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.
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.
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.