The Orbital Mechanics Podcast

Every week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.


Episode 372: Failure of a Logic

Spaceflight News

— Artemis I lookahead ( (

Short & Sweet

— Starlink hits bad weather (

— Antares gets a domestic upgrade ( (

— SSLV falls short (

Questions, comments, corrections

— From the intro: a bid for Masten Space’s assets (

This Week in Spaceflight History

—  21 Aug, 1993. Communication with Mars Observer lost ( ( ( ( (PDF:

— Next week (8/23 - 8/29) in 2001: When east meets west, it’s a good thing.


 2022-08-17  41m