Space Pods

Banging on BEAM – Space Pod 02/08/17

This week, Lisa Stojanovski gives an update on how the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) is going on the International Space Station, and potential plans for its future. 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,…

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6 people chosen for MARS MISSION! – Space Pod 01/18/17

Lisa Stojanovski reveals the 6 humans chosen for an 8 month simulated Mars mission, HI-SEAS Mission V, and explains where they’ll live, and the kinds of research they’ll perform. For more information on HI-SEAS visit hi-seas.org The crew are: Ansley Barnard, Samuel Payler, James Bevington, Joshua Ehrlich, Laura Lark and Brian Ramos. TMRO Space Pods…

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Final Launch Countdown of 2016 – SpacePod 12/24/16

This week, Space Mike’s final SpacePod of 2016 focuses on the remaining launches taking place before year end, and some predictions about next year. 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.…

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7 ways space can change your life – Space Pod 12/14/16

NASA has just released their Spinoff 2017 report listing how space technology can help people HERE on Earth. Lisa Stojanovski walks you through her top 7 space spinoffs making the world a better place. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve.…

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GLXP 2016 Updates – SpacePod 12/7/16

This week, Space Mike talks about the Google Lunar X Prize and the teams that are securing a verified launch contract in order to stay in the race past the end of this year. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve.…

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NASA Seeking Orion Capsule Alternatives – SpacePod 11/16/16

This week, Space Mike talks about a quiet Request for Information NASA released, seeking alternative proposals to manufacture or replace the Orion capsule, for less money than the current contractor, Lockheed Martin. NASA’s Request for Information: https://www.fbo.gov/utils/view?id=d02baa8ff75c5f731b2799c85836a663 Government Accountability Office recent Orion report: http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/678704.pdf TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this…

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How to Breathe in Space – Space Pod 11/10/16

The Oxygen Generation System on the International Space Station is broken! So, how else can you make oxygen in space? TMRO Correspondent Lisa Stojanovski explains. 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…

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Elon Reveals New ITS & Falcon 9 Info – SpacePod 11/08/16

This week, Space Mike discusses new information regarding the Falcon 9 explosion on Sept. 1st and Interplanetary Transport System information from a recent AMA. Anomaly Updates: http://www.spacex.com/news/2016/09/01/anomaly-updates Elon Musk Ask Me Anything: https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/590wi9/i_am_elon_musk_ask_me_anything_about_becoming_a/ TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head…

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Shenzhou 11 and Tiangong 2 – SpacePod 10/19/16

This week, Space Mike covers the launch of Shenzhou 11 and the successful docking with Tiangong 2, beginning a 33 day Chinese human spaceflight mission. 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…

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Cygnus carries cool cargo to Station – Space Pod 10/12/16

This week Lisa Stojanovski investigates the cargo onboard the next Cygnus to fly – including two Spire Cubesats, Cool Flames, and brand new lights. 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.…

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The ISS is MELTING! – Space Pod 09/21/16

In today’s Space Pod Lisa Stojanovski explains why the International Space Station is melting wax to help future spacecraft. 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 to check out…

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5th New Shepard Flight Announced – SpacePod 09/14/16

This week, Space Mike covers the announcement for the next flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket, and an ambitious test they will perform during the flight. Get email updates from Jeff Bezos yourself: https://www.blueorigin.com/interested TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to…

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Pad Anomaly Updates and Upcoming Launches – SpacePod 09/07/16

Less than a week after the loss of the Amos-6 satellite, we still don’t know why the Falcon 9 exploded, but we know what some of the outcome is for the satellite owner, Israel’s Spacecom. Also there are lots of exciting rocket launches coming up very soon. Link to Spacecom Q&A: http://spacenews.com/qa-spacecom-ceo-it-took-a-minute-to-realize-the-guys-under-the-smoke-are-us/ TMRO Space Pods…

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Ask Us Anything – SuperPod 08/31/16

In this special superpod we’re answering your space questions that were submitted using the hashtag #AMAsuperpod, posted to our subreddit r/TMRO or sent to us via spacepods@tmro.tv thank you to everyone who submitted questions, Enjoy! TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to…

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SNC is Still Chasing the Dream – SpacePod 08/17/16

Sierra Nevada Space Systems is still making progress on their DreamChaser spaceplane, and more opportunities for the company are appearing. The point is, this vehicle will fly in space. 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…

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What is Mars 2020? – SpacePod 8/10/16

This week, TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski chats to NASA’s Mars 2020 Program Scientist, Mitchell Schulte, about NASA’s next Mars rover. 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 to check…

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Secret Spacecraft and Reusable Rockets – Space Pod 08/03/16

This week, Space Mike reviews the launch of NROL-61 and theorizes what it might be, plus a crucial test that will help SpaceX launch their used rockets again. 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,…

