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388: Orbital Debris- Astroscale COO Chris Blackerby & Ensuring Orbital Sustainability
Apr 10 • 38 min
I'm at the 35th Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs this week. Here's the first of numerous episodes from my time here. Chris Blackerby works for Astroscale, a company that's working to "address the growing amount of debris polluting space." In…
387: Rod Pyle- Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age
Mar 17 • 41 min
This week we chat with author, historian, and all around great guy, Rod Pyle about his latest book, "Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age." I really enjoyed this conversation and I'm…
386: Commercial Space Roundup
Mar 10 • 12 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] You can also call 720-772-7988 if you'd like to ask a question for the show. Send questions, ideas, or comments, and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Do…
385: OSIRIS-REx and Bennu, my conversation with Dan Scheeres
Feb 18 • 31 min
This week we head to the asteroid Bennu with Dan Scheeres, one of the Co-Investigators on NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments, and I will be sure to…
384: Laura Forczyk and the “Rise of the Space Age Millennials”
Jan 27 • 26 min
Check out my conversation with Laura Forczyk, a space consultant, scientist, author, and lover of all things space. You can back Laura's book here on Kickstarter. Rise of the Space Age Millennials Let me know if you have any questions, email me at…
383: Lost Luggage- The Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 15
Jan 19 • 23 min
Happy New Year! This month we catch up with Jim Remar and Mimi Meredith from the Cosmosphere to chat about EarthRising. They shared some funny stories about planning and running the EarthRising event, so be sure to listen in so you can find out what's…
382: Lois Huneycutt- The Space Hipsters Book Prize!
Jan 11 • 18 min
Welcome to 2019! For today's episode, I spoke with Lois Huneycutt about the Space Hipsters Book Prize. Download and subscribe today! A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us!…
381: 2018- Year In Review
Dec 31, 2018 • 16 min
2018 has been one heck of a year! Let's dive into a quick review of 2018. Here's to 2019 and more podcast episodes. Thank you to everyone that listens, I hope you have a happy and prosperous New Year! A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot…
380: EarthRising- Part 2
Dec 26, 2018 • 56 min
This month we head to Hutchinson with some Space Hipsters for the Earthrising Gala. We'll also hear from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Cosmosphere CEO Jim Remar, author Robert Kurson, and the astronauts and flight controllers from Apollo 7 and…
379: EarthRising- Part 1
Dec 26, 2018 • 52 min
This month we head to Hutchinson with some Space Hipsters for the Earthrising Gala. We'll also hear from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Cosmosphere CEO Jim Remar, author Robert Kurson, and the astronauts and flight controllers from Apollo 7 and…
378: Apollo 8- Earthrise
Dec 24, 2018 • 45 min
Happy Christmas Eve! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments, and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast if you…
377: From SpaceX to Star Trek
Nov 17, 2018 • 11 min
Well, it's been a few weeks. Let's catch up! This episode has SpaceX news, some commentary, and a little Sci-Fi chat! Enjoy :) A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us! Let me…
376: A MOCR Update from Jim Remar plus Earthrising
Oct 23, 2018 • 63 min
Regular episodes are coming soon! I have been editing video, writing social media content for my day job, and generally staying completely busy. This has dug into my free time considerably so thank you for your patience and for listening to each episode.…
375: Where Did Summer Go? (Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 11)
Sep 30, 2018 • 28 min
I chat with Jack at the Cosmosphere about the MOCR consoles, plus we hear from Shannon about some incredible Apollo related artifacts housed at the Cosmosphere. Be sure to subscribe to the Cosmosphere Podcast and you'll never miss an episode. You can see…
374: Tory Bruno- a Conversation With the CEO of the United Launch Alliance (The Cosmosphere Podcast)
Aug 24, 2018 • 30 min
Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance stops by to talk STEM, education, history, and more on the latest edition of the Cosmosphere Podcast. Thanks again to Tory and the wonderful communications team at ULA for making this happen! Be sure to subscribe…
373: From Spacecraft to Popsicle Sticks
Jul 27, 2018 • 32 min
Today's episode has two for one :) The first part is episode 373 of The Space Shot and part 2 is the latest Cosmosphere Podcast. Enjoy! Welcome to season 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical…
372: Heidi Hostetter & Alicia Svaldi- Faustson Tool (Also, About My New Job)
Jul 1, 2018 • 46 min
Happy July :) I have some massive career news! If you follow me on social media, you've probably heard about my new job, if not, here's some big news. I now work for Faustson Tool, an aerospace and manufacturing company here in Colorado. Welcome to season…
371: Martian Dust, Jewelry, & Summer Plans
Jun 17, 2018 • 5 min
A big sneak peek announcement in today's episode! The official announcement drops on 6/22, stay tuned! Welcome to season 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and…
370: Launchpad Crickets
Jun 4, 2018 • 21 min
In today's episode we've got some news and links to history in this episode plus the latest Cosmosphere Podcast, enjoy! A happy June and Monday to all of you! Welcome to season 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes…
369: Exoplanets- A STEM education chat with Mr. Strickland’s 4th Grade Class
May 30, 2018 • 32 min
I spoke with Josh Strickland and a few of his students last week. We cover everything from exoplanets to education in this episode. Enjoy! Welcome to season 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical…
368: Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story and My Conversation With Author David Hitt
May 25, 2018 • 39 min
Welcome to season 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and more. Make sure to stay subscribed because the content for this season is going to be phenomenal. I…
367: Cosmic Chat
May 22, 2018 • 14 min
Welcome to SEASON 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and more. Make sure to stay subscribed because the content for this season is going to be phenomenal. I…
366: One Year Later- What I’ve Learned (Start of Season 2!)
May 15, 2018 • 7 min
Welcome to SEASON 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and more. Make sure to stay subscribed because the content for this season is going to be phenomenal. I…
365: Skylab: The Last Saturn V Launch
May 14, 2018 • 8 min
Well, this is the last episode of season 1! It blows my mind how fast the past 365 days have gone, thank you to everyone that has joined me on this journey. I appreciate your time and your ears :) Here's to season 2! A huge shout out to all the new fans…
364: Thor-Delta and Wakeup Songs
May 13, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Sunday and an even happier Episode 365 eve! :) A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send…
363: A Martian Helicopter, SpaceX, and The Expanse
May 12, 2018 • 5 min
It's Saturday, just a few more days to episode 365, WHOA! A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected]
362: STS-125: One Last Hubble Servicing Mission
May 11, 2018 • 8 min
Listen in to today's episode for more on the last Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission. Happy Friday! A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us! Let me know if you have any…
361: Octawebs and V-2s
May 10, 2018 • 6 min
A huge shout out to all the new fans of The Space Shot on Facebook! Welcome to the podcast, I'm glad you could join us! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to…
360: The Fifth Element
May 9, 2018 • 5 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
359: The Star Trek Multiverse
May 8, 2018 • 9 min
No show notes for today, just a Star Trek episode ;) Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part…
358: The First Flight of Endeavour
May 7, 2018 • 7 min
Happy Monday! I hope all of you have a fantastic week :) Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me…
357: Mars Insight Is Go For Launch!
May 6, 2018 • 7 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
356: Roger, Liftoff, and the Clock Has Started!
May 5, 2018 • 17 min
Today's episode is a bit different than what I've done before. The mission audio from Alan Shepard's historic flight plays for the duration of the episode, with my historical notes during the first half of the episode. The last part of today's podcast is…
355: Magellan
May 4, 2018 • 6 min
May the Fourth Be With You. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
354: Frame of Mind
May 3, 2018 • 9 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
353: Perceptions, Principles, and Action
May 2, 2018 • 6 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
352: Landing a Falcon
May 1, 2018 • 9 min
Just two weeks until the one year anniversary of the podcast! A huge thanks to everyone that listens! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks…
351: New Shepard
Apr 30, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Monday everyone! I hope you have a fantastic week and thanks for listening each day! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for…
350: Of Challenger and Difficult to Pronounce Names
Apr 29, 2018 • 6 min
350 episodes, that's kinda nuts. This Sunday, take some time to get outside, go for a walk, listen to the podcast, and enjoy what is hopefully some well earned time off. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send…
349: CALIPSO, Discovery, and Tito
Apr 28, 2018 • 6 min
It's Saturday, which means a lot of you are probably lounging around at home. Take a minute and leave a review for the podcast on iTunes, reviews really do help more people find out about the podcast. Thanks! :) Let me know if you have any questions,…
348: Lots of Launches
Apr 27, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Friday everyone! Today was awesomely busy, hence the later release. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank…
347: Cassini and Ham
Apr 26, 2018 • 6 min
Today we go from Venus with Cassini to Earth with Ham. Ms. Daisy meowed a bit in today's episode. I've spent the day catching up on some work around the house and have neglected her, I had to pay for this neglect with her cries during today's episode ;)…
346: Catching Up With Apollo 16
Apr 25, 2018 • 7 min
Happy Wednesday everyone! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
345: Hubble Launches
Apr 24, 2018 • 7 min
The Hubble Space Telescope launched 28 years ago today! Listen in to hear a little bit about that mission and one of the astronauts that flew on STS-31. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or…
344: World Book Day
Apr 23, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Monday everyone! I hope all of you are doing well and had a great weekend! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :)…
343: Storytelling in the Space Age- Part 2
Apr 22, 2018 • 31 min
I'm still on the road and haven't had a chance to get all of the links uploaded. I will update the show notes here when I do. I will also be posting an article that goes into more detail than the show notes will have, so be on the lookout for that. Road…
342: Storytelling in the Space Age- Part 1
Apr 21, 2018 • 28 min
I will have links to what I talked about in the speech in tomorrow's show notes. Thanks to everyone that came out to the event, it's was a lot of fun and mildly terrifying because I'm used to speaking with all of you here on the podcast and not in a live…
341: Road Tripping, Audio Issues, and My First Live Event
Apr 20, 2018 • 2 min
340: Long Duration Human Spaceflight- Part 3
Apr 19, 2018 • 17 min
Just one note for today. If you're in Kansas, come say hi. I will be speaking at the Cosmosphere Thursday morning. You can watch on Facebook as well, I will try to provide a link for that on Thursday. Cosmosphere Event Calendar
339: Long Duration Human Spaceflight- Part 2
Apr 18, 2018 • 17 min
Just one note for today. If you're in Kansas, come say hi. I will be speaking at the Cosmosphere Thursday morning. You can watch on Facebook as well, I will try to provide a link for that on Thursday. Cosmosphere Event Calendar
338: Long Duration Human Spaceflight- Part 1
Apr 17, 2018 • 13 min
Just one note for today. If you're in Kansas, come say hi. I will be speaking at the Cosmosphere Thursday morning. You can watch on Facebook as well, I will try to provide a link for that on Thursday. Cosmosphere Event Calendar
337: Apollo 16, TESS, and a Programming Note
Apr 16, 2018 • 4 min
Just one note for today. If you're in Kansas, come say hi. I will be speaking at the Cosmosphere Thursday morning. You can watch on Facebook as well, I will try to provide a link for that on Thursday. Cosmosphere Event Calendar
336: In the Pale Moonlight
Apr 15, 2018 • 8 min
I hope all of you have a wonderful Sunday. I see that many of my listeners in the U.S. have had a fair amount of snow the past few days, I hope that all of you are warm and safe. Don't mind me while I enjoy an iced coffee out on a patio here in Colorado…
335: Dry Lakes and Columbia
Apr 14, 2018 • 4 min
Happy Saturday! Apologies for the delay getting yesterday's episode out. I'm not sure what was wrong, but everything worked alright today, so maybe it was just a weird Friday the 13th thing. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at…
334: Apollo 13- Part 2
Apr 14, 2018 • 28 min
I had some difficulties uploading today’s episode. I guess that’s what I get for talking about Apollo 13 on Friday the 13th ;) Apologies for how I sound today, my allergies are epically bad today. We've got some massive space history milestones, so check…
333: Vostok 1 and STS-1: First Flights
Apr 12, 2018 • 7 min
Apologies for how I sound today, my allergies are epically bad today. We've got some massive space history milestones, so check out today's episode! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or…
332: Apollo 13- Part 1
Apr 11, 2018 • 22 min
I've got some background on Apollo 13 plus about 22 minutes of mission audio at the end of today's episode, give it a listen and send me any questions you have. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions,…
331: Commercial Space Roundup
Apr 10, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Tuesday! The audio at the end of the episode has a little noise, apologies for the temporary issue. Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you!…
330: The Mercury Seven
Apr 9, 2018 • 12 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
329: Gemini 1, Discovery, and Atlantis
Apr 8, 2018 • 4 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
328: Catching Up With Compton
Apr 7, 2018 • 6 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
327: Solar Max: On-Orbit Spacecraft Repair
Apr 6, 2018 • 8 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
326: Happy First Contact Day!
