The Orbital Mechanics Podcast

Every week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.

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Episode 236: Panel jettison


This week we saw the beginning of a long series of EVAs to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, which was not intended to be repaired on orbit.


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Episode 235: DOWNLINK--Andrew Rader


Andrew Rader is a mission manager at SpaceX, a game designer, a podcaster, and the author of many books, including his newest: Beyond the Known.


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Episode 234: Irregular Nomenclature


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' H3 rocket will be a lunar powerhouse; we talk about newly released information about the rocket and JAXA's moon plans.


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Episode 233, IAC DC, 2019


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Episode 232: Full Panic Ensued


This week in SF historyOctober 17, 1956: Birth of Mae Jemison (wikipedia.org)Spaceflight newsBattery replacement EVAs (americaspace.com)Commercial crew update (arstechnica.com) (spacenews.com)Eric Berger says "full panic has ensued" (twitter.com/SciGuySpa


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 15 October 2019  40m
 
 

Episode 231: Fewer gyros, more problems


DSCOVR's safehold seems to be connected to a gryo, but there's a fix coming down the line.


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 09 October 2019  29m
 
 

Episode 230: Starship InSight


Starship, headed to Mars one day, got shown off to the public. Insight, already on Mars, learned some interesting things about the magnetosphere.


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 02 October 2019  41m
 
 

Episode 229: Somewhat Rectilinear


NASA wants to put a cubesat in a near-rectilinear halo orbit. Also, lots of updates on private space launch facilities.


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 24 September 2019  43m
 
 

Episode 228: Fired up


H-IIB had a literal fire lit under its butt, and more info about Bigelow's expandable space stations.


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 18 September 2019  33m
 
 

Episode 227: Successful Orbiter


Chandrayaan-2's lander made it to the surface a little sooner than planned. Also, more Hayabusa2 news and WFIRST inches towards reality.


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 10 September 2019  33m