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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 50m. Bisher sind 390 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 20 hours 43 minutes


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The book Space Craze illustrates humanity's fascination with space, and how science fiction has impacted the way we go there.



Episode 385: PSLV: Pumpkin Spice Latte Vehicle

NG Cygnus made it to Station despite a stuck solar array. Also, X-37B returned, Long March-5 program modifications, and a tropical storm for Artemis.



Episode 384: Spaceplane, Spaceplane, Fire

Rocket Lab's latest catch attempt was aborted. Also, China's spaceplane, POLARIS' spaceplane, and an expensive fire alarm.



Episode 383: Begging for Rides and Ropes

VirtualAGC has now archived every AGC build that went to the moon! Also, SLS, Spyche, Polaris Dawn and JPSS-2 schedules.



Episode 382: DOWNLINK--Joel C. Sercel PhD, CEO of TransAstra

TransAstra is developing asteroid-spotting software and hardware, as well as solar-powered engines and mining equipment.


 2022-10-26  1h48m

Episode 381: Spin-stabilized PR

Here you have launch issues three ways, and a duo of rocket appearances. Also, Lucy flyby, TESS safe mode, and China's new solar observatory.


 2022-10-19  1h0m

Episode 380: DOWNLINK--Alex Doknjas and Biarki Weeks

Student cubesat programs are becoming more common, but no less impressive! Learn with us about delicate solar panels and LASER SPHERES!


 2022-10-12  1h44m

Episode 379: Ramming Speed!

DART DID THE THING! Also, ViaSat-3 tests a thing, Hubble might get the thing done to it, and Firefly also does the thing.


 2022-10-05  56m

Episode 378: Next Gen Turkey

Rocket Lab revealed some Neutron plans! Also, USSF out of GEO, Superheavy static fire, Spinlaunch $++ and ESA $?


 2022-09-28  49m

Episode 377: DOWNLINK--Araz Feyzi, Kayhan Space

Kayhan Space is automating satellite collision avoidance. Come learn with us about Kessler syndrome, debris detection, and robots steering spaceships!


 2022-09-21  1h5m