Jake and Anthony are joined by Mark Panning from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and PI of the Farside Seismic Suite to talk about the Chandrayaan-3 and Luna-25 Moon landings and what we can look forward too from CLPS coming soon.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Karan Kunjur, Co-Founder of K2 Space, to talk about what they’re building, and what it means to build for a post-Starship future.
Jake and Anthony are joined by space artist and illustrator Paul Fjeld to talk about his career and to hear some stories from interesting projects and programs he’s worked on.
Anthony is joined by Jonathan Vaughters, Founder and CEO of EF Education-EasyPost, and Eric Berger, Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica, to talk about space and cycling, who knows in what amounts. Sorry, Jake.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Dr. Phil Metzger to talk about his research into launch and landing pad debris.
Jake is back, so Anthony will help get him caught up on the news, including the Mars Sample Return Hot Drama.
After the most recent show, I found a few nuggets of information in the NSSL Phase 3 documents, plus some more updates came out in a call that the Space Force had with some reporters.
Eric Berger of Ars Technica joins me to talk about the budgetary threat facing Mars Sample Return, the latest issue with ULA’s Vulcan vehicle, and the ongoing tweaks to the National Security Space Launch Program’s Phase 3 architecture.
Anthony is joined by Loren Grush (Bloomberg) and Rachael Zisk (Payload), to talk about Loren’s recent trip to see Virgin Galactic’s first commercial flight, to catch up on some news, and to do a mid-year check in on our 2023 predictions.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Adrian Beil of NASASpaceFlight.com (and a long-time beloved member of the Off-Nominal Discord) to talk about how he got his start via an epic spreadsheet, and to tell some stories from his trip to Boca Chica for Starship.
Jake and Anthony check in on the ongoing planetary missions around the solar system.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Grant Bonin to talk about his new venture, gravityLab, focused on partial gravity research.
Adrian Beil of NASASpaceFlight.com (and a long-time beloved member of the Off-Nominal Discord) joins me to talk about the state of German and European launch, with new entrants Rocket Factory Augsburgand Isar Aerospace getting close to the launch pad, many others working their way there, and institutional launch struggling amidst delays and geopolitics.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Joey Roulette of Reuters to talk about the state of NASA’s fixed-price contracts in the face of the Starliner situation and lunar lander awards.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Joe Barnard to talk about what he’s up to and to engage in some alt-history what-ifs.
NASA selected Blue Moon as the second human lunar lander for Artemis—which is awesome!—yet the budget outlook for the next few years is…not good. I think through what NASA can, should, and might do in the face of a grim budget reality.
Jake and Anthony catch up on the news, including Blue Origin’s Lunar Lander award!
Jake and guest host Casey Dreier are joined by Paul Byrne to talk about NASA’s planetary science budget and the trials and tribulations that it is experiencing today.
Jake and guest host Debarati Das are joined by Jaime Green, author of the new book The Possibility of Life: Science, Imagination, and our Quest for Kinship in the Cosmos
Jake and Anthony are joined by Sarah Al-Ahmed, host and producer of Planetary Radio, to talk about her new gig running one of the longest-tenured space podcasts.