Apr 5, 2018 • 12 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
325: The First Flight of the Challenger
Apr 4, 2018 • 7 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
324: 2001: A Space Odyssey
Apr 3, 2018 • 7 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
323: Space Coins!
Apr 2, 2018 • 7 min
Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
322: An ISS Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 1, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Christmas everyone! April Fools', happy Easter :) Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me…
321: Sir Isaac Newton
Mar 31, 2018 • 8 min
Happy Saturday everyone! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
320: Reused Rockets and White Sands
Mar 30, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Friday everyone! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
319: Assignment: Earth
Mar 29, 2018 • 8 min
We've got some fun Star Trek history plus news! Let me know if you have any questions, email me at [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of…
318: Saturn 1 and NASA’s Women of STEM
Mar 28, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Wednesday everyone! Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
317: Mariner 7 and the JWST Slips to 2020
Mar 27, 2018 • 6 min
Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and…
316: The Explorer Program: A Legacy of Discovery
Mar 26, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Monday! Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate…
315: Explorer 10 and a Birthday
Mar 25, 2018 • 5 min
Today's episode is coming out a bit later than I'd like, so apologies for the late release. Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for…
314: Falcon 1- Flight 1, Atlantis, and Jules Verne
Mar 24, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Saturday, I hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend! Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for…
313: Gemini 3 and the Immolation of Mir
Mar 23, 2018 • 7 min
Happy Corned Beef Sandwich Day! A.k.a, John Young's flight on Gemini 3. Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you…
312: STS-3: No More White External Tanks
Mar 22, 2018 • 7 min
Two Shuttle flights, plus a birthday and a mission announcement. Download today's episode and get to listening! Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I will respond to…
311: Red Canyon- My Conversation With Barry Hamilton Part 2 (the Centennial Series Episode 1)
Mar 21, 2018 • 22 min
I really enjoyed talking with Barry Hamilton, CEO of Red Canyon Engineering and Software today. Today's episode is part 2 of our conversation, I hope you've enjoyed this two-part series. Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected]
310: Red Canyon- My Conversation With Barry Hamilton (the Centennial Series Episode 1)
Mar 20, 2018 • 22 min
I really enjoyed talking with Barry Hamilton, CEO of Red Canyon Engineering and Software today. Today's episode is part 1 of our conversation, so be sure to subscribe so you don't miss tomorrow's episode. Don't forget; you can reach me through email,…
309: I’m Headed to Aerospace Day (Plus, a Demon and the ER-2)
Mar 19, 2018 • 3 min
Check out the show notes for today's episode. High altitude planes and wicked fast cars. It's a perfect combination. Happy Monday! Don't forget; you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email, and I…
308: MESSENGER Enters Orbit
Mar 18, 2018 • 7 min
Happy Sunday! Don't forget, you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your…
307: Irwin, Mattingly, and Vanguard 1
Mar 17, 2018 • 5 min
We've got some birthdays to celebrate today! Plus, an early mission that sent a satellite into space, that's still in orbit, sixty years later. Don't forget, you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this…
306: Gemini 8- A Close Call
Mar 16, 2018 • 8 min
The crew of Gemini 8 had a very close call. Check out today's episode for mission audio and for more detail about this flight. Don't forget, you can reach me through email, [email protected] Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will…
305: Discovery Delivers the Power and Forbidden Planet
Mar 15, 2018 • 5 min
Never forget Space Bat. You can reach me through email, [email protected] Don't be shy, send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I…
304: Hawking, Pi, and Schiaparelli
Mar 14, 2018 • 9 min
In Memoriam- Stephen Hawking. He was an incredible thinker and will be missed. On a cheerier, math-related note, happy Pi day! You can reach me through email, [email protected] Don't be shy, send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will…
303: The Fresh Prince of Voyager
Mar 13, 2018 • 6 min
Listen in to today's episode and find out about a member of a royal family that appeared on Star Trek: Voyager on this day in 1996. Have a great Tuesday! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you…
302: The X-38 Crew Return Vehicle
Mar 12, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Monday everyone! Lifting bodies are super cool, so check out today's episode and learn about a lifting body that landed with an uncommonly large parafoil parachute! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your…
301: Pioneer 5 and Dextre
Mar 11, 2018 • 5 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much…
300: 300 Episodes!
Mar 10, 2018 • 5 min
Hey there, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. We're on a mission to share the wonders of space, history, and pop culture, so I've got something that will go along nicely since you're part of the podcasting crew ;)…
299: From Gagarin to Columbia
Mar 9, 2018 • 5 min
From today until Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share the wonders…
298: International Women’s Day, Discovery, and Expedition 2
Mar 8, 2018 • 5 min
From today until Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share the wonders…
297: The Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 6- “Revitalization- Be a Spark”
Mar 7, 2018 • 44 min
Check out the latest Cosmosphere Podcast today. I've been going to the Cosmosphere since I was a little kid, so check out the links below to learn more about my favorite space museum. You can be a spark that ignites wonder for a new generation by…
296: Dawn at Ceres and The Kepler Space Telescope
Mar 6, 2018 • 7 min
From today until next Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share the…
295: A Jupiter Flyby With Voyager 1 (Plus STEM Education Resources)
Mar 5, 2018 • 5 min
From today until next Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share the…
294: Pioneer 4, Apollo 9, and STS-62
Mar 4, 2018 • 6 min
From today until next Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share the…
293: STEM Everyday with Chris Woods
Mar 3, 2018 • 29 min
From today March 3rd to next Saturday, March 10th, share The Space Shot with your friends and family and let me know about it. I've got something fantastic for those of you that share the podcast and let me know you've done so. We're on a mission to share…
292: Pioneering with Pioneer 10
Mar 2, 2018 • 6 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! I'm still fighting a cold, so apologies for sounding pretty rough in today's episode. Still, I've got a daily podcast to run, so on with the podcast! I'd love if you…
291: Venusian Missions, a Hubble Servicing Mission, Two SpaceX Launches, and 340 Days in Space
Mar 1, 2018 • 5 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! I'm still fighting a cold, so apologies for sounding pretty rough in today's episode. Still, I've got a daily podcast to run, so on with the podcast! I'd love if you…
290: Discoverer 1, STS-36, and Some News!
