Tag: space travel


Ken Cavanagh on I-O in Space

Ken Cavanagh was thinking about space travel long before he started working in the space industry. In this episode, I talk to Ken about his new, thought-provoking essay, The Challenge to Astronauts. Links The Habitat Psychology of Space Exploration (NASA) Transcript This transcript is AI-generated and may not be completely […]


Laura Gallaher on Changing the Culture at NASA

On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated as it re-entered the earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crew members. The investigation board looking into the matter found fault in NASA’s organizational culture, especially how it handled decision-making and risk assessment. That’s where today’s guest, Dr. Laura Gallaher, enters the […]