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On the radio

For those who wish to listen to me and even call in to ask a question or comment or disagree with something I have said, I will be on The Space Show with David Livingston. tomorrow night for probably two hours, beginning at 7 pm (Pacific).

As always, your calls will be welcome. I don’t bite, though as John Batchelor says, I can get grumpy.

In addition, I will be on WCCO-AM in Minnesota to talk space stuff on the next night, March 31st, for forty minutes, beginning at 10:00 pm (Central).

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.


  • Col Beausabre

    Speaking of John Batchelor, he is back on the air (Featuring His Grumpiness) on CBS or you can listen to his podcast here

    If you are jonesing for your full dose of grumpiness, see the episode entitled “Zimmerman #Unbound, Week of 3/15-3/19. Bob Zimmerman”

  • Gary

    Posted this in the wrong thread!

    Thanks for the heads up. I’ve never listened to the Space Show live, always via Podcast. But I may try to stay up for this one!

  • Lee Stevenson

    I wish you guys would use a more reasonable time system over there!!! However the WCCO-AM broadcast works out at 6am here, it’s a school day, but ( no promises! ) I may roll out of bed here a little early and roll into work a little late…. Its about time we got to be grumpy voice to voice Bob! ;-)

  • Lee: The WCCO appearance will not be taking phonecalls, so if you are hoping to ask me a question directly this isn’t the venue to do it.

  • Lee Stevenson

    @ Bob… Unfortunate! I have been trying to catch you on the space show for …. Over a decade? now…. It’s just that bloody time difference!! Can’t you do a show with Dr Livingston at a more reasonable hour for us in Europe? ( I know… it’s a joke… ) Or a weekend show perhaps? In all seriousness your space show slots are my favourite, and it would be wonderful to compare notes on subjects we agree upon, and indeed not to put a face to, but at least put a voice to our discussion. Regardless, I shall be listening to both.

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