Houston We Have a Podcast

Gateway: The Lunar Space Station

July 12, 2024|

A NASA astronaut and a Gateway manager discuss how the future lunar space station will be used for science, deep space exploration, and more. HWHAP Episode 344. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

New Year, New Hosts

July 5, 2024|

Houston We Have a Podcast celebrates its seven-year anniversary and the hosts talk about their roles at NASA, tell fun stories, and discuss their passion for communication and human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 343. Read More [...]

Mars Audio Log #11

June 28, 2024|

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their eleventh month in a Mars simulated habitat, and a NASA expert discusses the measures taken to ensure that the year long mission has been conducted safely and ethically. [...]

The Quesst for Low Sonic Booms

June 21, 2024|

Aerospace engineers discuss NASA’s Quesst mission and the X-59 aircraft designed to fly faster than the speed of sound and test the future of supersonic travel. HWHAP Episode 341. Read More - Houston We Have [...]

NBL Environments

June 14, 2024|

An engineer at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory discusses how environmental effects help make spacewalk training more realistic in the 40-foot-deep pool. HWHAP Episode 340. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

Robotic Surgery in Space

June 7, 2024|

A payload developer and surgeon discuss testing a robotic surgery technology demonstration aboard the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 339. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

Planetary Radio

The penguin, the egg, and the asteroid collision in Beta Pictoris

July 17, 2024|

We celebrate the second anniversary of the James Webb Space Telescope's (JWST) science operations with Christine Chen, associate astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute. She describes the observatory's newest beautiful image, a close-up of [...]

Meet Roo-ver and The Planetary Society’s new board member

July 10, 2024|

The Planetary Society introduces the newest member of its board of directors this week on Planetary Radio. Newton Campbell Jr., the director of the Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) Consortium, discusses his [...]

Space Policy Edition: NASA and the American South

July 5, 2024|

Every major NASA center built after the agency’s inception is located in the American South. Why? Dr. Brian Odom, NASA’s chief historian, joins the show to explore the relationship between NASA and the South, how [...]

An asteroid bash and an asteroid smash

June 26, 2024|

Every year on June 30, the space community observes Asteroid Day, the anniversary of the Tunguska blast. Markus Payer, Asteroid Foundation Chair, joins us to talk about this year's Asteroid Day festivities. We also get [...]

A big year for heliophysics and Parker Solar Probe

June 19, 2024|

Our Sun is nearing the most active part of its solar cycle. This week, we explore recent solar activity and discoveries from NASA's Parker Solar Probe with Nour Rawafi, the mission's project scientist. But first, [...]

Houston We Have a Podcast

Gateway: The Lunar Space Station

July 12, 2024|

A NASA astronaut and a Gateway manager discuss how the future lunar space station will be used for science, deep space exploration, and more. HWHAP Episode 344. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

New Year, New Hosts

July 5, 2024|

Houston We Have a Podcast celebrates its seven-year anniversary and the hosts talk about their roles at NASA, tell fun stories, and discuss their passion for communication and human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 343. Read More [...]

Mars Audio Log #11

June 28, 2024|

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their eleventh month in a Mars simulated habitat, and a NASA expert discusses the measures taken to ensure that the year long mission has been conducted safely and ethically. [...]

The Quesst for Low Sonic Booms

June 21, 2024|

Aerospace engineers discuss NASA’s Quesst mission and the X-59 aircraft designed to fly faster than the speed of sound and test the future of supersonic travel. HWHAP Episode 341. Read More - Houston We Have [...]

NBL Environments

June 14, 2024|

An engineer at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory discusses how environmental effects help make spacewalk training more realistic in the 40-foot-deep pool. HWHAP Episode 340. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

Robotic Surgery in Space

June 7, 2024|

A payload developer and surgeon discuss testing a robotic surgery technology demonstration aboard the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 339. Read More - Houston We Have a Podcast

Planetary Radio

The penguin, the egg, and the asteroid collision in Beta Pictoris

July 17, 2024|

We celebrate the second anniversary of the James Webb Space Telescope's (JWST) science operations with Christine Chen, associate astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute. She describes the observatory's newest beautiful image, a close-up of [...]

Meet Roo-ver and The Planetary Society’s new board member

July 10, 2024|

The Planetary Society introduces the newest member of its board of directors this week on Planetary Radio. Newton Campbell Jr., the director of the Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) Consortium, discusses his [...]

