Space Rocket History Podcast

The history of rocketry and space exploration.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 261 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Space Rocket History #330 – Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – What’s That Smell?


Volkov radioed “Zarya, wait! Yantar 3 is in Soyuz. Don’t start until Yantar 3 has returned to the Salyut! There is a strong smell in Salyut! He will put on a mask and go in again!”


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 2020-01-15  47m
 
 

Space Rocket History #329 – Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 2


“I am proud to have been involved in the Vostok spacecraft which carried Gagarin on the first manned space flight and in its modification for Voskhod.” Volkov


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 2020-01-01  47m
 
 

Space Rocket History #328 – Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 1


Dobrovolsky was blond, tall, broad-shouldered, and tough. He was kind-hearted and had a contagious belly laugh. At the Air Force school, his friends nicknamed him `Odessa’, and he was proud of it. 


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 2019-12-19  29m
 
 

Space Rocket History #327 – Soyuz 11 – The Prime Crew


On May 4th, 1971 the prime crew of Soyuz 11 was confirmed to be Leonov, Commander; Kubusov, Flight Engineer; and Kolodin, Research Engineer. Their assignment was to spend between 30 and 45 days on board Salyut 1.


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 2019-12-12  31m
 
 

Space Rocket History #326 – Soyuz 10 – Undocking and Re-entry


… There was no provision for the possibility of undocking if the entire docking cycle had not been executed …


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 2019-12-05  30m
 
 

Space Rocket History #325 – Soyuz 10 – Docking with Salyut 1


“They can’t approach at that rate,” fretted Mishin. “Why aren’t you doing anything? Tell the crew what to do!” “We don’t need to do anything; deceleration will begin now,” Rauschenbach reassured Mishin.


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 2019-11-28  30m
 
 

Space Rocket History #324 – Soyuz 10 with Shatalov, Yeliseyev and Rukavishnikov


The objective of the Soyuz 10 mission was to deliver and return to earth the first crew of Salyut 1.  The Soyuz was to hard dock with Salyut 1 and then the crew was to transfer internally to the station. … Continue reading →


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 2019-11-21  28m
 
 

Space Rocket History #323 – Salyut 1


In record time, the OKB-1 rebels led by Yuri Semenov developed the space station designated DOS-7K. The station used the body of a vehicle from the Almaz project, but outfitted it with modified systems from the Soyuz spacecraft.


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 2019-11-13  31m
 
 

50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #224 – Apollo 11 – Moonwalk – Part 2 – One Priceless Moment


“For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. And one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth” … Continue reading →


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 2019-11-07  36m
 
 

Space Rocket History #322 – Apollo 14 – Recovery & Conclusion


Alan Shepard’s wife Louise was elated after watching on TV as Shepard boarded a Navy ship bound for Houston, where he would be safe behind the glass windows of the post-flight quarantine room.


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 2019-10-30  31m