert Dean! Beth and Dean enjoy;

  • Reminiscing about what each of thought when we looked through a telescope for the first time, and last year’s Great American Solar Eclipse!
  • Understanding the difference between seeing something in the night sky and looking at something in the night...

Jun 13, 2019

On this episode of Casual Space, Beth meets Ed Finn!

  • Ed shares his origin story for how the Center for Science and Imagination got started at ASU when a great question is presented to the college president
  • We review some of Ed’s favorite movies that opened his mind to merge Hollywood with space and science...

Jun 6, 2019


On this episode, Beth and Astrobiologist Dr. David Warmflash discuss his new book, Moon: An Illustrated History; From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow.


Here are some highlights from both the book and the Casual (Space) conversation:

  • This new and different book about the moon includes images on every left...

May 31, 2019

Show Notes for Lance Bush

In the aftermath of the Challenger accident, the crew’s families came together, firmly committed to the belief that they must carry on the spirit of their loved ones by continuing the Challenger crew’s educational mission. Their efforts resulted in the creation of Challenger Center for...

May 23, 2019

Brian is an experienced test engineer in our nation’s space and defense industry. He’s worked to test and improve space suits, parachutes, and F-14’s. Which makes Brian pretty damn cool.

Beth and Brian enjoyed talking:

Star Wars talk & who is the best villain (Emperor) Brian remembers the theater he saw Star Wars...