I received this email from Brian Turner, captain of the Kansas City Space Pirates:
Tomorrow night we are supposed the be on the Science Channel. Exodus Earth series Exoplanet episode. According to the guide on my TV it airs at 4 pm CST. They seem to be rerunning the episodes many times, so it is confusing if you are watching the first run or a previous episode.
I have not seen this so I have no idea what to expect.
The blurb for the show reads as follows:
In his hardest mission, Basil Singer plans a journey to Gliese 581c – a planet round a distant sun. To power him there within a human lifetime, he investigates space sails and nuclear bombs. He finds that the ‘second earth’ might have purple trees.
No mention of a Space Elevator, but as they’re talking about alternatives to rockets, it is plausible that at least a mention of a Space Elevator will be made – hopefully more.
The ‘Tomorrow night” Brian is speaking of is tonight, Friday, June 26th. According to the listings, however, this show is appearing a few times on the Science Channel, so you should have a chance to watch or TIVO it. As they say, check your local listings…