Suborbital is just the first step - Orbit 10.13

April 1, 2017

CEO of Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit joins to talk about their plans for suborbital flights, orbital payloads and touches on point to point travel around the planet.

 

In Space News:

  • Falcon 9 SES-10 re-launch and re-landing
  • Juno flies over Jupiter clouds on fourth science pass
  • Spacewalkers improvise after fabric shield floats away
  • Twin solid rockets set for Endeavour display
  • Europe’s ExoMars Orbiter to begin lowering orbit

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The World Space Party – Orbit 10.12

March 26, 2017

Cariann talks to Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Co-founder of Yuri’s Night, and host of Yuri’s Night L.A. In Space News: * Launches from Krorou suspended by social unrest * SpaceX to reuse CRS-8 booster this week * China wants to reuse rockets too * Laser Communication Relay Demonstration * Changes on 67P observed by Rosetta * Spacewalks on ISS TMRO:Space 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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Toroids are doughnuts with OIIOO – Orbit 10.11

March 19, 2017

Cariann talks to José Mariano López-Urdiales, CEO of Zero 2 Infinity (OIIOO) about their recent rocket launch success from a high-altitude balloon. In Space News: Russia is going to the moon! Trump Budget Blueprint focuses on deep space TMRO:Space 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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JPL is creating the coldest place in the known Universe – Orbit 10.10

March 12, 2017

Dr. Anita Sengupta, Project Manager, JPL Cold Atom Laboratory joins us to talk about their experiment being sent to the International Space Station. We cover why creating the coldest point in the universe could be the key to unlocking the mysteries of quantum mechanics. In Space News: * Blue Origin details New Glenn launcher and customers * House passes NASA authorization bill * Volcanic hydrogen spurs chances of finding life * Orbital ATK expects decision on new rocket by early 2018 * GOES-16 beams back first lightning mapper imagery TMRO:Space 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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“It’s about the people…” An interview with Tory Bruno of ULA – Orbit 10.09

March 5, 2017

Tory Bruno the CEO of United Launch Alliance joins us to talk about the future of humans in space. The new Vulcan rocket, ACES upper stage and CisLunar 1000 are just a few of the topic we cover. Tory lays out an amazing vision with thousands of humans living and working in space. In Space News: * SpaceX announces plans to send two people around the moon next year * Blue Origin may have lunar ambitions too * Autonomous Flight Safety System * Virgin Orbit TMRO:Space 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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Storytime with Cariann – Orbit 10.08

February 26, 2017

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 Docks with the International Space Station * Seven Earth-sized planets found * RS-25 Tested for Space Launch System * NASA’s Juno spacecraft to remain in current orbit around Jupiter TMRO:Space 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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Erday Astronauting – Orbit 10.07

February 19, 2017

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 New Zealand’s First Launch Site * Group Effort Finds More Than 100 Exoplanet * CubeCab looking to launch small sats * NRO Payload Mounted For West Coast Launch TMRO:Space 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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A Dial Tone in Space – Orbit 10.06

February 12, 2017

Ralph Ewig the CEO Audacy joins us to talk about space based communication for satellites and spacecraft and why it is important for the future of human exploration of the cosmos. In Space News: NASA okays commercial airlock for space station JAXA Space Debris Experiment Flounders DARPA picks SSL as satellite-servicing partner amid drama 5 Iridium Sats Will Share Launch With NASA Mission Tornado strikes NASA’s Michoud plant in New Orleans A Puzzling Paradox on Mars: Where Was The Atmosphere? TMRO:Space 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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The impossible space thruster may be possible – Orbit 10.05

February 6, 2017

The physics defying EmDrive returns to the show! Dave Distler gives us a quick refresher on what the EmDrive is, changes since last year and a bit about its peer review process. In Space News: * Juno flies over Jupiter without working main engine * Cassini Offers Best-Ever Views of Saturn’s Rings * Intelsat 33e enters service after engine trouble * CRS-10 Leapfrogs Echostar 23 on SpaceX Manifest * Worldview 4 has entered service with some stunning imagery * OSIRIS-REx Will Hunt For Earth Trojan Asteroids TMRO:Space 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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