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 391 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 21 hours 28 minutes


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Episode 367: Going Ballistic

CAPSTONE comms flickered, but it successfully completed TCM-1A and skipped 1B. Also, a Minotaur exploded, X-37B broke a record, and a Starship update.


 2022-07-13  44m

Episode 366: From CAPSTONE to Skipping Stone

CAPSTONE's mission to the moon is off with a bang! Also, a Bangor launch complex, a banged-up wind sensor, and two contracts banged out.


 2022-07-06  50m

Episode 365: 3.4 Leak Units

SLS has completed its WDR campaign! Also, Psyche was delayed, nuclear power contracts, and Starlink/5G interference.


 2022-06-29  57m

Episode 364: Tissue Paper Pineapple

Lucy's straightening her wings! Also, Star(liner) fliers, Cygnus dodging, and Firefly role changes.


 2022-06-22  1h2m

Episode 363: A Surfeit of Hypergols

A Cargo Dragon leaked and Ingenuity's still plugging along. Also, a Korean rocket in Brazil, a NASA rocket in Australia, and a rock in JWST.


 2022-06-15  53m

Episode 362: Wet Hot American Dress Rehearsal Summer

NASA arranges to rent some space suits. Also, a hibernating helicopter, anticipating color JWST images, and OMG SLS WDR ASAP.


 2022-06-08  1h7m

Episode 361: DOWNLINK--Vaya Space

Hybrid rockets have never gone to orbit, and Vaya wants to change that. Learn with us about pyrolysis, plastic propellant, and horizontal 3D printing!


 2022-06-01  1h30m

Episode 360: Thrust but Verify

Episode 360: Thrust but Verify


 2022-05-25  48m

Episode 359: Venus is for Louvers

Rocket 4.0 is on its way! Also, Ax-1 was busy, Tianzhou-4 installed, a new satellite navigation constellation, and JWST nearly ready to get to work.


 2022-05-18  1h3m

Episode 358: DOWNLINK--Awais Ahmed, PIXXEL

Awais Ahmed and his team are building a "health monitor for the Earth." Learn with us about miniaturizing hyperspectral cameras and how they're used.


 2022-05-11  1h24m