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SpaceX Plans to Buy Texas Launch Site Homes for 3x price
Oct 15 • 9 min
SpaceX is giving Boca Chica Village homeowners more time to consider its buyout offer and is agreeing to reappraise the properties after complaints that the original appraisals were too low. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus you get an additional…
China grows a cotton plant on the far side of the moon
Oct 14 • 8 min
China has broken new lunar ground, successfully growing cotton on the moon for the first time. The experiment was part of the Chang’e 4 project, in which China is exploring the far side of the moon with a lander. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus…
NASA confirms Boeing’s Starliner Space Pod Tests Soon.
Oct 12 • 8 min
NASA confirmed today that Boeing is scheduled to conduct the next high-profile test of its CST-100 Starliner space capsule in a little more than three weeks. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus you get an additional month FREE at…
Elon Musk and NASA head Jim Bridenstine Talk about SpaceX Crew Dragon
Oct 11 • 54 min
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Britain Sending Spider Rover to Moon in 2021
Oct 10 • 7 min
The moon rover is a four-legged robot developed by British start-up Spacebit. Spacebit signed an agreement with U.S. firm Astrobotic to launch its first mission in 2021. It will be Britain’s first rover to be sent to the moon, following in the footsteps…
China’s Mars Base 1 training camp in Gobi desert
Oct 9 • 7 min
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20 new moons discovered around Saturn
Oct 8 • 9 min
A team led by Carnegie’s Scott S. Sheppard has found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. This brings the ringed planet’s total number of moons to 82, surpassing Jupiter, which has 79. The discovery was announced Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s…
Elon Musk talks about huge new rocket and why it’s made of Steel
Oct 7 • 11 min
Elon Musk held a press conference presentation to talk about SpaceX Starship all steel construction. SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit,…
All-Female Spacewalk This Month NASA Sends Up 2nd Medium Suit
Oct 6 • 6 min
More than six months after canceling what would have been the =irst spacewalk conducted by a team of two women NASA has rescheduled the historic moment for Oct. 21. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus you get an additional month FREE at…
SpaceX to Send NASA Cargo to Moon
Oct 4 • 8 min
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NASA Takes Delivery of First All-Electric Experimental Aircraft
Oct 3 • 8 min
The first all-electric configuration of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell now is at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus you get an additional month FREE at https://nordvpn.com/SpaceNewsPod”…
Blue Origin’s CEO First Space Trips will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars
Oct 2 • 9 min
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture has always shied away from saying how much it will cost to fly to the edge of the final frontier on its New Shepard suborbital spaceship. Get 70% off NordVPN! Only $3.49/mo, plus you get an additional month…
Why is SpaceX using stainless steel for Starship?
Oct 1 • 7 min
Musk said SpaceX is switching to stainless steel components because their performance under extreme heat and stress beats out that of carbon-fiber. While carbon-fiber is better at room temperature, Musk stated the extreme heat and cold of space made steel…
Elon Musk Explains How Starship will get humans to Mars
Sep 30 • 8 min
Elon Musk held a press conference presentation to talk about SpaceX Starship taking people to the Moon and Mars. SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to…
Elon Musk Starship presentation 2019
Sep 29 • 42 min
Elon Musk held a press conference presentation to talk about starship, BFR and SpaceX. SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the Moon,…
True Crime: NASA
Sep 28 • 8 min
A former NASA contractor was found guilty of fraud and other charges after he falsified the origin of hardware needed for the agency’s Space Launch System rocket at Kennedy Space Center, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of…
NASA Building Earth Defending Asteroid-Hunting Space Telescope
Sep 28 • 9 min
NASA announced Monday that it will be building an asteroid-hunting space telescope as soon as 2024. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get…
NASAs Jim Bridenstine says daughter is inspiration for Artemis Missions
Sep 27 • 9 min
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is confident the US space agency “will go this time to the Moon” and stay, setting the stage for multiple return missions to the Moon and Mars. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50…
Elon Musk Pod Preview: Tesla Software Version 10 Rundown
Sep 27 • 8 min
This week, Tesla owners around the world will start waking up to Version 10.0 features via an over-the-air update. Here’s a look at what’s new: Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money…
Jeff Bezos Blue Origin rocket test flights + launching people end of year
Sep 25 • 11 min
Blue Origin is developing the New Shepard rocket system to send tourists past the edge of space and allow them to float in zero gravity. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into…
NASA to test Moon Suits on ISS
Sep 25 • 8 min
NASA is building new spacesuits for lunar exploration and the Artemis Mission. But before astronauts ever don those suits on the moon, they’ll test “walk” them on the International Space Station in 2023, according to the engineer backing the program. Get…
NASA to Spend $3 BILLION on Moon Capsules
Sep 25 • 7 min
NASA is setting in motion the Orion spacecraft production line to support as many as 12 Artemis missions, including the mission that will carry the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH…
Job Openings at SpaceX
Sep 24 • 7 min
SpaceX is hiring Baristas and Cooks, could you be the next employee?! Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and…
Elon Musk Warns about Dangers of AI and the Destruction of Humanity
Sep 24 • 14 min
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in Shanghai China at the World Artificial Intelligence conference about AI and the downfall of humanity. Artificial intelligence has become a core driving force for the new round of industrial transformation and is exerting…
Australian Government Commits to Join NASA in Lunar Exploration and Beyond
Sep 23 • 8 min
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation’s intention to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program. The announcement took place at a ceremony Saturday at NASA Headquarters in…
Why Send Humans to the Moon?
Sep 22 • 14 min
Why not just send robots? They can do a great job on Mars. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one…
Jeff Bezos Talks about Amazon on Moon Plus Space Plans and Business
Sep 20 • 6 min
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.[5] He is the founder, CEO, and president of Amazon.com, Inc. Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Princeton…
Area 51 celebration outside secretive U.S. base is in full force
Sep 20 • 7 min
A call to “storm” the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about…
NASA Artemis Lunar Gateway in Funding Jeapordy
Sep 19 • 9 min
Recently there has been some talk about appropriating funding for the lunar gateway to the SLS upper stage. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings…
NASA Wins Two Emmy Awards for Interactive Mission Coverage
Sep 18 • 5 min
NASA’s efforts to engage a broader audience in exploration through the use of social media and online features was recognized with two Emmy Awards for interactive programming this weekend. During ceremonies held Sept. 14-15 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los…
SpaceX’s next West Coast Falcon 9 launch in Feb 2020
Sep 17 • 9 min
After what is set to be a more than 8 months, SpaceX’s California launch facilities are scheduled to support a Falcon 9 launch no earlier than February 2020. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH Become a member of Space News Pod!…
Boeing Starliner almost across the finish line and Space Force Updates
Sep 16 • 10 min
Vice President and program manager of the Boeing Commercial Crew program, John Mullholland spoke at a luncheon for aerospace professionals in Cape Canaveral. And information about the space force. —- Support this podcast:…
NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit
Sep 14 • 8 min
NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of the…
Could SpaceX and Bigelow Make a Private Space Station
Sep 13 • 6 min
While browsing Reddit I came upon a really interesting concept. SpaceX starship transporting people to a Bigelow Aerospace inflatable space station. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit…
Inflatable Moon Modules
Sep 12 • 7 min
Sierra Nevada was one of five companies selected in January 2018 to make prototypes of astronaut living quarters for a planned moon-orbiting space station, known as the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway. The company opted to make the habitat inflatable so…
SpaceX Starship Orbital Launch by End of 2019
Sep 11 • 7 min
Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX will launch Starship to orbit by the end of 2019. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of…
Hubble Finds Water Vapor on Habitable-Zone Exoplanet for the First Time
Sep 11 • 7 min
With data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere of a super-Earth within the habitable zone by University College London (UCL) researchers in a world first. K2-18b, which is eight times the mass of…
Elon Musk on Starship Abort System
Sep 10 • 5 min
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that Starship could be capable of pad aborts in the event of a Super Heavy booster failure before liftoff. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up…
Elon Musk on Area 51 Aliens and Humans on Mars
Sep 10 • 11 min
Elon Musk spoke recently at the AI conference in China. Here are a few clips of his thoughts on area 51, aliens and making life multi-planetary. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches…
Indian Chandrayaan-2 Lunar Lander still in tact after crash landing
Sep 9 • 6 min
Not losing hope, the Indian Space Research Organisation will continue to attempt communication of Vikrim lander for 14 days. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest…
Chinese Rover Spots Gel Like Substance on Far Side of the Moon
Sep 8 • 6 min
Scientists have found an unexplained, shiny gel on the far side of the Moon. The mysterious substance was spotted by a Chinese lunar lander and it is unclear what the unusual thing could be. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The…
Astronaut Criticizes NASA to Build New Spacesuit Program for 2024 Artemis Moon Mission
Sep 8 • 8 min
Sandra “Sandy” Magnus, a flight-tested former astronaut, let NASA know that they have a big problem during an official meeting of spaceflight safety experts in Houston, Texas, on Friday. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon…
India’s Prime Minister Addresses Moon Lander Crash
Sep 7 • 9 min
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation after the Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander apparent failure. — Story: ‘We Came Very Close:’ Indian Prime Minister Modi Lauds Chandrayaan-2 Team After Moon —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon…
SpaceX Starlink added 4 Launch Dates in 2019
Sep 6 • 9 min
According to a suite of eight FCC Special Temporary Authority licenses SpaceX filed for on August 30th, the company has plans for as many as four additional Starlink satellite launches in 2019, on top of Starlink’s May 23rd launch debut.…
New SpaceX Mars Landing Site Data
Sep 5 • 7 min
SpaceX has reaffirmed its prioritization of the Arcadia Planitia – a low Martian plain – and adjacent areas as some of the most promising locations for early Starship landings, tasking a NASA satellite to gather updated photos of six potential landing…
What is the Dreamchaser Space Plane
Sep 4 • 8 min
The Dream Chaser Cargo System is a US reusable lifting body spaceplane being developed by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems. Originally intended as a crewed vehicle, the Dream Chaser Space System would have been capable of carrying up to seven…
NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin preparing Facilities for Hurricane Dorian
Sep 4 • 7 min
Located about 35 miles east of Orlando, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are two connected facilities that make up the spaceport. The site was chosen in the 1950s for its proximity to the equator, meaning rockets get an…
SpaceX and ESA Satellites Almost Collide
Sep 3 • 7 min
The European Space Agency (ESA) has published an unusual press release – in the form of a Twitter thread – specifically blaming SpaceX’s nascent Starlink constellation for a collision avoidance maneuver recently performed by Aeolus, a scientific…
India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission a few days away from historic landing on the Moon
Sep 2 • 8 min
If the high-stakes mission succeeds, India will join the Moon landing ranks of Russia, the US and China. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account.…
Trump’s NASA chief says Pluto is a planet
Sep 1 • 8 min
NASA’s head, Jim Bridenstine, has said he believes Pluto is a planet, wading into a decades-long debate over the status of the ninth rock from the sun. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit…
What is the USSPACECOM?
