Welcome to Season 3 of The Space Shot!
Subscribe, check out the back catalog (Season 1 has 365 episodes) and get bite-sized pieces of space history, pop culture, science, and more. Whether you're into history, science, pop-culture, or current events, there's something for you here at The Space Shot.
Episode | October 16th, 2019 | Season 3 | 14 mins 22 secs
atlantis, bell x-1, bepicolombo, cassini, cassini launch, deep space network, esa bepicolombo, esa history, galileo mission, glamorous glennis, goes satellite, goes weather, goes weather satellite, history, jupiter, nasa cassini, nasa galileo, nasa history, saturn, sound barrier, space history, space shuttle, space shuttle atlantis, supersonic flight, weather satellite, x-1, x1
The week in space history for October 14th to the 20th. Bell X-1, Cassini, Galileo, BepiColombo, and six scrubs and a launch.
Episode | October 11th, 2019 | Season 3 | 13 mins 22 secs
apollo, apollo 50, apollo 7, draper labs, explorer 7, lcross, lro, lunar reconnaissance orbiter, nasa history, sputnik, the week in space history, this week in space history, world space week
This is the first episode in what will be a weekly series of space history episodes. Enjoy!
Episode | August 4th, 2019 | Season 3 | 49 mins 1 sec
apollo, apollo 11, apollo 11 50th, apollo 13, apollo 50, apollo 50th, artemis, cold war, gemini, history, luna, mercury, moon, moon landing, nasa, nasa apollo, nasa artemis, nasa history, space, space history, space race
From Apollo to Artemis and Beyond. In this episode, you'll hear my presentation I gave a few weeks ago. I covered space history, from before the Apollo program, up to present-day initiatives.
Episode | July 18th, 2019 | Season 3 | 21 mins 52 secs
apollo, apollo 11, apollo 50, flight controller, go flight, johnson space center, jsc, milt heflin, mission control, mocr, mocr 2, nasa, nasa flight controller, nasa history, nasa mission control, nasa podcast, oral history, rick houston, space history, space podcast
In this special edition of the Cosmosphere Podcast we hear from author Rick Houston about the book that he co-authored. It's called "Go, Flight! The Unsung Heroes of Mission Control."
Episode | July 18th, 2019 | Season 3 | 41 mins 58 secs
apollo, apollo 11, apollo 11 50th, cosmosphere, cosmosphere podcast, flight controller, history podcast, houston, jim remar, johnson space center, jsc, mission control, mocr, nasa, nasa history, sarah lamm, space, space history, space podcast
Check out Episode 17 of the Cosmosphere Podcast. This month we hear from the Cosmosphere CEO and President Jim Remar. He gives us an update on the completed MOCR restoration. We also talked with Sarah Lamm, a graduate student, science communicator, and Solar System Ambassador about her work. You'll also hear from Carla about what's up at the Cosmosphere this summer.
Episode | July 18th, 2019 | Season 3 | 58 mins 12 secs
apollo, apollo 11, apollo 11 50th, apollo 50, flight controller, flight director, gene kranz, history podcast, houston, johnson space center, jsc, mission control, nasa, nasa mission control, nasa podcast, space podcast
In today's episode you’ll hear from Gene Kranz. He was speaking at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum for an Apollo 11 pre-launch breakfast.
Episode | July 17th, 2019 | Season 3 | 22 mins 31 secs
apollo, aviation, aviation history, aviation podcast, b17, colorado podcast, history, history podcast, matthew burchette, wings over the rockies
In this episode, you'll hear my conversation with Matthew Burchette, the curator at the Wings Over the Rockies Museum. We talked about the museum, aviation history, and more.
Episode | May 27th, 2019 | Season 2 | 28 mins 55 secs
apollo, apollo 50th, cosmosphere, flight controller, johnson space center, jsc, mission control, mocr, nasa history, nasa podcast, space history, space podcast, spaceworks
Check out this encore presentation of Episode 16 of the Cosmosphere Podcast. I have lost my voice and can't really speak right now, so the first episode of season 3 is delayed until I get my voice back.
