Episode | June 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 6 mins 2 secs
eva, gemini, gene cernan, nasa, orbital rendezvous, project gemini, space, space race, spacewalk, thomas stafford
Come learn about the expansive vista that Tom Stafford described at the beginning of Gene Cernan's Gemini 9-A EVA.
Episode | June 5th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 53 secs
gemini, nasa, peggy whitson, space, space shuttle, will smith
In today's episode, two Space Shuttle missions, what STS stands for, a little Gemini, and we get jiggy wit it.
Episode | May 28th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 59 secs
able and baker, apollo, beam, bigelow aerospace, iss, miss baker, monkeys, space, space monkeys, spacex
The first successful flight with two monkeys happened on this day in 1959. Able and Miss Baker were special little creatures, especially Miss Baker. Download episode 14 to hear more about her!
Episode | May 23rd, 2017 | Season 1 | 4 mins 14 secs
al worden, apollo 15, mr rogers, space
We are departing from what I had intended to discuss with you today to touch on something else that I felt compelled to cover. Enjoy!
Episode | May 20th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 23 secs
havoc, nasa, opa, space, the space shot, venus
Pioneer missions helped scientists map out our solar system in the early years of space exploration. Now NASA scientists are working on more exotic mission proposals than plain old orbiters.
Episode | May 19th, 2017 | Season 1 | 5 mins 56 secs
apollo 10, corned beef, history, snoopy, space, venus
We've entered the coast phase of Apollo 10, so it's time for some background on the Apollo 10 astronauts. In the second part of the episode, I talk about Venus and how the odds of a probe making it to Venus in the early years of spaceflight weren't exactly in your favor.
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 | 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.