Episode | January 1st, 2020 | Season 3 | 19 mins 55 secs
dr fletcher, fletcher, kepler, luna 1, mars polar lander, nixon, spirit, spirit rover, ultima thule
Happy New Year! This week we head out past Pluto, then return home for some Space Shuttle policy history.
Episode | October 25th, 2019 | Season 3 | 17 mins 17 secs
apollo, apollo 7, approach and landing tests, astronauts, cold war, cold war history, deep space 1, enterprise, history, ion engine, jfk, jfk nixon debate, john c stennis space center, lageos, lageos ii, missile gap, mississippi test facility, nasa history, nedelin catastrophe, nixon, pamela melroy, peggy whitson, shuttle approach and landing tests, shuttle enterprise, space history, space shuttle, space shuttle enterprise, sts 120, sts 52, sts-120, sts-52, uss enterprise
The week in space history for October 21st to the 27th. Apologies for the delay in getting this out. I had some computer difficulties, the joys of an aging laptop, which put me behind.
Episode | January 5th, 2018 | Season 1 | 12 mins 33 secs
apollo, fletcher, james fletcher, nixon, richard nixon, shuttle, space policy, space shuttle
Episode | November 14th, 2017 | Season 1 | 8 mins 30 secs
apollo, apollo 12, john aaron, lightning, nixon, rocket launch
Happy Apollo 12 launch anniversary! I'd appreciate it if you could share the podcast with your friends!
Episode | October 21st, 2017 | Season 1 | 7 mins 42 secs
cia, cold war, corona, debate, icbm, jfk, missile gap, missile gap debate, nixon, ussr
That was one crazy Saturday. I've done a lot of reading about the "missile gap" over the past few days and didn't have time to record today's episode until this evening. Have a great weekend!
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.