Frickin’ Lasers!! In Space! Anatoly Zak is normally the feller I associate with Russianspaceweb.com. It’s a really great site that goes into extreme detail about Russia’s rockets, satellites, and space programs. But he goes to the eleven with this latest article he manged to get on Popular Mechanics. The Soviets designed a laser gun for […]Read More June 15, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions
On today’s show: Falling Russian space launch debris! Will SpaceBees make good or bad policy? And, NASA’s spending priorities don’t match up with the public’s! Click on the link below to listen to the podcast: https://tmrr.podbean.com/e/episode-12-jakku-is-a-place-on-earth/ Intro background music POD Dreams by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) […]Read More The Mission Readiness Review Episode 12: Jakku is a place on Earth
What is “Too little, Too late” for $100, Alex? Some Russians think a reusable rocket may be useful. It’s true! It’s in this article: Russia’s advanced technology fund says it will begin testing a reusable rocket to rival SpaceX by 2020. Or maybe not: Russia may lack the funds to compete with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 […]Read More June 8, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions
I happened upon this editorial today: NASA’s New Rocket Is Huge but so Is Its Budget It’s an article from “The National Interest,” so approach it with a little skepticism. As with these kinds of writing, there’s some truth and some spin. Relative to nearly everything else government, NASA’s budget is not that big at […]Read More SLS–Play Out the Line? Or Cut Bait?
On today’s show: Antares, and Falcons, and Long Marches, oh my! $25 to listen to cubesats? And, combating space junk! Click on the link below to listen to the podcast: https://tmrr.podbean.com/e/episode-11-it%e2%80%99s-cubesats-all-the-way-down/ Intro background music POD Dreams by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/56307 Ft: Debbizo, Michael […]Read More The Mission Readiness Review–Episode 11: It’s Cubesats All the Way Down!