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Season 6

Season 6TMRO:Space
July 14, 2013

The Plundering of NASA: An Exposé

Rick Boozer, author of "The Plundering of NASA: An Exposé" joins us to talk about who is really pulling the strings at NASA. For more information you can grab his book on Lulu or the Kindle Edition on Amazon. In Space News we take a peek at the Proton launch failure, the latest SpaceX grasshopper jump and PRI raising $1.5MM on kickstarter. We mentioned CAT for a moment which is the next Kickstarter campaign we're highlighting. For more information on that cubesat propulsion system hit up their Kickstarter page.
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Season 6TMRO:Space
June 9, 2013

Is Big Government our best chance to explore the cosmos?

The wiki article for this episode can be found here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.16 In this episode we answer a viewer comment: Will Big Government be our only hope to get off this rock? Historically, that seems likely, but how much as NewSpace change the equation? In Space News we look at the Planetary Resources Kickstarter, which you can pledge to here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1458134548/arkyd-a-space-telescope-for-everyone-0, NRC is looking for your comments on Human Space Flight and we have a Wiki article helping to write a response here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/The_Role_of_Humans_in_Space, a couple of awesome launches and Atlantis is just weeks away from being revealed in her new home. Spacevidcast is a live weekly show all about space and the comsos. Covering major events from NASA, ESA, JAXA, Roscosmos, SpaceX and more, Spacevidcast is your weekly news and views show for every space geek! Tune in live each Saturday at 21:00 UTC / 2:00 pm PDT / 5:00pm EDT and be a part of the community that helps make our live shows amazing. Or simply subscribe to the Spacevidcast channel on YouTube and get your Space Geek on each week! (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
June 2, 2013

Crowdfunding your next Space Program

Want to build some LEGO spacecraft? Check out http://rebrickable.com/designer/StephenPakbaz which is the story we missed. Planetary Resources introduced a $1,000,000 kickstarter project and raised over 1/2 the funds required in 2 days! Does this mean that crowd funded space programs will start cropping up more often? In Space News we look at recent launches, radiation in space, Rats on Mars and the Space Launch System. We are joined by Douglas Messier of ParablicArc.com for an update on ISDC as well as what is going on in Mojave. For more information on each story check out our wiki here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.15 Spacevidcast is a live weekly show all about space and the comsos. Covering major events from NASA, ESA, JAXA, Roscosmos, SpaceX and more, Spacevidcast is your weekly news and views show for every space geek! Tune in live each Saturday at 21:00 UTC / 2:00 pm PDT / 5:00pm EDT and be a part of the community that helps make our live shows amazing. Or simply subscribe to the Spacevidcast channel on YouTube and get your Space Geek on each week! (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
May 26, 2013

Does SciFi help SciFact?

In Space News we take a peek at the recent Vega and Delta IV launches, the SpaceX fairing test in slow-mo and an upcoming announcement from Planetary Resources. Main topic of the show looks at the role of Science Fiction on Science Fact. Does the loft ideas and sometimes bad science in SciFi help or hurt when it comes to discovering the real thing? Want to continue the conversation? Check out Spacevidcast Epic which includes hours and hours of exclusive member only content. Starting at $10/mo or $100/yr your subscription helps keep Spacevidcast going! http://spacevidcast.com/epic Spacevidcast is a live weekly show all about space and the comsos. Covering major events from NASA, ESA, JAXA, Roscosmos, SpaceX and more, Spacevidcast is your weekly news and views show for every space geek! Tune in live each Saturday at 21:00 UTC / 2:00 pm PDT / 5:00pm EDT and be a part of the community that helps make our live shows amazing. Or simply subscribe to the Spacevidcast channel on YouTube and get your Space Geek on each week! Wiki article for this show is located here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.14
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Season 6TMRO:Space
May 5, 2013

Is Mars One a scam, fantasy or brilliant idea?

