Liftoff

Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.

https://www.relay.fm/liftoff

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 103 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Important Business Meetings


Orion and the Mobile Launch Platform are making progress, InSight's struggles continue and NASA is sending a 8-rotor drone to Saturn's moon Titan.


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   47m
 
 

Behind the Back Fence


The Artemis Budget is becoming more and more real, as NASA promotes the number of companies involved in building its hardware. Elsewhere, ESA is preparing to go to Jupiter with the JUICE robotic mission and Bigelow has big plans for the ISS.


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   37m
 
 

There's Nobody in Charge


Jason and Stephen discuss the debate around Starlink and its impact on astronomy, cover the latest GAO report and talk about the importance of Commercial Moon Landing Services.


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 2019-06-06  52m
 
 

Apollo 10


In May 1969, Tom Stafford, John Young and Gene Cernan took their Apollo spacecraft within 48,000 miles of the lunar service.


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 2019-05-21  36m
 
 

The Moon is Having a Moment


This fortnight: checking in on the SLS' test procedures and the on-going planning to return to the moon in 2024, and then a dose of planetary defense.


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 2019-05-07  48m
 
 

The Titans Who Live There


Stephen and Jason talk the news, from blackholes to Beresheet, and spacesuits to backronyms. Then, a bit about the Crew Dragon anomaly.


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 2019-04-23  50m
 
 

Probably Not Space Cows


Rocket Lab has a new satellite platform, while methane cycles have been measured on Mars. Elsewhere, NASA continues to work through the details of its new 2024 lunar goal and 2007 OR10 needs a name.


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 2019-04-09  48m
 
 

The Red Flag


Vice President Mike Pence has challenged NASA to return to the moon within five years.


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 2019-03-26  41m
 
 

A Planned Countdown Hold


The guys talk through a few stories that didn't make Episode 95, including what's going on with Boeing's Starliner and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser, as well as Bennu's habit of spewing material into space.


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 2019-03-26  21m
 
 

Budget Season


Stephen and Jason get into the details of the proposed 2020 NASA budget, the future of the SLS rocket, then review the film *Apollo 11.*


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 2019-03-12  1h6m