Every week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.
Episode 281: International Gateway
NASA and ESA announced construction contracts for Lunar Gateway modules this week! Also, a split rover, a Firefly fire, and tea saves the ISS.
Episode 280: DOWNLINK--Ella Atkins II
Ella is an aerospace engineering and automation professor at UMich. Learn with us about autonomous flight on other planets!
Episode 279: Free-Floating Selfie Stick
Tianwen-1 has a long, boring journey ahead of it, but this week we had a fun imaging event. Also Starlink GPS, Taikonauts on the Moon, and LCROSS.
Episode 278: DOWNLINK--Panagiotis Tsiotras
Dr. Tsiotras is a professor of aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech. We talked to him about attitude control theory and his 5-DOF software testbed.
Episode 277: Little Nub
Bishop is almost ready for space, and Dynetics showed off their HLS mockup! Also, Venus and Moon sample returns, and Artemis III landing site.
Episode 276: DOWNLINK--Baratunde Cola
Bara Cola was working on thermal management solutions for computer processors when he hit upon an idea that is now taking the space world by storm.
Human-listenable space talk
Like space? Don't completely understand it? These guys know their way around and tell you the main gist of interesting space topics such as how to manouver in space or why radiation is a problem. You'll be up to date on the latest news events and launches. Excellent quality and super enjoyable.