Mars One is looking to send humans on a one way trip to Mars for a reality TV show. They are taking applications and your money today. How will they get there? Don't know. How will they survive? Don't know that either. Is this a scam, poorly thought out fantasy or our best hope to put humans on an alien planet? In Space News we look at Virgin Galactic's supersonic test flight, NASA is giving Texas a shuttle and is buying more seats on the Soyuz. For the show after the show check out Spacevidcast epic. Starting at just $10/mo or $100/yr Spacevidcast epic helps us keep producing the show and bringing you great, exclusive space content. Check it out at http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
April 28, 2013

The cool kids work in Mojave

In Season 6 Episode 12 of Spacevidcast Live we take a look at all the NewSpace companies located in Mojave and what they are up to! Doug Messier of ParabolicArc.com walks us through that exciting area. In Space News we have Orbital nominally launching their Antares rocket, SpaceX Grasshopper jumps 250m and lands smoothly and the wraps come off Atlantis! Don't forget about the show after the show! Spacevidcast continues with After Dark, a special feature only available to epic subscribers. Starting at $10/mo or $100/yr Spacevidcast Epic offers gigs and gigs of exclusive content you won't find anywhere else! Help Spacevidcast continue to produce shows and sign up today at http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
April 14, 2013

3D Printing Rocket Engine Contest – 6.11

NOW AVAILABLE: The Spacevidcast inspiration poster series Darlene from DIYROCKETS joins us to talk about a contest to create a 3D printed rocket engine. Jefrey from the Yuri's Night Executive Team is in-studio to chat about YN2013 and where the team would like to take the parties in the future. Obama wants NASA to capture an asteroid at the expense of Planetary Sciences. All that and a bunch more on this April 13th episode of Spacevidcast. Don't let the show stop here, Spacevidcast After Dark is available to our epic subscribers. Featuring many gigs of exclusive content, epic is how we pay for the show. Consider signing up today for as little as $10/mo or $100/yr and get access to After Dark: the show after the show. (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
April 6, 2013

Eyes on the Solar System

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Doug Eliison joins us in-studio to talk about the amazing 'Eyes on the Solar System' application. Fans of Eyes will also get a sneak peek in to the future revision with a new gaming engine! In Space News we chat about SpaceX's plans for reusability in 2013, Antares rolls out to the launch pad for first test mission, Yuri's Night is less than a week away and Spacevidcast is looking for Mountain Climbers... On Mars! Don't let the conversation stop here! In addition to this great episode we continue speaking with Doug in After Dark. To watch this After Dark episode you can subscribe to Spacevidcast epic. For as little as $10/mo or $100/yr you not only get access to this exclusive content but an additional huge library of past shows, exclusive interviews and conferences. Spacevidcast epic helps us continue to product the show, we give you a bit extra and you help ensure we stay broadcasting! http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic for more information
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Season 6TMRO:Space
March 31, 2013

XCOR’s new Piston Rocket Engine – 6.09

In this live episode of Spacevidcast we talk with Andrew Nelson from XCOR Aerospace. Topic ranges from their newly tested piston rocket engine to the reusable Lynx suborbital spacecraft. In space news this week, and Atlas V launch, Antares gets a launch date, Saturn V F-1 engines recovered from the ocean floor, Soyuz makes a fast approach to the International Space Station and Dragon is back on land! Don't forget that the story continues. Our After Dark show is available to Spacevidcast epic subscribers. Starting at $10.00/mo or $100.00/yr, epic gives you gigs and gigs of additional content not available to the general public. In addition to getting you awesome stuff, it also helps us pay for the show! Sign up for epic today at http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic and help us bring our your inner space geek (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
March 17, 2013

The Mars Initiative – Spacevidcast Live 6.08

Want to help get footprints on Mars? Check out this live show where we interview Steve Bassett of The Mars Initiative. In Space News we talk about SpaceUp San Diego, Yuri's Night 2013, the US has restarted production of Plutonium-238 and a Canadian takes command of the most the International Space Station. For more of this interview check out Spacevidcast After Dark with your epic subscription. Starting at $10.00/mo or $100.00/yr you get access to gigs of exclusive Spacevidcast content. Your subscription in no small way helps us continue to produce Spacevidcast each week! (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
March 10, 2013

