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!

There's a new "Ironman" in space flight: Current Space Station commander, astronaut Scott Kelly , broke the US space endurance record recently and is gearing ...
So you want to be a Martian? On October 1st NASA held anevent at the Kennedy Space Center to explain more about the agency's push ...
710 Episode 710: Orion in Waiting Sept. 25, 2015
We kick off the show with congratulations, an upcoming celestial event, and follow ups to two previous stories. First an update to rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne's ...
709 Episode 709:Make a Memory Sept. 18, 2015
We start off our sixth anniversary show with an update on the recent Soyuz missions and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko’s ...
708 Episode 708: Contrasts Aug. 28, 2015
HTV5 launched recently supporting International Space Station resupply, successfully docking on 24 August, 2015. To learn more about the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency HTV Program see http://iss.jaxa.jp/en/htv/index.html Future ...
707 Episode 707: First Harvest Aug. 15, 2015
So what is that white stuff that NASA’s Dawn spacecraft found in Occator Crater on Ceres? What about that four mile high mountain or “pyramid”? ...
706 Episode 706: Lost and Found July 29, 2015
On this episode of Talking Space we begin with the preliminary conclusions released by SpaceX regarding the loss of CRS-7, leading into a discussion of the ...
On this episode of Talking Space, we look at the duration records set by the recently-returned Expedition 43 crew, and a close look at why ...
On this episode we bookend the whole conversation with the launch and loss of Progress 59 and the implications for the International Space Station and ...
This week we look at the impending demise of NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft after being on orbit since 18 March, 2011. We also examine the SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission ...
On this episode of Talking Space, the team discusses the International Space Station One Year Mission. We also mention that the New Horizons spacecraft is ...
701 Episode 701: Return to Flight March 30, 2015
In our "Return to Flight" episode we discuss NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission and it's implications for learning more about how space weather impacts life here ...
621 Episode 621: The Dawn of Orion Dec. 18, 2014
On this special episode of Talking Space, we look at the launch of Orion, NASA's next manned capsule, and its unmanned maiden voyage on EFT-1. ...
620 Episode 620: Catching a Comet Nov. 23, 2014
On this episode of Talking Space: Rosetta and the way the Philae lander had captured the imagination of the public. Even though the lander has gone into "sleep mode', ...
Expedition 41 is in the books and we revisit the landing and the passing of the baton to the Expedition 42 crew along with the ...
On a sobering edition of Talking Space, the team gathers to discuss the loss of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two on 31 October, 2014 over the skies of ...
On this special episode of Talking Space, we throw out our originally- scheduled show to discuss the loss of the Orbital Sciences Orb-3 mission. The Antares ...
The Talking Space team plays "catch-up" this week opening the discussion with NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) decision. NASA decided on 16 September, 2014, to ...
Our guests for this episode Kathryn "Kat" Robison and our very own Kassy Tamanini (aka Craft Lass) took on the task of studying the impact of social media on ...
On this episode of Talking Space, we look at two interesting events you can see with the naked eye, the Supermoon and the Perseid meteor ...