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Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto (with Alan Stern & David Grinspoon)

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto, revealing its surface to our view for the first time. In this program, Drs. Alan Stern and David Grinspoon give us an insider's view of how this complex mission came to be and what it discovered at the edge of our solar system.  Their recent book  (with the same title) tells the full story of the mission, its ground-breaking discoveries at Pluto, and where it's going next.  Here is the story of path-breaking exploration and new science, straight from the source, with insight into what it's like to be part of a  planetary mission that goes to a destination never before visited.  (Recorded May 15, 2018)

1hr 43mins

24 Jun 2022

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Enjoy the Ride // Featuring: Dr. Alan Stern

Dental Momentum

On today's episode of the Dental Momentum Podcast, Jared sits down and talks with Dr. Alan Stern to talk through his journey through dentistry and his passion to help doctors realize that dentistry can be fun! https://alansterndds.com/alan-g-stern-dds/ https://www.amazon.com/Enjoy-Ride-Lessons-Profitable-Dentistry/dp/1947480901 https://www.facebook.com/groups/1348654488543921


9 Mar 2022

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The First Mission to Pluto with Alan Stern

Kathy Sullivan Explores

Dr. Alan Stern is the Co-founder and Chief Scientist of World View, the leading stratospheric technology company in the world. Alan has been involved in several missions, including the New Horizons mission—a multi-decade undertaking Alan led to send the first spacecraft to Pluto. Alan was inducted into the Colorado Space Hall of Fame and hailed as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine in 2007. Alan joins me today to discuss his journey to leading New Horizons and the road to his first spaceflight. You’ll hear about how his childhood experiences molded his desire to become an astronaut and his struggles with formal education. He explains what led him to co-found World View. He also highlights what it takes—and what it means—to explore our solar system and shares what the New Horizons mission discovered at Pluto. “Excel at whatever you choose to do, whether it’s astronomy, oceanography, or atmospheric science. Be at the top, get yourself in gear, and set yourself apart.” - Alan Stern This week on Kathy Sullivan Explores: Alan’s childhood years and what inspired him to be part of space exploration The first book Alan wrote and his struggles with formal education The road to Alan’s first spaceflight The difference between a mission specialist and a payload specialist How New Horizons was started and how Alan was selected for the mission What stratospheric ballooning is and what led Alan to co-found World View How stratospheric ballooning works and its advantages over satellite surveillance Meeting Richard Branson for the first time and what sub-orbital flight trajectory means Alan’s advice to young people who dream of spaceflight The role of studying English in a scientific career Thinking about the size of the solar system and why Pluto matters The geometry, physics, timing, and manpower involved in sending New Horizons to Pluto The hibernation technique and what the New Horizons mission discovered about Pluto Spaceflight traditions, superstitions, and the value of community Our Favorite Quotes: “Follow your heart. If it’s a burning desire, you can do anything. It doesn’t matter what it is—people excel at things they love and are driven to do.” - Alan Stern “An important part of being a good scientist is writing and speaking. You have to know how to organize your thoughts into writing.” - Alan Stern Connect with Alan Stern: World View Space Book: Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto World View on LinkedIn World View on Instagram World View on Facebook World View on Twitter World View on YouTube Alan Stern on LinkedIn Spaceship Not Required I’m Kathy Sullivan, the only person to have walked in space and gone to the deepest point in the ocean. I’m an explorer, and that doesn’t always have to involve going to some remote or exotic place. It simply requires a commitment to put curiosity into action. In this podcast, you can explore, reflecting on lessons learned from life so far and from my brilliant and ever-inquisitive guests. We explore together in this very moment from right where you are--spaceship not required. Welcome to Kathy Sullivan Explores. Visit my website at kathysullivanexplores.com to sign up for seven astronaut tips to improving your life on earth and be the first to discover future episodes and learn about more exciting adventures ahead! Don’t forget to leave a rating and review wherever you get your podcasts! Spotify I Stitcher I Apple Podcasts I iHeart Radio I TuneIn I Google I Amazon Music.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 16mins

24 Feb 2022

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Episode #5: Alan Stern

Speak Kindly, You’re Listening

From struggling to kicking back and having fun with his wife, our dental guest today, Dr. Alan Stern, knows the reality many, if not all, of us face. Take a listen today as we discuss his journey and how Alan hopes his work today can help other dentists make that same climb out of the Dark Side of Dentistry.


