TMRO:Space

Webcasting launches and Social Space – Orbit 10.45

This episode is dedicated to Adam “cafn8ed” Jochum. This week we ask the question, “at what point does webcasting rocket launches no longer make sense? — How does a social launch experience help the industry?” Launches: Long March 2D Launches Weixing Satellite Space Neeeeeeeews: Juno Solves The “Flyby Anomaly” Cygnus Departs Station and BEAM prepped…

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Commercial Crew Update for 2018 – Orbit 10.42

The Space Mike Hologram is still out for repair, but we expect engineering to have it functioning again soon. Until then we’re joined by Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut and Benjamin live from the Star Ship Benterprise to talk about Commercial Crew and what we can look forward to in 2018.

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The History of SpaceX – Orbit 10.33

Stewart Money author of, “Here be Dragons: The Rise of SpaceX & the Journey to Mars” joins us to talk about the history of SpaceX and some projects you may not have known of. Interview segment starts at 24:40

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3D printed rockets with Dave Masten – Orbit 10.32

This week we bring on guest Dave Masten to get an update of the happenings at Masten Space Systems. In addition to an update on the XS-1 project, we also talk about how Dave and crew is using additive manufacturing (3D printing) to create entire rocket engines. Interview starts at 16:59

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The National Space Council – Orbit 10.31

Bob Walker, former Congressman for Pennsylvania, Chair of the House Science Committee and board member of Zero G Corporation joins us to talk about the newly formed National Space Council. What is the council for and why will it help America with Space Policy? Bob helps answer those questions and more!

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Searching for Skylab – Orbit 10.30

Dwight Steven-Boniecki joins us to talk about his upcoming documentary, “Searching for Skylab”. We cover some amazing things about the Skylab Space Station and mission that you may not have known before. And the conversation continues in After Dark!

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2017 Solar Eclipse – Orbit 10.29

Dr. Madhulika (Lika) Guhathakurta, NASA’s Lead Scientist for the 2017 Solar Eclipse joins us to talk about the upcoming eclipse, the Sun and solar weather. For more information on the eclipse and information on how you can do citizen science head over to NASA’s eclipse website at eclipse2017.nasa.gov

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Suborbital Round Table – Orbit 10.28

We talk a lot about orbital spaceflight. Going to Mars. Back to the Moon. But what about the up and coming Suborbital space flight industry? This week we have a round table talking about the past, present and possible future of Suborbital space flight.

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The Art of Space Outreach – Orbit 10.25

We are joined by Athena Brensberger, science communicator, astrophysics blogger. space science YouTuber and international model to talk about the art of Space Outreach. Lisa flew in from Australia for this one and boy did we put her to work!

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The History of Future Space – Orbit 10.24

Jim Cantrell, CEO of Vector Space Systems joins us again to talk about the history of New Space, its origins and where we are now. We also talk a bit about Vector and its agressive plan to launch more times in one year than the rest of the world combined.

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Fight For Space – Orbit 10.21

Fight For Space director Paul Hildebrandt joins us to talk about his documentary about the US Space Program and how we lost our way from Apollo to Shuttle to today. You can watch the documentary at http://www.fightforspace.com

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Space law at the United Nations – Orbit 10.17

Our planetary communications system was on the fritz this episode and the Earth based interview had some serious connection issues. We have opted to leave the interview intact as-aired but encourage you to hit up https://thomascheneyblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/07/space-law-at-the-un/ for more information on Space Law at the United Nations.

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Storytime with Cariann – Orbit 10.08

Chris Radcliff joins us in studio to put a spin on our interviews. Chris talks to Cariann about her history in space, why she enjoys the cosmos and the work she has done at SpaceUp. In Space News: * Falcon 9 and Soyuz-U launches * Dragon berths with the International Space Station * Russian Progress…

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Erday Astronauting – Orbit 10.07

We bring back Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut to talk about Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Math as well as how he works to inspire youth. In Space News: * Planet (not Labs anymore) Satellite deployments – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IE1Q9JvQUM * List of Landing Sites for Next Mars Rover Narrowed * Small Satellite Rocket Booster Arrives at…

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Life at NASA – Orbit 10.04

Former Deputy Chief Technologist of NASA Jim Adams joins us to talk about his life at NASA and amazing stories of the missions and technology he worked on. We didn’t want to stop the stories, so this is a loooong episode, but well worth every moment!

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International Space University

Cariann has a live interview with TMRO’s own Lisa Stojanovski talking about International Space University. What’s a typical day look like? What are the types of activities available to do while at ISU? And what is Lisa’s favorite thing about space? In Space News: Planet and Terra Bella may merge Moon Express fully funded for…

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Discovering our Universe

For our first show of 2017 we bring on Fraser Cain of UniverseToday.com to talk the importance of Astronomy. We also look at ways to help engage your non-space geek friends. You can find Fraser’s work at UniverseToday.com, AstronomyCast.com and contribute to their community via Patreon at patreon.com/universetoday

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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…

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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.

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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!

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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…

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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…

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