Mar 1, 2018 • 5 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! I'm still fighting a cold, so apologies for sounding pretty rough in today's episode. Still, I've got a daily podcast to run, so on with the podcast! I'd love if you…
289: Positively Thrilled and Delighted for the Future
Feb 27, 2018 • 7 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! I'm fighting a cold, so apologies for sounding pretty rough in today's episode. Still, I've got a daily podcast to run, so on with the podcast! I'd love if you could…
288: Apollo Saturn Mission 201 and Trans-Neptunian Objects
Feb 26, 2018 • 4 min
I'm fighting a cold, so apologies for sounding pretty rough in today's episode. Still, I've got a daily podcast to run, so on with the podcast! I'd love if you could share this podcast with someone who enjoys space, so for your weekend homework, pick a…
287: Girl In Space- My Conversation with Sarah Rhea Werner
Feb 25, 2018 • 25 min
Whoa, it's Sunday again? That's a bit crazy! I forgot to mention this in today's episode, but happy birthday to my sister Martha. :) I'd love if you could share this podcast with someone who enjoys space, so for your weekend homework, pick a friend, send…
286: STS-133 The Final Flight of Discovery
Feb 24, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Saturday! I'd love if you could share this podcast with someone who enjoys space, so for your weekend homework, pick a friend, send them the link, and let me know if you refer someone to the podcast. I'd appreciate it! Thank you for making me part…
285: A Fire on Mir
Feb 23, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Friday everyone! I hope you have a stellar weekend! I've been working on the talk that I'm giving in April over the past few days and have started to make a dent in planning it out. I've got a lot left, but I'm happy with the progress I've made.…
284: Tintin, a Leaning Tower, GPS, and the Tethered Satellite System
Feb 22, 2018 • 6 min
Well, that Thursday went by too fast, but today's episode is finally out! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you…
283: SpaceX, A Listener Question, Lost in Space, and The National Space Council
Feb 21, 2018 • 5 min
Space news, pop culture, space policy. It's a fun episode today, get it downloaded! :) Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate…
282: “Godspeed John Glenn”- The First American In Orbit
Feb 20, 2018 • 9 min
Today's episode, John Glenn, astronaut and American hero. Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot…
281: SpaceX and CRS: a Brief History
Feb 19, 2018 • 5 min
My part of Colorado got a fair bit of snow this afternoon which put me behind schedule with today's episode. Longer drive time plus shoveling isn't overly fun. Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If…
280: Pluto and The First Captive Carry Flight of Enterprise
Feb 18, 2018 • 4 min
Happy Sunday! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix,…
279: SpaceX Launch Updates, Vanguard 2, and the IGY
Feb 17, 2018 • 5 min
SpaceX launch updates, Vanguard 2, and the International Geophysical Year. I will cover the IGY in greater detail soon, but for now, check out some of the links below for more information. Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate…
278: Question Time #1
Feb 16, 2018 • 10 min
Happy Friday! We're kicking off a new series of Q&A episodes that I'm hoping to do at least twice a month. Thank you for making me part of your daily routine, I appreciate your time and your ears! Thanks to Elisabeth from British Columbia for the latest…
277: Chelyabinsk and Galileo (Oh, and Q)
Feb 15, 2018 • 6 min
Thank you for making me part of your daily routine! Now, on with the podcast! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much anywhere on the…
276: NEAR Shoemaker, Voyager 1, Solar Max, and Sky-Brasil 1
Feb 14, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Valentine's Day! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine! Now, on with the podcast! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix,…
275: Vega, Star Trek, and What I’m Listening to (Oh, and 275 Episodes!)
Feb 13, 2018 • 5 min
275 Episodes in! We are closing in on one year and I'm incredibly grateful to everyone that's joined me on this journey! Thank you for making me part of your daily routine! Now, on with the podcast! If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the…
274: Venera 1, HALCA, and We’ve Got a Budget Request
Feb 12, 2018 • 8 min
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273: Hubble, Radar, Solar Dynamics, and DSCOVR
Feb 11, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Sunday everyone! This week has been jam-packed. I hope you enjoyed my New Horizons interview the past two episodes. Shoot me a message with your thoughts. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a…
272: New Horizons- Part 2 of My Conversation With Kelsi Singer and Joel Parker
Feb 10, 2018 • 21 min
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271: New Horizons- Part 1 of My Conversation With Kelsi Singer and Joel Parker
Feb 9, 2018 • 22 min
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270: Tranquility and the Cupola
Feb 8, 2018 • 6 min
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269: That Was Awesome!
Feb 7, 2018 • 5 min
Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take…
From a “Severe Strain on Credulity” to the First Flight of the Falcon Heavy
Feb 6, 2018 • 8 min
Happy Tuesday! I hope that today will be the launch day for the Falcon Heavy! Test flights are always tricky, so here's to a successful launch! Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter…
267: A Six Iron, Mariner 10, and Falcon Heavy Launch Eve
Feb 5, 2018 • 5 min
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266: My conversation with Paul Hildebrandt- “First to the Moon - The Journey of Apollo 8”
Feb 4, 2018 • 17 min
Happy Sunday! I had a great time talking with Paul Hildebrandt this morning about "First to the Moon - The Journey of Apollo 8." Check out today's podcast and be sure to share it with your friends! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If…
265: Luna 9, STS-41-B, STS-60, and STS-63
Feb 3, 2018 • 5 min
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264: Arrival & Where Is Everybody?
Feb 2, 2018 • 7 min
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263: Columbia
Feb 1, 2018 • 2 min
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262: Explorer 1, Ham, Apollo 14 and a SpaceX Water Landing
Jan 31, 2018 • 7 min
Today was absolutely packed. Lunch hour interview, unpacking my office and finishing today's episode. I had a very productive day! Happy Wednesday! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the…
261: Recording a Podcast in a Car is… Interesting…
Jan 30, 2018 • 2 min
No links for today. I'm on the road and stopped at a gas station so I could record. Apologies for the sub-par audio. There's a lot of new listeners to the show and I want to say welcome! I'm happy to have you here and look forward to sharing history and…
260: An ISS Agreement, MOCR, and Road Tripping
Jan 29, 2018 • 4 min
Happy Monday! I spent a couple of hours at SpaceWorks today. It was a remarkable experience! Check out my Facebook page for some pictures from today! There's a lot of new listeners to the show and I want to say welcome! I'm happy to have you here and look…
259: And I Would Drive 500 Miles…
Jan 29, 2018 • 1 min
Today's episode is coming to you very late, after a long moving and road trip day. It's worth it though, tomorrow is going to be a great experience. By the time most of you listen to this episode I will already be at the SpaceWorks facility in Hutchinson.…
258: Untitled Episode
Jan 27, 2018 • 2 min
Apologies for the late delay today. Today is day one of my move and I've been driving the past few hours. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a…
257: Ranger 3, Lunar Probes, and Aircraft Navigation and Safety
Jan 26, 2018 • 8 min
Happy Friday! Thanks for listening to the show! There's a lot of new listeners to the show and I want to say welcome! I'm happy to have you here and look forward to sharing history and interviews with you over the coming months! AC Thanks to everyone…
256: Clementine
Jan 26, 2018 • 3 min
Apologies for the late release. I've spent the better part of today finishing packing boxes. I move on Saturday and have to unload my moving truck Sunday morning. After that, I'm headed to Kansas to be at the Cosmosphere while the MOCR mission control…
255: Voyager 2 Passes Uranus, the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and Curie
Jan 24, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Wednesday! Today's episode has news and history, so download and listen and when you're finished, check out the links in the show notes. There's a lot of new listeners to the show and I want to say welcome! I'm happy to have you here and look…
254: A Spacewalk, Zuma, OSCAR, ITOS, and Why Did I Watch a Nearly Three Hour Long Movie Last Night?
Jan 23, 2018 • 7 min
Today's episode is a bit of a smorgasbord and I think there's something for everyone :) Enjoy! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot…
253: Apollo 5, Discovery, Endeavour, and a Falcon Heavy Update
Jan 22, 2018 • 6 min
Happy Monday! Today's episode is packed, so let's dive in! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to…
252: Little Joe, Star Trek, and Moving Prep
Jan 21, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Sunday! Today's episode is coming out a bit late, it was a busy day of moving prep and working on episodes for the upcoming week. I hope you had a great weekend! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and…
251: “I never want to HOLD again.”
Jan 20, 2018 • 5 min
The Rocket Lab Flight controller that said "I never want to HOLD again" cracked me up, listen to today's episode to find out what I'm talking about. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the…
250: Gemini 2 and New Horizons
Jan 19, 2018 • 6 min
250 episodes! Thanks for joining me on this daily journey! I've got more daily space history episodes coming up plus interviews so subscribe and never miss an episode! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and…
249: Skynet, Kilopower, and Commercial Crew
Jan 18, 2018 • 16 min
I've got some audio highlights from the Commercial Crew Systems Development hearing yesterday, plus some history and news. Check out today's episode and share it with a friend! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a…
248: SpaceX Launches Jason-3
Jan 17, 2018 • 4 min
Some brief SpaceX history today. I can't believe we are approaching 250 episodes! Friday's podcast is going to be awesome. A Gemini launch and New Horizons don't miss it! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and…
247: STS-107- Columbia’s Last Launch
Jan 17, 2018 • 6 min
Apologies for the late release today! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much…
246: Stardust and Space Mountain
Jan 15, 2018 • 6 min
Today's episode has a pop culture anniversary, some SpaceX Falcon Heavy news, a Star Trek: Discovery update, and some Stardust mission history. Happy Monday! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a…
245: Huygens Lands on Titan
Jan 14, 2018 • 5 min
Happy Sunday & Happy Huygens Landing Day! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty…
244: Black Holes and the “Double Burp”
Jan 13, 2018 • 6 min
Today's episode has some ULA and SpaceX news, plus black holes. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to…
243: Atlantis, Columbia, Korolev and Deep Impact
Jan 12, 2018 • 7 min
SpaceX Static Fire update, launch update, some shuttle history, and pop culture. Check out today's episode! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take…
242: Launches, Endeavour, and the Botany Bay
Jan 11, 2018 • 5 min
