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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 44m. Bisher sind 235 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Episode 232: Full Panic Ensued


This week in SF historyOctober 17, 1956: Birth of Mae Jemison (wikipedia.org)Spaceflight newsBattery replacement EVAs (americaspace.com)Commercial crew update (arstechnica.com) (spacenews.com)Eric Berger says "full panic has ensued" (twitter.com/SciGuySpa


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Episode 231: Fewer gyros, more problems


DSCOVR's safehold seems to be connected to a gryo, but there's a fix coming down the line.


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Episode 230: Starship InSight


Starship, headed to Mars one day, got shown off to the public. Insight, already on Mars, learned some interesting things about the magnetosphere.


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Episode 229: Somewhat Rectilinear


NASA wants to put a cubesat in a near-rectilinear halo orbit. Also, lots of updates on private space launch facilities.


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Episode 228: Fired up


H-IIB had a literal fire lit under its butt, and more info about Bigelow's expandable space stations.


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 2019-09-18  33m
 
 

Episode 227: Successful Orbiter


Chandrayaan-2's lander made it to the surface a little sooner than planned. Also, more Hayabusa2 news and WFIRST inches towards reality.


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 2019-09-10  33m
 
 

Episode 226: Duricrust


Insight is slowly getting closer to a successful mole deployment, and Starhopper showed off its stuff!


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 2019-09-04  32m
 
 

Episode 225: DATA RELAY--Hot Structures


Why have a structure with a heat shield on top, when you could just make a structure that does both jobs?


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 2019-08-28  52m
 
 

Episode 224: Downward Vector


Linkspace successfully hovers, Exomars struggles with parachutes, and Vector Launch closes its doors.


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 2019-08-20  35m
 
 

Episode 223: DOWNLINK--Ella Atkins


Ella Atkins is an aerospace engineering professor who has a rich history studying and designing automated systems in space and in the air.


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