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 379: EarthRising- Part 1

    Episode  |  December 26th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 12 secs
    apollo, apollo 8, apollo program, cosmosphere, earth, earth rise, earthrise, earthrising, moon, nasa, photography, space race

    Enjoy this encore presentation of the latest Cosmosphere Podcast episode.

    This month we head to Hutchinson with some Space Hipsters for the Earthrising Gala. We'll also hear from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Cosmosphere CEO Jim Remar, author Robert Kurson, and the astronauts and flight controllers from Apollo 7 and beyond.

    This is part one of a two-part episode, so get listening and enjoy!

  • Episode 378: Apollo 8- Earthrise

    Episode  |  December 24th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 49 secs
    apollo, apollo 8, earthrise, earthrising, nasa, space

    Happy Christmas Eve!

    Let's catch up on some Apollo 8 and 17 history with Jim Remar. Episodes 379 and 380 will feature audio from the Earthrising event that the Cosmosphere hosted earlier this month. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss any episodes!

  • Episode 377: From SpaceX to Star Trek

    Episode  |  November 17th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  11 mins 32 secs
    fcc, nasa, satellite internet, satellites, sci-fi, science fiction, sls, space, space launch system, space science, spacex, star trek, star trek discovery, stem

    Well, it's been a few weeks. Let's catch up! This episode has SpaceX news, some commentary, and a little Sci-Fi chat! Enjoy :)

  • Episode 376: A MOCR Update from Jim Remar plus Earthrising

    Episode  |  October 23rd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 3 mins
    apollo, cosmosphere, gemini, history, houston, jim remar, mercury, mission control, mission control room, mocr, mocr restoration, nasa, space, space history, spaceworks

    Regular episodes are coming soon! I have been editing video, writing social media content for my day job, and generally staying completely busy. This has dug into my free time considerably so thank you for your patience and for listening to each episode. I've got some excellent news to share next episode so stay tuned. For now, enjoy the latest Cosmosphere Podcast episode!

  • Episode 375: Where Did Summer Go? (Cosmosphere Podcast Episode 11)

    Episode  |  September 30th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  28 mins 36 secs
    apollo, apollo 14, apollo 8, cosmosphere

    I chat with Jack at the Cosmosphere about the MOCR consoles, plus we hear from Shannon about some incredible Apollo related artifacts housed at the Cosmosphere.

  • Episode 374: Tory Bruno- a Conversation With the CEO of the United Launch Alliance (The Cosmosphere Podcast)

    Episode  |  August 24th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  30 mins 3 secs
    ceo, cosmosphere, education, history, parker solar probe, rocket science, rockets, science, science education, stem, stem education, tory bruno, ula

    Tory Bruno, CEO of the United Launch Alliance stops by to talk STEM, education, history, and more on the latest edition of the Cosmosphere Podcast. Subscribe and never miss an episode!

  • Episode 373: From Spacecraft to Popsicle Sticks

    Episode  |  July 27th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 51 secs
    cosmosphere, mission control, mission operations control room, mocr, nasa, nasa history, popsicle stick, shuttle, space race, space shuttle

    Today's episode has two for one :) The first part is episode 373 of The Space Shot and part 2 is the latest Cosmosphere Podcast. Enjoy!

  • Episode 372: Heidi Hostetter & Alicia Svaldi- Faustson Tool (Also, About My New Job)

    Episode  |  July 1st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 6 secs
    aerospace, centennial series, colorado, interview

    Happy July :)

    I have some massive career news! If you follow me on social media, you've probably heard about my new job, if not, here's some big news. I now work for Faustson Tool, an aerospace and manufacturing company here in Colorado.

  • Episode 371: Martian Dust, Jewelry, & Summer Plans

    Episode  |  June 17th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  5 mins 57 secs
    dust storm, jewelry, mars, mars exploration rover, martian dust storm, news, opportunity

    A big sneak peek announcement in today's episode! The official announcement drops on 6/22, stay tuned!

  • Episode 370: Launchpad Crickets

    Episode  |  June 4th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 16 secs
    bfr, falcon, falcon 9, gemini, history, space news, spacewalk, spacex, wsj

    In today's episode we've got some news and links to history in this episode plus the latest Cosmosphere Podcast, enjoy! A happy June and Monday to all of you!

  • Episode 369: Exoplanets- A STEM education chat with Mr. Strickland’s 4th Grade Class

    Episode  |  May 30th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 59 secs
    education, exoplanet, exoplanets, interview, kepler, kepler space telescope, steam, stem, stem ed, teacher, teaching

    I spoke with Josh Strickland and a few of his students last week. We cover everything from exoplanets to education in this episode. Enjoy!

  • Episode 368: Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story and My Conversation With Author David Hitt

    Episode  |  May 25th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 17 secs
    author, author conversation, book, interview, nasa, nasa history, oral history, saturn v, skylab, skylab launch, writing, writing process

    Happy Friday everyone, enjoy this episode, we take a deep dive into Skylab history with author David Hitt.

  • Episode 367: Cosmic Chat

    Episode  |  May 22nd, 2018  |  Season 2  |  14 mins 57 secs
    cosmic chat, golden age of space, interview, podcast guest, season 2, space age

    Welcome to SEASON 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and more. Make sure to stay subscribed because the content for this season is going to be phenomenal. I have incredible guests lined up and I'm looking forward to sharing their stories and expertise with all of you!

  • Episode 366: One Year Later- What I’ve Learned (Start of Season 2!)

    Episode  |  May 15th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  7 mins 54 secs
    anniversary, blogging, creative process, podcasting, season 2, writing

    Welcome to SEASON 2! The podcast is shifting to a weekly format with longer in-depth episodes covering historical topics, book reviews, interviews, and more. Make sure to stay subscribed because the content for this season is going to be phenomenal. I have incredible guests lined up and I'm looking forward to sharing their stories and expertise with all of you!

  • Episode 365: Skylab: The Last Saturn V Launch

    Episode  |  May 14th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 36 secs
    39a, launch, nasa, nasa history, saturn v, saturn v launch, skylab, skylab missions, space station, station

    Well, this is the last episode of season 1! It blows my mind how fast the past 365 days have gone, thank you to everyone that has joined me on this journey. I appreciate your time and your ears :) Here's to season 2!

  • Episode 364: Thor-Delta and Wakeup Songs

    Episode  |  May 13th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 36 secs
    atlantis, echo 1, shuttle, shuttle wakeup calls, space shuttle, sts 125, wakeup calls

    Happy Sunday and an even happier Episode 365 eve! :)