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Space News | Virgin Galactic Flight, Hayabusa-2 Samples Ryugu and NASA synthetic DNA

Space News | Virgin Galactic Flight, Hayabusa-2 Samples Ryugu and NASA synthetic DNA

February 28, 2019

This week Space Mike brings us the latest Space Traffic in our local Solar System including a Soyuz flight that may have had an anomaly, SpaceX Falcon 9 with a mission to the moon and Virgin Galactic's latest test flight with a first non-test pilot astronaut passenger! And if you would like more information on that SpaceIL update, you can see our Space News episode from February 6th right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW8pHwRqRcY&feature=youtu.be&t=647

Jared Head updates us on Hayabusa-2's mission to Ryugu and its sample that will be coming back to Earth in the next couple of years.

Sarah Vincent has a NASA Science update on synthetic DNA

And finally Dr. Tamitha Skov updates on on the latest Space Weather for this week.

How Space Weather impacts your life - Orbit 12.07

How Space Weather impacts your life - Orbit 12.07

February 26, 2019

This week we bring on Dr. Tamitha Skov to talk about Space Weather and it's impact on your daily life. We also go over how she got started and her journey to becoming the Space Weather Woman.

This episode has been edited to remove technical issues and re-organized for better flow.

Space News | NASA’s new Lunar plans, RemoveDEBRIS and saying goodbye to Oppy

Space News | NASA’s new Lunar plans, RemoveDEBRIS and saying goodbye to Oppy

February 21, 2019

NASA is looking to send humans to go back to the moon, and this time they want to do it quickly... Within the next decade! But to get there we'll need to make sure that we don't have so much debris floating around the Earth that we can't launch any rockets through! And we close with a quick tribute to the MER-B rover, also known as opportunity. As always, Dr. Tamitha Skov joins us to bring you the latest Space Weather report.

Space News | Orbex’s new rocket, MarCO falls silent, Curiosity and Ultima Thule

Space News | Orbex’s new rocket, MarCO falls silent, Curiosity and Ultima Thule

February 13, 2019

This is your Space News from TMRO for February 13th, 2019. This week we swap out Launch Minute for our new Space Traffic report. We hope you enjoy and see the future there. Orbex has opened a new rocket production and operations facility while also showing off one of their engineering prototype stages. The two MarCO satellites orbiting Mars have fallen silent but maybe not forever. Sarah Vincent joins us for the first time on the News program to give an update on Curiosity and Jared rounds it out with new data from Ultima Thule. And just like last week we welcome on Dr. Tamitha Skov to bring us the latest Space Weather this week.

Exploring Asgardia, the first Space Nation - Orbit 12.06

Exploring Asgardia, the first Space Nation - Orbit 12.06

February 10, 2019

This week we welcome on Lena De Winne, the Deputy Head of Administration of Asgardia to talk about what Asgardia is, what they hope to accomplish and how they will get there. Asgardia is the first Space Nation and you can get more information at asgardia.space.

Space News | Engine Tests, ISRO Spaceflight, Lunar Craters and SpaceIL

Space News | Engine Tests, ISRO Spaceflight, Lunar Craters and SpaceIL

February 6, 2019

This is your Space News from TMRO for February 6th, 2019. This week we don't have a Space Traffic report, but we do have four different rocket engine tests, ISRO officially has a human spaceflight program now, Jared talks to us about Lunar Craters and SpaceIL is getting ready to launch their mission and time capsule to the moon! This week we also welcome Dr. Tamitha Skov in our new Space Weather segment!

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How to launch and land a model Falcon Heavy - Orbit 12.05

How to launch and land a model Falcon Heavy - Orbit 12.05

February 3, 2019

Joe Barnard of BPS.space joins us to talk about his work in making model rockets emulate larger, liquid fueled vehicles such as Falcon and Electron. He has created many amazing models and has been working on thrust vector control (TVC) steering of models as well as being able to stage and even land model rockets. This is his story.

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