Summary: Spacevidcast is a weekly live and daily on-demand video podcast designed to get you excited about space again! Featuring news, commentary, interviews and HD launch coverage, Spacevidcast is the go-to place for the cosmos!
In Space News: Boeing unveils the CST-100 Orion's heat shield is installed for EFT-1 Test Falcon 9 Flight 10 with Orbcomm Satellites has been delayed Bulgaria becomes a member of ESA Venus Express starting an aerobrake Google buys Skybox imaging Main topic: When will we actually be able to send humans to Mars? What technologies will we need to enable this journey and the stay on Mars? Show Notes: Magnetic fields that can help starve off solar radiation: https://medium.com/@arxivblog/the-science-of-deflector-shields-revolutionised-by-discovery-of-radiation-shelters-on-the-moon-a0ba6bfdf65d Place to get the LEGO Benny Spaceship shirt: http://www.bustedtees.com/spaceship TMRO (pronounced: tomorrow) is a crowd funded, weekly show about space and the cosmos. If you get value or enjoy these episodes, consider giving value back so others can enjoy them too! http://www.patreon.com/tmro is our crown funding home and as little as $1.00/ep makes a huge difference!
In space news we have a Sea Launch, Soyuz crew launch to ISS, NASA's InSight, no more buying crew seats from Russia, Antares delayed by a week, XCOR gets more funding and LDSD to test in June. Main topic for this show is the Dragon Mark II reveal from SpaceX. TMRO is a community funded show. If you would like to help us continue to produce live episodes as well as get your name within the show itself, consider contributing: http://www.patreon.com/tmro
We push through a series of 4 launches from the last 2 weeks to get to our main topic. Jeff Foust, editor, The Space Review joins us to talk about the situation between the US, Russia, ULA and SpaceX. What happened, why does it matter and what does all of this mean for the future of space launch vehicles? You can get more information about Jeff at The Space Review here: http://www.thespacereview.com/ and on his twitter account @jeff_foust TMRO is a community funded show. If you get value from this show, consider giving value back. Even as little as $1/ep can help a great deal! http://www.patreon.com/tmro for more information Oh yeah, and you get your name in the show, too!
In Space News: Soyuz launches a spy satellite, no more Russian engine injunction, US House sub-committee wants the military to bring engine development to the US, SpaceX tests F9R-Dev1 up to 1000 meters, OPALS removed from Dragon, KickSat has run in to trouble and the ISS has lost some power. HDEV Viewing Link: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/hdev/ Our main topic: who will put humans on Mars first and what will it be like for those first Martian settlers? Don't forget, we have a ton of awesome info on our sub-Reddit page - http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro Enjoy TMRO Live? We are a crowd funded show backed by Patrons like yourself. Consider contributing to help us improve the show and do more awesome things! http://www.patreon.com/tmro for more information. Even $1.00/ep helps (and you get cool rewards too!)
In Space News we have Vega launch, Proton Launch, Orbital ATK merger, Russian Engine Injunction, SpaceX Stage 1 Recovery video, Dragon Mk II unveiling, High Definition Earth Viewing available live on Ustream, Russia building a super heavy lift rocket for the moon and the Boeing CST-100 Interior. Main topic: We take a look back and see what has happened in just the last 5 years. It is likely a lot more than you think! Then we gander a guess at what will happen in the next 5 years. Enjoy this episode? Want a place to chat about it? Check out our subreddit over at http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro and chat about this specific episode here: http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro/comments/24p8go/changing_at_the_speed_of_the_comsos_713/ Like the show? Consider contributing to TMRO and helping us continue to do cool things! We're funded by you, the community of TMRO! http://www.patreon.com/tmro
Looking to chat with other community of TMRO members? Check out our subreddit where you can post new stories, add your own forum topics and talk about all things cosmic. http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro TRMO is a community driven show. We are able to continue producing episodes because you help us to do so. If you get value from TMRO consider adding value back. $1.00 per episode goes a long way! http://www.patreon.com/tmro In Space News: The ISS crew swaps out the failed MDM on a very short spacewalk, next Orbital Sciences mission to the ISS slips to June, Dragon berths with the ISS, SpaceX says they had a good soft landing of the 1st stage on this last flight and SpaceX also mentions a possible new launch site in Texas. Main topic: SpaceX is filing protest against the Air Force's bulk but from United Launch Alliance.
