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.
SpaceX rolled out Starshield, a new, Starlink-inspired (derived?) offering for national security space systems. And I have some thoughts on the upcoming National Security Space Launch Phase 3 contracting setup.
Marina Koren of The Atlantic joins Jake and Anthony to talk about her recent viewing and reviewing of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Jake and Anthony catch up on Artemis I and everything else going on in space news lately.
Casey Dreier of The Planetary Society joins me to talk about Artemis I, where the Artemis program goes from here, and what the 2022 midterm elections mean for space.
Mat Kaplan, host of Planetary Radio for The Planetary Society, joins Jake and Anthony to talk about the 20th anniversary of the show, his upcoming retirement, and what it’s been like to cover space in this way for all those years.
Somehow, it’s almost time for Artemis I. Again. Yes, again. And then we break down some hot planetary drama from this week.
Photographer Roland Miller returns to the show to talk to Jake and Anthony about his newest book, The Space Shuttle: A Mission-by-Mission Celebration of NASA's Extraordinary Spaceflight Program, out next week.
The crew of Polaris Dawn—Scott “Kidd” Poteet, Sarah Gillis, and Anna Menon—join me to talk about the mission and its operations, their preparation and training so far, how their roles on past missions play into their role on this one, what they are learning and bringing back to their day-to-day roles, and what they’re excited about as they get ready to fly next year.
With Jake away, Swapna Krishna and Caleb Henry join Anthony for a very Philadelphia-themed episode.
Jared Isaacman of the Polaris Program joins me to talk about how the program began, how it’s envisioned, how they choose what to take on and solve, how they interact with SpaceX, and why he’s chosen to contribute to spaceflight in this way.
Elizabeth Howell of Space.com joins Jake and Anthony to talk about her new book, Why Am I Taller, with astronaut Dave Williams.
Ben Brockert joins Jake and Anthony to tell stories from his various adventures in the space industry.
Last week, I took a visit to Pittsburgh to visit Astrobotic, who is working on a few different landers and rovers destined for the Moon. I got to sit down with several team members for a series of conversations about what they’re working on, how things are going, and how the company is approaching the next few years in the industry.
Anthony took a trip to Pittsburgh to visit Astrobotic this week, and he’s back to talk about it with Jake.