2 episodes

New venture into podcasts after years of science writing. Subscribe for talks and interviews on space exploration and science.

Check out my website (https://jatan.space/) for detailed articles on space exploration and science. If you like my work, you can support me on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/uncertainquark).

Spacebound Jatan Mehta

    • Science

New venture into podcasts after years of science writing. Subscribe for talks and interviews on space exploration and science.

Check out my website (https://jatan.space/) for detailed articles on space exploration and science. If you like my work, you can support me on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/uncertainquark).

    SpaceX and the private space industry

    SpaceX and the private space industry

    SpaceX recently launched two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, marking the first time a private company has sent humans to space! I was invited to talk about SpaceX and the commercialization of the space industry at the Bazaar podcast.

    Topics discussed include:
    00:35 - Why was SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts to the International Space Station important?
    03:44 - How did SpaceX disrupt the space industry?
    06:14 - What role has NASA played in getting SpaceX to where it is today?
    08:06 - Why haven't we put a human on Mars already?
    10:23 - How has SpaceX gotten people excited about space exploration again?
    12:20 - Business opportunities in space
    14:36 - Other private players in the space industry
    17:52 - Elon Musk's vision

    For a deeper dive into space technology, check out my articles:

    Everything you need to know about SpaceX’s historic launch of NASA astronauts - https://jatan.space/spacex-to-launch-nasa-astronauts-on-historic-flight/

    Articles on Space technology - https://jatan.space/category/space-tech/

    For more space stories, check out my blog at https://jatan.space/

    ISRO and where the Indian space program is at

    ISRO and where the Indian space program is at

    I was invited to talk about ISRO's milestones, working philosophy and future missions at Access Reality.

    Topics discussed include:
    03:30 – Milestones for ISRO
    07:32 – How does ISRO decide on its space missions?
    11:32 – Cooperation with other space agencies
    13:31 – Future missions
    17:45 – Scope of ISRO’s missions compared to other space agencies
    23:03 – What can ISRO do better?
    26:30 – Public support for space activities
    30:25 – Private space companies in India
    33:17 – What gets people most excited?

    For a deeper dive into ISRO's space missions, check out my articles:

    How NASA and Chandrayaan discovered water on the Moon - https://jatan.space/how-nasa-and-chandrayaan-discovered-water-on-the-moon/

    India’s Astrosat and NASA’s Chandra co-discover a rapidly spinning black hole - https://jatan.space/on-the-verge-of-revealing-a-singularity/

    5 unique space missions that ISRO will be flying in the near future - https://jatan.space/5-unique-space-missions-that-isro-will-be-flying-in-the-near-future/

    Space Digest – Everything you need to know about Chandrayaan 2 - https://jatan.space/space-digest-chandrayaan-2/

    India’s Yuri Gagarin moment approaches closer, astronauts begin training for Gaganyaan in Russia - https://jatan.space/astronauts-begin-training-for-gaganyaan-in-russia/

    For more space stories, check out my blog at https://jatan.space/

Top Podcasts In Science