Season 7

A look back at 2014

In our lat show of 2014 we take a look back at what happened in space this year and get excited about what 2015 will bring. In Space News: Proton launch of Yamal 401 GSLV Mark III Demo Launch with CARE Soy launch of O3b satellites Strela launches Kondor-E satellite Airiane 6 approved Orion is…

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A fresh look at Mars One

This week we bring on Bas Lansdorp, Co-Founder and CEO of Mars One to take a fresh look at what they are doing. Interested in more information? You can hit up http://www.mars-one.com for the gameplan or if you want to help out you can donate here: http://www.mars-one.com/donate In Space News we have: Ariane V launches…

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Orion and Lunar Mission One

This week we are joined by David Iron of Lunar Missions Ltd to talk about the crowd funded Lunar Mission One. You can get more information on that campaign here: http://lunarmissionone.com or go straight to the Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lunarmissionone/lunar-mission-one-a-new-lunar-mission-for-everyone?ref=nav_search In Space News: Orion EFT-1 launches and splashes down successfully New Horizons coming online to explore…

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The story of the Philae Lander – 7.35

In Space News: The Story of Philae DreamChaser to possibly land at regular airports Orion rolls out to the Pad Moffett Field to be renovated SpaceShipTwo NTSB Update Our main topic this week is: Science in the movies TMRO is a crowd funded show. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to…

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SpaceShipTwo One Week Later – 7.34

One week after the SpaceShipTwo crash, we look at new data from the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) and see where we’re at. In Space News: Dnepr launches Japenese payloads Antares – turbopump is likely reason for failure Philae set to land on November 12th SpaceX to make Internet Satellites? F9R-Dev2 to launch from…

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Community Chat: Why are you a space geek?

As this is the last show this month, we have a community chat once again. This week we ask, “Why are you a space geek?” In addition to the live conversation we had, we would love for you to leave your comments below as well!

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NASA Commercial Crew Announcements

In this episode we bring on Space Mike from Epic Future Space (https://www.youtube.com/user/OTmikhail) to talk SpaceX and the CCtCap (Commercial Crew Transportation Capabilities) award from NASA. In Space news we have: Blue Origin and ULA team up Global crowd funding spaceflight project Atlas V launch of CLIO CRS-4 SpaceX to break ground in Brownsville on…

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The killer app for Space

Main topic this week: What is the “Killer App” for space? In Space News we have: Chuangxin 1-04 and Ling Qiao satellites launched via Long March 2D Yaogan-21 Launch via Long March 4B Asiasat 6 Launch via SpaceX Measat and Optus launch via ArianeV Virgin Galactic moves to 2015 XCor selling tickets to wealthy Chinese…

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Community Chat: Expedite New Space

In our second community chat we ask the question, “How can we expedite the new space gold rush?” Segment starts at 16:09 In Space News: 2:27 – NASA completes key review of SLS 4:58 – Sea Launch cuts back staff 6:30 – International Launch Services (ILS) cuts back staff 7:28 – Kodiak Launch Complex has…

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Firefly Space

We bring on guest PJ King the COO of Firefly Space Systems to talk about their Flirefly Alpha and Firefly Beta rockets. Interview starts at 12:43 Space News: 1:40 – F9R-Dev1 Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly 5:38 – ULA gets their RD-180 Engines 7:30 – Launch of LongMarch 4B with Gaofen-2 and BRITE-PL-2 9:20 – Galileo launch…

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Kickstarting a rocket company

This week we bring on Tyler Reyno, CEO and founder of Open Space Orbital to talk about their Kickstarter campaign to start a rocket company. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2108374921/open-space. Segment starts at 16:00 Space News: 1:54 – Copenhagen static fire of their HEAT2X engine 5:20 – Falcon 9 re-entering on Orbcomm mission 6:55 – WorldView-3 Satellite Launched 9:10…

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The Electron Rocket

We are joined live by Rocket Labs USA Founder and CEO Peter Beck to talk about their Electron Rocket and what Rocket Labs is doing over in New Zealand. In Space News we have: Rosetta reaches 67P, AsiaSat 8 Launches on a Falcon 9, SpaceX sets Brownsville as its new commercial launch site, ULA will…

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Where should we colonize first?

In Space News we have: The impossible EmDrive, Delta IV launch, Ariane 5 Launch, Altas V launch, Rosetta is getting closer and an amazing Google Lunar XPRIZE Planetarium show. Our main topic this week: Where should we colonize first? We try something a bit different and bring on a few community members and ask the…

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Dave Masten and DARPA

We are joined in-studio by Dave Masten, CTO of Masten Space Systems. Dave talks about his new DARPA XS-1 contract, a bit about Masten Space and where humans should be looking to go in the cosmos. In Space News: Falcon 9 Orbcomm Stage 1 splashdown Progress launches via Soyuz Foton M4 not responding to commands…

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#Apollo45

Our main topic today is Apollo 45 years later and why we don’t want a repeat of the past. Our next humans on the Moon or Mars should be there to stay, not just flags and footprints! In Space News we have: Orbital Sciences Antares Cygnes Launch, SpaceX Falcon 9 Orbcomm launch, Russia launches a…

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The Propulsion of Tomorrow

We are joined by Dr. Franklin Chang Díaz the CEO and founder of As Astra Rocket Company to talk about VASIMR – Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket. This is a next generation electric space propulsion technology that is already working on the ground. Next steps are to test in space. In Space News: Soyuz launches…

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What will Martian habitats look like?

