Talking Space

by Gene Mikulka, Mark Ratterman & Sawyer Rosenstein · · · · 11 subscribers

A Free and Open Exchange of Ideas and Opinions on All Things Space. Be sure to follow us on Twitter: @talkingspace!

In our last interview of the inaugural season of Talking Space, we welcome on a person who is celebrating the release of the inaugural episode of their video podcast. We welcome on Miles O’Brien, former CNN reporter, who now does launch commentary for http://spaceflightnow.com and also now has his own …
In this final episode of 2009, the panel discusses the recent rumors regarding a meeting with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and President Barack Obama about the future of NASA, and the possible scrapping of the Ares-1 for a Heavy Lift Vehicle, or HLV. We also discuss some comments made by …
In this very special episode of the Talking Space Podcast, we have author and four-time space shuttle astronaut Dr. Tom Jones. With Dr. Jones we discuss his books Sky Walking, Planetology: Unlocking The Secrets of the Solar System, and Hell Hawks! along with his view on where NASA is going …
In this exciting episode, special guest @CraftLass joins us on our panel as we discuss plenty of public involvement in space. We talk about the Ares I-X test flight results congress talking about Cosntellation in a discussion of safety, and some probe and rover difficulties happening on Mars. We then …
In this episode, the panel discusses the very successful mission of Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-129, especially since our very own Gene Mikulka and Mark Ratterman were at the launch of the shuttle before its almost 11 day mission. We then discuss congress and their letter-writing campaign to persuade US …
In this episode, we devote the entire episode to the STS-129 NASA Launch Tweet-up, and took a look at a different aspect than most people that viewed the tweetup…at the actual event. Our very own Gene Mikulka and Mark Ratterman were one of the lucky 100 that were able to …
On this episode, we are happy to welcome back our panelist Gene, who was plagued by a nasty side effect that has been called “The Kermit” as your voice sounds like a frog. Our main topic is the large discovery that was recently made of “significant amounts” of water being …
As a nice change of pace, we break away for a short while from our normal podcast to a segment called “What’s On Your Mind” where we will occasionally select a space tweep who is willing to do an interview and get to know a little bit more about them. …