NASA’s 2019 proposed budget - Orbit 11.07

February 18, 2018

The white house recently released their proposed fiscal year 2019 budget for NASA. Athena, Mike, Jared and Cariann take a look at the numbers and what that means for the current programs on the table.

Launches:
Long March 3B Launches 2 Beidou Satellites
Soyuz Launches Progress MS-08 Cargo Ship

News:
MRO Gets A Tuneup/Opportunity Reaches 5000 Sols
Final EVA Spacewalk for Robotic Hand replacement
New Horizons Sets Imaging Distance Record

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Reactions to Falcon Heavy - Orbit 11.06

February 11, 2018

We have a pretty large round table here to discuss the Falcon Heavy launch! Joining the normal TMRO crew we have Emory Stagmer and Sara Fisher who were both at the launch itself to give insights as to what it was like to watch in-person.

In Space News:
ExoMars TGO Completes Aerobraking
Dreamchaser a step closer to maiden ISS flight
'Oumuamua is Likely Not A Rarararity

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Gilmour Space Technologies - Orbit 11.05

February 3, 2018

Lisa visits us in-studio to interview James Gilmour of the Australian New Space company Gilmour Space Technologies.

Launches:
Falcon 9 launches GovSat 1
Soyuz Launches 11 satellites
Long March 2D Launches 7 satellites
Upgraded JAXA Sounding rocket launches

News:
NASA's IMAGE spacecraft returns after being dead for over a decade
Station's new hand fixed and battery pack replaced on Russian Segment
Black Hole Burps Reveal Structure, Lack of Manners

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Falcon Heavy Discussion - Orbit 11.04

January 28, 2018

Jared Head, Mike Clark and Tim Dodd sit down to discuss the upcoming launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and what that can mean for the future of SpaceX and the industry as a whole.

Launches:
Electron Still Testing Success
China launches more spy satellites again
Arianespace launches 2 comsats with an anomaly

News:
Neutron Star Merger Throws Us A Curveball Puzzle
Problem with CanadaArm's new hand
Life's Ingredients Found in Meteorites
Lunar Eclipse

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First to the Moon Kickstarter - Orbit 11.03

January 20, 2018

We welcome back Paul Hildebrandt the director of an upcoming Apollo 8 Documentary, "First to the Moon". Paul needs to raise $100,000 in 30 days to make this movie a reality as well as create digital copies of archived film footage to make freely available. If you're interested in what he is working on check it out at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/420606009/first-to-the-moon-the-journey-of-apollo-8

Launches:
Long March 2D Launches LKW-3
Epsilon Launches ASNARO-2
Long March 11 Launches 6 Satellites
Atlas V Launches SBIRS GEO Flight 4

News:
Arianespace ordered the final 10 Ariane 5 boosters
Virgin Orbit progressing towards first flight
Get ready for gigabit satellite Internet

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Getting to know SpaceMike - Orbit 11.02

January 14, 2018

Cariann sits down with our own Space Mike. We get a blast from the past and some inspiring insight in the present. Want to know how Space Mike became our rocket specialist? This is your episode!

Launches:
SpaceX Launches Zuma mission
China Launches 2nd set of SuperView Satellites
China Launches Beidou Navigation Satellites
PSLV Returns to Flight with 31 satellites
Delta IV Launches NROL-47

News:
SpaceShipTwo performs glide test
Blue Origin engine development going very well
New Rocket Lab Launch Window

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Looking forward to 2018 - Orbit 11.01

January 6, 2018

Benjamin, Cariann, Mike and Jared take a look at all of the upcoming missions slated for 2018. If you thought 2017 was a great year for space, just wait until you hear what is planned for this year!  

Launches:
Soyuz MS-07 Launches 3 crew members to ISS
JAXA H2-A rocket launches GCOM-C and a test Satellite
Falcon 9 Launches Iridium-4 Mission
Long March 2D Launches 2nd identical land imaging satellite  
Long March 2C launches 3 Yaogan Satellites on Christmas
Zenit 3F rocket launches Angola's first satellite  

Space News:
Tabby's Star's Weird Behavior Is Dust, Not Aliens
Arecibo Pings Asteroid Phaethon  

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2017 Cosmic Review - Orbit 10.46

December 18, 2017

Cariann, Benjamin, Mike, Jared and Tim take a look back at our favorite cosmic moments of 2017 for our last show of the year.

Launches:
Long March 3B - Alcomsat 1
Ariane 5 - Galileo
Blue Origin Test Flight
Falcon 9 - CRS-13

Space News:
Kelper-90 Has 8 Planets
Trump makes moon missions NASA’s near-term goal
Saturn's Rings Are Young!

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Our favorite upcoming space based vehicles - Orbit 10.44

December 3, 2017

This week Cariann, Mike and Benjamin talk about our favorite upcoming space vehicles. The amazing thing is how many we had to choose from that are all real! What are your favorite vehicles and why?

Launches:
Long March 6 Launches 3 Jilin Imaging Satellites
Long March 2C Launches 3 Yaogan Spy Sats
Soyuz/Fregat Weather Sat Launch Mishap
Soyuz 2-1b Launches Lotos

In Space News:
SLS Slips to 2020
XCOR Aerospace Files for Bankruptcy
Voyager 1 Backup Thrusters Fired

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What should NASA’s role be in 2030 and beyond? - Orbit 10.43

November 19, 2017

This week we have a roundtable discussion asking what NASA's role should be in 2030 and beyond. We're joined by Space MIke, Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut, Jared Head and Cariann Higginbotham.

Launches:
Antares Launch
Long March 4C Launch
Delta II Launch

News:
First light on a revolutionary Zwicky Transient Facility Telescope
Space Keg reaches International Space Station
Sierra Nevada Completes Dreamchaser Test Flight
Hitomi's Short But Productive Run
Rocket Lab's is preparing for the second flight of their Electron Rocket

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