Welcome to Season 4 of The Space Shot!
Subscribe and check out the massive back catalog (Season 1 has 365 episodes) for some excellent 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 | July 10th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 47 secs
at&t, communication satellites, comsat, deep space network, dsn, great red spot, history, jovian, juno, jupiter, nasa, space, space history, space shot, starfish prime, telstar, telstar 1, the space shot, walter cronkite
Juno peers into the Great Red Spot and the satellite communications age began on this day in 1962. Subscribe today and follow me on Instagram and Twitter @johnmulnix
Episode | July 9th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 4 secs
bikini atoll, light cycle, light cycles, master control program, nuclear, nuclear weapons, nukes, operation dominic, operation fishbowl, space, space shot, starfish prime, starfish prime test, the space shot, thor, thor missle, tron, uss agerholm
Nukes in space and people in computers, a pop culture, and nuclear history episode. Subscribe today!
Episode | July 8th, 2017 | Season 1 | 7 mins 40 secs
atlantis, history, iss, nasa, on this day, otd, science, science history, shuttle atlantis, shuttle program, space, space history, space science, space shot, space shuttle launch, sts 135, sts-135, the space shot
Must come to an end. On this day in 2011, the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched on the final mission of the Shuttle Program. Download and subscribe today!
Episode | July 7th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 7 secs
aliens, et, flying saucer, flying saucers, fringe, heinlein, mars, mars rovers, opportunity, opportunity rover, pop culture, robert heinlein, roswell, roswell new mexico, scifi, space, space shot, the red planet, the space shot, ufo, ufos, x files, x-files
Roswell, Mars, Opportunity, and Heinlein. It's a pop culture episode with a dash of a Mars rover thrown in, subscribe today!
Episode | July 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 2 secs
kennedy space center, ksc, mike pence, nasa, national security, national space council, nsc, pence, presidential politics, private space, space, space shot, spacex, speeches, the space shot, trump
In today's episode, Vice President Mike Pence spoke at Kennedy Space Center earlier today and the Jetsons.
Episode | July 5th, 2017 | Season 1 | 7 mins 44 secs
apollo, bush, carter, challenger, challenger disaster, clinton, commercial cargo, commercial crew, commercial space, executive branch, falcon 1, falcon 9, ford, george bush, hw bush, iss, jfk, kennedy, launches, nasa, nixon, obama, politics, presidential policy, presidential speeches, shuttle, space, space shot, spacex, speeches, the space shot, w bush, we choose to go to the moon
From President Eisenhower to Presidents Obama and Trump, we have had speeches that cover American ambitions in space. Download this episode for a quick primer on some of these speeches and policies.
Episode | July 4th, 2017 | Season 1 | 9 mins 49 secs
4th of july, edwards air force base, elon musk, falcon 9, independence day, jpl, ken mattingly, mars, mars pathfinder, nasa, president reagan, presidential history, presidential speeches, reagan, shuttle discovery, space, space shot, space shuttle, spacex, sts, sts 121, sts 4, the space shot
A quick SpaceX update before I dive into a Space Shuttle launch, the Mars Pathfinder mission, and two Presidential speeches. Follow me on Instagram @johnmulnix to check out some extra content!
Episode | July 3rd, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 16 secs
apollo 17, comets, deep impact, falcon 9, geology, history, jack schmitt, lego, lego saturn v, legos, lunar soil, moon dust, moon landing, moon shot, n-1, nasa, soviet union, space, space history, space shot, spacex, tempel 1, the space race, the space shot
The title says it all ;) Subscribe today and be sure to follow along on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for the Lego Saturn V giveaway!
Episode | July 2nd, 2017 | Season 1 | 4 mins 48 secs
astronomy, cold war, falcon 9, gamma ray astronomy, gamma ray burst, gamma rays, gamma-rays, grb, history, intelsat, nasa, nuclear weapons, project vela, space, space shot, spacex, the space shot, vela
Gamma-Rays, a Falcon 9, and some Lego Saturn V info. Subscribe to the episode today, especially so you don't miss the announcement tomorrow.
Episode | July 1st, 2017 | Season 1 | 7 mins
cassini, cassini huygens, deep space, deep space network, dsn, grand finale, huygens, jet propulsion laboratory, jpl, nasa, national space council, saturn, space, space exploration, space history, space shot, spacex, the space shot, trump
Today we've got National Space Council news, a SpaceX launch update, and some Cassini-Huygens mission history and background. Subscribe today!
Episode | June 30th, 2017 | Season 1 | 7 mins 48 secs
apollo, apollo 13, apollo program, jim lovell, lovell, lunar module, movies, pop culture, ron howard, soyuz, soyuz 11, space, space shot, the space shot, tom hanks
Two missions today, download and subscribe so you don't miss an episode!
Episode | June 29th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 59 secs
angelo secchi, atlantis, charles precourt, nasa, orbiter, shuttle mir, shuttle-mir, space, space shot, space shuttle, space station, sts 71, sts-71, sts71, the space shot
Shuttle-Mir part 2 plus the birthdays for astronaut Charles Precourt and astronomer Angelo Secchi. Subscribe today & be sure to connect on Facebook!
Episode | June 28th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 44 secs
ars technica, commercial cargo, commercial crew, commercial resupply, crs, crs 7, crs-7, eric berger, falcon, falcon 9, nasa, space, space shot, spacex, spacex falcon 9, the space shot
On June 28th, 2015, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 on what was to be the 7th resupply mission to the ISS. I was watching the live launch webcast like I always try to do. I was enjoying a nice cup of coffee in my hometown, watching the launch with a few other people at my favorite coffee shop in Fort Collins. That’s when it happened...
Episode | June 27th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 12 secs
apollo 13, columbia, ken mattingly, mir, nasa, russian space, russian space program, shuttle atlantis, shuttle columbia, soviet space, soviet space program, space, space shot, space shuttle, space station, the space shot, the space shuttle
On this day in 1995, the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched on a mission to rendezvous and dock with the Russian space station Mir. This mission was also the 100th US crewed launch in addition to being the first Shuttle mission to dock with Mir.
Episode | June 26th, 2017 | Season 1 | 4 mins 45 secs
charles messier, galaxies, galaxy, messier, messier object, nasa, nebula, nebulae, oceans, satellites, seasat, space, space shot, the space shot, weather satellite
Today I've got some information about Charles Messier and the Seasat 1 satellite. Subscribe and don't miss an episode!
Episode | June 25th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 50 secs
drone ship, falcon, falcon 9, hermann oberth, history, hitchhikers guide, just read the instructions, mir, nasa, pop culture, reddit, science history, shuttle, space, space history, space shot, space shuttle, space station, spacex, star trek, the space shot, vafb
SpaceX and Iridium, Hermann Oberth, Progress-Mir collision, and STS-50. I’ve got a big episode for you today, so let’s get to it.