The Orbital Mechanics Podcast

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Episode 370: OneViaEutelTelesat


Spaceflight News

— Helicopters join Mars Sample Return (cnet.com) (nasaspaceflight.com) (spacenews.com) (nasa.gov)

Short & Sweet

— Eutelsat/OneWeb merger (spacenews.com)

— Masten Space Files for Bankruptcy (spacenews.com) (twitter.com/jeff_foust)

— OSIRIS-REx shows asteroids surfaces age quickly (nasaspaceflight.com)

— SLS for Artemis, SLS for commercial launches (spacenews.com) (nasaspaceflight.com)

Questions, Comments, Corrections

— From the intro: a pair of reentries

— CZ-5B (twitter.com/W0lverineupdate) (vxtwitter.com/KadekDwiArista) (twitter.com/Drizzle78878087)

— Dragon (twitter.com/MarcusHouse)

This Week in Spaceflight History

— August 2, 1993: Titan IV loss of vehicle on ascent (en.wikipedia.org) (thespacereview.com) (spaceline.org)

— Pratt and Whitney had a list of known problems with grain restrictor (PDF: gobluechase.files.wordpress.com)

— Next week (8/9 - 8/15) in 1959. Partial power picture.


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