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!
UFO Crash In China Explained: It Really Did Come From Space This is why the U.S. launches rockets near the oceans–rocket bodies just don’t fall on land unless something goes terribly wrong. Unless you’re SpaceX–then you just fly your first stage back for a safe landing. But even then, the company launches from pads next […]Read More June 1, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions
We’re taking a break with “The Mission Readiness Review” this week. It’s a three-day weekend, and we’ve been doing yard work, washing/waxing the car, enjoying an arboretum, watching “Solo,” and just generally enjoying being outdoors. So look for us next week.Read More No podcast this week.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin has invited Australia’s new space agency to help it reach the moon Since Blue Origin is used to testing rockets in godforsaken places, the Australian Outback is probably a logical place for the company’s considerations in plans to launch rockets. I don’t know if Australians should be excited, because “space tourism” […]Read More May 25, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions
Ariane chief seems frustrated with SpaceX for driving down launch costs Whoo-boy! An American summary of an English translation of a German interview of a French space launch manufacturing director. This seems like some comedy from the 1960’s, and only Clouseau is missing. I had to make sure this Ars Technica story was on the […]Read More “Minky”-shines In the French Space Sector