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Space News: Blue Breaks Ground, SpaceX DM-1 gets ready and OneWeb Internet

Space News: Blue Breaks Ground, SpaceX DM-1 gets ready and OneWeb Internet

January 30, 2019

This is your space news update for January 30th, 2019. Our Space Mike hologram is back, in non hologram form this week to deliver Launch Minute as well as an update on the SpaceX DM-1 mission. We also chat about the recent Blue Origin Test Flight and the ground breaking for their new engine production facility. OneWeb may have access to a lower cost ground based system for their upcoming satellite constellation. And finally, a quick update on NASA’s Opportunity Rover.

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Breaking down ocean waste with bioremediation - Discovery 02.01

Breaking down ocean waste with bioremediation - Discovery 02.01

January 29, 2019

Dr. Rose Jones of Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences joins us on TMRO.Science to talk about Deep-sea microbial communities, extremophiles and bioremediation of acid mine drainage sites. How these systems all interact and can be used to help break down ocean waste.

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A possible goodbye to the Opportunity Rover - Orbit 12.04

A possible goodbye to the Opportunity Rover - Orbit 12.04

January 27, 2019

While the Opportunity rover isn't officially dead yet, at this point engineers seem to be struggling to get communications restored. It's possible there could be a eureka moment, but for now Oppy remains silent. We chat about our favorite Opportunity Science, Moments and even enjoy the launch itself.

This week we also chat about Stratolaunch history and Future (by way of community vote), Blue Origin Test Flights and Onboard Science and the recent higher-resolution picture of Ultima Thule from New Horizons.

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Space News | Stratolaunch, Relativity LC-16, SLS Tests and Hubble

Space News | Stratolaunch, Relativity LC-16, SLS Tests and Hubble

January 24, 2019

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We had two launches this past week:
-Delta IV Heavy || NROL-71
-Long March 11 || Jilin-01 & 02

News stories:
-Stratolaunch changes plans... again!
-Relativity Space secures an historic launch site
-SLS is one step closer to flight
-Hubble is fixed!

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The student-run space program you’ve never heard of - Orbit 12.03

The student-run space program you’ve never heard of - Orbit 12.03

January 24, 2019

Martin Siedorf and Martin Zietz from KSat, the University of Stuttgart Small Sat Society to talk about how students are building rocket-repair robots, sending experimental pumps to the International Space Station, launching their own satellite in 2020 and more! Which of their projects excites you the most?

Topics covered today:
Fast radio bursts, is it aliens?
Chang'e 4 mission update

From Rocket Bikes to Starhopper - Orbit 12.02

From Rocket Bikes to Starhopper - Orbit 12.02

January 13, 2019

Peter Beck joins us today to chat how Rocket Lab will ramp their launch cadence in 2019, and how it just may have all started with a rocket powered motorbike. We also take bets on when SpaceX's next generation test rocket, the Starhopper, will fly. When do you think we'll see it launch?

Topics covered today:

  • SpaceX Starhopper and Crew Dragon Demo Mission-1
  • OSIRIS-Rex mission begins orbiting asteroid Bennu
  • Peter Beck (Rocket Lab CEO) chats Rocket Bikes and Rocket Lab's 2019 plans
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How Hubble helped Ultima Thule - Orbit 12.01

How Hubble helped Ultima Thule - Orbit 12.01

January 5, 2019

The New Horizons flyby of Ultima Thule is an amazing extension of the spacecrafts original mission -- But did you know that almost didn't happen? Find out how Hubble saved the day thanks to a creative use of director's discretion.

No more launch minutes! Those are moving to their own segments that will be released on Fridays prior to the show! Live shows will be conversations with guest interviewees and guest hosts!

Topics covered today:
Ultima Thule Mission
China's Chang'e-4 mission on the far side of the moon
LaunchPad Astronomy with Christian Ready - @launchpadastro

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