Season 9

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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?

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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.

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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.

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#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.

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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?

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#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

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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…

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Innovation at the Speed of Space – #SpeedOfSpace

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

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The Path to Mars – #PathToMars

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Now that we have completed a #YeearInSpace the crew of TMRO asks: What is our Path to Mars from here?

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Space Leadership Preservation Act – #SLPA

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The state of Space Tourism – #SpaceTourism

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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…

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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…

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“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…

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