Rod Pyle is a producer, writer and director of documentary programming for The History Channel and Discovery Communications. He is also an author of non-fiction books. Notable work includes Modern Marvels: Apollo 11 and In Their Own Words: The Space Race. Rod was formerly the Vice President of Communications for the World Space Foundation, a […]

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 9 o’clock am Pacific time.

Pat Duggins is news director at Alabama Public Radio. He’s covered more than 100 space shuttle missions for NPR—including the 1986 Challenger accident and the loss of Columbia. We discuss NASA’s future and the reasons to go to Mars.