Archive for April 2015

Allergies, synthetic muscle and Robonaut on the International Space Station

Last week on the International Space Station, astronauts swabbed their noses in search of allergy-causing microorganisms and played with synthetic muscle that could make robots perform more like humans. Lisa Stojanovski also talks about her favourite International Space Station crew member – Robonaut-2. Spacevidcast Robonaut-2 Coverage Myco Experiment Synthetic Muscle Robonaut-2

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Ariel Waldman talks about the iconic impact of Telstar 1 and shows where you can find relics of the space race in your emoji.

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Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

We are joined live by SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space) chair Hannah Kerner. SEDS is a great way for high school and college students to get excited and engaged in space. In Space News: CosmoQuest Hangout at o https://cosmoquest.org/ New Horizons snaps color photo of Pluto Hubble turns 25 Aerojet Rocketdyne…

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Refractor vs. Reflector: Telescopes

Are you a space geek looking to also become an astronomy geek? Space Pod correspondent Jared Head walks you through two of the most common types of telescopes and what each means. What is right for you? Keep watching Fridays for Jared’s segments to find out!

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Space Mike concludes an analysis of the first satellites launched by nations, organizations, and companies and also talks about Blue Origin’s BE-3 Rocket engine hitting the market.

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TripleLux-B Experiment on ISS

This week astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti performed the TripleLux-B Experiment on the International Space Station. What do all of those words mean? TMRO Science Correspondent Lisa Stojanovski explains.

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The SpaceUP Foundation

This week we are joined by Chris Radcliff, creator and head monkey of SpaceUP. For more information on the new SpaceUP Foundation head over to http://www.spaceup.org In Space News we have: * Long March 3C Secret Launch * Rokot launches three Gonets M Communication Satellites * Secret Workshop Reaches Consensus on Human Mars Mission *…

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