Sep 1 • 7 min
United States Space Command (USSPACECOM) is the newest of the eleven unified commands in the Department of Defense (DoD). USSPACECOM increases the ability of the Joint Force to project power and influence, reduces decision timelines for space operations,…
Billionaires Jack Ma vs. Elon Musk debate in Shanghai China at World Artificial Intelligence
Aug 31 • 48 min
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk debates with Jack Ma of Alibaba in Shanghai China at the World Artificial Intelligence conference. Artificial intelligence has become a core driving force for the new round of industrial transformation and is exerting an…
NASA’s Mars Helicopter Attached to Mars 2020 Rover
Aug 30 • 6 min
Engineers attached NASA’s Mars Helicopter, which will be the first aircraft to fly on another planet, to the belly of the Mars 2020 rover today in the High Bay 1 clean room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Get 2 Free Audio Books…
Kennedy Space Center making preparations for Hurricane Dorian
Aug 29 • 7 min
As Hurricane Dorian approaches, preparations are underway at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center for the imminent storm. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money…
Elon Musk: Starship Will Launch in 2 Months and Orbit by End of Year
Aug 29 • 8 min
According to SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, Starship will launch by the end of the year. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking…
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Has Been Assembled for the First Time
Aug 28 • 5 min
Reaching a major milestone, engineers have successfully connected the two halves of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope for the first time at Northrop Grumman’s facilities in Redondo Beach, California. Once it reaches space, NASA’s most powerful and complex…
SpaceX’s Starhopper hovered 500ft above the ground in final test flight
Aug 28 • 7 min
SpaceX’s Starhopper prototype has completed its second and final flight test, lifting off to an apogee of roughly 150m (500 ft) before nailing the bullseye on a landing pad adjacent to the launch mount. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
SpaceX scrubs Starhopper test flight on Monday evening Relaunch Tuesday
Aug 27 • 6 min
Shortly after 7pm ET (23:00 UTC) SpaceX began counting down to the 100-meter hop test for its Starhopper vehicle. And while there were some definitely rocket-like noises at T-0, the Raptor engine did not ignite. There may have been a problem with the…
NASA Activates Deep Space Atomic Clock
Aug 27 • 6 min
An atomic clock that could pave the way for autonomous deep space travel was successfully activated last week and is ready to begin its year-long tech demo, the mission team confirmed on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Launched in June, NASA’s Deep Space Atomic…
Final Flight of Starhopper TONIGHT!
Aug 26 • 3 min
SpaceX starhopper is taking its final flight tonight at 9PM EDT at SpaceX facility in Boca Chica Texas. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account.…
First Space Crime Has Been Committed - Allegedly
Aug 25 • 5 min
Nasa is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, in what may be the first allegation of a crime committed in space. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
30 Years Ago: Voyager 2’s Historic Neptune Flyby
Aug 24 • 7 min
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 25, 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft made a close flyby of Neptune, giving humanity its first close-up of our solar system’s eighth planet. Marking the end of the Voyager mission’s Grand Tour of the solar system’s four giant…
NASA and Hewlett Packard Collab on Super Computer for Artemis
Aug 23 • 5 min
NASA and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have teamed up to build a new supercomputer, which will serve NASA’s Ames Research Center in California and develop models and simulations of the landing process for Artemis Moon missions. Get 2 Free Audio Books…
Mike Pence Talks about the Artemis Program
Aug 22 • 36 min
Vice President Mike Pence asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to accelerate the agency’s lunar exploration plans during a National Space Council meeting held at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, March 26. In addition to…
Kerbal Space Program 2 is coming with official multiplayer
Aug 21 • 5 min
A sequel is coming for silly and serious space building and exploration sim KSP. In 2020, Kerbal Space Program 2 will add interstellar travel, space colonies, and official multiplayer support. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH…
Walmart sues Tesla over fires at stores fitted with its solar panels
Aug 21 • 4 min
Walmart Inc (WMT.N) sued Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), saying solar panels supplied by the electric car maker were responsible for fires at about seven of its stores, according to a lawsuit filed in a New York court on Tuesday. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
Elon Musk + Newt Gingrich’s plan to award $2 billion to first company to land humans on the moon
Aug 20 • 6 min
Elon Musk on Monday evening tweeted his approval of a plan spearheaded by Newt Gingrich to offer $2 billion to the first private company to land and settle on the moon. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you…
Indian Mission to Moon South Pole Enters Lunar Orbit
Aug 20 • 5 min
An Indian rocket carrying a rover to the moon’s south pole entered the lunar orbit on Tuesday, in a key milestone for a mission that may make the nation the first to reach the unexplored part of earth’s satellite. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
LIVE: Elon Musk + Starship + NUKE MARS + MORE!
Aug 19 • 53 min
In this live episode of the podcast I dig into Elon Musk’s latest “NUKE MARS” tweet along with other SpaceX, NASA and space topics. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your…
NASA installs rock-sampling toolkit on Mars 2020 rover
Aug 19 • 6 min
NASA continues work on its Mars 2020 rover, a vehicle that will be launched on its mission to the Red Planet next summer. Ahead of that launch, the space agency says its scientists are working hard to ensure the rover is ready to land and acquire samples…
NASA and SpaceX Rehearse Recovery of Crew
Aug 18 • 3 min
NASA and SpaceX recently teamed up to perform crucial exercises in preparation for future return missions from the International Space Station (ISS). The exercises mainly revolved around extracting astronauts from SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. Get 2…
Elon Musk wants to NUKE MARS
Aug 17 • 7 min
“Nuke Mars!” he told his 27.8 million followers. Four hours later, he promised a T-shirt would launch soon. And we have a NUKE MARS tshirt in the SpaceX store now! Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up…
SpaceX’s first Super Heavy hardware is being built
Aug 16 • 7 min
SpaceX is ramping up production for starship with a starhopper launch coming in the next few days and also Super Heavy rockets getting built in Florida! Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and…
LIVE: NASA Admin Jim Bridenstine Talks about the MOON MISSION
Aug 16 • 37 min
In this replay of a Live Conference today, Jim Bridenstine talks about the latest Artemis developments including the SLS and manufacturing of the Moon Mission components in Huntsville, Alabama. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH…
NASA could reveal plan to put first woman on the moon this week
Aug 15 • 6 min
Friday, August 16, NASA’s Jim Bridenstine will discuss the Artemis project at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The conference will reveal progress on the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and other efforts key to landing the first…
Space News Roundup August 14 2019
Aug 14 • 53 min
The latest Space, science and tech news for 8-14-2019 including Elon Musk, NASA, SpaceX and China! Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the…
Final SpaceX Starhopper Test Flight on Friday
Aug 14 • 7 min
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published Notices-to-Airmen (NOTAMs) for SpaceX’s next Starhopper flight milestone, a 200m (650 ft) hop now scheduled no earlier than Friday, August 16th. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
Supernova dust found hidden in antarctic snow
Aug 13 • 6 min
Astronomers melted 1,000 pounds of Antarctic snow and found iron that most likely fell to ground as Earth passed through a cloud of supernova debris. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit…
Are there telescopes that can see the flag and lunar rover on the Moon?
Aug 13 • 4 min
The flag is 125 cm (4 feet) long, and you would need an optical wavelength telescope around 200 meters (~650 feet) in diameter to see it. The largest optical wavelength telescope that we have now is the Keck Telescope in Hawaii which is 10 meters in…
Mad Mike Hughes to launch self made rocket 5000 feet
Aug 12 • 5 min
‘Mad’ Mike Hughes — a self-taught rocket scientist and avowed flat-Earth conspiracy theorist — is launching himself into the sky again. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your…
Tesla CEO Elon Musk endorses Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang
Aug 11 • 7 min
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted out an apparent endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Twitter on August 10. #yanggang #elon #tesla Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and…
China’s new airbag space tech test a success
Aug 10 • 5 min
China has successfully experimented with its space program’s inflatable reentry and descent technology (IRDT), a technology that can allow China to land heavier spacecraft on celestial bodies with thin atmosphere, including the moon and Mars, specialists…
From Earth to the Moon: How Are We Getting There?
Aug 9 • 10 min
We’re going back to the Moon and getting ready for Mars. The Artemis program will send the first woman and next man to walk on the surface of the Moon by 2024, establish sustainable lunar exploration and pave the way for future missions deeper into the…
State of the Show: 8-9-2019
Aug 9 • 6 min
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Rocket Lab Unveils Plans to go Reusable
Aug 8 • 7 min
On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to explore the possibility of reusing its smallsat launch vehicle, Electron. This represented a change of heart for the company, whose chief executive, Peter Beck, had previously…
LIVE: Neuralink Robot Suits, NDT messes up and SpaceX
Aug 7 • 41 min
In this live episode of the podcast we discuss the latest ideas on Neuralink, SpaceX and Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Twitter mess up. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your…
Crashed Spacecraft Might Have Colonized Moon With Live ‘Water Bears’ From Earth
Aug 7 • 4 min
Tardigrades can enter a state of deep suspended animation. They are not able to move around or reproduce on the Moon. They are frozen in time. They would have to be recovered and taken to a place with a suitable atmosphere, and then rehydrated, to…
SpaceX announces Falcon 9 SmallSat Rideshare program with launches to start in 2020
Aug 6 • 6 min
Elon Musk’s SpaceX, has announced that it is expanding its launch services to directly address the growing needs of small satellite operators. The company plans to accomplish this by introducing a SmallSat Rideshare program, which involves regularly…
Elon Will Present Details of SpaceX Starship in 3 weeks!
Aug 5 • 6 min
August 24th, either at Cape Canaveral or Boca Chica, Elon Musk will present a detailed review of the first Orbital Starship with pros and cons of the design decisions. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you…
SpaceX details launch and landing plans for Starship and Super Heavy
Aug 5 • 7 min
Starship and Super Heavy will launch from Florida, with the current plan to build a second launch mount at its current LC-39A launch pad at Kennedy Space Center, which it leases from NASA and currently uses for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launches. After…
Tests Show that Potatoes Can Grow on Mars
Aug 3 • 6 min
The International Potato Center (CIP) launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow under Mars atmospheric conditions and thereby prove they are also able to grow in extreme climates on Earth. This Phase Two effort of CIP’s proof of…
Hubble spots a football-shaped planet that’s leaking heavy metals
Aug 2 • 7 min
Astronomers just used NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to take the temperature of an exoplanet called WASP-121b and discovered that the world is so hot that heavy metals actually leak behind it as it whips about its central star. It’s the first time…
SpaceX moves Starhopper back to launch pad -Launching again this month
Aug 1 • 6 min
According to recent road closures reports in Boca Chica, Texas, SpaceX is preparing Starhopper for a second flight just 17 days after its first hop and has cordoned off August 12th through the 14th. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
Potentially habitable planet discovered just 31 light-years away
Jul 31 • 6 min
The newfound exoplanet — a so-called super-Earth named GJ 357 d — lies 31 light-years away from our solar system. It’s about six times more massive than our planet and orbits in its host star’s habitable zone, where water could exist in liquid form on the…
SpaceX and Blue Origin Partner in NASA’s Moon Mission
Jul 31 • 7 min
As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program, commercial companies are developing new technologies, working toward space ventures of their own, and looking to NASA for assistance. NASA has selected 10 U.S. companies for 19…
Elon Musk and SpaceX want to land on the Moon in 2 years
Jul 29 • 8 min
Elon Musk said in a recent Time.com interview ” …This is gonna sound pretty crazy, but I think we could land on the moon in less than two years. Certainly with an uncrewed vehicle I believe we could land on the moon in two years. So then maybe within a…
Tesla Truck details start taking shape
Jul 29 • 6 min
Details about Tesla’s pickup truck are few and far between. Elon Musk recently revealed the final details of the truck are underway and its unveiling should be in two to three months. SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking…
What would happen if the Sun went out for an hour, week, month, year?
