Cosmocast is a spaceflight podcast. Each week your host Jarrod will have an assortment of news, hot takes, spaceflight stories and more.
This week's episode has a great interview with Dumitru Popescu of Arca. We focused on their aerospike and the future goals for the company.
A Monday episode, just like the good old times. This week we go over a plethora of news, including Rocket Lab's planned Electron Launch, Buzz Aldrin's opinion on the ISS, Falcon Heavy's core booster test and more.
On this week's episode of CosmoCast, Jarrod and Pedro discuss the recent developments surrounding Vector Space, and go over some of their own sombre predictions about NASA, which sadly proved to be correct.
Hello everyone! Finally we have a more lighthearted episode. We talk about Hubble that celebrated it's 27th anniversary, we also talk about the new ARCA rocket, the Lyrid meteor shower, Vector-R imminent launch. Our main topic is the Cassini epic mission finale.
In episode 43 of CosmoCast, we follow up on last week's topic of the US-proposed "space police", and discuss the recent disappearance of the invaluable source of technical information that was standards.nasa.gov.
In episode 42 of CosmoCast, Jarrod and Pedro talk about the recent announcement of a rough date for Falcon Heavy's maiden flight, Orbital ATK's new rocket lineup, and the troubling concept of "space police".
Episode 41 will remain in history as the first CosmoCast episode, which our hosts Jarrod and Pedro recorded sitting in the same room, and what better topic to celebrate the event with, than their mutual enmity towards space planes!?
Days before Jarrod's departure for Portugal, the duo go over TGO's maneuvers, Cygnus' delay, Kourou's unrest, Congress' post-2024 ISS plans and Falcon 9's first reused booster set to launch a second time.
This week we talk about the European mission to Jupiter and it's moons and of course that we analyze this proposal for the NASA budget and what does it mean for the current and upcoming projects. Spoiler alert, it doesn't look so good.
This week we have a news only episode. We talk about the 2017 EA and it's danger close flyby over our planet, the new amazing and highly detailed picture of Earth. We also talk about the Dreamchaser upcoming tests, the New Glenn, Europa Clipper (yay they kept the name), NASA's new budget, Pan's new picture and the SpaceX static fire test for the Echostar launch.
This week we talk about the new chinese Space Station, Boeing contract with Energia to give NASA more seats aboard the Soyuz, Virgin Orbital and the new plans for the Moon, namely SpaceX, NASA and Blue Origin.
This week we talk about the two resupply missions to the ISS, possible manned mission for the very first launch of the SLS and of course that our main topic is the amazing discovery of a new set of planets orbiting the Red Dwarf TRAPPIST-1.
This week we talk about the status of Progress MS-05, ISRO successful record breaking launch, possibility of Dream Chaser servicing Hubble, Event Horizon Telescope and the last ITS test. Our main topic is space stations and where we would like to see them in the future.
This week we check the new tech that will allow for extended missions on the surface of Venus, possible photo of the Falcon Heavy booster. Then we get to Mars and talk about the new Curiosity discovery that will make us rethink about what we know about the red planet. We also give an update on Curiosity's health.
Where are they indeed? Tag along Jarrod and Pedro, as they unravel the mystery behind the biggest wheel chock in the field of space exploration technology development.
An episode covering the wide array of news from the last two week.
This week's episode is all about asteroid detection and deflection missions!
And here it is, the first episode of 2017! We know that the end of 2016 we had a lot of bad news but on this first episode we have a whole lot of good news. We talk about the two new NASA missions, Firefly that came back, SpaceX is also ready to fly again, JWST and more.
Here is the second part of our 2016 rundown! This week we cover the events that took place between September and December.
An episode going over all of 2016's major events related to space exploration, be they uplifting or sad.
And episode going over the week's news, Jarrod's quest to move, and our plans until the end of the year.
A sombre episode on the effective cancellation of the Asteroid Impact Mission, by the 2016 ESA Ministerial Council, and the passing of astronaut John Glenn.
An episode on the SETI institute, the loss of the Progress cargo vehicle, Buzz Aldrin's health and a little bit more.
This week we give you an update on the Schiaparelli crash, we talk about the ice found on Mars and brace yourselves, Jarrod has a lot to say about the EM Drive and Pedro shows that Physics is not his field of study.
This week Jarrod has a big announcement, we also talk about Soyuz MS-03, Shenzhou 11, the 75th Ariane 5 successful launch, SpaceX ITS test, SLS (you know we got to), ExoMars, NatGeo new series and GOES-R and other weather satellites. So as you can see we're back on track.
We do a recap of the Asteroid Week and discuss the importance of the AIDA mission.
On this episode we talk about the James Webb Space Telescope, a possible new space station orbiting the Moon, the new Long March and some news regarding the EDM lander.