SpaceX Static Fire update, launch update, some shuttle history, and pop culture. Check out today's episode! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take…
241: Remembering John Young
Jan 10, 2018 • 4 min
I'm feeling a bit under the weather today so today's episode is a bit shorter. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review…
240: LDEF and a SpaceX Zuma Mission Update
Jan 9, 2018 • 6 min
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239: The Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 4- Triumph and Tragedy, Part 2
Jan 8, 2018 • 29 min
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238: The Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 4- Triumph and Tragedy, Part 1
Jan 7, 2018 • 17 min
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237: Lunar Prospecting
Jan 6, 2018 • 5 min
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236: Space Horizons at the end of Apollo
Jan 5, 2018 • 12 min
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235: Catching up With Spirit
Jan 4, 2018 • 5 min
It has been a crazy past few days of podcasting. Tomorrow I'm sharing the latest episode of The Cosmosphere Podcast, so make sure you subscribe and pass along the information to your friends. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you…
234: Emissary
Jan 3, 2018 • 5 min
Today's episode has a funny coincidence. I talk about the first episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and a NASA mission called Deep Space 2. Check out today's episode and let me know what you think! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If…
233: Luna 1
Jan 2, 2018 • 3 min
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232: Happy New Year’s Day
Jan 1, 2018 • 7 min
Happy New Year's Day! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much anywhere on the…
231: My Favorite News Stories of 2017
Dec 31, 2017 • 4 min
Happy New Year's Eve! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much anywhere on the…
230: My Favorite Episodes of 2017
Dec 30, 2017 • 4 min
Well, this was one heck of a week. It's hard to believe 2017 is coming to a close! Bring on 2018! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a…
229: The Trouble with Tribbles & Schedules: Hannah Arendt, Part Two
Dec 30, 2017 • 8 min
Apologies for the late release today! More Hannah Arendt in today's episode, plus a little SpaceX news, and some Star Trek history. Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd…
228: Hannah Arendt- The Conquest of Space
Dec 28, 2017 • 8 min
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227: Kepler
Dec 27, 2017 • 10 min
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226: Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery
Dec 26, 2017 • 5 min
Apologies for today's episode coming out later. I had to finish reading the book this morning and just now had a chance over lunch to finish editing. Have a great Tuesday! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and…
225: Christmas in Space
Dec 25, 2017 • 5 min
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Thanks to everyone that's subscribed to the podcast. If you could do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast, I'd appreciate it! If you take a screenshot of your review and send it to @johnmulnix, pretty much…
224: Christmas Eve with Apollo 8
Dec 24, 2017 • 6 min
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223: A Nuclear Alien UFO From North Korea
Dec 23, 2017 • 3 min
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222: Blackbirds and a Lifting Body
Dec 22, 2017 • 6 min
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221: The Launch of Apollo 8 and The Falcon Has Landed
Dec 21, 2017 • 8 min
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220: So, About That New Star Wars Movie…
Dec 20, 2017 • 5 min
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219: Mercury Redstone 1A
Dec 19, 2017 • 5 min
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218: Project SCORE
Dec 18, 2017 • 5 min
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217: Kitty Hawk
Dec 18, 2017 • 8 min
I've got a programming note. I've looked at when episodes are downloaded each day and have come up with a new release schedule. During the week, episodes will be out at the usual 3ish a.m. release time Monday-Friday. That way all of you can catch the…
216: Arthur C. Clarke and Pioneer 6
Dec 16, 2017 • 5 min
Happy Saturday everyone! I hope you have a great weekend! Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss tomorrow's episode about the Wright Brothers. If you listen to the show, please leave a review in iTunes. If you've got the Podcasts App on your Apple device,…
215: Gemini 6A & Star Wars & SpaceX
Dec 15, 2017 • 7 min
Happy Friday everyone! Enjoy today's episode, which includes a quick spoiler-free review of The Last Jedi plus some SpaceX news, and some space history. If you listen to the show, please leave a review in iTunes. If you've got the Podcasts App on your…
214: Departing the Moon
Dec 14, 2017 • 7 min
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213: Relay 1, Pioneer 8, and Terrible Trek
Dec 13, 2017 • 6 min
Launch Scrub Haiku: A scrub must be cleaned before the Falcon can soar two more days, liftoff. If you listen to the show, please leave a review in iTunes. If you've got the Podcasts App on your Apple device, just search "Space Shot" then, depending on…
212: OSCAR-1 and Space Policy Directive- 1
Dec 12, 2017 • 8 min
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211: Apollo 17 & Insurrection
Dec 11, 2017 • 10 min
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210: Going Rogue
Dec 11, 2017 • 6 min
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209: STS-116: A Frisbee in Space
Dec 9, 2017 • 6 min
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208: Dragon
Dec 8, 2017 • 5 min
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207: Apollo 17 & Galileo
Dec 7, 2017 • 5 min
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206: A Conversation With Jim Remar
Dec 6, 2017 • 50 min
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205: STS-88 & 108- Routine Spaceflight- Is This Why Everyone Loves to Hate the Shuttle?
Dec 5, 2017 • 6 min
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204: LIVE at the Cosmosphere- Gemini 7 and Mars Pathfinder
Dec 4, 2017 • 10 min
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203: Pioneer 10, Falcon 9, and Hubble Part 3
Dec 3, 2017 • 8 min
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202: Four Shuttles Walk Into a Bar… Hubble Part 2
Dec 2, 2017 • 8 min
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201: Hubble Part 1
Dec 1, 2017 • 6 min
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200: Endeavour. Oh, and 200 Episodes!
Nov 30, 2017 • 5 min
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199: Enos- Mercury Atlas 5
Nov 29, 2017 • 5 min
We are approaching 200 episodes and I would love if we could get some more reviews to maybe match the number of episodes that are out. If you've got the Podcasts App on an iPhone, just search "Space Shot" then, depending on your iOS version, scroll down…
198: Spacelab 1, Mariner 4, and a Pulsar
Nov 28, 2017 • 6 min
I hope everyone has a fantastic week! We are approaching 200 episodes and I would love if we could get some more reviews to maybe match the number of episodes that are out. If you've got the Podcasts App on an iPhone, just search "Space Shot" then,…
197: Mars 2 and “The Q and the Grey”
Nov 27, 2017 • 5 min
I hope everyone has a fantastic week! We are approaching 200 episodes and I would love if we could get some more reviews to maybe match the number of episodes that are out. If you've got the Podcasts App on an iPhone, just search "Space Shot" then,…
196: The Voyage Home
Nov 26, 2017 • 6 min
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195: Space Workouts
Nov 25, 2017 • 6 min
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194: Atlantis, Cooking, and Relaxing
Nov 24, 2017 • 7 min
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193: New Shepard and Endeavour
Nov 23, 2017 • 5 min
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192: First Contact
Nov 22, 2017 • 9 min
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191: The Four-Inch Flight
Nov 21, 2017 • 5 min
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190: Zarya
Nov 20, 2017 • 5 min
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189: A Landing & Rendezvous at the Ocean of Storms
Nov 19, 2017 • 10 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Playing through these tracks isn't for the faint of heart, they aren't organized very well, and it takes…
188: Ranger 2, COBE, and Generations
Nov 18, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Ranger 2- NASA Page COBE- NASA Page Mather, Smoot share 2006 Nobel Prize in physics COBE Mission Detail
187: Lunokhod 1 and Luna 17
Nov 17, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Spaceflight Now- Launch Schedule Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter- Soviet Union Lunar Rovers Lost Soviet…
186: ISS Assembly Flight, Dogs, Space Flight Europe-America 500, & JFK
Nov 16, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-129 Mission Overview SpaceX Press Release The Story Behind This Astronaut's Viral Photo Is Even Cuter…
185: Buran
Nov 15, 2017 • 8 min
I had some microphone issues this morning and figured it out after I had already finished recording today's episode. Apologies if you hear any issues! Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links…
184: Apollo 12- Lightning Strikes Twice
Nov 14, 2017 • 8 min
Note I forgot to mention the static you hear in the mission audio is a result of the lightning striking the vehicle. I left it in to give a sense of when the lightning hit Apollo 12, not to kill your ears or anything. John Happy Apollo 12 launch…
183: Mariner 9 Enters Mars Orbit
Nov 13, 2017 • 4 min
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182: Crossing the Rubicon
Nov 12, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: If you enjoy pour over coffee as much as I do, do yourself a favor and snag some coffee from Harbinger.…
181: Gemini 12- My Conversation with Jim Remar
Nov 11, 2017 • 11 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA- Gemini 12 NASA- Veterans Day Salute Gemini XII Documentary- YouTube
180: The Best Laid Plans of Podcasters…
Nov 11, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Just one link for today's episode. Griffith Observatory
179: Untitled Episode
Nov 10, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Apollo 4 All Up Test- Apollo 4 Flight Apollo 4 Rollout Endeavour- California Science Center
178: The Episode Where I Find out I Need a Self-Driving Car
Nov 9, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-51A STS-51A Video Highlights Remembering Astronaut Dale Gardner
177: Surveyor 6
Nov 7, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Surveyor 6- NASA Surveyor 3, Apollo 12 Rendezvous Surveyor Program
176: SpaceWorks
Nov 6, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Cosmosphere Selected for Participation in the Renovation of the Mission Operations Control Room Bezos…
175: Strategic Air Command
Nov 5, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Carrier Pigeon Internet Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum
174: Peace and Long Life
Nov 4, 2017 • 3 min
I hadn't decided on a title for today until I took a screenshot for my Instagram/Facebook feed. The traditional Vulcan salute between two people starts with "Peace and long life" followed by "Live long and prosper." A fitting title for today's episode.…
173: Sputnik 2, Explorer 8, Mariner 10, and STS-66
Nov 3, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Sputnik 2 Explorer 8 Cosmosphere Calendar Mariner 10 STS-66 STS-66 Video
172: Book Review: Galina Balashova: Architect of the Soviet Space Program
