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Welcome to the Space Rocket History podcast

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Episodes

Space Rocket History #335 – Impacts of Soyuz 11 on Future Soyuz, Salyut-1 & Apollo

3/25/2020
It was decided that henceforth, cosmonauts would wear pressure suits for launch and the return to Earth. Also, a system was installed to automatically pump air into the descent module in the event of decompression. Additionally, the ventilation valves were … Continue reading →

Space Rocket History #334 – Soyuz 11 – Death in Space

3/11/2020
The recovery team quickly opened the hatch and were shocked to find the men motionless, as if asleep or unconscious.

Duration:00:47:00

Space Rocket History #333 – Soyuz 11 – Downfall & N1 Update

2/26/2020
Volkov transmitted to Flight Control: “The hatch is not hermetically sealed! … What can we do? … What can we do?”

Duration:00:44:37

Space Rocket History #332 – Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – The Fire & SRH 7th Year Celebration

2/12/2020
Just before the start of another communication session, Volkov noticed a smell of smoke from somewhere at the rear of the station. As soon as communication with the ground was established, he reported: “Aboard the station is ‘the curtain’!”

Duration:00:44:06

Space Rocket History #331 – Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – Life Aboard the First Space Station

1/29/2020
Dobrovolsky wrote in his diary, “Some days were a nightmare. There was a general absence of everything: no interesting things, no happiness, the monotonous sound of the ventilators, strong smells, numerous experiments. It seemed to me that Flight Control simply … Continue reading →

Duration:00:41:58

Space Rocket History #330 – Soyuz 11/Salyut 1 – What’s That Smell?

1/15/2020
Volkov radioed “Zarya, wait! Yantar 3 is in Soyuz. Don’t start until Yantar 3 has returned to the Salyut! There is a strong smell in Salyut! He will put on a mask and go in again!”

Duration:00:47:07

Space Rocket History #329 – Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 2

1/1/2020
“I am proud to have been involved in the Vostok spacecraft which carried Gagarin on the first manned space flight and in its modification for Voskhod.” Volkov

Duration:00:47:07

Space Rocket History #328 – Soyuz 11 – The Replacement Crew – Dobrovolsky, Volkov, and Patsayev – Part 1

12/19/2019
Dobrovolsky was blond, tall, broad-shouldered, and tough. He was kind-hearted and had a contagious belly laugh. At the Air Force school, his friends nicknamed him `Odessa’, and he was proud of it.

Duration:00:29:40

Space Rocket History #327 – Soyuz 11 – The Prime Crew

12/12/2019
On May 4th, 1971 the prime crew of Soyuz 11 was confirmed to be Leonov, Commander; Kubusov, Flight Engineer; and Kolodin, Research Engineer. Their assignment was to spend between 30 and 45 days on board Salyut 1.

Duration:00:31:28

Space Rocket History #326 – Soyuz 10 – Undocking and Re-entry

12/5/2019
… There was no provision for the possibility of undocking if the entire docking cycle had not been executed …

Duration:00:30:40

Space Rocket History #325 – Soyuz 10 – Docking with Salyut 1

11/28/2019
“They can’t approach at that rate,” fretted Mishin. “Why aren’t you doing anything? Tell the crew what to do!” “We don’t need to do anything; deceleration will begin now,” Rauschenbach reassured Mishin.

Duration:00:30:01

Space Rocket History #324 – Soyuz 10 with Shatalov, Yeliseyev and Rukavishnikov

11/21/2019
The objective of the Soyuz 10 mission was to deliver and return to earth the first crew of Salyut 1. The Soyuz was to hard dock with Salyut 1 and then the crew was to transfer internally to the station. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:03

Space Rocket History #323 – Salyut 1

11/13/2019
In record time, the OKB-1 rebels led by Yuri Semenov developed the space station designated DOS-7K. The station used the body of a vehicle from the Almaz project, but outfitted it with modified systems from the Soyuz spacecraft.

Duration:00:31:18

50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #224 – Apollo 11 – Moonwalk – Part 2 – One Priceless Moment

11/6/2019
“For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. And one in our prayers that you will return safely to earth” … Continue reading →

Duration:00:36:19

Space Rocket History #322 – Apollo 14 – Recovery & Conclusion

10/30/2019
Alan Shepard’s wife Louise was elated after watching on TV as Shepard boarded a Navy ship bound for Houston, where he would be safe behind the glass windows of the post-flight quarantine room.

Duration:00:31:16

Space Rocket History #321 – Apollo 14 – Splashdown

10/23/2019
Gradually, as Mitchell worked and glanced at the bright crescent, he was filled with a quiet euphoria, great tranquillity, and an overpowering sense of understanding. It was as if he had suddenly begun to hear a new language, one being … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:55

Space Rocket History #320 – Apollo 14 – Docking & Alexei Leonov

10/16/2019
Would the docking probe that caused so much difficulty a week ago during the first docking work now or would Shepard and Mitchell be forced into a space walk in Lunar orbit?

Duration:00:29:59

Space Rocket History #319 – Apollo 14 – Lunar Lift-off

10/9/2019
141:45:30 Shepard: Okay. The abort stage is set. Ascent Engine is Armed. 6, 5, 4… 141:45:38 Mitchell: Proceed with the ignition program 141:45:38 Shepard: …3, 2, 1, 0… 141:45:42 Mitchell: Ignition. 141:45:43 Shepard: We have ignition… 141:45:44 Mitchell: What a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:28:33

Space Rocket History #318 – Apollo 14 – Moonwalk 2 – Part 2 – How about a round of golf?

10/2/2019
“It was terribly, terribly frustrating; coming up over that ridge that we were going up, and thinking, finally, that was it; and it wasn’t – suddenly recognizing that, really, you just don’t know where you are.” Ed Mitchell

Duration:00:31:24

50th Anniversary Special – An Encore Presentation of Space Rocket History #223 – Apollo 11 – Moonwalk – Part 1

9/25/2019
Silently and carefully, Armstrong raised his left boot over the lip of the footpad and lowered it to the dust. Immediately he tested his weight, bouncing in the gentle gravity, and when he felt firm ground, he was still, one … Continue reading →

Duration:00:43:50