Space Policy Edition: NASA and the American South

July 5, 2024|

Every major NASA center built after the agency’s inception is located in the American South. Why? Dr. Brian Odom, NASA’s chief historian, joins the show to explore the relationship between NASA and the South, how [...]

An asteroid bash and an asteroid smash

June 26, 2024|

Every year on June 30, the space community observes Asteroid Day, the anniversary of the Tunguska blast. Markus Payer, Asteroid Foundation Chair, joins us to talk about this year's Asteroid Day festivities. We also get [...]

A big year for heliophysics and Parker Solar Probe

June 19, 2024|

Our Sun is nearing the most active part of its solar cycle. This week, we explore recent solar activity and discoveries from NASA's Parker Solar Probe with Nour Rawafi, the mission's project scientist. But first, [...]

Main Engine Cutoff

T+280: VIPER Cancelled, Falcon 9 Grounded

July 18, 2024|

NASA announced their intent to cancel VIPER, the rover that was due to go to the Moon on Astrobotic’s Griffin lander, after severe schedule and cost growth. SpaceX had a rare failure of Falcon 9 [...]

T+276: Mars Sample Return Studies, NSSL Phase 3 Lane 1 Selections

June 14, 2024|

NASA selected the organizations who will be carrying out mission design studies for the Mars Sample Return rethink, and the US Space Force selected the first 3 bidders for the National Security Space Launch Program [...]

T+275: Starliner’s First Crew, Starship’s Fourth Flight

June 7, 2024|

Starliner flew its first crew, Starship flew its fourth flight, Chang’e-6 collected its first samples, and Agnikul Cosmos flew its first mission. This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is brought to you by 33 [...]

Space & Satellite Professionals International

Better Satellite World: The Best of the Better

July 12, 2024|

In this special Better Satellite World podcast, SSPI Director of Engagement Tamara Bond-Williams interviews none other than our host, SSPI Director of Innovation Lou Zacharilla. They discuss some of the most entertaining and intriguing podcasts [...]

Main Engine Cutoff

T+280: VIPER Cancelled, Falcon 9 Grounded

July 18, 2024|

NASA announced their intent to cancel VIPER, the rover that was due to go to the Moon on Astrobotic’s Griffin lander, after severe schedule and cost growth. SpaceX had a rare failure of Falcon 9 [...]

T+276: Mars Sample Return Studies, NSSL Phase 3 Lane 1 Selections

June 14, 2024|

NASA selected the organizations who will be carrying out mission design studies for the Mars Sample Return rethink, and the US Space Force selected the first 3 bidders for the National Security Space Launch Program [...]

T+275: Starliner’s First Crew, Starship’s Fourth Flight

June 7, 2024|

Starliner flew its first crew, Starship flew its fourth flight, Chang’e-6 collected its first samples, and Agnikul Cosmos flew its first mission. This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is brought to you by 33 [...]

Space & Satellite Professionals International

Better Satellite World: The Best of the Better

July 12, 2024|

In this special Better Satellite World podcast, SSPI Director of Engagement Tamara Bond-Williams interviews none other than our host, SSPI Director of Innovation Lou Zacharilla. They discuss some of the most entertaining and intriguing podcasts [...]

Are We There Yet

To the moon, for good?

November 30, 2022|

NASA’s Artemis I mission is past its halfway mark — the uncrewed Orion capsule slinging past the far side of the moon. The next big step is making it back to Earth safe. The mission [...]

From the moon to Mars

November 22, 2022|

NASA’s Artemis I mission has made it to the moon. The milestone mission launched last week from Kennedy Space Center, ushering in a new chapter of lunar exploration. We’ll hear from NASASpaceflight.com assistant managing editor [...]

Artemis I, take three

November 15, 2022|

NASA’s next moon mission could take flight this week. Artemis I is poised to launch from Kennedy Space Center as early as Wednesday morning. The mission has faced a handful of obstacles, from engine issues, [...]

The Pillars of Creation in a brand new light

November 3, 2022|

The Pillars of Creation image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope has captivated space fans for decades. Now, we’re getting a fresh new look at this cosmic nursery thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope. [...]

Zero G and I feel fine

October 26, 2022|

What’s it like to feel weightless, like the astronauts on the International Space Station? Brian Bartelo is a 6th grader from Buffalo, New York. He entered an essay contest to win a trip on a [...]

From the Space Shuttle to Starship

October 18, 2022|

For three decades, the Space Shuttle program carried 355 astronauts into orbit on 135 missions. And it took a team of thousands of engineers, technicians and other employees to keep the program flying. A new [...]