Nov 2, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Just one link for today's episode. This book really is fantastic, so check it out! Galina Balashova:…
171: Oh How I Wish I Could Go to Space Camp
Nov 1, 2017 • 36 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Welcome to the second episode of The Cosmosphere Podcast! This month we talk about Mars, education, and a…
170: Expedition 1 and Storytelling in Space
Oct 31, 2017 • 7 min
I had recorded today's episode before the horrific attack in Manhattan this afternoon. My thoughts are with everyone in New York City. Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook…
169: The Flying Bedstead
Oct 31, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA Armstrong Fact Sheet: Lunar Landing Research Vehicle Lunar Landing Training Vehicle NASA 952…
168: John Glenn and Discovery
Oct 29, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-95 Mission Summary John Glenn Returns to Space Profile of John Glenn- A wonderful tribute to an…
167: The Ares I-X
Oct 28, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Ares I-X Press Release Ares I-X Launch Gallery Orion Spacecraft Launch Update
166: The Saturn SA-1
Oct 27, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: My Medium.com post from yesterday, check it out if you haven't already seen it. I'd love if you would tag…
165: The Final Free Flight of the Enterprise
Oct 26, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Medium.com- The Final Free Flight of the Enterprise The Last Enterprise Landing- Picture Check out…
164: The Mississippi Test Facility
Oct 25, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Just a few episode links today. Stennis History Stennis Lagniappe Newsletter Stennis Chronology
163: Dyna-Soar
Oct 24, 2017 • 8 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Paul Weitz, commander of 1st flight of space shuttle Challenger, dead at 85 X-20 Dyna-Soar Deep Space 1…
162: Harmony
Oct 23, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-120 Mission Overview STS-120 Mission Page Items Taken Into Space Reflect Accomplishments on Earth…
161: LAGEOS
Oct 22, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Update! Here is the link to the plaque I talked about. I forgot to mention it last night. Carl Sagan…
160: The Missile Gap
Oct 21, 2017 • 7 min
Be sure to connect with me online, find me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, just click the links below. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: 4th Presidential Debate- October 21st, 1960: C-SPAN Penetrating the Iron Curtain: Resolving the Missile…
159: Six Scrubs and a Launch
Oct 20, 2017 • 4 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-73 Mission Summary STS-73 Onboard Photo: United States Microgravity Laboratory (USML-2) Kent Rominger- NASA Biography This Week in NASA History: US Microgravity Laboratory-2 Launches – Oct. 20, 1995 Space…
158: Various and Sundry
Oct 19, 2017 • 4 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: SpaceX adds mystery “Zuma” mission, Iridium-4 aims for Vandenberg landing Iridium-4 switches to flight-proven Falcon 9, RTLS at Vandenberg delayed S.S. Gene Cernan: Space Station Resupply Ship Named for Last Man…
157: Galileo
Oct 18, 2017 • 6 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Click on the image titled Fragment W: Four Image Composite. It shows where the fragments impacted by superimposing a grid on the night side of Jupiter. Galileo Image Gallery: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 This image…
156: Air Ambulances
Oct 17, 2017 • 4 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Textron Aviation Inks Order for 11 Aircraft to Support Air Ambulance Missions in Norway Babcock Scandinavian AirAmbulance About the National Air Ambulance Services of Norway Air Ambulance Service New Aircraft…
155: GOES-1
Oct 16, 2017 • 5 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: GOES Overview and History- NASA.gov 40 Years of GOES: The Anniversary of GOES-1 NASA Earth Science GOES Satellite Imagery- Real-time Russian Cargo Ship Docks at International Space Station ISS HDEV Video- Live
154: Cassini
Oct 15, 2017 • 7 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Reconstructing Cassini's Plunge into Saturn Cassini: Mission of Exploration Cassini Mission Page
153: The Bell X-1 (and a Farmer’s Market)
Oct 14, 2017 • 3 min
A quick episode today because I'm having a pretty bad allergies day. Sneezing every 30 seconds or so isn't conducive to podcasting. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA- X-1: Fiftieth Anniversary Twitter- @GenChuckYeager
152: Benjamin Franklin and Science Fiction
Oct 13, 2017 • 6 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Benjamin Franklin- Letter to Joseph Priestley, February 8th, 1780 Benjamin Frankin- Letter to Rev. Dr. Lathrop, May 31st, 1788
151: A Falcon Has Landed, plus My Thoughts on Podcasting and Free Time
Oct 12, 2017 • 4 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Echostar 105 / SES-11 Launch Webcast- SpaceX
150: Pioneer 1, Apollo 7, and STS-92
Oct 11, 2017 • 7 min
150 episodes!!! Thanks to everyone that listens to the show! Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: SpaceX Webcast Link Pioneer 1 Launch Preparations Picture Pioneer 1- NASA Apollo 7…
149: A Quick Update :)
Oct 10, 2017 • 2 min
Do me a huge favor and write a review for The Space Shot and one for The Cosmosphere Podcast after you give it a listen. Thanks! The Cosmosphere Podcast
148: Of Coffee and Morning Rocket Launches
Oct 9, 2017 • 3 min
Check out my newest podcast that I'm doing for the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas. The Cosmosphere Podcast is a monthly show that explores history, science, and education with the wonderful people at the Cosmosphere. The Cosmosphere Podcast- iTunes…
147: My Conversation with Ka Chun Yu
Oct 8, 2017 • 32 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Denver Museum of Nature and Science- Home Denver Museum of Nature and Science- Ka Chun Yu ResearchGate- Ka Chun Yu Academia.edu Ka Chun Yu
146: CRS-1
Oct 7, 2017 • 3 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: SpaceX- CRS-1 Mission Update CRS-1 Press Kit GLACIER Ice Cream Delivery Luna 3
145: Ulysses and The Halkans
Oct 6, 2017 • 5 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: National Space Council calls for human return to the moon ESA- Ulysses NASA- Ulysses: In Depth STS-41 STS-41 Flight Highlights Video I want to…
144: STS-41G A Mission of Firsts
Oct 5, 2017 • 5 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Oct. 5, 1984, Launch of History-Making STS-41G Mission ERBS STS-41G Mission Page STS-41G Multimedia Page
143: Sputnik and Space Law
Oct 4, 2017 • 16 min
A huge thank you to Michael Listner for being the first guest on the show, I appreciate it! Here are some links to Michael's work. @ponder68 Twitter The Precis Space Law & Policy Solutions 'The Martian': Space Law Hits and Misses Connect with me one…
142: Sigma 7
Oct 3, 2017 • 6 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Project Mercury- Overview This New Ocean- Chapter 14- The Textbook Flight Universe Today- How to See Airglow ISS Airglow- Cupola
141: Untitled Episode
Oct 2, 2017 • 1 min
My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims of the horrific terrorist attack in Las Vegas.
140: Epcot & NASA
Oct 1, 2017 • 4 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: I forgot to mention in the episode that Walt Disney passed away before Epcot could be completed. Vintage Epcot: Welcoming Epcot on October 1,…
139: Serenity and Goooood Morning Discovery!
Oct 1, 2017 • 6 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Check out this video, it's pretty wild. I can't imagine the letdown from that adrenaline rush. Discovery Pad Abort Video I found this page…
138: SpaceX, CASSIOPE, and Discovery
Sep 29, 2017 • 5 min
Connect with me one online with your social media platform of choice. Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Musk unveils revised version of giant interplanetary launch system- spacenews.com Lockheed Martin adds lander to Mars Base Camp concept STS-26…
137: Falcon 1- Flight 4, Hubble, and Encounter at Farpoint
Sep 28, 2017 • 7 min
Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Sweet success at last for Falcon 1 rocket- Spaceflight Now Flight 4 OF Falcon 1- SpaceX SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 1 To Orbit Edwin P. Hubble- NASA Biography Edwin Powell Hubble - The man who discovered…
136: The Dawn of a New Era
Sep 27, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: (Dawn Mission Page- NASA)[https://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/] (Dawn 10th…
135: I Believe in a Space Agency Down Under…
Sep 26, 2017 • 3 min
Where rockets launch and thunder. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Australia to establish national space…
134: Discovery
Sep 25, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Mars Observer: In-Depth- NASA Mars Exploration Program- NASA Star Trek:…
133: Lunar Sample Return & Star Trek Returns to TV!
Sep 24, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Star Trek: Discovery - Main Title Sequence NASA- Luna 16 The Best of Both…
132: Nibiru, Doomsday, and Charlatans
Sep 23, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Beyond 2012: Why the World Didn't End Scientists reject impending…
131: Where No Man has Gone Before…
Sep 22, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Remembering the Vela Incident- Universe Today What the U.S. Government Really…
130: H.G. Wells & CRS-4
Sep 21, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Buzz Aldrin and Greg Autry: It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to run NASA…
129: The Shiniest Space Podcast in The Verse
Sep 20, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: IMDb- Firefly The Verse Audio- Address at 18th U.N. General Assembly, 20…
128: Houston, We’ve Got a Laboratory
Sep 19, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: The Johnson Space Center History portal has a lot of links that I used for…
127: A Vanguard and a Saturn
Sep 18, 2017 • 3 min
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126: Tsiolkovsky, the Enterprise, and a Dragon Mission
Sep 17, 2017 • 7 min
Space history, pop culture, and current events, it's a packed episode so download this and get listening. I'd also love if you could share the podcast with your friends and family, it would mean a lot to me if you did! Be sure to connect with me on…
125: Untitled Episode
Sep 16, 2017 • 3 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: STS-79 Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer
124: Cassini’s End
Sep 15, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Where is Cassini Now?- Mission Page- Mission Complete Amok Time- Star Trek…
123: Mission’s End Eve
Sep 14, 2017 • 5 min
A quick update on the timeline for Cassini’s end of mission. At 3:58pm Eastern Daylight Time, Cassini will take the final images with its camera. A short time later, the spacecraft will turn towards Earth, starting a downlink on the Deep Space Network…
122: Mae Jemison & Luna 2
Sep 13, 2017 • 6 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA Space Assets Detect Ocean inside Saturn Moon Memory Alpha- Mae Jemison…
121: We Choose to Go to the Moon and Beyond
Sep 13, 2017 • 12 min
Today’s episode is a long one, and it marks the 1/3 point of me producing a daily podcast for an entire year. Thank you to all the new listeners of the show, I appreciate you checking out the podcast and sharing it with your friends. Be sure to connect…
120: We Remember
Sep 11, 2017 • 4 min
Tomorrow, Astronaut Frank Culbertson's letter. Also, JFK's Rice University Speech on September 12th, 1962. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook…
119: GRAIL & The Wrath of the Roadtrip
Sep 10, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th Anniversary GRAIL Mission Page GRAIL…
118: Atlantis, Conestoga 1, and Discovery
Sep 9, 2017 • 3 min
