I’m Anthony Colangelo.

I host Main Engine Cut Off and Off-Nominal.

Formerly: Quirks & Compulsions and The Multilogue.

Episode T+259: Tom Marotta, The Spaceport Company

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Tom Marotta of The Spaceport Company joins me to talk about what they’re working on, their vision for the future of spaceflight, spaceport operations, the demonstration they did in May, the FAA and its interaction with private companies, reentry licensing, and a whole host of other topics.

Episode 123 - An Exciting Time


Jake and Anthony are joined by Loren Grush of Bloomberg to talk about her new book, The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women Astronauts.

Episode T+256: The Kuiper Logjam

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Amazon moved their Project Kuiper prototypes from Vulcan to Atlas V. Between that and some recent conversations I’ve had, I thought it would be a good time to check in on Kuiper and to see how they’re progressing towards deployment. I do some math, and it’s not good.

Episode 121 - Status: Future


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.

Episode 120 - Big Dumb Satellites


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.