The Space Shot

A concentrated dose of space awesomeness, delivered right to your podcast feed.

About the show

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.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 3: Weather Satellites and the "Go Fast" Rocket

    Episode  |  May 17th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 49 secs
    amateur rockets, go fast, goes-16, rockets, sms-1, space, space weather, weather satellites

    Early weather satellites and an amateur rocket that really did "Go Fast" on the third episode of The Space Shot.

  • Episode 2: Faith 7 Part 2

    Episode  |  May 16th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 58 secs
    cooper's treasure, gordo, gordon cooper, history, nasa, project mercury, space, space history, space history podcast, space podcast, space shot

    Yesterday I covered some of the background for Cooper’s final Mercury mission. Today we are going to cover exactly what he did while in orbit and what the results of his mission were.

  • Episode 1: Gordon "Gordo" Cooper & Faith 7

    Episode  |  May 15th, 2017  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 53 secs
    faith 7, gordo, gordon cooper, history, mercury program, nasa history, project mercury, space, space history, space history podcast, space podcast, space shot, spacex

    In the first episode of The Space Shot, I talk about Gordon Cooper's final Mercury flight as well as a recent SpaceX launch.