Off Nominal

158 – Meant to F

July 11, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are back! We catch up mostly about spacesuits, space stations, spaceships, and probably Dragon XL. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 158 - Meant to F - YouTubeNASA will pay SpaceX nearly $1 billion [...]

157 – Assuming States are Rational (with Laura Delgado López)

June 27, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Laura Delgado López, Visiting Fellow at the Americas Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, to talk about Latin American space policy. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 157 [...]

155 – Unhinged Planetary Desire (with Peter Beck)

June 13, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Peter Beck, Founder, President, and CEO of Rocket Lab, to talk about making rocket bikes, why he would do such a thing as make rocket bikes, what it was [...]

154 – They Ran Into Us (with Matt Desch)

June 6, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium, to talk about what they’ve been up to lately, the state of the satellite communications industry, and to tell some stories from his career. [...]

153 – Gyros on the Butt

May 30, 2024|

Jake and Anthony catch up on the news, and Anthony returns from vacation with a few reviews of some recent Smithsonian Air and Space Museum changes. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 153 - YouTubeNASA and Boeing [...]

Are We There Yet

To the moon, for good?

November 30, 2022|

NASA’s Artemis I mission is past its halfway mark — the uncrewed Orion capsule slinging past the far side of the moon. The next big step is making it back to Earth safe. The mission [...]

From the moon to Mars

November 22, 2022|

NASA’s Artemis I mission has made it to the moon. The milestone mission launched last week from Kennedy Space Center, ushering in a new chapter of lunar exploration. We’ll hear from NASASpaceflight.com assistant managing editor [...]

Artemis I, take three

November 15, 2022|

NASA’s next moon mission could take flight this week. Artemis I is poised to launch from Kennedy Space Center as early as Wednesday morning. The mission has faced a handful of obstacles, from engine issues, [...]

The Pillars of Creation in a brand new light

November 3, 2022|

The Pillars of Creation image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope has captivated space fans for decades. Now, we’re getting a fresh new look at this cosmic nursery thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope. [...]

Zero G and I feel fine

October 26, 2022|

What’s it like to feel weightless, like the astronauts on the International Space Station? Brian Bartelo is a 6th grader from Buffalo, New York. He entered an essay contest to win a trip on a [...]

From the Space Shuttle to Starship

October 18, 2022|

For three decades, the Space Shuttle program carried 355 astronauts into orbit on 135 missions. And it took a team of thousands of engineers, technicians and other employees to keep the program flying. A new [...]

Off Nominal

158 – Meant to F

July 11, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are back! We catch up mostly about spacesuits, space stations, spaceships, and probably Dragon XL. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 158 - Meant to F - YouTubeNASA will pay SpaceX nearly $1 billion [...]

157 – Assuming States are Rational (with Laura Delgado López)

June 27, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Laura Delgado López, Visiting Fellow at the Americas Program of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, to talk about Latin American space policy. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 157 [...]

155 – Unhinged Planetary Desire (with Peter Beck)

June 13, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Peter Beck, Founder, President, and CEO of Rocket Lab, to talk about making rocket bikes, why he would do such a thing as make rocket bikes, what it was [...]

154 – They Ran Into Us (with Matt Desch)

June 6, 2024|

Jake and Anthony are joined by Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium, to talk about what they’ve been up to lately, the state of the satellite communications industry, and to tell some stories from his career. [...]

153 – Gyros on the Butt

May 30, 2024|

Jake and Anthony catch up on the news, and Anthony returns from vacation with a few reviews of some recent Smithsonian Air and Space Museum changes. Topics Off-Nominal - YouTubeEpisode 153 - YouTubeNASA and Boeing [...]

Constellations

Exclusive Interview: Wild Wild Space

July 17, 2024|

Highly-anticipated WILD WILD SPACE brings the space industry into your home! Constellations spoke with Ross Kauffman and Ashlee Vance, the team behind the upcoming HBO original documentary WILD WILD SPACE. The original HBO documentary follows [...]

183 – Software-Defined Satellites, New Business Models and Competitive Advantages

July 3, 2024|

New business models for software-defined satellites: this episode features Florian Thirion, Senior Product and Portfolio Marketing Manager at Airbus Defence and Space. New software-defined satellites give operators the capability to scale their business models and [...]

182 – 5G from Space, Network of Networks and Connectivity for Everyone

June 19, 2024|

5G from space holds the promise to make mobile connectivity accessible to everyone and everywhere. Past efforts to mainstream satellite communications did not have the advantage that 5G brings - a single technology standard that [...]

