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.
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 | 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.