Jul 28 • 7 min
Aside from widespread panic and confusion, not much. Earth would cool as it does after sunset, and we would be kept warm by the heat retained in the atmosphere, oceans, and land as we are every night. This is with the assumption that the Sun is simply…
Tesla Updates with chess game, Youtube and Netflix
Jul 27 • 2 min
Ability to stream YouTube & Netflix when car is stopped coming to your Tesla soon! Has an amazingly immersive, cinematic feel due to the comfy seats & surround sound audio. SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings…
A large asteroid just zipped between Earth and the Moon
Jul 26 • 5 min
Earth had a close encounter this morning when Asteroid 2019 OK sped by at 1:22 GMT, at a speed of nearly 55,000 miles (88,500 kilometers) per hour. The closest it came to Earth was just under 45,000 miles (72,500 km), a safe distance, but still much less…
SpaceX Starhopper successfully hovers!
Jul 26 • 6 min
SpaceX’s Starhopper space craft successfully performed its first untethered hover test in Boca Chica Texas today! CRS-18 was also successful, launching much needed supplies to the ISS. SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking…
SpaceX Starhopper Test went up In Flames :(
Jul 24 • 2 min
SpaceX Starhopper didn’t take off today. Unfortunately the untethered test flight of Starhopper encountered an anomaly and flames shot out of the top of the rocket. SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account.…
SpaceX CRS-18 Launch Tonight at 6:24 EDT
Jul 24 • 5 min
SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, July 24 for launch of its eighteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-18) at 6:24 p.m. EDT, or 22:24 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon will separate from…
Rocket Lab’s Next Mission Focused On Building Constellations And Enabling R&D
Jul 23 • 7 min
Rocket Lab, the global leader in dedicated small satellite launch, has today announced its next launch is a mission carrying satellites destined to begin a new constellation for UNSEENLABS, as well as more rideshare payloads for Spaceflight, consisting of…
Crew Dragon Delay to 2020?
Jul 23 • 5 min
Quick update about crew dragon sending astronauts to the ISS. Probably not happening this year :( Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join…
Indian Moon Mission and What should SpaceX send to the Moon
Jul 22 • 25 min
Chandrayaan-2 was launched at 14:43 local time (09:13 GMT) from the Sriharikota space station. India’s space chief said his agency had “bounced back with flying colours” after the aborted first attempt. What will Elon Musk and SpaceX send to the Moon? Get…
Don’t Discount The Moon Landings
Jul 21 • 7 min
People will talk about Apollo for generations. WE need to make sure they get the right information. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join…
Vice President Pence Unveils NASA Spacecraft for future Moon Missions
Jul 20 • 8 min
Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to…
The First Mammal in Space, Laika the Dog
Jul 19 • 6 min
The animal, launched on a one-way trip on board Sputnik 2 in November 1957, was said to have died painlessly in orbit about a week after blast-off. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH WATCH: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers:…
NASA Searched for signs of Life on Apollo Missions
Jul 19 • 9 min
When the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to Earth after their historic moon landing, they brought back lunar samples for scientists to study. In light of the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, which occurs Saturday, NASA has released rare footage…
Storm Area 51: The Military Warns Visitors to Stay Away
Jul 18 • 6 min
The Air Force is warning a massive group of UFO enthusiasts against storming Area 51 in Nevada, saying that it’s “dangerous” for anyone to try to illegally enter military installations or military training areas. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible:…
Elon Musk and SpaceX trying to beat NASA back to the Moon
Jul 18 • 8 min
According to a recent Time.com article Elon Musk Told Us Why He Thinks We Can Land on the Moon in ‘Less Than 2 Years’ Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH WATCH: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers: https://amzn.to/2l8mjYH Become a…
Elon Musk unveils Neuralink’s plans for AI in your brain and a robot to insert them
Jul 17 • 8 min
Elon Musk’s Neuralink, the secretive company developing brain-machine interfaces, showed off some of the technology it has been developing to the public for the first time. The goal is to eventually begin implanting devices in paralyzed humans, allowing…
LIVE: Elon Musk, SpaceX, Tesla, NASA + MORE
Jul 16 • 57 min
In this LIVE episode we explore SpaceX, Tesla, NASA and the Moon missions. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH WATCH: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers: https://amzn.to/2l8mjYH Become a member of Space News Pod!…
Can your phone send you to the Moon?
Jul 16 • 8 min
We now have more computing power in our pocket than the computer aboard Apollo 11 did. But is that true? And, if so, how much more powerful are our phones? Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH WATCH: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying…
LIVE: Elon Musk, SpaceX Starhopper Tests on Tuesday, Tesla and SpaceX collab
Jul 15 • 26 min
In this live episode we discuss SpaceX Starship tests, Elon Musk tweets and Tesla/SpaceX collab on the new roadster. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH WATCH: Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers: https://amzn.to/2l8mjYH Become a…
Elon Musk Interview: SpaceX and the Future
Jul 14 • 12 min
Elon sat down and talked about the future of SpaceX and the future of humanity in space. 2 FREE AUDIO BOOKS at AUDIBLE: https://amzn.to/2ll5h9P SpaceX Black T-Shirt https://amzn.to/2jFQ2aX Become a member of Space News Pod!…
LIVE: Elon Musk, SpaceX, Mars 2020
Jul 13 • 90 min
In this live episode we discuss Elon Musk, SpaceX, Mars 2020 and life in our Universe. SpaceX Black T-Shirt https://amzn.to/2jFQ2aX Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join…
Mars 2020 Rover Gets a Super Instrument
Jul 12 • 5 min
Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, have installed the SuperCam Mast Unit onto the Mars 2020 rover. The instrument’s camera, laser and spectrometers can identify the chemical and mineral makeup of targets as small as a…
260K alien hunters sign up for joke Facebook event to breach Area 51
Jul 12 • 5 min
More than 260,000 Facebook users have signed up – and nearly 300,000 more are interested – in an upcoming event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.” On September 20 at 3 a.m., the group, according to the event details, plans to meet up at…
JAXAs Hyabusa2 Touches down on Asteroid in World First
Jul 11 • 8 min
The Hayabusa2 probe made a “perfect” touchdown Thursday on a distant asteroid and collected samples from beneath the surface in an unprecedented mission that could shed light on the origins of the solar system. “We’ve collected a part of the solar…
NASA Apollo Tech that helps Earth
Jul 10 • 8 min
NASA’s Apollo program was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are still having an impact on our lives. But at the same…
SpaceX Starship Facility Fire!
Jul 9 • 5 min
A small fire broke out today at SpaceX’s Florida facility — focused on bringing the Starship rocket to life. == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The…
SpaceX Starship Jobs
Jul 8 • 11 min
SpaceX will need a lot of help before, during and after they launch Starship in the coming months/years. MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The service…
SpaceX Starship to Launch 2021
Jul 7 • 6 min
SpaceX’s Starship, the launch system designed to carry colonists to Mars, will likely have its maiden voyage in 2021, a company executive said. MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science…
LIVE: NASA Reddit AMA Recap
Jul 6 • 81 min
NASA recently did an AMA on Reddit about the upcoming Orion Project and the Artemis Mission. MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The service includes over…
Elon Musk NASA interview with Jim Bridenstine @NASA
Jul 5 • 19 min
Jim and Elon talk about the future of NASA and SpaceX in this interview courtesy of NASA. MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The service includes over…
Samsung Fixed the Galaxy Fold
Jul 3 • 6 min
Samsung really screwed up with the Galaxy Fold. Even the company’s CEO admitted that the phone’s launch was “embarrassing.” Now, company insiders claim that the Korean electronics giant has finally completed a redesign that will fix the troubled phone’s…
Climate Crisis: YES!
Jul 2 • 6 min
Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts on behalf of the EU, showed that the global-average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record for the month. The…
Buzz Aldrin - Back to Moon Before Mars
Jul 2 • 6 min
Aldrin, 89, was presented with the Stephen Hawking Medal for Lifetime Achievement. The former NASA astronaut told the audience: “There was a time when I was in his office in Cambridge and at that time I had been anxious that we should make a continuous…
LIVE: Rocket Lab + Moon Hoax + Bob Lazar + Open Conversation
Jul 2 • 54 min
In this live cast, we have an open discussion about Bob Lazar, Alien Life, Moon Hoaxes, Elon Musk and Rocket Lab’s recent successful launch. == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science…
Rocket Lab Successfully Launches 7th Rocket Mission
Jul 1 • 4 min
Private rocket launch startup Rocket Lab has succeeded in launching its ‘Make It Rain’ mission, which took off yesterday from the company’s private Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand. On board Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket (its seventh to launch so far) were…
LIVE: Alien Life + Scientists Comments on Titan + Mars Missions + MORE
Jun 30 • 66 min
In this LIVE episode we discuss life on other planets, Titan and crewed Mars missions. == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The service includes over…
Carolyn Porco has More info about Titan Helicopter - Clip
Jun 29 • 7 min
Carolyn Porco :We’re not sure the surface is sand-like. It could be more like snow made of tar! But there will be large particles made of organic compounds and it’s not clear to me what that might do to mechanical mechanisms. Dust on the moon was a real…
LIVE: NASA sending helicopter to TITAN + life in space
Jun 28 • 54 min
NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blocks of life, the Dragonfly mission will fly multiple sorties to sample and examine sites around Saturn’s…
SpaceX Launching Crew to ISS November 2019
Jun 27 • 4 min
SpaceX and NASA are targeting November 15, 2019 as a tentative date to launch its astronaut-ferrying Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station, according to new information from NASA and the US Government Accountability Office. ==…
LIVE - Elon Musk’s SpaceX Crashes Rocket + Life on Mars
Jun 26 • 65 min
In this episode we explore Elon Musk, Life on Mars and SpaceX and also telescopes, amateur astronomy and the importance of being near a dark sky site. == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and…
NASA Finds High Methane on Mars - Possible Microbes?
Jun 26 • 6 min
The Curiosity rover detected its largest yet measurement of methane. It’s exciting because microbial life is an important source of methane on Earth, though it can also be created in other ways. https://twitter.com/spacenewspod…
LIVE: SpaceX Launch - Moon Hoax - Blue Origin - Life in the Cosmos
Jun 25 • 64 min
In this LIVE episode we discuss SpaceX, Lightsail2 and more! https://twitter.com/spacenewspod == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere. The service includes…
NASA JPL HACKED
Jun 24 • 9 min
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) this week confirmed that its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been hacked. An audit document from the U.S. Office of the Inspector General was published by NASA this week. It reveals that an…
LIVE: Elon Musk, SpaceX, NASA + Humans on Mars and the Moon
Jun 23 • 81 min
In this LIVE episode we explore topics such as Elon Musk, SpaceX, NASA, The Planetary Society, chemistry and life in space. == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available…
NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development
Jun 23 • 11 min
American businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach. NASA has selected 363 proposals from small businesses and research…
The Future?