15 Feb 2022

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“My Other Vehicle Explored Pluto” – We Talk To Dr. Alan Stern

Star Stuff

Famous engineer and planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern joins the Star Stuff crew to share his experience leading the New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond. Listen as we discuss […] The post “My Other Vehicle Explored Pluto” – We Talk To Dr. Alan Stern appeared first on Lowell Observatory.


1 Feb 2022

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Dr. Alan Stern: Better, Richer, Stronger

Dental Alements

Dentist, author, speaker, and all-around amazing human Dr. Alan Stern gets real and reveals the gut-wrenching chapters in his life that prompted him to write his book, "Enjoy the Ride: Lessons for the Quest to Live a Joyful, Profitable Life in Dentistry"  His candor, humor, humility, and incredible story make this an entertaining episode. Everyone in the dental profession will benefit from his story, book, and his honest approach to dentistry and success.  To reach out to Dr. Stern, you can find him on his FB page "Better, Richer, Stronger" https://www.facebook.com/groups/1348654488543921 Thank you for listening to the Dental Alements Podcast and for supporting each other in the dental profession. Cheers! April & Cindy This episode is sponsored by SmileMakers. Smilemakers has a large selection of dental products to meet every practice's needs.  Use code DAP20 at check out to receive 20% off any size order.  To watch the video version head on over to www.rootUon.com or follow us here on the Dental Alements YouTube Channel Social Media Platforms: https://www.instagram.com/dentalalementspodcast/ https://www.facebook.com/DentalAlementsPodcast https://www.linkedin.com/company/dental-alements-podcast https://www.tiktok.com/@dentalalementspodcast


25 Jan 2022

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Planet Earth From A Higher Perspective W/ Alan Stern #329

Aubrey Marcus Podcast

Alan Stern is a planetary scientist and astronautic engineer. Alan is the Chief Exploration Officer of World View, a company that is pioneering the stratocraft industry. Their mission is to allow people an unparalleled experience from the edge of space using breakthroughs in helium ballooning technology. Imagine a luxurious 8 hours in a viewing capsule, looking down at the great wonders of our world, and up to the heavens with a view almost no humans have ever seen. I am so excited to be involved with World View, and for this project to come to fruition. On this podcast we get into Alan’s journey of becoming an astronaut, flat earth, moon landings, aliens, and the purview of Earth from a higher perspective. For more information on how to book a reservation check out www.worldview.space Connect with Alan Stern Website | https://alanstern.space/ Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/s.alan.stern Twitter | https://twitter.com/AlanStern Check Out Alan Stern’s book Chasing New Horizons | https://bit.ly/3B2jD0J This episode is sponsored by: Plunge get $111 off your Cold Plunge Tub by visiting https://thecoldplunge.com/pages/amp and use the promo code "AMP" at checkout Onnit Get 10% off Onnit products |  https://www.onnit.com/Aubrey/ Connect with Aubrey: Website | https://www.aubreymarcus.com/ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/aubreymarcus/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/aubreymarcus Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/AubreyMarcus/ YouTube | https://bit.ly/2DLctpk Check out  Own The Day Own Your Life by Aubrey Marcus|  https://bit.ly/2t6x4hu Subscribe to the Aubrey Marcus Newsletter:  https://www.aubreymarcus.com/pages/email Subscribe to the Aubrey Marcus Podcast: iTunes | https://apple.co/2lMZRCn Spotify | https://spoti.fi/2EaELZO Stitcher | https://bit.ly/2G8ccJt IHeartRadio | https://ihr.fm/397Msh0 Google Podcasts | https://bit.ly/3nzCJEh Android | https://bit.ly/2OQeBQg Past Guests on The Aubrey Marcus Podcast include Joe Rogan, Jordan Peterson, Joe Dispenza, Andrew Huberman, Matthew Mcconaughey, Peter Crone, Jamie Foxx, Zach Bush, Duncan Trussell, Sadhguru, and many more!

1hr 18mins

6 Oct 2021

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Alan Stern Says It’s Time for Suborbital Science

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

An experiment rode next to Richard Branson when he rocketed to the edge of space on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo last month. Planetary scientist Alan Stern says we’ve begun a new era of affordable space research thanks to this vehicle and Blue Origin’s New Shepard. Alan also delivers an update on the New Horizons mission, including a new, definitive collection of everything we’ve learned about Pluto. Then it’s Olympic gold for Bruce Betts in our weekly What’s Up segment. Discover more at https://www.planetary.org/planetary-radio/alan-stern-suborbital-science-new-horizons-updateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


4 Aug 2021

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Life’s Tough, but Alan Stern is TOUGHER… This Planetary Scientist Realized His Boyhood Dream!

