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The Space Shot John Mulnix

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Subscribe and check out the massive back catalog (Season 1 has 365 episodes) for some excellent bite-sized pieces of space history, pop culture, science, and more. Whether you're into history, science, pop-culture, or current events, there's something for you here at The Space Shot.

    What I Read in 2023

    What I Read in 2023

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    After Babel


    Books-
    I forgot to mention it in the episode since the book is experienced more than it is read. Apollo Remastered by Andy Saunders is a visual delight. 1000% recommend picking up a copy.
    "Soviets in Space" by Colin Burgess
    "Space Craze" by Margaret Weitekamp
    "The Space Shuttle" by Roland Miller
    "Son of Apollo" by Christopher Roosa
    "The New Guys" by Meredith Bagby
    "The Map that Changed the World" by Simon Winchester
    "Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens" by Andrea Wulf
    "Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business" by Neil Postman
    "Plunder: Private Equity's Plan to Pillage America" by Brendan Ballou
    "Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World" by Marcia Bjornerud
    "Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology" by Neil Postman
    "Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives" by Siddarth Kara
    "Technology and the American Way of War Since 1945" by Thomas G. Mahnken
    "The Winged Gospel" by Joseph Corn
    "Wichita: Where Aviation Took Wing" by the Greteman Group
    "The Arsenal of Democracy" by A.J. Baime
    "Farnsworth's Classical English Style" by Ward Farnsworth
    "The Practicing Stoic" by Ward Farnsworth
    "The Daily Stoic" by Ryan Holiday
    "The Daily Dad" by Ryan Holiday
    "Code Red" by Vince Flynn/Kyle Mills
    "And on that Bombshell" by Richard Porter
    "Nuts and Bolts" by Roma Agrawal
    "Come Fly with Me: The Rise and Fall of TWA" by Daniel L. Rust and Alan B. Hoffman
    "Hands of Time" by Rebecca Struthers

    • 30 min
    Catching Up While Astrid Catches Some Z’s

    Catching Up While Astrid Catches Some Z’s

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    The Verge- Zuckerberg AI comment


    After Babel

    • 12 min
    Skylab 50th Extravaganza!

    Skylab 50th Extravaganza!

    This episode is jam-packed with awesome guests and Skylab stories. Emily Carney, David Hitt, and Dwight Steven-Boniecki joined me to talk about all things Skylab, give it a listen!


    Emily Carney-
    Space and Things- https://spaceandthingspodcast.com
    Emily Carney- Medium.com https://emilycarneyspace.medium.com


    David Hitt-
    https://davidhitt.net
    Homesteading Space- Facebook
    David Hitt- Twitter
    Homesteading Space- Nebraska University Press- https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/bison-books/9780803236394/
    Signed copies of _Homesteading Space _are available through the Cosmosphere's gift shop. Limited supplies available-
    https://ticketing.cosmo.org/GiftShopItem.aspx?I=90175


    Dwight Steven-Boniecki-
    Check out Dwight's amazing documentary, Searching for Skylab- https://searchingforskylab.com/
    Searching for Skylab- Twitter


    Skylab students article- https://www.issnationallab.org/skylab-first-students-space-experiments-changed-lives/#:~:text=What%20a%20fine%20selection%20of,and%20astronaut%20motor%2Dsensory%20adaptation.


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    I'd love it if you could support the work I do here by checking out my website, Starlight and Gleam. Thank you for listening and I appreciate the support!


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    Let me know if you have any questions, email me at john@thespaceshot.com. You can also call 720-772-7988 if you'd like to ask a question for the show. Send questions, ideas, or comments, and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out!


    Do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast if you enjoy listening each day. Screenshot your review and send it to @johnmulnix or john@thespaceshot.com and I will send you a Space Shot sticker and a thank you!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Coffee at the Cosmo- Skylab at 50: Part 2

    Coffee at the Cosmo- Skylab at 50: Part 2

    It was amazing to be back at the Cosmosphere for this event. I chatted with David and Emily after the Coffee at the Cosmo and we talked a bit more about Skylab and human spaceflight. This episode also includes audio from Skylab 1 and 2, so give it a listen!


    Cosmosphere Links-
    Check out the Cosmosphere's incredible library of online content at LaunchNext. LaunchNext.org!


    You can see all of the upcoming events and more by checking the Cosmosphere calendar.
    Cosmosphere Calendar


    You can contact the Cosmosphere's Box office at 620-665-9312 for more information on upcoming events.

    • 47 min
    Coffee at the Cosmo- Skylab at 50: Blazing the Trail for ISS, Artemis and Beyond

    Coffee at the Cosmo- Skylab at 50: Blazing the Trail for ISS, Artemis and Beyond

    It was amazing to be back at the Cosmosphere for this event. Having the opportunity to join Jack, Milt, Emily, and David was a treat for me. I hope you enjoy this episode! Drop me a line if you're ever in Kansas, I'm always happy to drop by the Cosmosphere for tours. (As long as I'm not busy with our baby and our schedules align haha)


    In this episode we're joined by Emily Carney, David Hitt, John Mulnix, and via Zoom, astronaut and Skylab 3 pilot Jack Lousma and Mission Control Flight Director, Milt Windler, for “Skylab at 50: Blazing the Trail for ISS, Artemis and Beyond.” This live conversation will covered the history of Skylab and the effect its creation has had on the space program as a whole.


    Cosmosphere Links-
    Check out the Cosmosphere's incredible library of online content at LaunchNext. LaunchNext.org!


    You can see all of the upcoming events and more by checking the Cosmosphere calendar.
    Cosmosphere Calendar


    You can contact the Cosmosphere's Box office at 620-665-9312 for more information on upcoming events.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Gemini 4: America's First EVA (Mission Audio)

    Gemini 4: America's First EVA (Mission Audio)

    In this episode, we catch up on life and what I've been reading/doing the past few months, then we climb into a Gemini capsule to listen to mission audio from Gemini 4. Enjoy!


    I'd love if you could support the work I do here by checking out my website, Starlight and Gleam. Thank you for listening and I appreciate the support!


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    Let me know if you have any questions, email me at john@thespaceshot.com. You can also call 720-772-7988 if you'd like to ask a question for the show. Send questions, ideas, or comments, and I will be sure to respond to you! Thanks for reaching out!


    Do me a favor and leave a review for the podcast if you enjoy listening each day. Screenshot your review and send it to @johnmulnix or john@thespaceshot.com and I will send you a Space Shot sticker and a thank you!


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    • 41 min

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