Jun 22 • 9 min
In this episode I discuss the future of the podcast. https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod LIVE: https://castbox.fm/h5/live/share/14025507 == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of…
LIVE: ELON MUSK and Tesla disrupting air travel and Japan going to Moons of Mars
Jun 21 • 23 min
ELON MUSK and Tesla disrupting air travel with driverless cars and Japan’s JAXA going to Moons of Mars in 2024. Listen LIVE Daily: https://castbox.fm/h5/live/share/14025507 == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best…
LIVE: Elon Musk, Life in Space, China, NASA + MORE
Jun 20 • 92 min
LIVE Episode: Elon Musk and SpaceX, Life in Space, China’s new Space Station Experiments, NASA + MORE LISTEN LIVE: https://castbox.fm/h5/live/share/14025507 == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and…
NEW China Space Station + Experiments
Jun 19 • 9 min
China has selected nine scientific experiments — including a project that will probe how DNA mutates in space — to fly on its first major space station, scheduled to be completed in 2022. Listen to the LIVE show: https://castbox.fm/h5/live/share/14025507…
NASA Shuts Down Spitzer Space Telescope After 16 Years
Jun 18 • 9 min
After spending almost 16 years in space, NASA is now preparing to shut down its Spitzer Space Telescope. According to the space agency, the spacecraft will be officially retired in early next year. Spitzer was officially launched on Dec. 18, 2003.…
LIVE: SpaceX, Space Travel, Space Tourism, NASA and MORE!
Jun 17 • 75 min
The second LIVE episode of the Space News Pod! Please let me know what you think on social media @spacenewspod. ==== MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries available anywhere.…
NASA Moon Landing needs $20-$30 Billion More
Jun 17 • 10 min
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told CNN Business on Thursday that the space agency will need an additional “$20 to $30 billion” over a span of five years to return American astronauts to the Moon by 2024. === MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service…
LIVE: NASA spots Star Trek logo on Mars, Moon Missions + MORE
Jun 15 • 44 min
This is a full length #live episode of the Space News Pod where I dig into Mars, the Moon, NASA and other cool space related things! == MagellanTV – a brand-new streaming service that features the very best collection of space and science documentaries…
What’s on the next SpaceX flight?
Jun 14 • 9 min
There will be 24 Payloads aboard the Falcon Heavy STP-2 launch, including six weather research satellites, each weighing less than 500 pounds. The Planetary Society will also be flying its Lightsail 2 spacecraft aboard this mission. == MagellanTV – a…
India plans its own space station and Mars 2020 Updates
Jun 13 • 16 min
India plans to have its own space station in the future and conduct separate missions to study Sun and Venus, it said on Thursday, as the nation moves to bolster its status as a leader in space technologies and inspire the young minds to take an interest…
Elon Musk Highlights from Tesla Shareholder Meeting June 2019
Jun 13 • 15 min
Tesla hosts their 2019 annual shareholders meeting where they highlight the future of Tesla as a company. We ended the quarter with $2.2 billion of cash and cash equivalents, a $1.5 billion reduction from the end of 2018. This reduction was driven by a…
India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission
Jun 12 • 9 min
India plans to join the exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month. Speaking in Bangalore on Wednesday, Indian Space Research Organization Chairman K. Sivan said…
SpaceX sues goverment for $2 billion and Lightsail 2 gets postponed
Jun 11 • 8 min
Seven months ago, the Defense Department made a controversial call. In a trio of contracts announced on its daily digest of contract awards, the Pentagon announced it was awarding these rocket development contracts: A $967 million deal to United Launch…
NASA astronauts excited about SpaceX Dragon flight to ISS
Jun 10 • 8 min
The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were “part of the process” and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program…
Trump Says Moon is part of Mars and A MARS HELICOPTER
Jun 8 • 6 min
President Donald Trump tweeted that the Moon is part of the Mars mission and A MARS HELICOPTER! —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games,…
NASA opens ISS to Private Astronauts
Jun 7 • 10 min
NASA also is enabling private astronaut missions of up to 30 days on the International Space Station to perform duties that fall into the approved commercial and marketing activities outlined in the directive released Friday, with the first mission as…
NASAs Mars InSight Lander Stuck but not out of Hope
Jun 6 • 8 min
Engineers craft new plan to unstick NASA’s Mars InSight lander. By using InSight’s lander arm to lift the support structure of the lander’s burrowing mole, engineers aim to get a better look at the blockage. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon…
Jeff Bezos ReMars Conference - What to expect
Jun 5 • 7 min
Amazon has already exploited the power of AI to dominate e-commerce, push forward the potential of cloud computing and bring an ever-present personal assistant into your home. At its re:Mars conference in Las Vegas this week, Jeff Bezos’s corporation…
SpaceX Starship tests on hold and Starlink makes Astronomers Upset
Jun 5 • 9 min
SpaceX Starship tests on hold in Boca Chica and Starlink makes Astronomers Upset because they may interfere with viewing and radio transmissions. https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://trumans.com/ use code “spacenewspod” —-…
European rover has better chance of discovering life than NASAs Mars 2020
Jun 4 • 8 min
In 2020 three rovers, one from the US, one from Europe and one from China will depart for Mars with a single goal; to look for past or present life on The Red Planet. The rovers will also provide a critical step in the efforts to return samples of Martian…
SpaceX Starlink Powered ON
Jun 3 • 8 min
The first 60 v0.9 satellites comprising the Starlink constellation launched into low Earth orbit (LEO) on May 24 have powered up and contacted ground stations. SpaceX said all 60 of its Starlink satellites have deployed their lone solar arrays. Most of…
NASA cannibalizing other programs for Moon money
Jun 3 • 10 min
Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency’s ambitious new Artemis plan for sending humans to the Moon in 2024 will not require raiding other areas of its budget, such as its broad array of science…
NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program
Jun 2 • 8 min
NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program. Each commercial lander will carry NASA-provided payloads…
State of the Podcast 6-1-2019 - Rerecorded
Jun 1 • 8 min
Why are there so many ads?! You folks make me happy :) —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX worth $33.3 Billion. Paul Allens company goes out of business and First NASA Moon contracts awarded
Jun 1 • 7 min
Elon Musk’s second-most famous business may soon top his first. The value of SpaceX has risen to $33.3 billion, people familiar with the company’s recent fundraising. In an amendment of its April fundraising effort, a filing last week from SpaceX showed…
Supernovas May Have Helped Humans Walk Upright
May 31 • 8 min
As human ancestors went from swinging through trees to walking on two legs, they may have received a boost from an unlikely source: ancient supernovas. These powerful stellar explosions may have showered Earth with enough energy to shift the planet’s…
SpaceX to Mars in 4 Years and Life on Mars
May 30 • 9 min
Gwynne Shotwell said in a meeting at MIT on the 29th of May that SpaceX will be sending cargo to Mars in 4 Years. Also, ‘Fettuccine’ may be most obvious sign of life on Mars, researchers report https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is…
US and Japan Going to the Moon Together
May 29 • 8 min
The governments of the United States and Japan have agreed to further cooperation in space which could include flying Japanese astronauts to the moon. At a joint press conference in Tokyo May 27 with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump…
Should we colonize the moon?
May 28 • 9 min
I dig in to a few reasons why we should colonize the Moon. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
How to see Starlink Satellite Constellation in the night sky
May 26 • 7 min
How to see Starlink Satellite Constellation in the night sky. #starlink #spacex My new podcast: https://anchor.fm/wayfarepodcast Go to CalSky.com. Start by setting your location here. (You can view Starlink without making an account, but I would recommend…
NASA executive quits and SpaceX clogging up the night sky
May 25 • 8 min
A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative. Mark…
The Moon and Mars with Dr. David Warmflash - Episode 6
May 24 • 7 min
Moon: An Illustrated History: From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow (Sterling Illustrated Histories) From the moon’s formation, to its potential for future exploration, this richly illustrated volume presents 100 milestones in lunar history. With…
LIVE: NASA Administrator Speaks at Florida Institute of Technology Event
May 23 • 61 min
NASA Administrator Speaks at Florida Institute of Technology Event. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine delivered remarks and spoke to media Thursday, May 23, at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon…
Astronauts Get Sick and The Number 13 with dr david warmflash ep5
May 23 • 12 min
From the moon’s formation, to its potential for future exploration, this richly illustrated volume presents 100 milestones in lunar history. With dazzling images on every spread, and illuminating text by astrobiologist Dr. David Warmflash,Moon: An…
Farts on the Moon with Dr David Warmflash Ep4
May 22 • 11 min
From the moon’s formation, to its potential for future exploration, this richly illustrated volume presents 100 milestones in lunar history. With dazzling images on every spread, and illuminating text by astrobiologist Dr. David Warmflash,Moon: An…
Dr David Warmflash Episode 3
May 22 • 13 min
With dazzling images on every spread, and illuminating text by astrobiologist Dr. David Warmflash,Moon: An Illustrated History chronologically presents 100 milestones in the Moon’s development and exploration. Starting 4.5 billion years ago when the Moon…
Moon Expert Dr. David Warmflash Ep2
May 21 • 11 min
With dazzling images on every spread, and illuminating text by astrobiologist Dr. David Warmflash,Moon: An Illustrated History chronologically presents 100 milestones in the Moon’s development and exploration. Starting 4.5 billion years ago when the Moon…
Moon Expert Dr. David Warmflash Interview Ep1
May 20 • 11 min
Dr. David Warmflash is an astrobiologist, physician and author of the new book, Moon: An Illustrated History: From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow. Check out Moon: An Illustrated History: From Ancient Myths to the Colonies of Tomorrow -…
NASA Mars Mission Updates
May 18 • 8 min
Updates to Mars 2020 and MRO. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games,…
SpaceX Starlink Launch Delayed and More Info
May 16 • 9 min
SpaceX postponed their launch until tonight at 10:30PM EST. https://spacenewspodcast.com http://spacenewspod.com https://spaceindustrynews.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon…
SpaceX Starlink and Net Neutrality
May 15 • 7 min
SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet will bring back net neutrality to millions of Americans. https://spacenewspodcast.com https://spaceindustrynews.com http://spacenewspod.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Elon Musk’s SpaceX competing builds of Starship in Boca Chica TX and Cape Canaveral FL
May 15 • 7 min
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing simultaneous competing builds of Starship in Boca Chica Texas & Cape Canaveral Florida. https://spacenewspodcast.com https://spaceindustrynews.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast http://spacenewspod.com —- This episode is…
NASA Awards 106 Million Dollars to US Small Businesses for Technology Development
May 14 • 13 min
Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million. In all, NASA has selected 142 proposals from 129 U.S.…
What is Jupiter’s Mysterious Great Red Spot
May 13 • 7 min
The Great Red Spot in Jupiter’s atmosphere has long since been a mystery. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast http://spacenewspod.com —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on…
What would happen if you fell into a black hole?