This month we are catching up with Jack at the Cosmosphere's SpaceWorks division. We talked about the completion of the MOCR Console restoration project. You'll also hear from Carla about what's up at the Cosmosphere this summer. It's a packed episode, so listen in today.
Episode | May 2nd, 2019 | Season 2 | 25 mins 44 secs
balloon, bloon, bloostar, elevate, new space, new space race, orbit, orbits, rocket, rocket launch, rockets, rockoon, satellite, satellites, space exploration, space startup, startup, startups, zero 2 inifinity, zero to infinity
I finally had a chance to talk with José Mariano López Urdiales, the Founder and CEO of Zero 2 Infinity, a space startup that's looking to reinvent how "Small companies, schools, universities and lovers of Earth" can reach Earth orbit.
Be sure to check out the show notes below for links to Zero 2 Infinity's website and some really cool videos. I'm looking forward to having José on the podcast again after the first successful launch of Bloostar!
Episode | April 10th, 2019 | Season 2 | 38 mins 43 secs
astroscale, astroscale space debris, chris blackerby, colorado aerospace, japan, nasa, orbit, orbital debris, orbits, satellite, satellites, space policy, sustainability
Episode 387: Rod Pyle- Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age
Episode | March 17th, 2019 | Season 2 | 41 mins 21 secs
author interview, blue origin, book, book interview, commercial space, commercial spaceflight, history, nasa, new space, nss, rod pyle, space 2.0, space history, spaceflight, spacex, ula, virgin galactic
This week we chat with author, historian, and all around great guy, Rod Pyle about his latest book, "Space 2.0: How Private Spaceflight, a Resurgent NASA, and International Partners are Creating a New Space Age."
I really enjoyed this conversation and I'm looking forward to having him on again in the future!
Episode | March 10th, 2019 | Season 2 | 12 mins 53 secs
apollo, blue origin, commercial crew, commercial space, crew dragon, crewed spaceflight, dragon, falcon 9, human spaceflight, jeff bezos, nasa, nasa news, space history, space news, spaceflight, spacex, spacex crew, spacex dragon, stratolaunch, virgin galactic
This episode is coming out a bit later than I had hoped. I've been stretched a bit thin between work and home, so apologies for this being out a week later than planned.
Episode | February 18th, 2019 | Season 2 | 31 mins 42 secs
asteroid, asteroids, bennu, boulder, colorado, cu boulder, exploration, gravity, jpl, nasa, osiris rex, osiris-rex, planetary science, radio science, resources, robot, robotic exploration, robotics, science, space exploration, space resources, stem, university of arizona
This week we head to the asteroid Bennu with Dan Scheeres, one of the Co-Investigators on NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission.
Episode | January 27th, 2019 | Season 2 | 26 mins 27 secs
astralytical, interview, kickstarter, laura forczyk, millennial, millennials, nasa, new space, space, space consulting, space exploration, spaceport, spaceport camden
Check out my conversation with Laura Forczyk, a space consultant, scientist, author, and lover of all things space.
Episode | January 19th, 2019 | Season 2 | 23 mins 59 secs
apollo 8, cosmosphere, earth rise, earthrising, education, science, space, stem, stem education, the cosmosphere
This month we catch up with Jim Remar and Mimi Meredith from the Cosmosphere to chat about EarthRising. They shared some funny stories about planning and running the EarthRising event, so be sure to listen in so you can find out what's behind this month's episode title.
Episode | January 11th, 2019 | Season 2 | 18 mins 28 secs
books, elon musk, endurance, history books, reading, scott kelly, space, space books, space hipsters, space history, space history books, spaceflight, spacex, starship, starship hopper
Welcome to 2019! For today's episode, I spoke with Lois Huneycutt about the Space Hipsters Book Prize. Download and subscribe today!