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Season 9

Season 9TMRO:Space
December 18, 2016

3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

For our last show of 2017 we are joied by Eric Reiners of Caterpillar Inc and Dr. Pelin Gultekin-Bicer with Bradley University, Peoria, IL talking about the NASA Centennial 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. When we start to colonize the solar system we likely won’t bring our homes with us. 3D-Printed habs are likely the way we will live both out in space and here at home. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
December 11, 2016

Space World Educational Game

Justin Park of Intergalactic Education comes on to talk about a new space related game, Space World. Already far in development, Space World uses real-life space situations to help educate. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
December 4, 2016

Favorite space moments of 2016

We take a look back at our favorite space moments of 2016 and what we’re excited about in 2017. End up in a pretty epic debate about how one defines who is launching a rocket. Country or manufacutre? Country of launch? Country of operations? Ahk, so many options! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
November 30, 2016

Low Earth Orbit Airships

We are joined by John Powell, founder of JPAerospace. 6 years ago we interviewed John on Spacevidcast (now TMRO) and it is fun to see the progress since then. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7LQuVfDwFQ John has an interesting idea for what could be one of the safest ways to get humans to Low Earth Orbit. If he can get balloons moving fast enough! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
November 13, 2016

What will Trump’s Space Policy Look Like

We are joined live by Jeff Foust, senior editor at SpaceNews.com to talk about what the incoming President-elect's space policy is shaping up to be. We wanted to talk space policy as any new incoming president can have huge changes on the direction NASA takes. Emotions are high right now and we just ask that comments remain civil. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
November 6, 2016

Vector Space Systems

This week we interview Jim Cantrell, CEO of Vector Space Systems. Jim is a well known entrepreneur and expert in space systems and has 30 years of experience in the aerospace and high technology industries. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
October 30, 2016

The future market of Small Sats

This week we talk with Emory Stagmer about small satellites, what they mean to the industry, some of the issues holding them back today and what Northrup Grumman is doing to help bring reliability and sustainability to the small sat market. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
October 23, 2016

Masten Space Systems XS-1 and MXP-351 – 9.36

This week we bring on the CTO of Masten Space Systems, Dave Masten. Dave talks about what has been happening with the XS-1 DARPA program as well as his new safer, green Hypergolic fuel. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
October 16, 2016

The beautiful data of rocket launches

We are joined by Declan Murphy of http://www.flightclub.io -- Flight club is an innovative and nerdy way to look at rocket launch data to understand where the rocket is and the different characteristics of its flight. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
October 9, 2016

The Everyday Astronaut

We have an in-studio interview with Tim Dodd talking about his character the Everyday Astronaut. Tim puts the Art in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and has an inspiring series with Everyday Astronaut. You can follow Tim on twitter @Erdayastronaut, Instagram @everydayastronaut or via his website at timdoddphotography.com. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
October 2, 2016

The SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System

This week we had big news so we made a big show. All of the TMRO correspondents are in studio to talk about the SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System. What we do know, what we don't know. This is still a developing plan, so please leave your comments below on what you think! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
September 30, 2016

Create your own Martian Garden

We are joined by Mark Cusimano from The Martian Garden -- We discuss what Martian Regolith is and how you can use simulated Martian Regolith to create your own Mars garden! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
September 11, 2016

Generation Orbit

A.J. Piplica the Chief Operating Officer of Generation Orbit joins us to talk about their plans for small sat launchers and next generation cargo transit around the world. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
September 4, 2016

Would you go to space in a Capsule or Space Plane?

This week we examine the different Space Planes coming on the scene. Orbital planes such as Skylon and sub-orbital planes such as SpaceShipTwo. We ask you, would you want to go in to space in a Capsule or a Space Plane? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
August 28, 2016

NASA’s Lunar Flashlight

Dr. Barbara Cohen leads the planetary science group at the Marshall Space Flight Center. Currently, Dr. Cohen is a Principal Investigator on multiple NASA Science Mission Directorate projects and is a Co-Investigator on several spacecraft and instrument proposal teams, including the Mars Exploration Rovers (Opportunity) and Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity). She is the Principal Investigator for the Lunar Flashlight mission, which will send a cubesat to the Moon in 2018 to search for water ice frost. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
August 21, 2016

Daniel Faber, Deep Space Industries

Deep Space Industries is an asteroid mining company, changing the economics of the space industry by providing the technical resources, capabilities and system integration required to prospect for, harvest, process, manufacture and market in-space resources. These resources, found on easily accessible near Earth asteroids, will provide unlimited energy and supplies for a growing space economy. We are joined by DSI CEO Daniel Faber to talk about the new space economy and how mining asteroids can change the ay we explore the cosmos. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
August 16, 2016

Small Sats

TMRO Returns in our new studio space, Station Two Zero Four! It doesn't look like much yet, but we have big and exciting plans! THANK YOU citizens for helping make this happen, exciting times ahead! In this episode we talk about Small Sats. What are they? Why does the industry care and what is the future of Small Sats in space? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
June 26, 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? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
June 19, 2016

Is Blue Origin planning something big? – #Player2HasJoined

For the first time Blue Origin will be webcasting one of their experimental vehicle launches. This got us to thinking, what have they been working on in the past and what does that mean for the future of Blue Origin? Will they be heading to the Moon? Mars? Or just playing catchup to SpaceX? To be clear, this is all speculation and guesses. What do you think? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
June 13, 2016

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. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
June 5, 2016

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. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
May 29, 2016

When living a #MarsLifestyle, what will you miss from Earth?