May 12 • 11 min
As you fall toward the black hole, you move faster and faster, accelerated by its gravity. Your feet feel a stronger gravitational pull than your head, because they are closer to the black hole. As a result, your body is stretched apart. For small black…
NASA starts road map for 2024 Moon Landing
May 11 • 9 min
A senior NASA official said Tuesday that the Space Launch System, a huge heavy-lift rocket years behind schedule, could launch astronauts on a moon landing mission in 2024 on just its third flight to meet a goal announced last month by Vice President Mike…
Jeff Bezos Unveils Moon Lander - Blue Moon
May 10 • 7 min
Blue Moon is Blue Origins secret project that will send humans back to the moon by 2024. They also spoke about new glen, their heavy lift rocket. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast http://spacenewspod.com —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon…
Jeff Bezos - Amazon Billionaire - Planning Moon Mission with Blue Origin?
May 8 • 7 min
Jeff Bezos Amazon Billionaire Planning Moon Mission with Blue Origin to mine for water ice and establish settlement. http://spacenewspod.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast…
SpaceX CRS-17 Resupply Mission to ISS for NASA
May 7 • 9 min
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) today (May 6) to deliver nearly 3 tons of NASA supplies to the orbiting laboratory. Astronauts on the station captured the uncrewed Dragon cargo ship with a robotic arm at 7:01…
What would happen if an asteroid hit New York City? Ep. 1
May 6 • 9 min
NASA recently looked into an asteroid impact scenario where a large body collides with New York City. http://spacenewspod.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly…
Telsa’s Solar Business in Trouble?
May 5 • 8 min
Tesla is showing signs of slowing down in the first quarter of 2019. They will need to ramp up production to make money in the summer and fall of this year. http://spacenewspod.com https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —-…
Threats Mars Colonizers Will Face In Outer Space
May 4 • 10 min
Regarding the risks of space colonization, harm to our biology is first on the list of concerns, followed by risks to our individual psyches and our ability to work cooperatively as a team. Space is a risky place, given the far-from-optimal conditions of…
What is the biggest thing in the Universe?
May 2 • 6 min
The Hercules–Corona Borealis Great Wall is the largest known super-structure in the universe. It is a huge group of galaxies forming a giant sheet-like pattern. It is about 10 billion light-years long, 7.2 billion light-years wide, and almost 1 billion…
SpaceX Starlink gets Launch Approval
Apr 30 • 8 min
SpaceX has been given the thumbs-up from the Federal Communications Commission to start building global internet service via thousands of satellites that could offer internet to anyone on the planet. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast:…
The Most Expensive Thing in the Universe?
Apr 29 • 7 min
An asteroid named 16 Psyche, was found to be made almost entirely of iron and nickel. That means, in current US markets, 16 Psyche is worth somewhere around $10,000 quadrillion. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast…
SpaceX and NASA investigating Crew Dragon Explosion
Apr 26 • 8 min
NASA and SpaceX investigating Crew Dragon Explosion before launching humans to ISS. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and…
NASA, FEMA, International Partners Plan Asteroid Impact Exercise
Apr 25 • 8 min
While headlines routinely report on “close shaves” and “near-misses” when near-Earth objects (NEOs) such as asteroids or comets pass relatively close to Earth, the real work of preparing for the possibility of a NEO impact with Earth goes on mostly out of…
First Mars Quake Measured and Recorded - Listen Here
Apr 24 • 8 min
NASA’s InSight lander set down the French SEIS seismometer on the surface of Mars. On 6 April, on the 128th Martian day or ‘sol’ of the mission, a quiet but distinct seismic signal was detected similar to quakes detected on the surface of the Moon by the…
Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested for Launch Next Year
Apr 22 • 8 min
NASA’s next Mars mission is slowly coming together in a “clean room” in California. Technicians at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory assembled the capsule that will keep the Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet’s surface.…
China unveils colossal Mars training camp in Gobi desert
Apr 20 • 6 min
China unveiled a colossal Mars survival simulation base camp on Wednesday in the Gobi desert of Jinchang, Northwest China’s Gansu Province. According to a project employee, the simulation camp will become an astronaut training facility in the future. —-…
Elusive Universe kick-starting Molecule Found
Apr 19 • 8 min
The helium hydride ion (HeH+) the scientists detected wasn’t the original one created just after the Big Bang, but it has the same molecular structure — helium combined with hydrogen — they theorized formed at the time.…
NASA Sending Astronauts to Moon South Pole
Apr 17 • 7 min
NASA is working right now to send American astronauts to the surface of the Moon in five years, and the agency has its sights set on a place no humans have ever gone before: the lunar South Pole. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The…
Secret of Stonehenge Builders Revealed and Moon water droplets
Apr 16 • 9 min
Researchers compared DNA extracted from Neolithic human remains found across Britain with that of people alive at the same time in Europe. The Neolithic inhabitants appear to have traveled from Anatolia (modern Turkey) to Iberia before winding their way…
NASA and SpaceX partner for Asteroid Deflection Mission
Apr 15 • 9 min
NASA has chosen SpaceX to work on its first-ever attempt to deflect a space rock that’s hurtling at high speed in space. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) will take flight placed on a Falcon 9 rocket in June 2021 from the Vandenberg Air Force…
SpaceX makes history and SpaceIL crashes into the Moon
Apr 13 • 9 min
SpaceX makes history with first ever Falcon Heavy 3 Stage Landing. SpaceIL crash lands its private Moon lander on the surface of the Moon. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up…
Wine Makers Creating Wine for Mars Trip
Apr 11 • 8 min
Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon…
First Picture of Black Hole : Full Press Conference
Apr 10 • 53 min
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. In coordinated press conferences across the globe, EHT researchers…
The Space Station is Filthy and Glowing Frog Bones
Apr 9 • 7 min
In this episode we talk about how the ISS is as dirty as an Earth gym and really cool pumpkin toadlets that live in brazil and glow under UV lights. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that…
Sun Probe still alive & private company building Moon Rovers
Apr 8 • 8 min
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, an un-manned spacecraft the size of a small family car, is already the closest man-made object ever to the Sun – now a mere 15 million miles (24 million km) away from its fiery surface. European Space Agency operations…
Youtuber Sent McDonalds Big Mac to Space and ate it
Apr 6 • 8 min
Youtuber, Tom Staniland, known as “Killem” said the goal of his mission wasn’t just to launch said burger into space, but to be able to actually eat a burger that had breached earth’s atmosphere. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The…
Mars Organic Material Found and ESA Astronaut Barbie
Apr 5 • 9 min
ALH-77005, a Martian rock found in Antarctica, contains numerous mineralized ‘biosignatures,’ including coccoidal, filamentous structures and organic material, according to a team of scientists from Hungary. The agency and Mattel, the company that makes…
First Ever Private Lunar Lander in Moon Orbit
Apr 4 • 9 min
An Israeli lander is now orbiting the Moon ahead of a lunar landing on the 11th of April —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia,…
Amazon building orbital satellite internet
Apr 4 • 7 min
Amazon wants to launch thousands of satellites so it can offer broadband internet from space. “Project Kuiper” is Amazon’s plan to launch 3,236 satellites to build a network to provide global high-speed internet. The move represents the latest space…
ISS in danger: Millions of new space debris from Indian Test
Apr 3 • 10 min
NASA sees risk to ISS after India’s Mission Shakti: The ISS is at constant risk of collision from space debris, and once in a while needs to navigate away in order to avoid collisions. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon…
What are Saturn’s Rings Made of + NASA and MIT Make New Wing
Apr 2 • 11 min
MIT and NASA engineers demonstrate a new kind of airplane wing. Assembled from tiny identical pieces, the wing could enable lighter, more energy-efficient aircraft designs. Scientists have pondered Saturn’s rings since Galileo peered at the planet through…
HUGE Black Hole Announcement Coming
Apr 2 • 10 min
The Event Horizon Telescope will be announcing it’s first findings on April 10th 2019 at 15:00 CEST. We expect there to be the first ever pictures of black holes to be released. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast…
DARPA Making Nuclear Rocket in Orbit
Mar 31 • 8 min
DARPA plans to demonstrate a nuclear thermal propulsion (NTP) system that can be assembled on orbit to expand U.S. operating presence in cislunar space, according to the Pentagon advanced research agency’s fiscal 2020 budget request. —- This episode is…
Mars Water Streams Discovered
Mar 29 • 9 min
New evidence of deep groundwater on Mars Researchers suggests that deep groundwater can generate surface streams on Mars. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest…
NASA offering $19000 to lay in bed for 2 months
Mar 28 • 8 min
NASA and the European Space Agency are willing to pay 24 participants nearly $19,000 to spend 60 days in bed and monitored around the clock. The 24 participants will be separated into two groups, but housed in a single room. Each person will be propped up…
Astronauts bring HERPES back to Earth
Mar 28 • 9 min
When astronauts spend long periods of time in space, the more likely they are to have viruses such as herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according NASA . —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly…
US astronauts to ISS July 25th and First woman on the Moon
Mar 27 • 10 min
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to launch astronauts in July, says Russian source. Nicole A. Mann could possibly be the first woman to step foot on the Lunar surface. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast…
Vice President Pence Americans will return to the moon within 5 years
Mar 26 • 36 min
Pence made the declaration at a meeting of the National Space Council hosted at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
Life on Mars Found: New Paper Suggests Fungi on Mars
Mar 25 • 9 min
Is there evidence of life on Mars? An international team of research scientists, in a just published monograph titled “Evidence of Life on Mars? —consisting of a scholarly review of nearly 200 peer reviewed scientific studies— answer this age old question…
Trump Officially Organizes Space Force
Mar 25 • 8 min
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a directive centralizing all military space functions under a new Space Force, which will be overseen by the Department of the Air Force. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast…
Vice President Pence Wants US Back to Moon by 2020
Mar 24 • 8 min
Vice President may tell NASA to accelerate lunar landings. “We’re tired of generating PowerPoint journeys that don’t go anywhere.” —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the…
Toyota Making GIANT Moon Buggy and NASA makes Mars Helicopter
Mar 23 • 9 min
Toyota’s Latest is a Sweet-Looking Lunar Rover & NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and…
A Brief History of Wil’s Space Time
Mar 23 • 17 min
I took a drive today to experience Mother Nature and decided it was a good time to tell you good folks about my past, present and future. Enjoy! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
STAR WARS Speeder Bike for sale $380,000 and Northern Lights viewable near NY and Chicago.
Mar 22 • 8 min
STAR WARS Speeder Bike made by Jetpack Aviation for sale at a cost of $380,000. The Northern Lights will be view-able near NY and Chicago on Saturday Morning around 7AM. Look North! —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon…
Trips around the moon and Boeings Manned Craft Gets set back 3 months
Mar 21 • 8 min
Report claims Boeing has been forced to delay first Starliner launch by months and manned missions around the Moon! —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech…
Water Discovered on the Moon! Denver getting space port.
