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 395: From Apollo to Artemis and Beyond

    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 394: Go, Flight! A Conversation with Author Rick Houston

    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 393: Mission Control, Mission Accomplished and Mars Curiosity with Sarah Lamm

    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 392: A Pre-launch Breakfast with Gene Kranz

    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 391: Wings Over the Rockies- My Conversation with Matthew Burchette

    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.