SpaceUp Founder, SD Space Co-Founder, GeekDad contributor and Future Martian Chris Radcliff joins us to talk about future Martian habitats and what they will look like. Will we have domes? Underground habs? What will our future on Mars look like? Question from /r/spacex

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Promoting the cosmos to friends

In Space News we talk about the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), Dnepr launch, Soyuz looking to go around the moon, Angara maiden launch called off, ISS gets an X-Ray machine, Orion passes parachute test (again), SLS mini test firing Planetary Society to make a major announcement and you can travel to “space” for $75,000…

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When do we get to finally go to Mars?

In Space News: Boeing unveils the CST-100 Orion’s heat shield is installed for EFT-1 Test Falcon 9 Flight 10 with Orbcomm Satellites has been delayed Bulgaria becomes a member of ESA Venus Express starting an aerobrake Google buys Skybox imaging

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spaceship SpaceShip SPACESHIP

In space news we have a Sea Launch, Soyuz crew launch to ISS, NASA’s InSight, no more buying crew seats from Russia, Antares delayed by a week, XCOR gets more funding and LDSD to test in June.

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The Martian Settlers Experience

In Space News: Soyuz launches a spy satellite, no more Russian engine injunction, US House sub-committee wants the military to bring engine development to the US, SpaceX tests F9R-Dev1 up to 1000 meters, OPALS removed from Dragon, KickSat has run in to trouble and the ISS has lost some power. HDEV Viewing Link: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/hdev/

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Changing at the speed of the comsos

In Space News we have Vega launch, Proton Launch, Orbital ATK merger, Russian Engine Injunction, SpaceX Stage 1 Recovery video, Dragon Mk II unveiling, High Definition Earth Viewing available live on Ustream, Russia building a super heavy lift rocket for the moon and the Boeing CST-100 Interior.

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SpaceX vs US Air Force

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Living forever

In the news we have an NRO launch, Soyuz Launch and SpaceX, SpaceX and more SpaceX! Main topic: will the vastness of the cosmos force humanity to fin ways to extend life? And with life being extended, will we be forced in to the cosmos to find new homes? Help support future TMRO shows –…

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The battle between Roscosmos and NASA

Spacevidcast is changing names! We are becoming TMRO. Details in this episode. Our new sub-reddit is now available here: http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro Help keep Spacevidcast going! We are a crowd funded show supported by our community of TMRO! If you like this episode, consider contributing $1.00 for additional episodes! Details at http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast Want to check out the…

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What will our Martian Government look like?

We will be making a colony on Mars within the next generation. When that happens, what will our new Martian Government look like? In Space News: Launch of a Proton rocket, The Big Bang Theory, SpaceX CRS-3, Yutu isn’t dead yet, Orbital drops the ULA lawsuit and cool NASA websites Help us continue to produce…

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Have we forgotten about the Moon?

We explore the idea that maybe jumping from the Earth to Mars isn’t the right idea. Our Moon is a great source of inspiration and can provide awe and wonder to people on and off planet. Should someone be focusing more heavily on a Lunar colony than a Martian one? News stories: MRO computer goes…

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Who owns the moon?

In this episode we talk about cosmic property rights. Who owns the moon? What about Mars? Can a company legally mine an asteroid? In space news: ULA and SpaceX go head to head at a Senate hearing committee, how tensions with Russia can negatively impact the US space programs, COSMOS, a new space plane is…

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Will private space kill the Space Launch System?

We chat with Rick Boozer, author of “The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé” about his latest article on Space.com. Our question: can the Space Launch System survive in a marketplace where private space can do it cheaper, faster and better? His original op-ed is here: http://www.space.com/24628-will-spacex-kill-nasa-sls.html In space news: SpaceX show a little leg on…

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Get off my Lunar lawn

In space news we look at the rebirth of China’s Rover, the launch of Turksat 4A, the Earth does in fact revolve around the sun, 50 special Olympic gold metals and the Mars mystery rock is solved. Main topic: Bigelow wants to have the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation to define Lunar…

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2nd Coming of Space

With Apollo we went to the moon, planted a flag and left for good. With the NewSpace industry spinning up, are we set to go back to the moon and stay? On to Mars? What does this 2nd coming of space look like?

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