Mar 21 • 8 min
LAMP shows migrating water molecules on the Moon. Colorado Air and Space Port slated for construction at Front Range Airport. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the…
Gravitational Wave Detector, LIGO Gets Massive Upgrade
Mar 20 • 8 min
Massive U.S. Machines That Hunt For Ripples In Space-Time Just Got An Upgrade —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and (usually)…
Scientists Grow BACON in Lab for First Time
Mar 20 • 8 min
Artificial meat: UK scientists growing ‘bacon’ in labs. Scientists at the University of Bath have grown animal cells on blades of grass, in a step towards cultured meat. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a…
Asteroid hunting space craft makes amazing discovery
Mar 19 • 8 min
NASA spacecraft discovers its target asteroid is spewing material and is much more rugged than expected —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through…
Orbit Based Lasers and Killer Satellites
Mar 19 • 10 min
Pentagon Wants to Test A Space-Based Weapon in 2023 and space based satellites that kill other satellites. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through…
Orbital Internet Company gets $1.25 billion in funding.
Mar 19 • 9 min
Investors commit another $1.25 billion to fund OneWeb’s internet satellite system. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and…
83 Super Massive Black Holes Discovered and Israel Lunar Lander is on track!
Mar 18 • 10 min
Astronomers discover 83 supermassive black holes at the edge of the universe. Israel’s Lunar Craft’s Landing Site Revealed. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest…
First Woman on the Moon and Mars Impact Disaster. The results will shock you!
Mar 16 • 8 min
NASA Administrator said the next human to step foot on the Moon will be a woman. Mars was hit with an asteroid 4 million years ago and destroyed the water on the red planet. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a…
NASA Opens Moon Rocks from the 70s!
Mar 15 • 10 min
50 years ago, three containers of lunar samples were set aside, to await study by more advanced technology. They will be opened and studied soon. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
Tesla and UPS Team up with EV Semis
Mar 14 • 11 min
UPS Add 50 Custom-Built Electric Trucks to Their Fleet & working with Tesla on 300-500 mile EV semis. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com…
Time Travel is Possible with Quantum Computers
Mar 14 • 9 min
For decades, researchers have sought to understand how the irreversibility of the surrounding world emerges from the seemingly time-symmetric, fundamental laws of physics https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
NASA Reports the Earth is Greener!
Mar 13 • 11 min
The world is literally a greener place than it was 20 years ago, and the data from NASA satellites has revealed a counterintuitive source for much of this new foliage: China and India. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
30 Million Page Human Archive Headed to Moon
Mar 12 • 12 min
A 30-Million-Page Archive of Human History Was Just Launched into Space. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod…
NASA Gets More Money for Humans on Moon and Mars
Mar 11 • 9 min
President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 NASA budget is one of the strongest on record for our storied agency. At $21 billion, this budget represents a nearly 6 percent increase over last year’s request and comes at a time of constrained resources across the…
Cosmic Rewind: Cherry Springs Dark Sky Park on Location
Mar 11 • 10 min
Recorded live in 2015 at Cherry Springs State Park Dark Sky Park in beautiful Coudersport, PA. Truly a national treasure, it is the second international Dark Sky Park in USA and the only one on the east coast.…
How Much Mass Does the Milky Way Have?
Mar 8 • 11 min
Astronomers said Thursday they had accurately calculated the mass of the Milky Way for the first time, using new data sets that include the weight of dark matter. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
Mars Space Tourism….on Earth?!
Mar 7 • 11 min
If you’ve ever wanted to experience life on Mars without, you know, the significant challenges of actually getting to Mars, you’re in luck. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
Outer Space Hotel Opening in 2022: Aurora Station
Mar 7 • 11 min
Aurora Station plans to become the first hotel in space. But how likely is it we’ll be able to holiday in orbit around the Earth? https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
HUGE Space Rock Near Earth on Friday & MARS News!
Mar 6 • 10 min
Colossal asteroid will approach Earth on Friday, but we’ll be fine. Mars InSight Lander’s ‘Mole’ Pauses Digging https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com…
HIV Cured in Second Patient
Mar 5 • 9 min
Scientists have long attempted to duplicate the procedure that led to the first permanent remission 12 years ago. With the so-called London patient, they seem to have succeeded. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
Moon Hotel Launching Soon?
Mar 4 • 11 min
A Las Vegas hotel mogul plans to send an inflatable space hotel into orbit around the moon by 2022. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com…
SpaceX Successfully Launches and Docks with ISS
Mar 3 • 10 min
SpaceX Demo-1 (DM1) Crew Dragon autonomously docked to the International Space Station’s Harmony module forward International Docking Adapter (IDA) on 3 March 2019, at 10:51 UTC (05:51 EST). Demo-1 is SpaceX’s first uncrewed test flight of the Crew Dragon…
Mars Ground Water Lakes Found & Recent Mars Asteroid Hit
Mar 1 • 10 min
ESA finds evidence of massive Mars lakes where life may have once thrived. The Mars impact occurred in dark-toned ejecta material from a degraded, 60-kilometer crater to the south. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
Tesla Model 3 Price Drops to $35,000
Feb 28 • 9 min
The standard Model 3, with 220 miles of range, a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration of 5.6 seconds is now available at $35,000! https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
Justin Trudeu Lunar Gateway Announcement Canadian Space Agency
Feb 28 • 37 min
The Canadian Space Agency and Justin Trudeu spoke about Canadas involvment in the Lunar Gateway https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com…
Huge Venus Probe Crashing to Earth this year and European Reusable Rockets
Feb 26 • 10 min
Europe unveils design of reusable rocket that looks a lot like a Falcon 9. Failed 1970s Venus Probe Could Crash to Earth This Year https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod…
Telescope 100x More Powerful Than Hubble
Feb 26 • 11 min
WFIRST, the Wide Field InfraRed Survey Telescope, is a NASA observatory designed to settle essential questions in the areas of dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics. The telescope has a primary mirror that is 2.4 meters in diameter (7.9…
SpaceX First Manned Test Flight & SpaceIL Lunar Lander Update
Feb 25 • 8 min
NASA Clears SpaceX to Launch Crew Dragon ‘Demo-1’ on March 2. Beresheet is set to land on Sea of Tranquility on April 11. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com…
Virgin Galactic Makes History - First passenger in space
Feb 22 • 12 min
Virgin Galactic spaceplane reaches space with first passenger on board and makes history! https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod…
SpaceX Live Launch Tonight on Twitch!
Feb 21 • 8 min
SpaceX is targeting Thursday, February 21 for launch of the Nusantara Satu satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
Israel Going to the Moon Tomorrow!
Feb 20 • 7 min
First private Moon lander heralds new lunar space race. An Israeli firm is sending a privately built craft to the Moon — and leading a fresh era of exploration. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
What is the Flat Earth Society? Ep. 1
Feb 19 • 14 min
What is the Flat Earth Society and where did the Flat Earth Theory come from? https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod…
SNOW Moon Tonight!
Feb 18 • 9 min
The fact that it’s called a “snow moon” has nothing to do with either of these interesting facts. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, it’s because it falls in the month of February. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod…
Space Harpoons?!
Feb 17 • 9 min
No, we aren’t harpooning space whales! It’s all about space junk. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod —- This episode is…
NASA Buying Russian Rocket Launches & SLS updates
Feb 15 • 8 min
NASA Buying Russian Rocket Launches in 2019 instead of using SpaceX or Boeing. SLS updates test area. https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod…
Chinese Rover Chang’e 4 Shuts Down and NASA Mars Insight starts drilling into Mars
Feb 14 • 8 min
Chinese Rover Chang’e 4 goes dormant for a while. NASA’s Mars Insight starting the drilling process. Will drill up to 16 feet deep into red planet surface. #news #tech #technology #NASA https://spacenewspodcast.com https://patreon.com/spacenewspod…
NASA’s Opportunity Rover Has Died
Feb 13 • 10 min
NASA’s Record-Setting Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod —- This episode is…
$500,000 for Mars Trip with SpaceX & Mars 3D Printed Homes
Feb 13 • 12 min
Elon Musk Reveals Future Price Plan for a Return Ticket to Mars. Mars X-House: a 3D-Printed Habitat Prototype. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod…
NASA Astronaut Running for US Senate & Mars One Bankrupt
Feb 12 • 14 min
Mars One goes bankrupt & Mark Kelly Runs for US Senate in Arizona https://wpthreat.com https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
SpaceX Makes 1Million Earth Stations and Ultima Thule isn’t a Snow Man
Feb 11 • 15 min
SpaceX requests FCC permission to operate 1m ‘earth stations’ Images Confirm the Kuiper Belt Object’s Highly Unusual, Flatter Shape https://wpthreat.com https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod…
NASA Seeking US Partners to Land Humans on Moon
Feb 10 • 14 min
As the next major step to return astronauts to the Moon under Space Policy Directive-1, NASA announced plans on Dec. 13 to work with American companies to design and develop new reusable systems for astronauts to land on the lunar surface. The agency is…
Earths Magnetic Pole is shifting and Inflatable Air Planes on Mars
Feb 8 • 13 min
Earth’s Magnetic North Pole Has Officially Moved. Researchers Propose An Inflatable Sailplane to Explore Mars. https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://wpthreat.com —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a…
Trump Says Americans to Return to Space from American Soil in 2019
Feb 7 • 13 min
NASA and its Commercial Crew Program providers Boeing and SpaceX have agreed to move the target launch dates for the upcoming inaugural test flights of their next generation American spacecraft and rockets that will launch astronauts to the International…
Top Harvard Astronomy Professor Says Aliens are Amongst Us and Mars Cube Sats could be dead
Feb 6 • 15 min
Harvard’s top astronomer says an alien ship may be among us – and he doesn’t care what his colleagues think. Beyond Mars, the Mini MarCO Spacecraft Fall Silent https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://spacenewspodcast.com —- This episode is sponsored…
Russias Super Heavy Rocket, Titan has Organic Material & Curiosity Measures mountains gravity
Feb 4 • 15 min
Russia Gets a Super Heavy Rocket, Titan has Organic Material and Curiosity Measures a mountains gravity. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through…
Trump Wall through SpaceX Spaceport, Worldwide Satellite Internet and Space Advertising.
Feb 3 • 16 min
Blue Origin To Launch Satellites For Company Battling SpaceX And Others For Space Internet Supremacy. Trump Wants to Build Wall through SpaceX Spaceport. Russian Space Advertising. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon…
Elon Musk SpaceX layoffs, Hubble discovers new galaxy and cold nights on Earth, the Moon and Mars
Feb 1 • 16 min
Elon Musk SpaceX layoffs, Hubble discovers new galaxy and cold nights on Earth, the Moon and Mars. Hubble fortuitously discovers a new galaxy in the cosmic neighborhood. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a…
Israel Going to the Moon & NASAs Sun Probe does first orbit!
Jan 30 • 15 min
Israeli spacecraft gets final element before 2019 moon launch. NASAs Sun probe does first lap! —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games,…
1KM object found at edge of Solar System & Mars Habitats
Jan 30 • 15 min
For the first time ever, astronomers have detected a 1.3 km radius body at the edge of the Solar System. Kilometer sized bodies like the one discovered have been predicted to exist for more than 70 years. Northwestern researchers build toward 3D-printable…
Asteroid to hit Earth Feb 1st!? ESA astronauts train for the Moon.
Jan 28 • 15 min
When it was first discovered, the asteroid known as 2002 NT7 had a small chance of impacting the Earth in 2019. ESA Astronauts start field training with new tech. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly…
Earth Rocks Found on Moon.
