Archive for June 2016

Extending the ISS to 2024 – #ISS2024

In our final episode before our July hiatus we look at the International Space Station and the desire to extend its life to 2024. While many ISS partners are on board with extending its life, ESA has not yet committed. What does this mean for the future of station?

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Is the RD-180 Debate Finally Over? – Space Pod 06/15/16

This week, Space Mike discusses the compromise regarding the Russian made RD-180 engines used on the Atlas V rocket for U.S. National Security Payloads, as well as the final mission phase for a Cygnus spacecraft in orbit right now. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help…

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Large Dangerous Rocket Ships 35

This week we try something new and have Jared Head out at Large Dangerous Rocket Ships or LDRS35. Unfortunately bandwidth wasn’t behaving and some sections of the interview are hard to hear. We have opted to leave it all in place and will work on adding closed captioning to help.

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What do astronauts eat in space? – Space Pod 06/08/16

TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski does a ‘show and tell’ of International Space Station food, and food that might be grown on Mars. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head over to http://www.patreon.com/spacepod for information, goals and reward levels. Don’t forget…

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Elon Musk hinting at Mars plans – #MuskOnMars

Earlier this week Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX was at the ReCode conference talking about many things. One of those was a hint at what the SpaceX Mars architecture will start to look like. We listen to a small snippet of that conference and discuss. You can watch the full interview here.

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The Fate of Four Landed Falcon9’s – Space Pod 6/1/16

This week, SpaceMike asks, now that SpaceX has four landed Falcon 9 first stages, what are they going to do with them? TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head over to http://www.patreon.com/spacepod for information, goals and reward levels. Don’t forget…

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