A quick episode today, I'm traveling and working, so it's a busy day here in South Dakota. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter…
117: The Man Trap
Sep 9, 2017 • 6 min
Star Trek, Cassini, rocket launches, and Genesis. It's a packed episode, so download it and get listening. Sorry this one is coming out so late in the day. My day job keeps me busy for about half the day, and the other part of the day I'm researching,…
116: SpaceX, Endeavour, Cassini Countdown #8
Sep 8, 2017 • 6 min
SpaceX successfully launched the United States Air Force X-37B spacecraft today and completed a secondary objective of landing the Falcon 9 booster back at Cape Canaveral. Congratulations to the SpaceX team on a successful launch and landing. Be sure to…
115: Eye of the Storm
Sep 6, 2017 • 5 min
Khannnnnnnn!!!!!! This weekend;) Plus Number 8 on the countdown for my Cassini top 10 mission highlights. Subscribe today and never miss an episode! Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up…
114: Voyager: A Legacy of Discovery
Sep 5, 2017 • 5 min
So, I cut my finger pretty badly tonight. The next few episodes are going to be shorter because I can't type very quickly at the moment. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any…
113: The USS Shenandoah
Sep 4, 2017 • 6 min
Airships! On Earth, Mars, and Venus. Check out today's episode and be sure to share it with your friends! Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook…
112: Utopia Planitia
Sep 3, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Landsat 5 Satellite Helps Emergency Managers Fight Largest Fire in Arizona…
111: Expedition’s End & Podcasting
Sep 2, 2017 • 2 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA- Twitter Status Update NASA Press Release- Three International Space…
110: Standby for News! And Some History
Sep 2, 2017 • 7 min
Happy Friday! It's crazy to think we just entered September! The coming month is going to be awesome; I've got some news I will be able to share with all of you here soon! Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links…
109: So, Change of Plans for Today
Aug 31, 2017 • 2 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Jeff Foust- SpaceNews.com- PSLV launch of navigation satellite fails Space…
108: First Flights and “Icicles”
Aug 30, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Jeff Foust- Space News- Dream Chaser completes captive carry test flight…
107: Space Oddity
Aug 29, 2017 • 4 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: Adam Savage Incognito at Comic-Con 2015 (with Astronaut Chris Hadfield!)…
106: Nimbus 1 & Space Email
Aug 28, 2017 • 5 min
Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: NASA- Nimbus: 40th Anniversary NASA Nimbus 1 Mission Page STS-128 Press Kit…
105: The Great Moon Hoax of 1835
Aug 27, 2017 • 9 min
Happy Sunday everyone. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Facebook Instagram Twitter Episode Links: The Fantastic Worlds online exhibit through the…
104: V’ger, No Wait, Voyager
Aug 27, 2017 • 5 min
Happy Saturday everyone. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out the links below and hit me up with any questions or feedback! Share The Space Shot with your friends and family and connect with me online. Facebook…
103: But I Thought We Were Going to Talk About Neptune…
Aug 26, 2017 • 6 min
I'm changing up today's episode from the usual fare. Let me know what you think by leaving me a DM on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Tomorrow we talk about Neptune and Voyager 2. Share The Space Shot with your friends and family and connect with me…
102: A Falcon Launch & R2-D2
Aug 24, 2017 • 4 min
I can't believe that almost another week has flown by. I want to give a huge thank you to all of the new listeners! I appreciate all of you taking the time to listen and if you have any ideas for the show, shoot me a DM. I'm always up to chat! Episode…
101: Road Trips and Rangers
Aug 24, 2017 • 3 min
I'm back home after a weekend of driving, tons of coffee, and awesome time with family. Thanks for following the show. Check out my Instagram and Twitter feeds, @johnmulnix, if you'd like to chat! Episode Links: NASA-JPL- Ranger 1 NASA Ranger 1 Mission…
100: 100 Episodes- Made Possible by Coffee & Determination
Aug 22, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Check out this shop for some great coffee! Facebook- Well Grounded X-15 Extending the Frontiers of Flight X-15 Fact Sheet SpaceX X-37B Launch
99: Eclipse- Experiencing Totality
Aug 21, 2017 • 7 min
Happy Birthday to my Mom! Today was awesome and I'm thankful I got to spend time with family and wonderful people at the Homestead National Monument. Episode Links: NASA- Eclipse 2017 NASA- Eclipse Science Studying the Sun’s Atmosphere with the Total…
98: Eclipse Eve & Voyager 2
Aug 20, 2017 • 3 min
Follow me, @johnmulnix on Instagram and Twitter for coverage of the Eclipse! Also, like and share The Space Shot on Facebook, and follow along with live-streaming there. Episode Links: Facebook- The Space Shot Voyager Mission Status Voyager Did You Know?…
97: Space Road Trip!
Aug 19, 2017 • 3 min
Just a quick episode today since I'm traveling. Follow @johnmulnix on Instagram and Twitter. I spent a few hours at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas. The museum houses fantastic artifacts and is worth taking a road trip or trip to see. They even have…
96: Cassini Gets A Gravity Assist
Aug 18, 2017 • 4 min
I'm leaving for the eclipse road trip tonight so today's episode is a little shorter! Follow @johnmulnix for eclipse coverage! Episode Links: TDRS-M Launch date under review following pre-launch incident Cassini Blog Post- On Target for Earth Flyby…
95: Pioneer 7 & Venera 7
Aug 17, 2017 • 3 min
A shorter episode today. Lots to do before traveling for the eclipse this weekend! I will also be at the Kansas Cosmosphere on Saturday, so follow @johnmulnix for live-tweets! Episode Links: Pioneer 7- NASA Mission Archive Venera 7- NASA Mission Archive…
94: Project Excelsior
Aug 16, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Sends Supercomputer into Space to Accelerate Mission to Mars Inside the Original Space Dive: Joseph Kittinger on 1960 Record Jump A Gutsy Aviator, A great Story, A Life of Accomplishment Excelsior Gondola Dressing…
93: The Shifting Shuttle Priorities
Aug 15, 2017 • 3 min
Episode Links: Ch. 15 Return to Flight: Richard H. Truly and the Recovery from the Challenger Accident. The Rogers Commission Report Office of Commercial Space Transportation This is an interesting breakdown of what the Shuttle Discovery accomplished…
92: Of Course I Still Love You
Aug 14, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: The CRS-12 launch is scheduled for 12:31 p.m. EDT on Monday, August 14th. After the launch occurs this link won't show the live feed. SpaceX Webcast One week from now I will be at the Homestead National Monument for the Eclipse! Follow me…
91: WorldView 3, Echo 1, MRO, and Galileo
Aug 13, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Connect with me on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Search @johnmulnix or The Space Shot. WorldView- Digital Globe Atlas In Orbit- Radios Ike's Message of Peace To World, 1958- Archive.org Video Echo, NASA's First Communications Satellite…
90: The Enterprise
Aug 13, 2017 • 8 min
Episode Links: A huge welcome to all the new listeners, thanks for checking out the podcast. Consider subscribing so you don't miss any new episodes! Thanks! Enterprise OV-101- NASA Archived Webpage Star Trek Fans Win on Space Shuttle- Associated Press…
89: Lunar Orbiter 1
Aug 11, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Lunar Orbiter 1 Mission Page Destination Moon: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program Destination Moon: Photography Page Lunar Orbiter 1 Contractor Report [The Greatest Meteor Show of All Time]- NASA…
88: Space Lettuce!
Aug 11, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: In the coming two months I've got multiple interviews lined up, so there's going to be some longer form episodes mixed in with the daily space history content. I'm still working on a super secret project that's almost to the point where I…
87: Launches & Books- Two of My Favorite Things
Aug 10, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: OSO 6- NASA Space Science Data Archive Mars 7- NASA Space Science Data Archive Luna 24- NASA Space Science Data Archive WESTAR 3- NASA Space Science Data Archive Chinese Chang'e 3 Landing Video 4K Ultra HD Gets a Lift with Successful…
86: Rocket Launches, Venus, and The Expanse
Aug 9, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: I love reading this series, and I'm so pumped for the next season! The Expanse- Season 3- Official San Diego Comic Con 2017 Trailer STS-28 Mission Summary STS-118 Mission Summary Genesis- Search for Origins Space.com- Official: Genesis…
85: Splashdown and Discovery
Aug 8, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Apollo 15- Failed Parachute Apollo 15's Al Worden on Space and Scandal- Smithsonian.com Apollo 15 Crew Is Reprimanded- NYT Archives President Clinton's Remarks on the Possible Discovery of Life on Mars NASA- Astrobiology: Its Origins and…
84: Curiosity and Rosetta
Aug 7, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Ambition- YouTube Link Rosetta Mission Page Comet Close-Up SpaceFlight Now- Curiosity rover shows new signs of wheel wear Curiosity Mission Overview Check out the cool interactive map on this website, and see the interesting route that…
83: Mars Missions, Nukes, and Jupiter
Aug 6, 2017 • 10 min
Episode Links: If you check out one link, make it the 7 Minutes of Terror video! The skycrane lander that was used is crazy to think about. Worth the 5 minutes or so to watch. 7 Minutes of Terror: The Challenges of Getting to Mars Curiosity Rover Home…
82: The Phoenix
Aug 4, 2017 • 3 min
Episode Links: MARS Exploration Program- Phoenix Mission Phoenix Mars Mission Page Phoenix Mars Mission Overview NASA Fact Sheet- Mars Surveyor Program and Mars Orbiter Spacecraft NASA Fact Sheet- Mars Phoenix Lander MAVEN Mission
81: MESSENGER
Aug 4, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: MESSENGER Spacecraft and Instruments MESSENGER Overview PDF- MESSENGER Mission Information MESSENGER: In Depth NASA Completes MESSENGER Mission with Expected Impact on Mercury's Surface
80: Falcon 1 & Mr. Tim Meows
Aug 3, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Instagram Link Twitter Link Archived Page- SpaceX Falcon 1 Information Falcon 1, Flight 3 Mission Summary- Timing is Everything STS-43 Mission Video STS-43 Mission Archive Kennedy Space Center Turns 50!
79: NORAD, Colorado, and a Bumper Rocket
Aug 2, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Vega Launch Vehicle Venus- CNES Mission Page NORAD History USAF Space Command Wired.com- A Rare Journey into the Cheyenne Mountain Complex YouTube- Cheyenne Mountain NORAD: Tracking Spacecraft, Missiles, & Santa TheVerge- Stargate is coming…
78: Lunar Prospector and Atlantis
Jul 31, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: STS-46 Mission Page TSS- Information Page EURECA Lunar Prospector NASA Mission Page Lunar Prospector Neutron Spectrometer
77: Riders on the Moon
Jul 31, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Feather and Hammer Drop On Moon- Video Apollo 15 Lunar Module- Slightly Askew Apollo 15 Press Kit Apollo 15 Mission- Lunar and Planetary Institute Memorial to Fallen Astronauts on the Moon Archive.org has a massive collection of images that…
76: Space Drinks and Legislation
Jul 30, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Russian Soyuz, with 3-man crew, set for Friday trip to space station The Discovery of Eris STS-51-F Mission Summary 9 Weird Things That Flew on NASA's Space Shuttles National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 President Eisenhower Presents…
75: Ranger 7 Hits the Moon!