Jan 27 • 15 min
Scientists discover what may be Earth’s oldest rock in a lunar sample returned by the Apollo 14 astronauts. The research about this possible relic from the Hadean Earth is published today in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters.…
NASA’s Opportunity Rover Logs 15 Years on Mars
Jan 25 • 7 min
NASA’s Opportunity rover begins its 16th year on the surface of Mars today. The rover landed in a region of the Red Planet called Meridiani Planum on Jan. 24, 2004, sending its first signal back to Earth from the surface at 9:05 p.m. PST (Jan. 25, 2004,…
Under Armour Makes Space Suits, Trains Astronauts!
Jan 25 • 7 min
A new partnership between Virgin Galactic and Under Armour. https://www.patreon.com/spacenewspodcast —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Trump Offers NASA Unlimited $$$ + SpaceX StarShip Falls Over!
Jan 23 • 6 min
Former White House aide: Trump offered NASA unlimited funding to go to Mars in First Term. SpaceX’s new test rocket topples over thanks to strong Texas winds —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Europe to mine moon for Oxygen and Water by 2025
Jan 22 • 6 min
The European Space Agency plans to start mining for natural resources on the moon including WATER and OXYGEN. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Project Orion nuclear powered interstellar space craft
Jan 20 • 10 min
Project Orion would use 300,000 Hydrogen Bombs to blast humanity to Alpha Centuri. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Saturn’s Rings Formed After Dinosaurs Died
Jan 19 • 7 min
Scientists have discovered Saturn’s rings are far younger than once thought, having formed as little as 10 million years ago. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
US Government Tested Worm Holes
Jan 18 • 7 min
Documents released by the Department of Defense reveal some of what its infamous Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was working on. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Japanese Gravitational Wave Detector Almost Ready!
Jan 18 • 6 min
A new gravitational wave detector is almost ready to join the search —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Potential for Primitive Life on Super-Earth Exo Planet
Jan 18 • 6 min
Barnard b (or GJ 699 b) is a recently discovered Super-Earth planet orbiting Barnard’s Star, making it the second nearest star system to the Earth. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
New study finds evidence of changing seasons, rain on Titan’s north pole
Jan 17 • 6 min
An image from the international Cassini spacecraft provides evidence of rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest of Saturn’s moons. The rainfall would be the first indication of the start of a summer season in the moon’s northern hemisphere. —-…
American Flags on The Moon Have Turned White
Jan 17 • 5 min
Since the United States landed on the Moon on July 20th 1969, there has been an American flag standing on its surface. While 5 out of the 6 flags still stand the colors of Old Glory have faded due to the Suns harsh radiation. —- Support this podcast:…
First Food Grown on the Moon!
Jan 15 • 7 min
China has successfully sprouted the first-ever seed on the moon, the China National Space Administration reported on Tuesday, after a cotton seed successfully germinated inside a sealed chamber. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- This episode is sponsored by…
CHINA Shares Data With NASA! First Since 2011.
Jan 14 • 8 min
China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landing —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and (usually) friendly…
SpaceX Lays off 600 People
Jan 13 • 7 min
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Tesla billionaire Elon Musk, is laying off 10 percent of its 6,000-employee workforce. The layoffs are part of a move to streamline the business and cut costs. —- Support this podcast:…
Bacteria on Space Station Not Harmful, Just Surviving.
Jan 12 • 8 min
Genetic evidence shows bacteria on the International Space Station are adapting to survive, not to harm —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through…
Birth of Black Hole or Neutron Star Captured for the First Time
Jan 11 • 8 min
On June 17, the ATLAS survey’s twin telescopes in Hawaii found a spectacularly bright anomaly 200 million light years away in the Hercules constellation. Dubbed AT2018cow or “The Cow,” the object quickly flared up, then vanished almost as quickly.…
Hubble Space Telescope Broken!
Jan 10 • 6 min
The Hubble Space Telescope’s premier camera has shut down because of a hardware problem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia,…
Bill to Fund NASA Shot Down in Senate
Jan 10 • 4 min
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday blocked two House-passed funding bills that would reopen the federal government and NASA. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Hubble Telescope Takes 665 million pixel photo
Jan 10 • 8 min
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbour of the Milky Way — the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of only three million light-years. —- Support this podcast:…
Mysterious Radio Bursts From Space!
Jan 9 • 7 min
Bevy of mysterious fast radio bursts spotted by Canadian telescope —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
New Super Earth Found!
Jan 8 • 9 min
New Habitable Kepler World –“Human Eyes Found It Hidden in the Data” —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and (usually) friendly…
Is Planet X Real?
Jan 7 • 8 min
New dwarf planets point to more evidence that Planet X is real. 01-07-2019 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX is worth $30.5 Billion!
Jan 5 • 6 min
SpaceX is now the #2 most valuable start up in the USA 01-05-2019 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX Starship Fitted with Raptor Engines!
Jan 3 • 7 min
SpaceX has fitted the StarShip space craft with 3 dual bell raptor engines! 01-03-2019 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
China Lands on Dark Side of Moon
Jan 3 • 11 min
China reached a milestone in space exploration on Thursday, landing a vehicle on the far side of the moon for the first time in history, state media announced. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Astronaut Dials 911 & Juno sees new Io volcanic plume
Jan 2 • 7 min
Juno mission captures images of volcanic plumes on Jupiter’s moon Io. Astronaut dials 911 emergency number. 01-02-2019 https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
New Horizons Successfully Explores Ultima Thule
Jan 1 • 10 min
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past Ultima Thule in the early hours of New Year’s Day, ushering in the era of exploration from the enigmatic Kuiper Belt, a region of primordial objects that holds keys to understanding the origins of the solar system.…
Hubble Discovers the First Galaxy
Dec 31, 2018 • 9 min
Less than 100 years ago Hubble showed that our universe is populated by galaxies other than the Milky Way. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Uranus Hit By GIANT 2xEarth!
Dec 29, 2018 • 9 min
How did Uranus get flopped onto it’s side? New study shows that it could have been from a gigantic Earth —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse in January
Dec 29, 2018 • 8 min
For the first time in three years, the United States will be able to experience a total lunar eclipse. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Trump Shuts Down NASA
Dec 28, 2018 • 7 min
16000 NASA employees out of work due to government shut down due to Trumps border wall. 12-28-2018 https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://discord.gg/KbXZfd4 —- Support this podcast:…
SpaceX Starship Gets a Stainless Steel Makeover
Dec 27, 2018 • 7 min
SPACEX Starship interplanetary craft gets a re-skin of stainless steel for upcoming tests. 12-27-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
New Years Day Comet Flyby has Started!
Dec 27, 2018 • 8 min
New Horizons probe to fly by Ultima Thule on New Years Day! 12-26-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX Space Suit. All We Know
Dec 25, 2018 • 8 min
SpaceX has a freakin’ sweet space suit straight out of a sci-fi movie. 12-25-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Time Travel Possible in Black Holes - Study
Dec 22, 2018 • 8 min
A new study finds that matter in black holes could travel forward in time. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA InSight Places First Instruments on MARS
Dec 21, 2018 • 7 min
NASA’s InSight lander has deployed its first instrument onto the surface of Mars, completing a major mission milestone. https://spacenewspodcast.com https://discord.gg/HEM4d9 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Pentagon Declassifies Hundreds of Satellites
Dec 20, 2018 • 9 min
The Pentagon Is Declassifying Info About Satellites in Orbit 12-20-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Saturn is Losing its Rings at an alarming rate
Dec 19, 2018 • 8 min
NASA Research Reveals Saturn is Losing Its Rings at “Worst-Case-Scenario” Rate. https://spacenewspodcast.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Space News Podcast Trailer - Welcome :)
Dec 18, 2018 • 1 min
Welcome to the Space News Podcast. Please visit https://spacenewspodcast.com for more information on this podcast and other cool space stuff. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA Going Beyond The Moon
Dec 18, 2018 • 9 min
NASA Won’t Be Going ‘Back’ to the Moon—It Wants to Go To Mars and Beyond. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
China Makes Artificial Star 6x Hotter than Sun
Dec 17, 2018 • 10 min
China is working on a fusion reactor that is 6 times hotter than the Sun. Space New Podcast 12-17-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Japan rovers show rocky asteroid
Dec 16, 2018 • 6 min
Photos from Japan space rovers show a rocky surface on Ryugu. Space News Podcast —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Australias New Space Agency - 12-14-2018
Dec 14, 2018 • 9 min
South Australia beats strong competition to be home to Australia’s new space agency —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Virgin Galactic Reaches Space!
Dec 13, 2018 • 10 min
Virgin Galactic lands safely after first time successfully reaching space. Mars methane mystery! 12-13-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
New Dark Matter Discovery! 12-12-2018
Dec 12, 2018 • 8 min
Astronomers find that dark was present 9 billion years ago 12-12-2018 —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and (usually)…
Dark Side of the moon &Pluto New Horizons AMA! 12-12-2018
Dec 12, 2018 • 9 min
Dark Side of the moon spacecraft reaches orbit &Pluto New Horizons Reddit AMA! 12-12-2018 —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Water found on asteroid!
Dec 11, 2018 • 8 min
NASA’s Newly Arrived OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Already Discovers Water on Asteroid —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space
Dec 10, 2018 • 8 min
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA’s Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun. —- Support this podcast:…
Sending ships to another star system. JPL, Honda and CalTech - 12-10-2018
Dec 10, 2018 • 13 min
A startup is developing a 100-gigawatt laser to propel a probe to another star system. That may be powerful enough to ‘ignite an entire city. JPL, Honda and CalTech make a better battery! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
First sounds from MARS inSight 12-8-2018
Dec 8, 2018 • 8 min
Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’ Elysium Planitia on Dec. 1, 2018. —- Support this podcast:…
NASA Going to MOON in 2 years!
Dec 7, 2018 • 16 min
NASA’s Exploration Campaign: Back to the Moon and on to Mars #Mars #NASA #Moon —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games, trivia, and…
Billionaire probes for life on Saturns Moon
Dec 6, 2018 • 12 min
Billionaire Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Initiatives Eyes Private Mission to Seek Alien Life on Saturns Moon. #saturn #NASA #Moon #milner —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
China Far Side Moon Mission
Dec 6, 2018 • 8 min
China will be Launching Historic Mission to Moon’s Far Side on Friday —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
What is Dark Fluid?! 12-5-2018
Dec 5, 2018 • 9 min
Bizarre ‘dark fluid’ with negative mass could dominate the universe – new research suggests —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Neil Degrasse Tyson & Cosmos Season 2 - all the info I know so far. 12-4-2018
Dec 4, 2018 • 8 min
Cosmos Season 2 with Neil Degrasse Tyson premieres on FOX and National Geographic in March of 2019 —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly podcast that catches you up on the latest tech news through games,…
Asteroid Sample mission arrives!
