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Saturday May 10th, 2014 with Lady Mary
Space Truckin on Astronomy Day

Space Rock for Astronomy Day! Featuring interviews with Gerry Boyle, president of Ottawa Chapter of RASC; and with Melanie Hall, Education Co-ordinator and astronomy whiz with the Canadian Museum of Science and Technology; plus SPACE ROCK!
Heavy Heavy Heavy
Geraldo Pino and the Heartbeats - Afro Rock - Kona 02009
Space Truckin' (feat Johnny Winter and Ian Paice)
William Shatner - Seeking Major Tom - Cleopatra 02011 Canadian
Moon Lament
Cano - Eclipse - A&M 01976 Canadian
Interview with Gerry Boyle, Chapter President of Ottawa's RASC. Participating in Astronomy Day events at program air time at Helen Hogg Observatory at CMST, 1867 St Laurent Blvd; next events include monthy meeting with accessible talks June 6 at CMST; star parties in Carp Library Parking lot - check their website for these events, which are weather dependent: or,_RASC, or find them on facebook.
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennae to Heaven
Godspeed You Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennae to Heaven - Constellation 02000 Canadian
Saturn of Chagrin
HRSTA - Ghosts Will Come and Steal Our Eyes - Constellation 02007 Canadian
Recap of prior interview with Melanie hall, Education Co-ordinator at Canadian Museum of Science and Technology, about their events for Astronomy Day; and events for budding astronomers throughout the year including starviewing at Helen Hogg Observatory, tonight; next on May 18 for Museum Day; July 26, and August 12 for Perseid Showers; solar observing including June 21, solstice. Family Astronomy programs throughout the year; check calendar at
Mercury Retrograde
Purling Hiss - Water on Mars - Drag City 02013
Venus Shaver
Shilpa Ray and her Happy Hookers - Teenage Torture - Knitting Factory 02010
Thing from Venus
Mummies - Never Been Caught - Telstar 01992
One Way Ticket to Pluto
Dead Kennedies - Bedtime for Democracy - Alternative Tentacles 01986
Bjork - Homogenic - One Little Indian 02008
Oceans of Venus
Dengue Fever - Venus on Earth - M08 02008
To See More LIght
Colin Stetson - New History of Violence No III: To See More LIght - Constellation 02013 Canadian
setlist plus discussion of things to look for in the skies in May and June.
Mars continuing big, bright and retrograde in Virgo (south west horizon) until June 1st
May 14: full moon
May 22/23: meteor shower from comet 209P at 2:30 p.m.
May 31-June 3: line up of Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, with waxing crescent moon

also check out shows tonight with CKCU stars: Dave Faught on lineup at Cafe Dekuf and Dick Altavista on lineup at Atomic Rooster.
And then a turn to more traditional space rock
Kali Yuga Blues
Bardo Pond - Peace on Venus - Fire 02013
untitled - improv
Damo Suzuki and the Band Whose Name is a Symbol - Gonna Take us to Saturn? - Birdman 02013 Canadian
Hidden Spheres
Sun Ra - Astro Black - ABC 01973
Heads up on some additional shows of note:
Bardo Pond - June 14th at Sala Rossa
Damo Suzuki with TBWNIAS and Heavy Mental - May 15th at House of Targ
Marshall Allen of Sun Ra Arkestra with Ratchet Arkestra - May 15th at FIMAV
Magik Markers - June 6 at Casa del Popolo
June 9 - Daniel Higgs at Casa
June 10 - Die Like a Dog featuring P Brotzmann, William Parker, Hamid Drake, at Casa
June 23 - Colin Stetson with Hamid Drake at Ottawa Jazz Festival
July 8 - Man Forever with So Percussion at Casa
Phone Home Elliot (Uncle Nik and the E.T.'s)
Hawkwind Friends and Relations - Twice Upon a Time - Flickknife 01983
The Isle of Everywhere
Gong - You - Virgin 01974
Alien Abduction
Linus Pauling Quartet - All Things Are Light - Camera Obscura 02007
Astrogasm from the Inner Space
Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso - Astrogasm from the Inner Space - Important 02014 New
Interactive CKCU
Mary MacKinnon (host)
come on! let's go space truckin'!

8:06 PM, May 10th, 2014
space is the place

8:20 PM, May 10th, 2014
Mary MacKinnon (host)
indeed. I'm a psychic being, and you know, we don't concern ourselves with being born; we concern ourselves with being eternal; we deal with the spirit.

8:25 PM, May 10th, 2014
Sun Ra Ra Ra
NASA put HD cameras outside the International Space Station, and now you can stream outer space all the time!!

8:43 PM, May 10th, 2014
Mary MacKinnon (host)
no need to go out to look through messy telescopes...stay glued to your computer! though a good option for when you can't get to Saturn

8:47 PM, May 10th, 2014
Sun Ra Ra Ra
It's pointed towards Earth, so maybe telescopes are still needed for peeking at Saturn.

8:50 PM, May 10th, 2014
Sun Ra Ra Ra
it's a long way home

9:06 PM, May 10th, 2014
Lina (Ladies First CHUO)
Yay Bardo Pond!

9:09 PM, May 10th, 2014
Mary MacKinnon (host)
I would travel to Venus to see Isobel sing!

9:14 PM, May 10th, 2014
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