Jul 28, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Ranger Mission Links- Ranger 7- NASA Ranger 7 Mission Page Surveyor 1 Empire State Building Crash- B-25 bomber crashes into Empire State Building in 1945 On This Day in Aviation History: July 28th NASA Aviation Safety and Technology- NASA…
74: The Shuttle Gets Grounded & The Comet
Jul 27, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: NASA Press Release- Statement on Foam Shedding From External Tank STS-114 Status Report #03 STS-114 NASA Mission Archives NASA to Ground Shuttles Again Flightglobal Archive- Comet Historical Article May We Never Forget the First Jet…
73: Apollo 15 and Discovery Returns to Flight
Jul 26, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: STS-114 Video Highlights- National Space Society STS-114 Return To Flight- NASA Webpage NASA Apollo 15 Mission Page Apollo 15 Lunar Surface Journal Syncom 2- NASA Satellite Information Page The Expanse Series- Amazon.com The Expanse-…
72: Mars 5, the Face on Mars, and an EVA
Jul 25, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Mars 5 Mars 5- Mission Monographs Caption of JPL Viking Press Release P-17384 Unmasking the Face on Mars Roscosmos- The History of Spcae Development. Svetlana Savitskaya
71: Amelia Earhart, Winglets, and Apollo 11 Splashdown
Jul 24, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: The Ninety-Nines Amelia Earhart- NASA.gov Will the Search for Amelia Earhart Ever End?- Smithsonian.com Winglets- Dryden Flight Research Center Apollo 11 Comes Home
70: The Chandra Observatory and Smartphone Maps
Jul 23, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Timelapse- Google Earth Engine NASA- STS-93 Deploys Chandra X-Ray Observatory Chandra Top 10 Facts NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory Homepage Eileen Collins- NASA Biography NASA Administrator Bridenstine? His name’s in the mix for Trump’s…
69: Space Dogs and Star Trek
Jul 22, 2017 • 3 min
Episode Links: Oh, and I forgot to mention that Harcourt "Harry" Mudd makes an appearance in the newest Discovery trailer. He's portrayed by "The Office" actor Rainn Wilson who played Dwight. It will be interesting to see how a minor character from the…
68: Wheels Stop
Jul 22, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: On Atlantis’ anniversary, USA’s future space fleet closing in on maiden flights- Chris Bergin NASA SpaceFlight.com I didn't mention this in the episode, but I will discuss this in a future episode. The Liberty Bell 7 Capsule was restored by…
67: That’s One Small Step…
Jul 20, 2017 • 21 min
Episode Links: Apollo 11 Mission Overview Apollo 11 Mission Report If you're wondering where I found the coffee related quotes, here is the document. It's definitely worth checking out the spacecraft commentary link. Apollo 11 Spacecraft Commentary Apollo…
66: The X-15- the First Civilian in Space
Jul 19, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: NASA Biography- Joseph A. Walker I will talk more about Walker in a future episode because I want to make sure I can pay tribute to his accomplishments. NASA Armstrong Fact Sheet: X-15 Hypersonic Research Program NASA Biography- Neal…
65: Gemini X
Jul 19, 2017 • 5 min
Also, a huge shout out to all of the new listeners from Australia, Latvia, Germany, and Japan. The show is now being listened to in over a dozen countries! Hello and thank you to everyone around the world that's listening! Episode Links: Gemini X Set…
64: Robert Goddard, Apollo-Soyuz, and SpaceX
Jul 18, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: NASA- Dr. Robert H. Goddard, American Rocketry Pioneer President Ford Calls Apollo-Soyuz Crew The Apollo-Soyuz Mission SpaceX CRS-9 Dragon Mission- Press Kit CRS-9 Hosted Webcast (Starts at T- 10 seconds)
63: Apollo 11- the Launch of the Century
Jul 16, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Apollo 11 Mission Report- PDF Link NASA Apollo 11 Crew Training Summaries [Lunar Landing Training Vehicle }(https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/LLTV-952.html) Unconventional, Contrary, and Ugly: The Lunar Landing Research Vehicle Apollo 11 Mission…
62: Pioneer, Apollo-Soyuz, and Dawn
Jul 15, 2017 • 8 min
Episode Links: Pioneer Mission Home Page- NASA Pioneer 10 Archived Mission Page The Pioneer Missions Dawn- NASA JPL Website NASA JPL Electric Propulsion Website The Prius of Space Apollo Soyuz Test Project- Archived NASA Website Thomas P Stafford- Johnson…
61: New Horizons Arrives at Pluto
Jul 14, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: New Horizons- NASA Mission Page New Mysteries Surround New Horizons’ Next Flyby Target New Horizons Returns Last Bits of 2015 Flyby Data to Earth New Horizons Data Collection New Horizons Current Position New Horizons Returns First of the…
60: Falcon 1- The Final Countdown
Jul 13, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: NASA’s TDRS-M Space Communications Satellite Begins Final Testing Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) Fleet Falcon 1 RazakSAT Mission- Highlights Falcon 1- Flight 5
59: Inflatable Space Stations & Telstar Part Three
Jul 13, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: Engineering and Technology History Wiki- First Transatlantic Television Signal via Satellite, 1962 Telstar, A History John Robinson Pierce Interview- Caltech Oral Histories AT&T Archives- Telstar! First Live Worldwide Television Broadcast…
58: The Skylab is Falling and Telstar Part Two
Jul 12, 2017 • 8 min
Episode Links: Living and Working in Space: A History of Skylab July 11, 1979: Look Out Below! Here Comes Skylab! Telstar Satellite's Legacy, 50 Years On IMDB- Christopher Plummer Cry Havoc… To be or not to be… Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country…
57: Telstar and Juno
Jul 10, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Engineering and Technology History Wiki- First Transatlantic Television Signal via Satellite, 1962 Telstar, A History John Robinson Pierce Interview- Caltech Oral Histories AT&T Archives- Telstar! First Live Worldwide Television Broadcast…
56: Starfish Prime & Tron
Jul 9, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Starfish Prime- CTBTO Website Starfish Prime Video United States High-Altitude Test Experiences- Los Alamos Monograph A "Quick Look" at the Technical Results of Starfish Prime Operation Dominic Test Sites- Google Maps USS Agerholm (DD-826)…
55: All Good Things…
Jul 9, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: STS-135 NASA Mission Information STS-135 The Final Voyage STS-65 NASA Mission Information STS-65 Press Release STS-65 Experiments
54: The Roswell Incident
Jul 8, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Wreckage in the Desert Was Odd but Not Alien Project Gutenberg- ROSWELL UFO INCIDENT Roswell UFO Festival The Internet Archive- Robert A. Heinlein X-Files Theme Song
53: Same Song, Different Administration
Jul 7, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Jetsons: The Movie Pence says NASA to reorient towards human spaceflight Here is a link to a great piece by John Logsdon on the history of the councils in their various forms. Is creating a National Space Council the best choice?…
52: We Choose to Talk About Presidential Speeches and Policy
Jul 6, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: JFK Rice University Speech JFK Urgent National Needs President Nixon's 1972 Announcement on the Space Shuttle Challenger: President Reagan's Challenger Disaster Speech President Obama's April 2010 Remarks on Space Exploration in the 21st…
51: A Star-Spangled Launch, Mars Pathfinder, and Presidential Speeches
Jul 4, 2017 • 9 min
Episode Links: STS-121 NASA Mission Information Page NASA Mars Pathfinder Website (old school page) Mars Pathfinder- Introduction to the Microrover JPL Press Release- NASA Renames Mars Lander in Honor of Late Carl Sagan STS-4 Landing Anniversary Pictures…
50: Lego Rockets, Comets, a Birthday, and the Soviet N-1 Rocket
Jul 3, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: SpaceX Statement On 7/3/17 Abort NASA Deep Impact Website Deep Impact- Impactor Video Why Study Comets? Harrison "Jack" Schmitt- NASA Biography
49: Of Gamma-Rays and Launch Holds
Jul 2, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Project Vela- Astronautix.com](http://www.astronautix.com/a/advancedvela.html) Department of Defense- Unclassified Report on Project Vela DARPA- Project Vela Flash! The hunt for the biggest explosions in the universe. Page 13 What Is a…
48: Cassini Huygens
Jul 1, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: SpaceNews.com- BREAKING | President Trump reestablishes National Space Council Space.com- SpaceX Test-Fires Rocket Ahead of Sunday Launch (Photo) Cassini Spacecraft Arrives at Saturn Cassini Overview Cassini Orbiter Cassini 10 Years at…
47: Soyuz 11- The Mission & Apollo 13- The Movie
Jun 30, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: Soyuz 11 Archive.org NASA Apollo Audio Archive Apollo 13- IMDB "Houston, We Have a Problem" Clip Apollo 13- NASA "Houston, We've Had a Problem" By James A. Lovell A.V. Club-…
46: Angelo Secchi & Shuttle-Mir Part 2
Jun 29, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Charles Precourt Oral History Interview Charles Precourt Biography STS-71 Angelo Secchi Biography
45: Falcon 9 Is Go For Launch
Jun 28, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: SpaceX CRS-7 Investigation Update NASA FAQ on CRS-7 Incident Eric Berger- Ars Technica. After nine launches in 2017, it’s tough to be an honest critic of SpaceX
44: Atlantis & Mir
Jun 27, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Connect with The Space Shot on Facebook here Mission Control Center STS-71 Status Report #1 NASA STS-71 Mission Overview STS-4 Mission Overview Shuttle-Mir: The United States and Russia Share History's Highest Stage Ken Mattingly NASA…
43: Messier & Seasat
Jun 26, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Messier Object 1- The Crab Nebula Messier Marathon- APOD Astronomy Clubs Near Me- Sky & Telescope Messier History Crab Nebula Sombrero Galaxy Seasat Launch Information (June 27th) Seasat Launch Informaiton (June 28th) Seasat NASA Spacecraft…
42: The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything
Jun 25, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: 42 SpaceX Iridium Launch and Landing Video SpaceX Launch Vehicle Core History Elon Musk- Tweets about Titanium Grid Fins Elon Musk- Twitter Feed Michael Foale Oral History Michael Foale Biography NYT- Russian Space Station Damaged In…
41: Meteors, UFOs, and MUOS 5
Jun 24, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: MUOS 5 Launch Highlights MUOS Mission Information June 24, 1997 | The ‘Roswell Incident' Chicora Meteor
40: Digital Amnesia and Core B1029
Jun 24, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: SpaceX BulgariaSat 1 Webcast Reddit SpaceX Core Tracker I forgot to mention this movie in the podcast, it is an interesting look into Digital Amnesia, and it's title is "Digital Amnesia" catchy ;) Digital Amnesia Documentary- 49 Minutes…
39: Film Cameras, Galileo, Charon, and Sally Ride
Jun 23, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Onyx Coffee Lab Sally Ride Oral History Interview Sally Ride NASA Biography Kodak Ektachrome Returns These 11 Images from NASA Were Shot on Kodak Ektachome Pluto’s Big Moon Charon Reveals a Colorful and Violent History
38: SpaceShipOne
Jun 21, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: A quick note that I didn't include in the podcast because it wasn't directly related to today's content, Stratolaunch had at one time been planning to use an air-launched variant of a SpaceX developed rocket. SpaceShipOne Information Page…
37: The V-2
Jun 20, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Marshall Space Flight Center- Notes Regarding History of V-2 Operations at White Sands Marshall Space Flight Center- Wernher von Braun The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemünde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missle Era- Amazon.com Von Braun:…
36: The Cosmosphere
Jun 19, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: The Cosmosphere Connect with The Space Shot on Facebook here
35: Sally Ride and The Best of Both Worlds
Jun 18, 2017 • 3 min
Episode Links: Sally Ride- NASA Biography Star Trek- Memory Alpha SpaceX Statement for weekend launch
34: Royalty in Space and Mr. & Mrs. Pyle
Jun 17, 2017 • 2 min
Episode Link: Sultan Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud- NASA Biography
33: Valentina Tereshkova & Roadtrip!
