AUSTIN, TX, August 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — iRoc Space Radio is iHeartRadio number one (#1) station for the latest space news, music and entertainment. iRoc CEO Bruce Furst announced that the first episode of The space revolution the show achieved first place in the ratings of the week in its category.
Furst commented, “Rick Tumlinson is a true professional who combines a natural talent for broadcasting with an important preparation of each guest, in order to produce quality entertaining content. We are all delighted to welcome Rick Tumlinson as an integral part of iRoc Space Radio’s programming.”
Tumlinson is well known in space and considered a godfather of New Space – a term he coined. He was a founding board member of the X-Prize Foundation and won the World Technology Award alongside the Human Genome Project. Craig Venter. Listed as one of the world’s most influential people in space, Tumlinson and his groundbreaking companions paved the way now for a new generation of commercial space ventures. As someone who both “talks about walking and walks walking” – he helped start the project that found the first water on the Moon, led the private takeover of Russia’s Mir space station for a year and signed the first private astronaut to fly to the International Space Station.
Additionally, Tumlinson founded SpaceFund Inc., which is a space venture capital firm focused on “Frontier tech” startups with 19 companies in its portfolio. In addition to starting the Space Frontier Foundation and the EarthLight Foundation, he is a known vocal champion for inclusion and the environment as humanity opens the Space Frontier to multiplanetary life.
“I am honored to be invited to join iRoc Space Radio,” said Tumlinson. “Bruce and the excellent leadership at iHeart have created an incredible new place for people-accessible audio space news and entertainment – something this field has been missing. I look forward to adding depth and insight on their initiative while having fun and letting people know the people behind what is the most important thing that has happened since that first fish decided to walk on the beach.”
iRoc Space Radio mixes space music, interviews, talk and entertainment, designed for the 21st century space generation. Tune into “The Space Revolution” on iHeart Radio’s iRoc Space Radio station every Monday/Friday at 8 a.m. & 8 p.m. United States Pacific Time.
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