Life’s Tough, Explorers Are TOUGHER!

He was seven years old when he knew he wanted to be a scientist or an engineer. So he focused his school studies on the subjects that would support that career choice.  Now, he wishes he’d spent a little more time on English and History. He didn’t realize as a scientist how much writing he would have to do.   In a recent interview, Alan Stern sat down and talked with our host, Richard Wiese, for the Explorers podcast. We learned about the journey he took to become a scientist and some highlights and disappointments along the way.  Alan worked as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman between his Freshman and Sophomore years at college.  He learned the art of selling, which helped him pitch ideas later in life.  Once he finally completed his college years, he took a job in Colorado in a big scientific lab and found his calling.    He was off to a rough start, being put in charge of the satellite being carried into space by the Challenger, which was obviously destroyed during that ill-fated expedition.  These days, Alan works on multiple missions concurrently to take place in deep space.  He regards space exploration as a kind of gateway drug to STEM careers.  He observes that kids are always keenly interested in dinosaurs and space… and that the dinosaurs always lose to space!   His bucket list is simple.  He wants to go into space… a lot!  He wants to be able to work in space as a researcher.  To learn more about Planetary Scientist and Space Explorer Alan Stern, visit his website. To hear about other explorers, join us for new episodes of Life’s Tough: Explorers are TOUGHER! !At https://www.lifestough.com/podcast/explorers/.  Richard Wiese, the host of this podcast, is an American explorer. He is the author of the guidebook, Born to Explore: How to Be a Backyard Adventurer. He became the youngest person to become president of the Explorers Club in 2002. Richard is also Executive Producer and Host of the PBS weekly television series Born to Explore with Richard Wiese. 


1 Jul 2021

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Dialect Coach David Alan Stern discusses How to Learn Accents and Teach with Motivation Ep. 130

Inspiring Teachers

His coaching in the arts of dialect and accents have instructed, entertained, and enlightened us all. Dr. David Alan Stern was one of my first radio guests in 2009. David Alan Stern is the best dialect coach in the United States. At LearnAccent.com, David Alan Stern offers techniques for learning accents, voice and speech improvement, reducing regional accents, and a whole lot more Between 1979 and today his acting and accent audio books have been used for training professionals around the world, and he is absolutely an inspiring teacher. With systematic lessons for each accent, not just imitation, you really can learn. In our conversation, I am joined by English teacher Joshua Cauley, for a well-rounded discussion on wy accents matter, how they have originated, and how our speaking affects our students. David is an astounding educator because he seeks to teach in a dynamic and fun way that makes learning easier for his students. I discovered hum while checking audiobooks out at the library in my college days, and was instantly magnetized to his fun personality and his unmatched skill in teaching dialects and accents to any audience. He has coached thousands of language and accent learners, as well as actors such as Liam Neeson, Geena Davis, and Julia Roberts, and even a younger version of myself practicing for radio performances. I highly recommend his audio books, resources, and his teaching sessions as well. His students at the University of Connecticut are extremely fortunate to have the preeminent leader in dialect and accent teacher in the world. David Alan Stern, PhD - Professor Emeritus of Dramatic Arts - University of Connecticut www.LearnAccent.com Questions for our next episode or guest ideas? Write us! inspiringteachershow@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @InspiringTeacherShow Questions for our next episode or guest ideas? Write us! inspiringteachershow@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @InspiringTeacherShow Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inspiring-teachers/id1442182731?mt=2 Questions for our next episode or guest ideas? Write us! inspiringteachershow@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram @InspiringTeacherShow Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/inspiring-teachers/id1442182731?mt=2 Help support Danny Hauger's Music Podcast new album "Lime Light" on Bandcamp  (pay what you want! Support a teacher's dream!) This episode of Inspiring Teachers is brought to you by AmpedUpLearning.com - Are you looking for new and engaging ways to get your students up and moving in the classroom? Get out of the Sit and Get rut of teaching by checking out AmpedUpLearning.com, a 2 teacher owned and operated company in Texas that is looking to gamify teaching with creative new activities for the classroom.  From their FRECK! resources and Escape Rooms for Social Studies and Science to SPEED Squares and task cards for Math and English they have TONS of teacher created resources...and don't forget to check out their apparel designed specifically for teachers.  Use code HAUGERHISTORY10 to save 10% on all items and follow them on social media @AmpedUpLearning for their monthly giveaways of Amazon giftcards, lessons and apparel. Start your podcast today with a free trial here from Podbean.com and support our show!  Hauger History Store on AmpedUpLearning!


13 Feb 2021