In the news we have an NRO launch, Soyuz Launch and SpaceX, SpaceX and more SpaceX! Main topic: will the vastness of the cosmos force humanity to fin ways to extend life? And with life being extended, will we be forced in to the cosmos to find new homes? Help support future TMRO shows - http://www.patreon.com/tmro Even as little as $1.00 per episode helps.
Spacevidcast is changing names! We are becoming TMRO. Details in this episode. Our new sub-reddit is now available here: http://www.reddit.com/r/tmro Help keep Spacevidcast going! We are a crowd funded show supported by our community of TMRO! If you like this episode, consider contributing $1.00 for additional episodes! Details at http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast Want to check out the universe with a 20 Gigapixel image? Head over here: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/glimpse360 and browse away! In this episode we talk about NASA and how it is cutting communications with Roscosmos... Except for ISS. In Space News we have launch after launch after launch, assuming the range can support.
We will be making a colony on Mars within the next generation. When that happens, what will our new Martian Government look like? In Space News: Launch of a Proton rocket, The Big Bang Theory, SpaceX CRS-3, Yutu isn't dead yet, Orbital drops the ULA lawsuit and cool NASA websites Help us continue to produce Spacevidcast - Contribute to the weekly shows via http://www.Patreon.com/Spacevidcast -- Spacevidcast Patrons also have access to the high-resolution download of the thumbnail image we created for this episode!
We explore the idea that maybe jumping from the Earth to Mars isn't the right idea. Our Moon is a great source of inspiration and can provide awe and wonder to people on and off planet. Should someone be focusing more heavily on a Lunar colony than a Martian one? News stories: MRO computer goes in to safe mode, Atlas V rocket gets a money back guarantee, Solid Motor Testing, Orion delayed and Cosmos rocks! Do you get value from this show? Add value back! http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast
In this episode we talk about cosmic property rights. Who owns the moon? What about Mars? Can a company legally mine an asteroid? In space news: ULA and SpaceX go head to head at a Senate hearing committee, how tensions with Russia can negatively impact the US space programs, COSMOS, a new space plane is being developed and the original space shuttle wooden mockup is moving. You can watch the full Senate sub-committee video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he0-SP-BnCQ
We chat with Rick Boozer, author of "The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé" about his latest article on Space.com. Our question: can the Space Launch System survive in a marketplace where private space can do it cheaper, faster and better? His original op-ed is here: http://www.space.com/24628-will-spacex-kill-nasa-sls.html In space news: SpaceX show a little leg on their next mission, It's future day, H-IIB lofts a weather satellite, Orbital is creating a new Minotaur-C rocket for the commercial market and Yuris night! Special link, an IndieGoGo project to help save some old Astronomy plates and preserve unknown discoveries - http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/astronomy-legacy-project If you get value from Spacevidcast, help by putting value back in the show! http://www.patreon.com/spacevidcast will keep the show going. As little as $1.00 goes a long way!
In this live show we talk about the all new milestones created for the Google Lunar X PRIZE participants.
In space news we look at the rebirth of China's Rover, the launch of Turksat 4A, the Earth does in fact revolve around the sun, 50 special Olympic gold metals and the Mars mystery rock is solved. Main topic: Bigelow wants to have the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Commercial Space Transportation to define Lunar zone of operations. What may follow defines Lunar law. We talk about what this means and if this is the right time.
Should we create rockets and space technology based on our destination, or select a destination based on our available rockets? Help Spacevidcast produce weekly shows