Anthony is joined by Chris Carberry and Dr. Tanya Harrison to discuss Chris’ upcoming documentary version of his Alcohol in Space book, the upcoming Humans to Mars summit, and the state of humans to Mars in the Artemis era.
Announcement: Off-Nominal and MECO Live Shows at Space Symposium 2023!
More details coming soon, but Anthony will be at Space Symposium 2023 and will be hosting MECO and Off-Nominal live at the Redwire booth on April 18 and 19. We’ll have wonderful guests such as Lori Garver, Peter Beck, Masami Onoda, Karina Drees, and more to be named soon! Come hang out, watch some live shows, and say hello to Anthony in real life.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Christian Davenport of The Washington Post to catch up on all the space news, and to celebrate 100 episodes of Off-Nominal.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Mark Albrecht, executive secretary of the National Space Council from 1989 to 1992, and President of International Launch Services from 1999 to 2006, to talk about his career in space and space policy, the new era of the National Space Council, and more.
Casey Dreier of The Planetary Society joins me to talk about the NASA FY2024 budget request and what it means for Artemis, the ISS, and planetary science.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Michael Sheetz, space journalist from CNBC, to talk about recent earnings calls, ULA for sale, and other space business!
Eric Berger has three sources saying United Launch Alliance is being shopped around the market right now, so I kick around some thoughts on who may buy ULA, if an offer comes to fruition.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Howard Mostrom, Audio Director for Kerbal Space Program 2, to talk about how he recorded audio for the latest in the hit franchise of space video games.
The Space Force rolled out the draft RFP for Phase 3 of the National Security Space Launch program, and it looks pretty good! Elsewhere, NASA selected New Glenn to launch ESCAPADE in 2024, so I check in on the state of things over at Blue Origin—as always, it’s about the engines.
Jake and Anthony are joined once again by Lori Garver, former NASA Deputy Administrator, to talk about the newest class of Brooke Owens fellows, what she’s been up to lately, and who knows, maybe we’ll randomly argue about commercial space stations on this one, too.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Eric Berger, Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica, to talk about Super Heavy’s static fire, Progress doing its best Soyuz, and to somewhat randomly argue about Commercial LEO Destinations.
Lori Garver, former NASA Deputy Administrator, joins me to talk about a whole host of space policy topics, including Artemis and lunar politics, the legacies of Commercial Cargo and Crew, the status of Commercial LEO Destinations, and also Lance Bass.
Jake and Anthony talk about the Chinese balloons that floated over the Americas in the last few weeks, balloons in space history, UFO shit, and do a random follow-up news segment.
Jake and Anthony talk about Jake’s decision to end WeMartians, and what goes on behind the scenes of Making Stuff™.
Jake and Anthony talk about the state of smallsat launch and tell some stories from Anthony’s trip to Virginia to see an Electron launch.
Caleb Henry of Quilty Analytics and I took a trip down to Wallops Island to watch Rocket Lab’s first Electron launch from the US. Listen to our conversation on the drive down to Virginia, a bit of me at the press site before launch, and the launch itself in wonderful stereo audio.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Ben Feist, Data Visualization & Informatics Software Engineer and Historian at NASA Johnson Space Center, to talk about his work, including the amazing Apollo in Real Time experience.
Virgin Orbit’s first launch from the UK ended in failure, putting them in an even more precarious financial position. And on the other side of the North Pole, ABL’s first launch attempt ended in failure right on the launch pad in Alaska.
Brendan Byrne, of WMFE and Are We There Yet?, hosts the first edition of The Off-Nominallyweds, a game to find out if Jake or Anthony knows the other one better.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Loren Grush of Bloomberg to talk about and predict what’s to come in space this year.
Jake and Anthony are joined by Miriam Kramer of Axios to talk about the weirdest and funniest space news of the year, to announce the Off-Nominees, and to crown the winner of the 2022 Off-Nominal Award.