Steve Kates

Steve Kates


Steve Kates “Dr. Sky” has been engaged in the science of astronomy, space, aviation, and weather since a young child. A child model of the 1960’s he appeared in many TV commercials and product ads while in New York City. During high school, Steve was awarded many gold medals for his record-setting events in the 440-yard and 880-yard races.

During his college years, he was a student of the legendary astronomer, Clyde Tombaugh at New Mexico State University, the discoverer of the then known planet, Pluto! A natural on both radio and TV, Steve Kates “Dr. Sky” is an “edutainer” with expertise in the realms of astronomy, apace, aviation and weather, with radio shows and TV experience from New York’s 77 WABC, to his decade long radio show, the Dr. Sky Show heard on KTAR in Phoenix, as well as a decade long correspondent on the popular radio show, Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. Steve also has a long relationship on air, with Arizona’s 3TV and Fox 10, as well as AZTV.


Past Shows:

  • April 8th Eclipse / American Ghost Stories

    Astronomer Steve Kates discussed the upcoming solar eclipse and ways to safely view it. Followed by Cheryll Jones' interview with researcher Mike Kozlowski on American ghost stories.More »
  • Weekend Hosts Spotlight

    This special program featured interviews with C2C's weekend hosts Richard Syrett, Ian Punnett, Connie Willis, Lisa Garr, and George Knapp, plus C2C producer Tom Danheiser. First-hour guest Steve Kates shared space news.More »
  • Galactic Federation / Astronomy & the Solar System

    Researcher Dr. Michael Salla shared details about the Galactic Federation, a cosmic organization composed of various ET races. Followed by Steve Kates also known as "Dr. Sky" on astronomy and the solar system.More »
  • Secrets of the Night Sky / Bizarre Cryptid Encounters

    Steve Kates aka "Dr. Sky" shared secrets of the night sky and upcoming celestial events. Followed by paranormal researcher Lon Strickler on the 'Chicago Phantom' and other cryptids.More »
  • Ancient History & Hidden Truths/ Great American Eclipse

    Matthew LaCroix delved into symbols, ancient history and mythology. Followed by Steve Kates, Dr. Sky, on the total solar eclipse coming on August 21st.More »
  • American Monsters

    Ian Punnett was joined by Professor of History, Scott Poole, for a discussion of how the monster, in all its various forms, has been a staple of American culture since the earliest settlers of the country. In the first hour, astronomer Dr. Sky and researcher Lynne Kitei...More »
  • 'Secret Door' Guests

    In a special night of Open Lines, George introduced a "Secret Door Line" in which popular Coast to Coast guests made surprise appearances.More »
  • Friday-the-13th Open Lines

    During a special night of Friday-the-13th Open Lines, callers phoned in to share their thoughts on the number 13, as well as to discuss their superstitions. In the second half-hour, author Nathaniel Lachenmeyer discussed beliefs and superstitions about the number 13.More »
  • Deep Impact Special

    A variety of guests shared their insights on the momentous Deep Impact mission and the results of the probe's collision with Comet Tempel 1 which occurred the night before.More »
  • Toutatis & Space

    Main guest, planetary scientist Dr. Dan Durda discussed asteroid Toutatis as well as other developments in the solar system. This is its closest pass since 1353, and it won't be this close again until 2562, he said of the asteroid that will safely come within one million miles...More »
  • Space Viruses & Comets

    Physicist James McCanney returned to the program to discuss meteors, comets and viruses from space. He noted that around 1100 AD the Chinese began relating flu epidemics with inferior conjunctions of Venus (when the planet passes between the Earth and the Sun). Viruses are not...More »
  • Ufology, Symbols & Secret Societies

    Investigative reporter and author, Jordan Maxwell, interwove a variety of topics that included ufology, secret societies, ancient symbology, and occult religion. He suggested that many UFO witnesses are "marginalized" because the US government may have made a deal with ETs, in...More »
  • Science of the Paranormal

    MIT and Princeton educated physicist, Dr. Claude Swanson (website), shared his thesis that cracks are appearing in the current scientific paradigm, and a revolution is underway that incorporates new physics and paranormal research. Getting into the specifics of such research,...More »
  • Exploring Space

    Author Robert Zimmerman delved into the history and future of space exploration. Dissecting the American-Russian rivalry in the 1960s, he commented that the Soviets initially got the upper hand in the space race because the "whole energy of their society was behind it."More »
  • Underground & Underwater Bases

    Researcher Richard Sauder shared his findings about underground and underwater bases that are located around the world. Explaining his intense interest in the topic, Sauder said that after penning a short article for UFO Magazine in 1992, he woke up one night to hear a...More »
  • Soul Experiences

    Douglas Taylor, a visionary artist and teacher, touched on such topics as past-lives, angelic encounters, lucid dreaming, and the true purpose of UFO encounters, in his appearance with Barbara on Saturday night. In the first segment of the show Dr. Sky offered tips on...More »
  • Future Trends

    "We're all architects of our future because of decisions we've made along the way," said Gerald Celente, the main guest on Tuesday's show. The founder of the Trends Research Institute, Celente described himself as a "political atheist" who sees the possibility of either a...More »
  • The Crystal Children

    Spiritual clairvoyant Dr. Doreen Virtue appeared on Wednesday's program discussing the Crystal Children, a type of child born since 1995 that has unusual attributes such as very large eyes, telepathy, and fearlessness. Virtue had previously studied the Indigo phenomenon...More »

Last Night

The Greys & Alien Abduction
The Greys & Alien Abduction
Clairvoyant medium and UFO investigator Philip Kinsella discussed the complex nature of the Greys, a type of extraterrestrial being involved in abduction phenomena. Open Lines followed in the final hour of the program.


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