I’m Anthony Colangelo.

I host Main Engine Cut Off and Off-Nominal.

Formerly: Quirks & Compulsions and The Multilogue.

Episode T+217: Artemis Accords, with Mike Gold

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Mike Gold, Executive Vice President of Civil Space Business Development and External Affairs at Redwire, joins me to talk about his previous role at NASA, where he served as Associate Administrator for Space Policy and Partnerships, and was the driving influence behind the Artemis Accords.

Episode 61 - Santa Claus is Hypersonic


Brian Weeden, Director of Program Planning for Secure World Foundation, joins Jake and Anthony to talk about the recent ASAT testing ban announced by Vice President Harris, and the effects the space industry has been having on the war in Ukraine.

Episode T+216: Orbital Reef, with Brent Sherwood (SVP of Advanced Development Programs at Blue Origin)

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Brent Sherwood, Senior Vice President of Advanced Development Programs for Blue Origin, joins me to talk about Orbital Reef. We talk about the long history leading up to this architecture, the nature of their partnership with Sierra Space and other team members, the parts of the program that are specific to their contract with NASA on the Commercial LEO Destinations project, and dive into how their business strategy might play out in the near future.

Episode T+215: CAPSTONE, with Brad Cheetham, CEO of Advanced Space

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Brad Cheetham, co-founder, CEO, and President of Advanced Space joins me to talk about their upcoming CAPSTONE mission. We talk about how the mission came to be, what it’s been like working with NASA and the other partners on the mission, and then dive into the nerdy details of the trajectory it’s flying to the moon, the orbits it will operate in, how its autonomous positioning system works, and how it might be used in the future.