FlyingJenny talks Space Tweeps with Space Geeks – 3.02

By January 15, 2010Live Shows, Video

Space Tweep Society founder @FlyingJenny joins us for a live interview. We chat about what it is like to work on the space shuttle, show she started the Space Tweep Society, and if you’re a Spacevidcast epic subscriber you get to see 3 of her 6 dogs in the post show. COOL!

Possible Solution For STS-130 Payload Troubles: http://bit.ly/302delay
Mars Spirit rover future is uncertain: http://bit.ly/302Mars
ESA wants to keep ISS up and running until 2020: http://bit.ly/302iss
NASA’s mission to a Near Earth Object: http://bit.ly/302NEA
ISS urine troubles: http://bit.ly/302pee


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  • Marcus Zottl says:

    Another great episode! Just a little thing about that poor little rover on Mars:
    Why do you call it “Sprit”? Is it just a repeated typing error, or some kind of joke I don’t get? Last time I checked it was called “Spirit” 😉 Oh and btw Spirit has already two broken wheels. The right-front wheel wasn’t working since 2006 (interestingly it did work to some degree during a test series some days ago) and it’s right-rear wheel stopped working like a month ago.

    Other things:
    *) I like the new intro more and more with every time I see it!
    *) I know it’s not really your stuff, but I absolutely LOVE that ISDC 2010 promotional video, it is so incredibly inspiring! I want one of those TSTOs, now! 😉

  • KaiYves says:

    Lovin’ the new intro. I almost want to somehow use it for my writing.

    Spirit will go on!

    Oh, I’m sure you guys have good taste.

    Hi, Ashlyn, Dillon and Jordan! Sorry about the spelling.

  • kurt30001 says:

    Yes, I think the I.S.S should be used a way-station for missions beyond low Earth orbit.. It should further out..

  • Rick Hanton says:

    Oh funny. In post show they talked about how talking to Ben’s grandmother about SpaceX would elicit a “What?”. In my personal life, I recently did just that with my St. Paul-based grandmother. I had to start and go into the background of SpaceX. So I started with Elon Musk, went into his businesses and after explaining all of those, got to SpaceX.

    I think that a major issue for a company like SpaceX is that that same thing happens in congress, where people are like, “SpaceX, what kind of start-up company is that? And why should we give them any money? Let’s just have NASA do it directly.”

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