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A walkthrough of Copenhagen Suborbitals

By | Live Shows, Season 8 | One Comment

This week Mads Wilson returns to give us a walkthrough of Copenhagen Suborbitals workshop. If you would like more information or to help support Copenhagen Suborbitals, hit up their website at

In Space News:
* Yaogan 27 launched via Long March 4C
* GSAT 6 launched via GSLV
* Inmarsat 5 F3 launched via Proton
* Jeff Bezos to Make Commercial Launch Announcement Next Month
* Lynx Flights 6-9 Months Away
* Russia Eyes Advanced Replacement for Soyuz Booster
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How Masten Space will get us to the Moon and Mars

By | Season 8, TMRO Live | One Comment

This week we bring on Dave Masten, CTO of Masten Space Systems. Dave chats about the different vehicles Masten has created, what their purpose is and how each is a stepping stone to getting humans and payloads to the Moon, Mars and beyond!

In Space News we have:
* H-2B Launch with HTV
* Ariane V Launch with TV Satellites
* RS-25 Test Firing
* Water tanks removed from space shuttle for new use
* Astronauts eat Space Lettuce

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Escape Dynamics Ground Based Space Propulsion

By | Season 8, TMRO Live | 3 Comments

In this episode of TMRO we have the CEO/CTO of Escape Dynamics Dmitriy Tseliakhovich, Ph.D. to talk about ground based propulsion. Think chemical rockets are the only way to get to space? Think again!

In Space News we have:
* Wideband Global SATCOM launch via Delta IV
* Launch of Expedition 44 crew via Soyuz Rocket
* Falcon 9 Flight Failure – Support Strut
* Space Selfie and Moon Transit
* NTSB findings of SpaceShipTwo
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The missing links in human exploration

By | Season 8, TMRO Live | 3 Comments

In this live epicsode we ask, what are the missing links needed for human exploration of the cosmos?

In Space News we have:
* New Horizons makes it to Pluto
* Atlas V Launch with GPS Satellites
* Ariane V launches weather satellite
* XCOR to increase Lynx ticket prices
* Planerary resources Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) deployed
* Elon Musk to discuss Rocket on Monday
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Moon first or Mars first?

By | Season 8, TMRO Live | 4 Comments

In this live episode we ask you, should humanity start cosmic colonization with the Moon first or go straight to Mars first? Would love your thoughts below!

In Space News:
* PSLV Launches
* New Horizons less than 1 week away
* Rocket Labs to complete launch site construction this year
* Philae communicated with Rosetta again for 12 minutes
* Xaero performs a night test
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By | Season 8, TMRO Live | One Comment

This week we bring on Ryan Holmes, Co-founder, CEO, Chief Designer and Issac Desouza, Co founder, CTO of SpaceVR to talk about their ambitions to put a VR camera on the International Space Station.

In Space News we have:
* CRS-7 Mishap
* China sends up Gaofen 8 satellite
* Russia launches cargo ship to ISS
* Dragon In-Flight Abort Test Delayed
* New Horizons less than 2 weeks away from Pluto fly-by
* Ellington Airport Becomes 10th FAA Licensed Spaceport
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