Space Rocket History Podcast

The history of rocketry and space exploration.

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Space Rocket History #327 – Soyuz 11 – The Prime Crew


On May 4th, 1971 the prime crew of Soyuz 11 was confirmed to be Leonov, Commander; Kubusov, Flight Engineer; and Kolodin, Research Engineer. Their assignment was to spend between 30 and 45 days on board Salyut 1.


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Space Rocket History #326 – Soyuz 10 – Undocking and Re-entry


… There was no provision for the possibility of undocking if the entire docking cycle had not been executed …


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Space Rocket History #325 – Soyuz 10 – Docking with Salyut 1


“They can’t approach at that rate,” fretted Mishin. “Why aren’t you doing anything? Tell the crew what to do!” “We don’t need to do anything; deceleration will begin now,” Rauschenbach reassured Mishin.


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Space Rocket History #324 – Soyuz 10 with Shatalov, Yeliseyev and Rukavishnikov


The objective of the Soyuz 10 mission was to deliver and return to earth the first crew of Salyut 1.  The Soyuz was to hard dock with Salyut 1 and then the crew was to transfer internally to the station. … Continue reading →


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Space Rocket History #323 – Salyut 1


In record time, the OKB-1 rebels led by Yuri Semenov developed the space station designated DOS-7K. The station used the body of a vehicle from the Almaz project, but outfitted it with modified systems from the Soyuz spacecraft.


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50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #224 – Apollo 11 – Moonwalk – Part 2 – One Priceless Moment


“For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. And one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth” … Continue reading →


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 07 November 2019  36m
 
 

Space Rocket History #322 – Apollo 14 – Recovery & Conclusion


Alan Shepard’s wife Louise was elated after watching on TV as Shepard boarded a Navy ship bound for Houston, where he would be safe behind the glass windows of the post-flight quarantine room.


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 30 October 2019  31m
 
 

Space Rocket History #321 – Apollo 14 – Splashdown


Gradually, as Mitchell worked and glanced at the bright crescent, he was filled with a quiet euphoria, great tranquillity, and an overpowering sense of understanding. It was as if he had suddenly begun to hear a new language,


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 24 October 2019  28m
 
 

Space Rocket History #320 – Apollo 14 – Docking & Alexei Leonov


Would the docking probe that caused so much difficulty a week ago during the first docking work now or would Shepard and Mitchell be forced into a space walk in Lunar orbit?


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 16 October 2019  30m
 
 

Space Rocket History #319 – Apollo 14 – Lunar Lift-off


141:45:30 Shepard: Okay. The abort stage is set. Ascent Engine is Armed. 6, 5, 4… 141:45:38 Mitchell: Proceed with the ignition program 141:45:38 Shepard: …3, 2, 1, 0… 141:45:42 Mitchell: Ignition. 141:45:43 Shepard: We have ignition… 141:45:44 Mitchel...


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 09 October 2019  28m