Dec 3, 2018 • 10 min
After traveling through space for more than two years and over two billion miles, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft arrived at its destination, asteroid Bennu, on Monday,…
Mars Robot sets record, SpaceX launch - 12-2-2018 Space News Podcast
Dec 3, 2018 • 8 min
SpaceX Postpones Launch. InSight Lander Sets Record. ISS AI makes a joke. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Inflatable ISS Module ready! - 12-2-2018 Space News Podcast
Dec 2, 2018 • 10 min
Bigelow Aerospace’s BEAM technology demonstrator has been cleared for use on the ISS. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
ROBOT AI on the ISS - 12-1-2018 Space News Podcast
Dec 1, 2018 • 8 min
AI Robot CIMON Debuts at International Space Station #ISS #NASA —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
MARS LANDER TOMORROW! Ethiopia satellites - 11-25-2018
Nov 25, 2018 • 14 min
How will NASA know when InSight touches down? Ethiopia to launch its first-ever satellite with China’s help —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Europa Lander, Exoplanets and SPACEX - 11-23-2018 Space News Podcast
Nov 23, 2018 • 16 min
NASA lost key support to explore Jupiter’s moon. ESA exoplanet hunter. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Flat Earthers be damned! Mars is GO GO GO! 11-21-2018
Nov 21, 2018 • 11 min
Walking off the edge of Phobos, For NASA’s InSight Mars Lander, All Systems Are Go for Monday Touchdown. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA upset Musk smoked weed, SpaceX renames BFG and Mars colony update
Nov 21, 2018 • 16 min
NASA will conduct an “invasive” safety review of SpaceX after Elon Musk’s public weed use. Hawaii’s Mars Simulations Are Turning Into Moon Missions. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Mars Missions with SpaceX, Humans on Mars and More!
Nov 18, 2018 • 20 min
NASA may retire its new mega-rocket for SpaceX, Blue Origin launchers. Humans need Mars as a ‘plan B’ to avoid extinction, says physicist Michio Kaku —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX and FCC make deal, Voyager 2 leaving Heliosphere!
Nov 16, 2018 • 12 min
Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins FCC approval to put 7,000 Starlink Internet satellites into orbit. Excitement Increases as Voyager 2 sees a decrease in Heliospheric Particles —- This episode is sponsored by · Techathlon Podcast: The Techathlon podcast is a weekly…
GIANT frozen Super Earths, Indian Rockets and Meteor Craters in Greenalnd
Nov 14, 2018 • 17 min
Indian GSLV rocket launches GSAT-29. Frozen super-Earth orbiting Barnard’s star, the second-closest star system. International Team, NASA Make Unexpected Discovery Under Greenland Ice. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA Mars Landing TV & SpaceX launching space instruments
Nov 13, 2018 • 14 min
NASA Brings Mars Landing, First in Six Years, to Viewers Everywhere Nov. 26. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 certified to launch NASA’s flagship scientific spacecraft —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Space Flight just changed forever!
Nov 12, 2018 • 14 min
Rocket Lab in New Zealand Brings Quick, Cheap Space Access. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Curiosity Rover Drilling again! Exomoons have moons called moonmoons and billionaires private space
Nov 10, 2018 • 13 min
Curiosity Rover on Mars Is Rolling and Drilling Again. Exomoons could have ‘moon-moons,’ and they might support alien life. NASA and Yuri Milner Working Together on Life-Hunting Mission to Enceladus —- Support this podcast:…
Space X Internet, Space Suits and Moon Mission news! Nov 8 2018
Nov 8, 2018 • 9 min
SpaceX’s Starlink internet constellation deemed ‘a license to print money’. NASA astronauts test SpaceX spacesuits in the Crew Dragon. European-Built Service Module Arrives in U.S. for First Orion Moon Mission. —- Support this podcast:…
NEW Space Station! Soyuz Rocket, Solar Probes and More!
Nov 6, 2018 • 20 min
China unveils new ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station. Soyuz Rocket Successfully Launches, MIT says laser tech could attract alien astronomers and Indian scientists discover ultraviolet wings of Butterfly Nebula —- Support this podcast:…
Exoplanets with 50% Water Oceans, SpaceX and NASA Dawn Mission.
Nov 6, 2018 • 21 min
One-third of known planets may be enormous ocean worlds. SpaceX’s helipad-equipped boat will bring astronauts safely home. NASA’s Dawn Mission to Asteroid Belt Comes to End. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Antimatter gravity and SpaceX/TESLA - Nov 4, 2018
Nov 5, 2018 • 15 min
New antimatter gravity experiments begin at CERN. SpaceX’s ‘Starman’ and Its Tesla Roadster Are Now Beyond Mars. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Mars InSight Lander, Mars CubeSats
Nov 1, 2018 • 11 min
NASA’s next mission to Mars — InSight — is expected to land on the Red Planet on Nov. 26, 2018. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Sun Probe, Skull Asteroid and Kepler Telescope is dead.
Oct 30, 2018 • 10 min
I’m sad to report that Kepler has been taken offline after ~ 10 years. No Skull Asteroid this Halloween and Humans have sent a probe the closest to the Sun - Ever. https://spaceindustrynews.com Sponsor: https://arborsoap.com —- Support this podcast:…
Eugene Shoemaker: Buried on the Moon
Oct 29, 2018 • 7 min
12 people walked on the Moon, only 1 is buried there. https://spaceindustrynews.com https://arborsoap.com —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Hubble Space Telescope Returns! - Ep.30
Oct 28, 2018 • 5 min
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope returned to normal operations late Friday, Oct. 26, and completed its first science observations on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2:10 AM EDT. The observations were of the distant, star-forming galaxy DSF2237B-1-IR and were taken in…
Private China Space Launch Fails - Ep. 31
Oct 28, 2018 • 5 min
China’s first attempt to reach orbit via a private launch company failed yesterday. On Beijing-based startup LandSpace attempted the first launch of its three-stage Zhuque-1 rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gobi desert, and while the…
Oxygen levels on Mars could support life: Study
Oct 25, 2018 • 7 min
A new study suggests that salty water at or near the surface of Mars could contain enough dissolved O2 to support oxygen-breathing microbes. Our first contact with Martians is coming! https://spaceindustrynews.com https://twitter.com/spaceindnews Sponsor:…
China to launch man-made moons in space!
Oct 24, 2018 • 8 min
What in the actual F? China is designing, engineering and launching 3 man-made moons into space by 2022. The first launch will be in 2020 and more launches will come soon thereafter. Check out our sponsor. https://arborsoap.com for all your washing needs.…
Fourth man on the Moon, Alan Bean, has passed away.
May 27, 2018 • 5 min
Apollo and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth human to walk on the moon and an accomplished artist, has died. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
China’s lunar communication satellite blasts towards moon
May 24, 2018 • 3 min
China has successfully launched a relay satellite designed to play a critical role in the Chang’e-4 lunar exploration project by establishing a communication link between Earth and the rover on the far side of the moon. —- Support this podcast:…
James Webb Space Telescope Launch Delayed to 2020
Mar 27, 2018 • 5 min
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope currently is undergoing final integration and test phases that will require more time to ensure a successful mission. After an independent assessment of remaining tasks for the highly complex space observatory, Webb’s…
History and Future of Space Industry News
Mar 25, 2018 • 14 min
Spaceindustrynews.com has over 2 million users! That’s absolutely insane! Listen to a brief history of the site and also hear what the future holds. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Astronaut Scott Kelly’s DNA changed 7% in space!
Mar 15, 2018 • 6 min
After spending almost a year orbiting our planet aboard the International Space Station, the longest spaceflight by an American astronaut, Kelly returned to Earth to to find out that his DNA doesn’t match his identical twin brother anymore. —- Support…
Donald Trump and the Space Force
Mar 14, 2018 • 45 min
In a speech before an audience of marines in San Diego, Trump referenced the idea of a military presence in space , dubbed “Space Force” and defended the US space mission. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Skin Tight Space Suit and welcome back!
Mar 4, 2018 • 6 min
In today’s episode we take a quick look at a skin tight space suit from Dava J. Newman and welcome back to the show after a few years off! www.patreon.com/spaceindustrynews Follow us: https://twitter.com/spaceindnews http://spaceindustrynews.com —-…
Beautiful Cherry Springs State Park Dark Sky Sight
Nov 22, 2015 • 7 min
Today I talk about the amazing Cherry Springs state park in Pennsylvania. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with love driving on their own schedule.…
Major NASA Mars announcement!
Nov 2, 2015 • 6 min
Major NASA Mars announcement happened today, but that’s not the most important thing that happened. The news media is going wonky for Mars news, and that’s a good thing. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I…
Bernie Sanders Policy on Space, Science and Technology
Nov 1, 2015 • 9 min
In todays episode we take a look at how Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders stands on the issues of space exploration, global warming, GMOs and more! Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need…
Look at the moon, binoculars are awesome
Nov 1, 2015 • 10 min
Binoculars are an inexpensive way to view some really cool stuff in the sky. You can pick up a pair from Celestron here. http://www.celestron.com/browse-shop/astronomy/astronomy-binoculars Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious…
New “Baby” stars found at center of Milky Way!
Oct 24, 2015 • 3 min
Astronomers using the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory have discovered a previously unknown component of the Milky Way. By mapping out the locations of a class of stars that vary in brightness called Cepheids, a disc of young stars buried…
A very brief history of Uranus
Oct 23, 2015 • 2 min
Uranus is a giant, an ice giant. We discuss some of the basic facts of this fascinating planet. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with love driving on…
Black holes, NASA Mars mission rocket and Jupiters spot gets smaller
Oct 22, 2015 • 10 min
In this episode we will talk about what’s at the center of black holes, NASA Mars mission rocket and Jupiters spot gets smaller. Hint: You should get the book “the Practical Astronomer” if you want to learn how to look for celestial sights in the night…
Nova or Super Nova?
Oct 7, 2015 • 4 min
We discuss the difference between a Nova and a Super Nova, briefly touching on the subject of black holes. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with love…
How to spot the international space station
Oct 4, 2015 • 1 min
In this episode we take a look at how to see the international space station from your own back yard. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with love driving…
A brief introduction to science, punk rock and William
Oct 2, 2015 • 12 min
It’s taken 6 episodes to tell you about me and my history, so here you go. Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with love driving on their own schedule. http://ubr.to/1O3MOV2 —-…
Flowing Water discovered on Mars! Space Punks - Space News Episode #5
Sep 24, 2015 • 5 min
Holy cow! NASA has discovered flowing water on Mars! New findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Support this podcast: Drive with Uber and make…
Super Blood Moon Eclipse and WATER ON MARS!
Sep 24, 2015 • 5 min
In this episode we talk about the Super Blood Moon Eclipse and NASA’s HUGE announcement on Monday. We have an inside scoop so get ready! Drive with Uber and make real, serious money! I use Uber when I need rides when I travel and the drivers I talk with…
NASA in danger of climate change floods
Sep 24, 2015 • 4 min
Today we discuss how NASA will handle sea level rise at it’s facilities. Support this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/spaceindustrynews —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
NASA is working on a hitch hiking spacecraft
Sep 20, 2015 • 3 min
NASA researchers are studying a propulsion concept, spacecraft would “hitchhike” between bodies in our Solar System using a harpoon. Support this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/spaceindustrynews —- Support this podcast:…
Cassini finds a global ocean in saturns moon!
Sep 20, 2015 • 3 min
A global ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s geologically active moon Enceladus, according to new research using data from NASA’s Cassini mission. Support this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/spaceindustrynews —- Support this podcast:…