179 – SD-WAN, Multi-Orbit Access and a New Age for Satcom

May 8, 2024|

On this Constellations Podcast, we explore the evolution of the satellite terminals. Join our panel of experts to understand how the digital transformation of satellite networks has opened the door to orchestrated and automated operations across [...]

Space Gab

Space Gab Podcast #220 for 27 Feb 2023

February 27, 2023|

SpaceX Crew-6 launch scrubbed due to technical issues, The UK Space Agency has announced over £50 million for UK companies to develop communication and navigation services for missions to the Moon. European Space Agency’s Moonlight [...]

Space Gab Podcast #219 for 20 Feb 2023

February 20, 2023|

John Glenn made history #OTD in 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the Earth. He made 3 orbits, North Korean state TV aired footage Sunday of a Hwasong-15 ICBM launch conducted, Sunday [...]

Space Gab Podcast #218 for 13 Feb 2023

February 13, 2023|

Space Gab still 12th of top 70, Soyuz and Progress spacecraft leak updates, Asteroid SAR2667 was predicted and entered the atmosphere with many capturing videos of the meteor entry, More unidentified objects aka balloons being [...]

Space Gab Podcast #217 for 06 Feb 2023

February 6, 2023|

Earthquakes in Turkey and New York but HAARP not at fault, China balloon has everyone looking up until it was shot down, but are there more China balloons, evening orbital pass of the International Space [...]

Space Gab Podcast #216 for 30 Jan 2023

January 30, 2023|

Kennedy Space Center as seen from the ISS, China producing detailed and exciting space promotion videos to attract youth and explorers, January 27th 1967 The hell of Apollo 1: Pure oxygen, a single spark, and [...]

Space Gab Podcast #215 for 23 Jan 2023

January 23, 2023|

NASA is suspending efforts, at least until late next year, to try to fully deploy a solar array on its Lucy spacecraft, Rocket Lab now targeting Tuesday Jan 24th for first Electron mission from Virginia, [...]

Constellations

Exclusive Interview: Wild Wild Space

July 17, 2024|

Highly-anticipated WILD WILD SPACE brings the space industry into your home! Constellations spoke with Ross Kauffman and Ashlee Vance, the team behind the upcoming HBO original documentary WILD WILD SPACE. The original HBO documentary follows [...]

183 – Software-Defined Satellites, New Business Models and Competitive Advantages

July 3, 2024|

New business models for software-defined satellites: this episode features Florian Thirion, Senior Product and Portfolio Marketing Manager at Airbus Defence and Space. New software-defined satellites give operators the capability to scale their business models and [...]

182 – 5G from Space, Network of Networks and Connectivity for Everyone

June 19, 2024|

5G from space holds the promise to make mobile connectivity accessible to everyone and everywhere. Past efforts to mainstream satellite communications did not have the advantage that 5G brings - a single technology standard that [...]

179 – SD-WAN, Multi-Orbit Access and a New Age for Satcom

May 8, 2024|

On this Constellations Podcast, we explore the evolution of the satellite terminals. Join our panel of experts to understand how the digital transformation of satellite networks has opened the door to orchestrated and automated operations across [...]

Space Gab

Space Gab Podcast #220 for 27 Feb 2023

February 27, 2023|

SpaceX Crew-6 launch scrubbed due to technical issues, The UK Space Agency has announced over £50 million for UK companies to develop communication and navigation services for missions to the Moon. European Space Agency’s Moonlight [...]

Space Gab Podcast #219 for 20 Feb 2023

February 20, 2023|

John Glenn made history #OTD in 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the Earth. He made 3 orbits, North Korean state TV aired footage Sunday of a Hwasong-15 ICBM launch conducted, Sunday [...]

Space Gab Podcast #218 for 13 Feb 2023

February 13, 2023|

Space Gab still 12th of top 70, Soyuz and Progress spacecraft leak updates, Asteroid SAR2667 was predicted and entered the atmosphere with many capturing videos of the meteor entry, More unidentified objects aka balloons being [...]

Space Gab Podcast #217 for 06 Feb 2023

February 6, 2023|

Earthquakes in Turkey and New York but HAARP not at fault, China balloon has everyone looking up until it was shot down, but are there more China balloons, evening orbital pass of the International Space [...]

Space Gab Podcast #216 for 30 Jan 2023

January 30, 2023|

Kennedy Space Center as seen from the ISS, China producing detailed and exciting space promotion videos to attract youth and explorers, January 27th 1967 The hell of Apollo 1: Pure oxygen, a single spark, and [...]

