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Season 7

Season 7TMRO Live
December 21, 2014

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 back at KSC TMRO is a crowd funded show. If you like this episode consider contributing to help us to continue to improve. Head over to http://www.patreon.com/tmro for information, goals and reward levels.
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Season 7TMRO Live
December 14, 2014

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 DirecTV-14 and GSAT-16 China lofts 3 military satellites to "study corp yields" Atlas V launches NROL-35, a classified military satellite Orbital to launch Cygnus atop Atlas V Orion is back on land NASA gets more money Future use of RD-180 engines is now harder Send your own items to the moon via MoonMail.co (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
December 7, 2014

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 Pluto Hayabusa-2 launches for a comet return mission GLONASS K launches atop a Soyuz China launches a military satellite SpaceX CRS-5 will be launching a rocket with fins and landing on a barge (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
November 16, 2014

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 continue to improve. Head over to http://www.patreon.com/tmro for information, goals and reward levels
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Season 7TMRO Live
November 10, 2014

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 SpacePort America in March? Delta IV Heavy does a wet dress for Orion TMRO is a crowd funded show. If you enjoyed this show, consider helping make it bigger and more awesome by contributing. Even $1/ep is a huge help! http://www.patreon.com/tmro
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Season 7TMRO Live
October 27, 2014

Copenhagen Suborbitals

Mads Wilson of Copenhagen Suborbitals joins us to talk about their project to put a human in to sub-orbital space. http://www.copsub.com
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Season 7TMRO Live
September 29, 2014

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! (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
September 22, 2014

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 Monday ESA reveals Philae landing site Golfer wins a trip to space for hole in one! (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
September 14, 2014

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 Big solar storm - Should have limited impact Zero G engines repossessed (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
August 31, 2014

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 a test rocket explode 8:57 - Dragon V2 will rely on parachutes 13:26 - Plans to overhaul the Mojave Space Port (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
August 24, 2014

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 via Soyuz (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
August 17, 2014

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 - ULA announces new president and CEO 11:07 - Chinese surveillance satellites launched via Long March 14:29 - SPACEHACK.org - a directory of ways to participate in space exploration (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
August 10, 2014

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 likely get their RD-180 engines, a new view of the LDSD, ATK's 5 segment Solid Rocket Booster and Orion sets a launch date. (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
August 3, 2014

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 question to everyone! Eh... Concept on how to work this in the future is still in process. (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
July 27, 2014

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 - but partly back up now Dreamchaser passes additional CCiCap milestone SLS may not be on track after all NextGiantLeap panel at Comic-Con (more…)
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Season 7TMRO Live
July 20, 2014

#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 Foton satellite via Soyuz, ESA Rosetta Update, UAE going to Mars in 2021, ISRO going to Mars again, UKs first Space Port and a Bonsai tree in space? TRMO is a crown funded show. Get you get value from this episode? Consider giving value back! http://www.patreon.com/tmro -- Even as little as $1.00/ep can go a long way!
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Season 7TMRO Live
July 13, 2014

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 the Meteor M2 Satellite Angara's Maiden Launch Soyuz launches the O3b F2 Satellite Firefly space and the Aerospike engine Planetary Society reveals the launch date of LightSail-1
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Season 7
July 6, 2014

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 (more…)
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Season 7
June 30, 2014

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 via http://worldviewexperience.com/ (more…)
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Season 7
June 15, 2014

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 (more…)
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Season 7
June 1, 2014

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. (more…)
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Season 7
May 12, 2014

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/ (more…)
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Season 7
May 4, 2014

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. (more…)
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
April 27, 2014

SpaceX vs US Air Force

Looking to chat with other community of TMRO members? Check out our subreddit where you can post new stories, add your own forum topics and talk about all things cosmic. http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro TRMO is a community driven show. We are able to continue producing episodes because you help us to do so. If you get value from TMRO consider adding value back. $1.00 per episode goes a long way! http://www.patreon.com/tmro In Space News: The ISS crew swaps out the failed MDM on a very short spacewalk, next Orbital Sciences mission to the ISS slips to June, Dragon berths with the ISS, SpaceX says they had a good soft landing of the 1st stage on this last flight and SpaceX also mentions a possible new launch site in Texas. Main topic: SpaceX is filing protest against the Air Force's bulk but from United Launch Alliance.
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
April 20, 2014

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 - http://www.patreon.com/tmro Even as little as $1.00 per episode helps.
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April 6, 2014

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 universe with a 20 Gigapixel image? Head over here: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/glimpse360 and browse away! In this episode we talk about NASA and how it is cutting communications with Roscosmos... Except for ISS. In Space News we have launch after launch after launch, assuming the range can support.
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
March 23, 2014

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 Spacevidcast - Contribute to the weekly shows via http://www.Patreon.com/Spacevidcast -- Spacevidcast Patrons also have access to the high-resolution download of the thumbnail image we created for this episode!
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
March 16, 2014

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 in to safe mode, Atlas V rocket gets a money back guarantee, Solid Motor Testing, Orion delayed and Cosmos rocks! Do you get value from this show? Add value back! http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
March 9, 2014

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 being developed and the original space shuttle wooden mockup is moving. You can watch the full Senate sub-committee video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he0-SP-BnCQ
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March 2, 2014

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 their next mission, It's future day, H-IIB lofts a weather satellite, Orbital is creating a new Minotaur-C rocket for the commercial market and Yuris night! Special link, an IndieGoGo project to help save some old Astronomy plates and preserve unknown discoveries - http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/astronomy-legacy-project If you get value from Spacevidcast, help by putting value back in the show! http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast will keep the show going. As little as $1.00 goes a long way!
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
February 16, 2014

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 zone of operations. What may follow defines Lunar law. We talk about what this means and if this is the right time.
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Live ShowsSeason 7Video
February 8, 2014

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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January 26, 2014

Destinations or Infrastructure?

Should we create rockets and space technology based on our destination, or select a destination based on our available rockets? Help Spacevidcast produce weekly shows
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