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 | April 14th, 2020 | Season 3 | 23 mins 53 secs
apollo 13, apollo 16, chris hadfield, richard easton, salyut 1, soviet space station, space shuttle columbia, space shuttle endeavour, spacex, sts 100, sts-1, sts-100, sts1, transit satellites
Richard Easton joins us again to talk about the Transit and GPS satellites. Plus, more space history! Thanks again to Richard for taking the time to drop in and talk about some space history.
Episode | April 11th, 2020 | Season 3 | 49 mins 3 secs
apollo, apollo 13, apollo 13 50th anniversary, apollo 50, apollo 50th, apollo program, failure is not an option, mission control, nasa, nasa history, space, space exploration, space history, space race
Part 1 of the Apollo 13 resources and history series. Check out the show notes for a ton of links and resources!
Episode | April 8th, 2020 | Season 3 | 22 mins 27 secs
aerospace workforce, laura seward forczyk, rise of the space age millennials, space age millennials
This week we have my conversation with Laura Seward Forczyk. She's a space professional, consultant, author, and she owns the consulting firm Astralytical. Check out our discussion about her book!
Episode | April 7th, 2020 | Season 3 | 26 mins 54 secs
apollo 13, compton gamma ray observatory, crs-8, gemini 1, ldef, oral history, space shuttle history, spacex, spacex dragon, sts-1, sts-37, sts-41c, yuri gagarin
From the first human in space to the Mercury Seven, Apollo 13 50th teaser, and the first Shuttle launch, this week has it all!
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Episode | April 2nd, 2020 | Season 3 | 21 mins 6 secs
2001 a space odyssey, apollo 6, first contact day, nasa history, space shuttle history, spacex, spacex history, sts 3, sts 6, sts 83, sts-3, sts-6, sts-83, tiros 1, vss unity, weather satellites, white sands space harbor, worm, worm logo
Space Shuttles, Weather Satellites, Apollo 6, First Contact Day, and more!
Episode | March 26th, 2020 | Season 3 | 21 mins 46 secs
astronauts, explorer 10, explorer 3, falcon 1 rocket, gemini 3, jim lovell, mariner 7, mir space station, nasa history, saturn ib rocket, space tortillas, spacex, star trek
From corned beef to Space Shuttles, lots of history this week. Since I recorded this episode, Colorado is now under a shelter in place order. We are doing our best here in Loveland. Stay same everyone!
Episode | March 21st, 2020 | Season 3 | 21 mins 37 secs
alexei leonov, falcon 1, gemini 8, gordon fullerton, jack lousma, mir, shannon lucid, shuttle mir, spacex, starlink, sts-3, sts-76, vanguard 1, voskhod 2
A lot has changed in the past week. Let's catch up on what's been going on and then we'll get to some space history. From Gemini 8 to the first Orange Shuttle External Tank.
Episode | March 13th, 2020 | Season 3 | 21 mins 13 secs
forbidden planet, iss, lifting body, nasa history, pi day, pioneer 5, space history, space shuttle, stephen hawking, sts 119, sts 123, sts 29, sts-119, sts-123, sts-29, x-38, yuri gagarin
More space history! I cover everything from Yuri Gagarin to Forbidden Planet this week, check it out.
Episode | March 10th, 2020 | Season 3 | 20 mins 22 secs
astronauts, blue origin, cassini, chang'e 4, commercial spaceflight, dragon, dragon capsule, esa, falcon 9, falcon heavy, huygens, kepler, kepler space telescope, last space shuttle mission, mars exploration rovers, mars orbiter mission, mer rovers, nasa astronauts, new horizons, opportunity, pluto, rosetta, spacex, spirit, sts-135
The decade in review episode is (finally) done and out now!
Episode | March 5th, 2020 | Season 3 | 13 mins 46 secs
apollo 50th, apollo 50th anniversary, apollo 9, ceres, command module, dawn spacecraft, lunar module, pioneer 10, pioneer 4, protein crystal growth, protein crystals, sts 62, sts-102, sts-62, sts-67, voyager 1, water
WOOOO! More space history incoming. My decade in review drops in episode 415, finally lol.
Episode | March 4th, 2020 | Season 3 | 26 mins 57 secs
andy saunders, apollo, apollo 13, apollo 50, apollo 50th, image restoration, interview, neil armstrong, podcast interview
Check out my fascinating conversation with Andy Saunders. Andy is the genius behind the restored image that shows Neil Armstrong's face (the only one that does so) on the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission.
Episode | February 27th, 2020 | Season 3 | 11 mins 49 secs
as-201, crs-2, discoverer 1, global precipitation measurement, scott kelly, sts-109, sts-133, sts-36, venera 13, venera 3
More space history this week, the 2010's in review episode is incoming soon. It's been busy, so let's get to it.
Episode | February 21st, 2020 | Season 3 | 24 mins 34 secs
arianespace, chelyabinsk, chelyabinsk meteor, dscovr, dscovr mission, eros, halca mission, halca telescope, near shoemaker spacecraft, solarmax mission, spacex, sts-82, sts-82 hubble, sts-99, vanguard 2, vega rocket, venera 1, venus, voyager 1, voyager spacecraft
Two weeks in one episode, enjoy!
Episode | February 8th, 2020 | Season 3 | 12 mins 7 secs
apollo 14, bruce mccandless, cupola, falcon heavy, mariner 10, mmu, space shuttle history, sts 98, untethered eva
More space history this week! Apologies for the audio this episode. My pop filter arm broke and a new one is on order. Will be fixed in the next episode :)
My top ten space movies episode is still coming, I've decided to watch some of these movies again so I can properly rank them. I also have a decade in review episode coming soon, it's going to be a retrospective of the big events of the 2010's and a look forward to what I'm excited for in the 2020's.
Episode | January 28th, 2020 | Season 3 | 11 mins 29 secs
apollo 1, apollo 14, challenger, columbia, explorer 1
This is a sad week in space history. We remember the astronauts we have lost in the pursuit of exploring space and unlocking the mysteries of the universe.
Episode | January 20th, 2020 | Season 3 | 18 mins 11 secs
crew dragon, electron rocket, i never want to hold again, miss sam, rocket lab, space shuttle, spacex, sts-42, sts-89, sts42, sts89
Lots of 1960's space history this week, plus some SpaceX news. Let's dive in!