Space Gab Podcast #215 for 23 Jan 2023

January 23, 2023|

NASA is suspending efforts, at least until late next year, to try to fully deploy a solar array on its Lucy spacecraft, Rocket Lab now targeting Tuesday Jan 24th for first Electron mission from Virginia, [...]

SpaceWatch Global

The Space Cafe Podcast #054: Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe – A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures.

July 16, 2022|

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #54 Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe. A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures. Ane Aanesland's company ThrustMe single-handedly developed a revolutionary iodine-based propulsion system that even NASA cut [...]

We Martians

135 – A Farewell to InSight (feat. Bruce Banerdt)

February 9, 2023|

NASA's InSight mission landed in 2018 and completed its primary mission two years later. From there it pursued an extended mission, gathering as much scientific data as it could before ultimately ending late last year [...]

Goodbye, for now

January 30, 2023|

After seven years of exploring the solar system, Jake is ready to move on to new projects. Hear his final thoughts on WeMartians. Stay in Touch Patreon (https://www.wemartians.com/support)WeMartians Shop (shop.wemartians.com)Mailing List (https://wemartians.com/signup)Twitter (@we_martians)Jake’s Twitter (@JakeOnOrbit)Off-Nominal [...]

134 – Blood, Sweat, and Rockets (feat. MG Lord)

January 29, 2023|

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a storied history of exploration, but if you go back far enough the stories get pretty wild. Its early days feature a gutsy team of rocket engineers blowing up engines [...]

133 – The State of the Moon (feat. Brendan Byrne and Emilee Speck)

January 10, 2023|

Last year saw a successful Artemis 1 flight, the launch of multiple lunar robotic missions, and the continued development of the CLPS program. What's ahead for 2023? Will it continue this string of exciting progress [...]

132 – Artemis Ahead (feat. Eric Berger)

December 13, 2022|

The Artemis I Orion capsule splashed down in the Pacific this week, a triumphant finale to a mission that faced so many challenges getting to launch. With Artemis I behind us, what's ahead for the [...]

131 – Juno at Europa (feat. Scott Bolton)

November 3, 2022|

Juno has been exploring the Jupiter system since 2016, and has taught us a lot about the clouds, the magnetosphere, and the origin of the largest planet in our solar system. Now in its extended [...]

SpaceWatch Global

The Space Cafe Podcast #054: Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe – A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures.

July 16, 2022|

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Cafe Podcast #54 Ane Aanesland, CEO of ThrustMe. A life between new propulsion technologies and Arctic adventures. Ane Aanesland's company ThrustMe single-handedly developed a revolutionary iodine-based propulsion system that even NASA cut [...]

We Martians

135 – A Farewell to InSight (feat. Bruce Banerdt)

February 9, 2023|

NASA's InSight mission landed in 2018 and completed its primary mission two years later. From there it pursued an extended mission, gathering as much scientific data as it could before ultimately ending late last year [...]

Goodbye, for now

January 30, 2023|

After seven years of exploring the solar system, Jake is ready to move on to new projects. Hear his final thoughts on WeMartians. Stay in Touch Patreon (https://www.wemartians.com/support)WeMartians Shop (shop.wemartians.com)Mailing List (https://wemartians.com/signup)Twitter (@we_martians)Jake’s Twitter (@JakeOnOrbit)Off-Nominal [...]

134 – Blood, Sweat, and Rockets (feat. MG Lord)

January 29, 2023|

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has a storied history of exploration, but if you go back far enough the stories get pretty wild. Its early days feature a gutsy team of rocket engineers blowing up engines [...]

133 – The State of the Moon (feat. Brendan Byrne and Emilee Speck)

January 10, 2023|

Last year saw a successful Artemis 1 flight, the launch of multiple lunar robotic missions, and the continued development of the CLPS program. What's ahead for 2023? Will it continue this string of exciting progress [...]

132 – Artemis Ahead (feat. Eric Berger)

December 13, 2022|

The Artemis I Orion capsule splashed down in the Pacific this week, a triumphant finale to a mission that faced so many challenges getting to launch. With Artemis I behind us, what's ahead for the [...]

131 – Juno at Europa (feat. Scott Bolton)

November 3, 2022|

Juno has been exploring the Jupiter system since 2016, and has taught us a lot about the clouds, the magnetosphere, and the origin of the largest planet in our solar system. Now in its extended [...]