Space Rocket History Podcast

The history of rocketry and space exploration.

https://www.spacerockethistory.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 416 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 3 hours 36 minutes

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Space Rocket History #407 – Skylab –“We Can Fix Anything”


During the stand up EVA, Kerwin held Weitz while he pulled at the debris several times which disturbed the stability of the Skylab station and caused the Skylabs gyros to compensate. This was a big problem because it nearly pulled … Continue reading ?


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Space Rocket History #406 – Skylab – The Launch of Skylab 2


At 07:00 hours Houston time, Skylab 2 roared off its Milk Stool from LC-39B; the first Saturn IB launch in almost five years and only the second launch from Pad 39B.


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Space Rocket History #405 – Skylab – What Went Wrong and How Do We Fix It?


Nasa concluded that the failure of the micrometeoroid shield 63 seconds into the flight caused the breaking of the solar array system. Furthermore, at 593 seconds into the flight the second stage retro rocket plume exhaust resulted in the ripping … Con...


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 2023-01-04  57m
 
 

Space Rocket History #404 – Skylab – The Launch of Skylab 1


Having two rockets stacked on pads 39A and 39B at the same time made for quite a sight at the Kennedy Space Center. There were also two firing rooms at KSC’s Launch Control Center that would control the countdowns for … Continue reading ?


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 2022-12-14  59m
 
 

Space Rocket History #403 – Skylab – S.M.E.A.T. – Skylab Mission 0


This SMEAT crew would test out various elements of the Skylab equipment and procedures in a series of trials, ending in a full-scale simulation that was set at 56 days.


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 2022-12-01  47m
 
 

Space Rocket History #402 – Skylab – Training Part 2


The backup crew and some support crew participated in an interesting rescue scenario with 2 astronauts flying to Skylab to take back the crew of 3 onboard Skylab. This would mean 5 astronauts returning to earth in the command module.


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 2022-11-17  47m
 
 

Space Rocket History #401 – Skylab – Training Part 1


Aside from physically training for the longest crewed missions that the United States had ever attempted, the actual training program was developed simultaneously with the hardware and experiments for the mission.


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 2022-11-02  46m
 
 

Space Rocket History #400 – Skylab – The Astronauts Part 5 – Pogue & Weitz


Bill Pogue served with the Thunderbirds as an aerobatics pilot from 1955 to 1957.


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 2022-10-19  49m
 
 

Space Rocket History #399 – Skylab – The Astronauts Part 4 – Lousma & Carr


Carr was in the likely crew rotation position to serve as lunar module pilot for Apollo 19 and walk on the Moon before the mission was canceled by NASA in 1970.


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 2022-10-05  47m
 
 

Space Rocket History #398 – Skylab – The Astronauts Part 3 – Kerwin & Lousma


“Farewell, Aquarius, and we thank you.” Joe Kerwin


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 2022-09-22  51m