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A Celebration of Spaceflight – SpacePod 07/20/16

This week, on the anniversary of the 1st moon landing, Space Mike reflects on recent events and humanity’s progress in space. 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 to…

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Qualified for Launch – Space Pod 07/06/16

This week, Space Mike is covering the 2nd Qualification test for the Space Launch System’s Solid Rocket Boosters, as well as the next crew bound for the International Space Station. 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…

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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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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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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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India’s Space Shuttle – Space Pod 5/18/16

India has been working for several years to have a reusable space shuttle to deliver satellites and eventually people to space. They will be launching their prototype this month. 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…

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The basics of Artificial Gravity – Space Pod 05/11/16

TMRO Correspondent Lisa Stojanovski spins a tale on the potential problems of artificial gravity, and why we don’t have a centrifuge module on the International Space Station. 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…

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Swiss Space Systems – Space Pod 5/4/16

This week, Space Mike examines Swiss Space Systems and their various plans to achieve affordable access to space for everyone. 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 to check…

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Cislunar-1000 and Bigelow Aerospace – Space Pod 04/20/16

In this Space Pod we discuss Bigelow Aerospace and their new partnership with ULA, and what it means for an ambitious plan to create a self sustaining space economy. 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…

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Getting to grips with Gecko Grippers – Space Pod 04/13/16

A new tool has been delivered to the International Space Station by the Cygnus spacecraft. Stick around to hear TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski explain how they work, and how they might allow robots to spring around spacecrafts. No animals were harmed in the making of this Space Pod. Special thanks to Roaming Reptile Education for…

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Setting fire to Cygnus – Space Pod 3/23/16

This week Lisa Stojanovski explains why scientists are creating the largest experimental fire ever in space. The Saffire-1 experiment will commence after the Cygnus vehicle (named the S.S Rick Husband) has left the International Space Station, giving us a greater understanding of fires in space. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like…

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To Mars, From Russia, with Love – Space Pod 03/17/16

In this episode, Space Mike reviews some recent Russian rocket launches that delivered their payloads successfully, including a Mars Probe. 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 to check…

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Accelerating American Rocket Independence – Space Pod 3/9/16

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Amateur Radio on the International Space Station – Space Pod 3/2/16

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Students all over the world are talking to the space station using amateur radio. TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski discusses how schools can get involved, and how an Australian, Tony Hutchinson, is helping it all happen.

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NASA’s Next Cargo Transports Announced – Space Pod 01/19/16

In the first Space Pod of 2016 Space Mike examines the three companies recently awarded NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 Contract which will deliver cargo to the International Space Station from 2019 – 2024. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve.…

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Unplanned spacewalk on the station – Space Pod 12/23/15

TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski explains why a sudden unplanned spacewalk on the International Space Station was such a big deal. 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 to check…

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Cygnus delivers Pi and books to the International Space Station – Space Pod 12/09/15

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft docked to the International Space Station today and delivered over 7000 pounds of supplies, including two Astro Pi microcontrollers and 7 childrens’ books. 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,…

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Why do astronauts get puffy faces in space? – Space Pod 02/12/15

TMRO Correspondent Lisa Stojanovski is feeling the pressure as she gets to the bottom of why astronauts get puffy faces in space. 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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Canadian Space Summit 2015 – Space Pod 11/25/15

TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski shares some highlights from the 2015 Canadian Space Summit, including interviews with Canadian Space Agency president Sylvain Laporte and CEO of UrtheCast, Scott Larson. 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,…

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A Tour of Atlantis – Space Pod 18/11/2015

Lisa Stojanovski visits Kennedy Space Centre to see her favourite space shuttle, Atlantis. However, there is much more to the exhibit than just Atlantis herself. 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…

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A Tour of Endeavour – Space Pod 11/11/2015

This week, Lisa Stojanovski travels to the California Science Centre to visit the space shuttle Endeavour exhibit. Lisa describes many of the items on display both within and around Endeavour’s final resting place. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head…

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What’s up! November 2015 – SpacePod 10/30/15

TMRO Chief Astronomer Jared Head gets you prepped for what’s in the post-feast skies for November 2015. 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 to check out our weekly…

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Europa Ho! – Spacepod 10/16/15

TMRO Chief Astronomer Jared Head takes a look at the recently approved Europa Multiple Flyby Mission. TMRO Space Pods are crowd funded shows. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head over tohttp://www.patreon.com/spacepod for information, goals and reward levels. Don’t forget to check out our weekly live show…

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What’s Up! October 2015 – Space Pod 10/2/15

TMRO’s Chief Astronomer Jared Head takes a look at a few far off objects in the sky for October 2015. 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 to check…

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