Podcast (Audio Space Report) about space related topics. Mike Coletta, who supported the space industry for almost 2 decades, shares news of current and past events that relate to various space programs. Space and astronomical related events are also covered in this audio Space Report. Mike Coletta's Space Gab Podcast was featured in the opening scenes of the COSMOS 2019 Movie, a science fiction thriller about 3 Astro-Nuts in search of mysteries of the universe.
Space Gab Podcast #139 for 14 April 2021
Today's Blue Origin New Shepard crew prodecure certification/verification, rocket launch, rocket landing, and crew spacecraft landing, The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected Blue Origin and Lockheed Martin to develop competing spacecraft concepts for a demonstration of nuclear thermal propulsion, Astronaut who strongly disagreed with the decision to build the Space Shuttle, and suggested science experiments for Apollo missions, passed away, Big deal for imaging satellite constellation, SpaceX Starlink launches from the west coast, Astrobotic announces the selection of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its Griffin lunar lander to the Moon, Northrop Grumman robotic MEV-2 spacecraft, in a first, catches active Intelsat satellite, Mars helicopter Ingenuity flight delayed for software updates, SpaceX abandons catching fairings, China's space station dates, Weather on Mars via Perseverance, NASA budget is increased for FY2022, The FAA has recommended some Boeing 737 MAX aircraft be taken out of service due to an electrical problem, 10 people on board the ISS now, Name changes for ER and WR.
Space Gab Podcast #138 for 07 Apr 2021
NASA Orion spacecraft drop tested for data prior to Artemis II, Such a cool gif of Mars Perseverance and Ingenuity, ISS solar arrays arrive and are being prepared for launch, SpaceX Starlink launch happened today, Weather report on Mars done by media station, On Friday a crew will launch to ISS, Just days away from Ingenuitys first flight, An RS-25 rocket engine test at Stennis Space Center, This is purported to be China's Mars Rover, I was able to share last night's ISS pass over Sacramento with my mom, Methane leaked caused last weeks SpaceX Starship SN11 explosion, Resurrected a 1980's Sony ICF-7601 12 band radio that was my father's, The Russian government approved extending an agreement on cooperation in space with the United States until December 2030, Update on work at ISS concerning air leak, SpaceX treasures fall from the sky, US Space Command and Japan sign space security agreement, Security helicopter fleet for Florida launch operations.
Space Gab Podcast #137 for 31 Mar 2021
Coverage starts with parts on the ground (pre-launch), and ends with parts on the ground (post-crash) The continual cycle of Starship coverage, As a child astronaut John Glenn slept on a space related pillowcase, Man gets exclusive video from underneath SpaceX Starship SN11 rocket and posts on YouTube, Mars Helicopter almost ready to be place on surface of Mars for first flight, Congress, can we talk to China? It's about space, Inspiration4 team selected and announced, Elon Musk sends out the welcome wagon while feathering his nest egg, National Space Council will be renewed, SpaceX crew Dragon at ISS to be moved, Artifacts that rode with Apollo 8 and Apollo 10 on their trip to moon orbit. As seen at the Aerospace Museum of California, Going through my late fathers things I came across some newspapers from the Apollo 11 moon landing. Cool to read about it again as it happened!, New spacecraft, Space Utility Vehicle, South Korea to launch robotic lunar lander.
Space Gab Podcast #136 for 24 Mar 2021
Full speed ahead SLS Artemis, Bluestaq wins $280 million Space Force contract to expand space data catalog, Agreement for 5G networking in space info sharing, NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Prepares for First Flight, North Korea Conducts 1st Missile Test Under Biden Administration, Italy to open US office for outsourcing launch ground services, SpaceX deployed another 60 Starlink satellites, SpaceX Starlink satellites to be maneuvered away from ISS, Space Force acquisition programs in near future, Rocket Lab successfully places satellites into orbit, SpaceX Starship SN11 static fire test, Soyuz launch puts 38 satellites into orbit, Mission to clean up space junk with magnets set for launch, Large decommissioned satellite breaks up into orbiting space debris, NASA SLS hot fire test as seen from space, NASA administrator possibility, Space station crew will take their Soyuz spacecraft for a spin, AFRL focus on space.
Space Gab Podcast #135 for 17 Mar 2021
The sounds of Mars Perseverance Rover driving on the surface of Mars, Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flight zone selected, Relativity Space was selected to launch a small U.S. military payload to orbit in 2023 using a 3D-printed rocket, Debris Found on Brevard Beach Came From Delta III Launch in 1998, Wearing green and growing green on the ISS, Paraguay’s First Satellite Deployed From the International Space Station, China to construct commercial spaceport to support booming space industry, March 18th for scheduled SLS hot fire test, SpaceX may have offered its Starship rocket for an upcoming 6 cubesat launch in a NASA proposal, FAA says "No public safety concerns..." SN10 mishap, Live like you're in space, Russia looks to China as new space exploration partner, Another SpaceX Starlink launch, NASA released a 2.9-ton cargo pallet with old batteries from the International Space Station this week, the most massive object ever jettisoned from the complex.
Space Gab Podcast #134 for 03 Mar 2021
SpaceX targeting today 3 March for test flight of Starship SN10, Eccentric fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is looking for applicants from around the world to take a seat on a trip to the moon on a SpaceX Starship flight in 2023,LiDAR system to monitor CO2 will be part of a near future Chinese satellite, Chinese commercial launch company iSpace said Monday that an errant piece of foam insulation caused the loss of its Hyperbola-1 launch vehicle, Not before May for second unpiloted test flight for Boeing Starliner, Rocket Lab reveals plans for reusable rocket with 8 ton payload, Kentucky firm plans orbital mini space station in two years, Blue Origin’s massive New Glenn rocket is delayed for years, China is preparing to launch the first module of Tiangong next month, with construction of the entire space station expected to complete in 2022, Tear in astronauts glove during spacewalk causes some concern but measures were taken to finish, ESA is looking for new astronauts, Heat damage caused failed SpaceX Falcon 9 booster landing, Virgin Galactic to experience some delays in test flights and space tourism efforts, 3D printed rocket to take payloads to orbit?