How you can help mine asteroids – 6.07

In Space News we have SpaceX's CRS-2 Mission to the International Space Station, Golden Spike Company video content, Curiosity Rover is back on Track and Soyuz will be trying a new short approach to the space station. Isaac Stott of Stott Space joins us for a live Skype interview. We talk about who Stott Space is and how you can be involved in the NewSpace revolution. Don't let the conversation stop here! We continue our interview in Spacevidcast After Dark which is available to epic subscribers. Not a subscriber? Consider joining now for as little as $10/mo or $100/ye. Your membership not only gets you access to exclusive content, but it also helps to keep Spacevidcast broadcasting! Check out http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic for more information. (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
February 24, 2013

Spacevidcast Live with the Google Lunar X-PRIZE – 6.06

Guests Leo Camacho and Nathan Wong join us to talk about the Google Lunar X-PRIZE, where the teams all stand and what the prize could mean for the future of lunar flight! The full notes for this episode can be found on our wiki page here: http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.06 And don't forget that the conversation continues in Spacevidcast After Dark. You can get access to After Dark by signing up for Spacevidcast Epic - Your subscription helps us continue to create awesome content. (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
February 18, 2013

Meteor Attack! 6.05

In the latest Spacevidcat Live show we take a peek at the recent Meteor that exploded over Russia as well as Asteroid DA14. Over 900 injured in Meteorite hit $195 billion in metal and fuel will just fly past the earth LDCM launched Progress 50P launches J-2X new round of tests for SLS Orion Parachute Test Antares hot fire rescheduled (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
February 3, 2013

Kickstarting a Space Program – 6.03

Space News: 1:27 - TDRS K launch successful 3:23 - Japanese HII-A launches IGS satellite 4:53 - South Korean satellite makes contact with the ground 6:44 - SeaLaunch Launch Failure 9:03 - 3D Printing a Lunar Base Main Topic 13:38 - Kickstarting a Space Program 24:26 - Viewer Comments Want more? Check out Spacevidcast Epic which allows you to view additional content such as our After Dark show, extended interviews and more! Your subscription helps us to continue to produce this show! (more…)
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Season 6TMRO:Space
January 27, 2013

The upcoming Asteroid Mining Industry – 6.02

We start this episode with Space News! NSS Kickstarter Campaign Dextre faux satellite repair Russia's Lunar Plans Orion cracked In our main topic we take a look at the yet-to-be-realized space mining industry. Two companies are now looking to the stars for mining materials, Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources Finally we check out your comments from last week! Don't forget to keep the conversation going here or on our main site over at http://www.spacevidcast.com! In addition to this weekly live show we also have 5 years of space related video awesome. To get the most of that consider signing up for Spacevidcast Epic
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Season 6TMRO:Space
January 13, 2013

Can advertising dollars drive NewSpace? 6.01

Welcome to our first show of 2013! One of our goals is to double our active user base, and to help get us started the After Dark version of this episode is being made available for free here: Don't forget to subscribe to our channel so you can get all the latest live and on-demand episodes of Spacevidcast as soon as they come out! The wiki article for this episode is located at http://wiki.spacevidcast.com/en/6.01 and includes all of the links for each story covered in Space News.
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Season 6TMRO:Space
December 10, 2012

The Golden Spike Company – 5.19

In Spacevidcast Live episode 5.19 we take a look at the announced 'Golden Spike Company', what it is and what it could mean for the private space sector. In Space News: Department of Defense is looking beyond ULA for its space launch needs Curiosity Rover Twin announced Atlas V cleared to launch X37B Spy Shuttle after upper stage engine concerns Launch of the Yamal 402 Satellite And of course we have viewer comments. As mentioned in the show we very much so prefer comments on our main web site: http://www.spacevidcast.com/2012/12/10/the-golden-spike-company-5-19/ but do understand that sometimes it makes more sense to use whatever social media site you are on. Don't forget that the conversation continues! Spacevidcast After Dark includes an additional hour of content. Of course After Dark members get their videos served up Ad Free as well as access to gigs and gigs of additional content. Help Spacevidcast continue to produce our shows and sign up today! http://www.spacevidcast.com/epic
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