Jun 16, 2017 • 4 min
Just one link today, but there will be a lot more tomorrow, so stay tuned! Challenge to Apollo- PDF
32: Is That a Clipper Ship? No, It Is a Starship
Jun 15, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: SpaceFlight Now- Robotic Russian resupply freighter on the way to space station SpaceX Eutelsat/ABS Mission Hosted Webcast SpaceX- EUTELSAT/ABS MISSION IN PHOTOS Star Trek: Time's Arrow Part 1. Season 5, Episode 26 Connect with The Space…
31: Difference Engines, Albert II, and the V-2
Jun 14, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: I forgot to mention this in the episode, here is a video of a working Lego Difference Engine! This is super cool and worth checking out! Lego Difference Engine Babbage's Difference Engine- Wired YouTube Video Computer History Museum- The…
30: The Millennium and Peregrine Falcons
Jun 13, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: JAXA Hayabusa Mission Website Pioneer 10 and 11 NASA Mission Archives NASA Pioneer Program Homepage Pioneer 10 Website- Wayback Machine Internet Archive Version The Empire Strikes Back- Asteroid Field Scene
29: Where Is Everybody?
Jun 12, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: The Drake Equation Winston Churchill’s essay on alien life found Zookeepers, Alien Visitors, Or Simple Life Sir David Gill Tsiolkovsky - Russian Cosmism and Extraterrestrial Intelligence
28: Gamma-rays, Gemstones, and the Fermi Space Telescope
Jun 11, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Fermi- Gamma-ray Space Telescope- NASA Most Extreme Gamma-ray Blast Ever Fermi Observations of High-Energy Gamma-ray Emission (Paywall) NASA Press Release, Re-Naming Future Telescope Mission Thunderstorms Beam Into Space- Infographic NASA's…
27: The Spirit of Rovers Past
Jun 10, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Mars Exploration Rover- NASA PDF Mars Sunset Challenges of Getting to Mars Spirit and Opportunity NASA Website Mars Exploration Rovers Computers Mars Mission Log Spirit Rover Rendering
26: The Not So Final Frontier
Jun 9, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Hypersonics Before the Shuttle- Part of the NASA Monographs in Aerospace History, Number 18, June 2000 NASA Armstrong Fact Sheet- X-15 Hypersonic Research Program The X-15, the Pilot and the Space Shuttle Star Trek V: The Final Frontier…
25: To the Edge of Space with the X-15
Jun 8, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Hypersonics Before the Shuttle- Part of the NASA Monographs in Aerospace History, Number 18, June 2000 NASA Armstrong Fact Sheet- X-15 Hypersonic Research Program The X-15, the Pilot and the Space Shuttle SpaceX to Launch Secretive Robotic…
24: Fraunhofer Lines and a Side of Sideburns
Jun 7, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: NASA Astronaut & Vice President Pence Announcement Joseph von Fraunhofer Biography 1 Joseph von Fraunhofer Biography 2 Skylab Links: NASA Space Science Data Archive Skylab: A Guidebook, Ch. 5 Skylab: A Guidebook, Ch. 4 ATM Study Program-…
23: The Spacewalker
Jun 7, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Example of a John Ford Long Shot, how I imagine Stafford seeing Cernan's EVA Johnson Space Center- Mission Transcript: Gemini IX Johnson Space Center Oral History Project Edited Oral History Transcript
22: Two Shuttles Walk into a Bar
Jun 5, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: NASA- STS-40 NASA- STS-111 iTunes- Big WIllie Style
21: The Wrath of the ATDA
Jun 4, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: SpaceX Falcon 9 Information Page This will give you an idea of how massive these vehicles are since they can look a little small during launch and landing. Falcon 9 Flight 1 Mission Highlights Gemini 9 Mission Audio There is a ton of…
20: The Turnabout Spacewalk
Jun 4, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Memory Alpha- "Turnabout Intruder" Gemini IV Spacewalk Picture I'll wager 400 Quatloos on the newcomer Gemini IV: Learning to Walk in Space
19: Surveyor 1 & Mir
Jun 2, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Discovery STS-91 Launch Video Mir STS-91 Page- NASA Surveyor 1- JPL Surveyor 1 Landing Video
18: The Dream is Alive oh and Khan!!!
Jun 1, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: The Dream is Alive Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Star Trek III: The Search for Spock The Inner Light- available through Netflix and Amazon SpaceX Webcast- Tune in here this Saturday
17: Skylab Part 3 & the Kibo Module
May 31, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story NASA- STS-124 Mission Page SpaceX Dragon Page
16: Skylab Part 2 & The European Space Agency
May 30, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: ESA Rosetta Mission Page Alexey Leonov- First Spacewalk Signing the ESA Convention Signing the ESA Convention-2
15: That’s No Moon It’s Two Space Stations
May 29, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story Skylab Damage- Missing Solar Panel Skylab: A Chronology Skylab Damage- Sun Schorching
14: Able & Miss Baker: The Monkeynauts
May 28, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: NASA: A Brief History of Animals in Space Miss Baker Gravesite NPR: After 50 Years, Space Monkeys Not Forgotten The Smithsonian: Able On Display Rome News Tribune: Monkeys wed at Huntsville Youtube: Newsreel Video
13: JFK- Part 3
May 27, 2017 • 6 min
Episode Links: Book Review- John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon SpaceX THAICOM 8 Webcast SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Returns to Port Remarks Intended for Delivery to the Texas Democratic State Committee in the Municipal Auditorium in Austin, November 22,…
12: JFK- Part 2
May 27, 2017 • 7 min
Episode Links: Book Review- John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon Operation Paperclip- Rethinking von Braun’s Legacy Kennedy, Before Choosing the Moon: 'I'm Not That Interested in Space'
11: JFK- Part 1
May 25, 2017 • 15 min
JFK Urgent National Needs Speech- JFK Presidential Library Website
10: A Moonraker and a Dragon Walk into a Bar
May 24, 2017 • 5 min
To those of you that have reviewed the show, thank you! I also want to say hi and thank you to the hundreds of listeners across the United States. And a longer distance hello to the listeners we’ve picked up in Europe. Thanks for your support! Episode…
9: It’s a Beautiful Day in the Stellar Neighborhood
May 23, 2017 • 4 min
Episode Links: Mr. Rogers Meets Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden Al Worden's Personal Website- Al Worden's Appearance on Mr. Rogers 26858 Misterrogers (1993 FR) The Sky Above Mr. Rogers Neighborhood
8: Snoopy Goes to the Moon
May 22, 2017 • 4 min
It's been one week since I launched the show and I'm humbled by how many downloads there have been across the United States and even a few places in Europe! I'm excited to bring you more content every day, so keep sharing the show and tell your friends to…
7: Luke, I Am Your Podcast Host
May 21, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: Definitely check out the videos that are available at the links below. The video of SpaceX landing the Falcon 9 for a second time after successfully launching that rocket is astounding. For a sense of scale, the rocket you see landing is…
6: Cry HAVOC
May 21, 2017 • 5 min
Episode Links: https://youtu.be/bcHkWKp9e4Y https://sacd.larc.nasa.gov/branches/space-mission-analysis-branch-smab/smab-projects/havoc/ https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/missions/archive/pioneer.html
5: Corned Beef & Venus
May 20, 2017 • 5 min
Links for Episode 5: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo10.html https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/chronology_venus.html https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj//a410/A10_PressKit.pdf
4: Apollo 10 & The Smiling Buddha
May 18, 2017 • 4 min
Hey, everyone two pieces of history I’m going to cover today. First, Apollo 10 launched 48 years ago on this day in 1969. Also, India became the sixth country to demonstrate nuclear weapons capabilities when they tested their first nuclear device on May…
3: Weather Satellites and the “Go Fast” Rocket
May 17, 2017 • 5 min
On May 17th, 1974 the first Synchronous Meteorological Satellite or SMS-1 was launched on a Delta 2000 series rocket. The SMS-1 and SMS-2 satellites were the first purpose-built geostationary weather satellites ever launched and these missions started a…
2: Faith 7 Part 2
May 16, 2017 • 4 min
Part 2 of Gordon Cooper's Faith 7 Episodes. James Oberg Articles- http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3224/1 http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3228/1 NASA's Gemini Program: Is it "Gemin-ee" or "Gemin-eye"?- Vintage Space https://youtu.be/c9CYT-vezbY
1: Gordon “Gordo” Cooper & Faith 7
May 16, 2017 • 5 min
54 years ago today, American astronaut Gordon Cooper lifted off on what was the last Project Mercury mission. Today I cover a little of the history of that launch plus I cover some news from a SpaceX launch earlier today. On the next episode I will be…