#MarsLifestyle asks, when you go to Mars what will you miss most from Earth? When you come back to Earth what will you miss most from Mars? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
May 22, 2016

Planetary Defense

Jared, Cariann and Mike talk about Planetary Defense and what we're doing to save planet Earth from big, nasty objects in space! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
May 15, 2016

One way trip to Mars #MarsNone

We speak with Mars One candidate Josh Richards about his views on Mars, Mars One and if this project can ever get off the ground. You can find more information on Josh at themightyginge.com (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
May 1, 2016

#RedDragon

SpaceX recently announced their plans to send a Dragon 2 on a voyage to Mars as early as 2018. In this episode we chat about their plans and what it means for the future of Mars colonization. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
April 26, 2016

The #ImpossibleDrive

This week the crew of TMRO talks about the seemingly impossible EM Drive. Could this be the technology that allows humanity to truly visit the stars? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
April 17, 2016

#VoteForSpace

This week we bring on guest John Benac, Managing Director of Vote For Space. For more information on Vote For Space hit up their website at http://www.voteforspace.com (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
April 10, 2016

Reusability Rocketry Renaissance – #ReLaunch

With Blue Origin, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Masten Space Systems all working on reusable rockets we ask: are we watching the reusability rocketry renaissance unfold? This is the first episode encoded at native 1080p/24 via the new switcher and record deck. If you have issues, please let us know. Upgrade is part of our path to 4K. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
March 20, 2016

Innovation at the Speed of Space – #SpeedOfSpace

This week we ask if the speed of space innovation is getting faster with new entrants on the scene. Will it ever reach the speed of technology innovation? In Space News: * Soyuz launches Resurs P3 * Proton launches ExoMars * Soyuz launches Soyuz * ULA VP resigns after controversial comments * Space Fire * Iran planning a space launch soon * Space Clothes TMRO Live 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. Don't forget to check out our SpacePod campaign as well over at http://www.patreon.com/spacepod
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Season 9TMRO:Space
March 13, 2016

How do we make space exploration politically relevant? – #Cosmopolitics

Season 9, Episode 9, "How do we make space exploration politically relevant?" is our main topic. Leave your comments on social media with the #Cosmopolitics hash tag. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
February 29, 2016

Space Leadership Preservation Act – #SLPA

This week we talk about the Space Leadership Preservation Act which is looking to change how much influence the President has over NASA. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
February 21, 2016

The state of Space Tourism – #SpaceTourism

This week we take a peek at the state of Space Tourism. There may be only 1 company that can put you in to space today, but a slew of companies working on making it happen in the very near future! (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
February 14, 2016

Commercial Orbital Transportation Services after 10 years – #COTS10

With the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services or COTS contract hitting 10 years old this year, we take a look at the impact it has had on the space industry. (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
February 7, 2016

Where should we explore next?

This week we ask, "Where in the solar system should we explore next? And should it be with humans, robots or both?" (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
January 31, 2016

Is there such a thing as Safe Space travel?

This week we ask the questions, "Is there such a thing as safe space travel? Than there ever be safe space travel? And would you fly to space now or after we make it safer?" In Space News we have: * Belintersat 1 Launch via Long March 3B * JASON-3 Launch via Falcon 9 1.1 * IRNSS 1E Launch via PSLV * Intelsat 29e Launch via Ariane 5 * Drones Flying Out of Spaceport America * Curiosity suffers a sampling system hiccup * Blue Origin Update * Recovered Falcon 9 booster fires again at Cape Canaveral * Planet Nine? Not so fast… Planet X? (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
January 13, 2016

Sphere-iously

This week we look at the small but vocal #FlatEarth crowd and talk about how low-cost, everyday space travel can help minimize these thoughts. In Space News we have: * SpaceUp San Diego * Launch of NASA’s Next Mars Mission Delayed till 2018 * Planetary Resources 3D Prints Object From Meteorite * ESA having second thoughts about Extending ISS operations * ESA wants to be a part of NASA’s Europa Mission * U.S. lab generates first space-grade plutonium sample since 1980s * Space Mold * Europe not so enthusiastic about Lunar Plans (more…)
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Season 9TMRO:Space
January 3, 2016

“LZ-1, The Falcon Has Landed”

Welcome to 2016! In our first show of the year we take a look at how reusability became a thing last month. Not just for SpaceX but also Blue Origin. In Space News we have: * Soyuz launches Progress MS to Space Station * Falcon 9 launches Orbcomm Satellites * Proton launches with Express AMU1/Eutelsat 36C satellite * China Launches Gaofen 4 * Out: Roscosmos In: Roscosmos State Corporation * RD-180 Ban overturn * Pluto Flyover closeup * Postal Service Honors NASA Planetary Discoveries with 2016 Stamps * Mars Panorama from Curiosity (more…)
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