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 #187 for 24 June 2022
During today's planetary alignment you could have seen a number of planets and the moon, and I saw the ISS then too, NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission, Jupiter has a diet that includes planets?, Space aggression deterrence, Liftoff of Ariane 5 with two satellites, Forgoing another countdown rehearsal, NASA plans to return the first Space Launch System rocket to its assembly hangar at the Kennedy Space Center next week for a hydrogen leak repair and continued preparations for liftoff on the Artemis 1 moon mission, A draft House spending bill would provide NASA with a smaller spending increase than requested for fiscal year 2023, with cuts spread among exploration, science and technology programs, SmallSat Alliance unveils Collegiate Space Competition, Appropriators raised red flags about missile-warning satellite programs for which the Space Force requested $4.5 billion in 2023, Of course there's going to be litter on Mars, Dish Feuds With SpaceX Over Starlink Dishes Being Used on Moving Boats, Cars, South Korean launch of satellites, Planned space station boost by Cygnus freighter cuts off 5 seconds into burn, China's plan to be first with Mars sample return.
Space Gab Podcast #186 for 17 June 2022
Open letter to SpaceX emplyees cause a stir, gets employees fired from SpaceX too, Our best landing video to date, thanks to Starlink, Elon Musk teweets out. Launch complex 39A is growing BIG for Starship launches, NASA good name might be tainted by UFO study group, Sierra Space is creating an astronaut training program, How Lost Hikers Can Send an SOS to Space, China’s Xidian University has completed what it calls the world’s first full-link and full-system ground test system for space-based solar power, Cargo Dragon launch rescheduled for July after identifying hydrazine leak, An Astra launch of two NASA cubesats to monitor tropical storms failed when the rocket’s upper stage shut down prematurely, Russian space agency and NASA dealing.
Space Gab Podcast #185 for 10 June 2022
NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena UAP, NASA will spend anywhere from a few tens of thousands of dollars to no more than $100,000 on the effort, Efforts continue to fully deploy Lucy solar array, NASA audit reveals massive overruns in SLS mobile launch platform, Lockheed Martin powers up Artemis 2 Orion, updates status on other capsules, James Webb space telescope mirror takes hit from space stuff, SpaceX launches with Egyptian satellite, House armed services panel calls on DoD to buy commercial space technology and data, Apparently the video of Blue Origin NS21 mission has been blocked on YouTube due to copyright infringement, China's Tiangong space station is crewed again.
Space Gab Podcast #184 for 03 June 2022
Blue Origin NS21 mission to liftoff, SpaceX cargo resupply mission to ISS, China's 18th launch of 2022, Cameron County Sheriff Deputies responded to the SpaceX Stargate Facility in reference to a trespasser, Media to meet SpaceX Crew 2, NASA to buy five additional Crew Dragon flights, Construction instructions, China's Tiangong space station, NASA selects Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace for spacesuit contracts, 10 years since SpaceX’s first mission to Space_Station, Sierra Space to partner with Spirit AeroSystems on Dream Chaser cargo modules, Shooting Star can carry about 4,500 kilograms of pressurized and unpressurized cargo, and also has solar panels and thrusters, China's Shenzhou14 crew preparation.
Space Gab Podcast #183 for 27 May
This morning... Moon, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, General Dynamics won a contract to develop the ground system for the Space Development Agency's LEO constellation, The Space Force released a new process for evaluating the cybersecurity of commercial satellite operators it works with, The Space Force's Space Systems Command issued task orders Thursday for eight launches to SpaceX and United Launch Alliance, SpaceX will replace the heat shield on its next Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station after it failed acceptance tests, China is looking to land spacecraft near permanently shadowed regions near the south pole of the moon to investigate the potential presence of resources trapped in craters, SLS wet dress, Boeing Starliner has returned to earth after docking with the ISS, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff clarifies that North Korea launched 3 ballistic missiles, NASA plans to make Starliner crew assignments this summer, Interesting... NORAD’S QUESTIONABLE USE OF COVID RELIEF FUNDS ???, Flight of the first civilian large drone operation from an international airport, China's Shenzhou14 crew tasks, Interesting camera angle on Mars, Biden vows to expand space cooperation with South Korea, Japan.
Space Gab Podcast #182 for 20 May
Mission managers polled “go” for rendezvous and docking of Boeing’s Starliner capsule, For the second time in as many months, debris from a Chinese rocket landed in India, OMG ... glowing green blinking lights are filling skies above Verdigris Oklahoma, all around me, James Webb space telescope successfully completed tracking test, Russia launched the 3rd Bars-M reconnaissance satellite aboard a Soyuz-2.1a from Plesetsk, NASA puts ISS spacewalks on hold to investigate water leak, Liftoff of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, the third mission in five days to deploy satellites for the privately-developed Starlink broadband network, ISS over Oklahoma, Cosmonauts not riding in Boeing Starliner, iSpace launch update : An orbital launch attempt by Chinese startup iSpace suffered failure early Friday, following on from two failures last year.