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In space news we have a confirmed UFO sighting as well as a very awesome explanation as to what it is, Send your face to space, and wrapping up the Moon (AKA @toddthemoon) with a bow to deliver clean and limitless power back to Earth. Pipe dream or valuable reason to push for human space flight? After the commercial break we're joined by Tim Bailey and George Schellenger of SpaceTaskForce.com to talk about space flight, human exploration and putting sharks in space.
Frederick I. Ordway III sat down with us at the 2010 International Space Development Conference to talk about his book, "The Rocket Team". Fred was highly passionate about the past and after asking only 1 question he was able to tell the story of The Rocket Team.The entire interview is 20 minutes long and has been cut in to 3 parts. This is the first of the thee part series.
At the 2010 International Space Development Conference we had a chance to catch up with Dr. Robert Zubrin and chat about Mars for a bit. His never-waning passion for putting human explorers on Mars is a bit infectious. ; With the recent success of the SpaceX Falcon 9 maiden launch and hopefully soon a Falcon 9 Heavy launch, maybe Dr. Zubrin's dreams of going to Mars within, well, some day are actually possible?
Old hands out at NASA's Kennedy Space Center will tell you that no two launches are alike. However, the launch of Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket was perhaps the singularly most unique rocket launch in recent memory.
Ah yes, the question that all school kids ask: how do you go to the bathroom in space? Tee hee hee! Well, as it turns out, solid waste is not as easy as you may expect. We caught up with Astronaut Richard Garriott after his presentation at the 2010 International Space Development Conference in Chicago, IL where he told his space waste story. Enjoy!
On May 14th, 2010 Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off for what may be the last time. If you have not yet seen it, head on over to Spacevidcast.com and check out not only the HD launch video, but also the 7 hour pre and post launch event that we produced live on Ustream.tv. And if you're an Spacevidcast epic subscriber you also have access to over 2GB of additional content such as videos, PDFs, mission reports, animations and more!
SpaceX Falcon 9 times three on your SpacePod for May 11th, 2010As one spaceship ends its career, another one is just beginning. The SpaceX Falcon 9 is getting ready for launch. An exact date is not yet set in stone, but the last we have heard was a No Earlier Than May 16th launch date.
During this last week's live show Ninja Ken or "New Jersey Ken" if you want to be all proper like, came up with the name 'Space Capsule'. Cariann and I tweaked it a bit to 'Space Pod' to be a play on Podcast and boom, there you go. And today's Space Pod is about STS-132.Holy Man. When we cut off last week's show to try and prevent jinxing the launch, a bunch of people complained saying that they WANTED the update!
A look at the upcoming STS-132 mission, the Pad Abort Test conducted by NASA for the Orion escape, Voyager 2 is sending back garbled data, James Cameron wants to see Mars in 3D, Starwalker has been exposed, Bigelow Aerospace is looking to put their real inflatable space station in LEO and a MARS500 Update.
The Galaxy 15 satellite has become a zombie and will soon eat the brains of AMC-11 on your Spacevidcast Daily for May 4th, 2010.On April 5th, 2010 Intelsat lost control of the Orbital Sciences built Galaxy 15 satellite and has been unable to regain it's correct position in orbit.
Launches, dockings and near disasters on your Spacevidcast Daily for May 3rd, 2010Last Wednesday, April 28th at 17:15 UTC a Russian Soyuz-U carrier rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome en route to the International Space Station. Aboard the rocket was the Progress 37P spacecraft. And aboard the craft was fresh food and supplies for the Expedition 23 crew aboard the Space Station.
Buill Suitor author of The Rocketbelt Handbook joins us for a phone interview talking about his experiencing flying around on a rocketbelt. We also have STUNNING images from SDO, a NASA balloon destroying a car, Earth i safe for another 100 years and more in our space news! Don't forget to sign up for Spacevidcast epic to watch the post show and get even more great Spacevidcast content!