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056 - Skylab 2: Part 2

5/17/2018
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Conrad, Kerwin and Weitz have arrived at Skylab, but can they get the stricken space station under control?

Duration:00:26:12

055 - Skylab 2: Part 1

5/3/2018
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We meet the crew of Skylab 2, wonder what happened to Skylab 1, and take a look at how NASA scrambled to fix their crippled space station.

Duration:00:24:50

054 - Skylab Launch

4/19/2018
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We learn about some of the scientific experiments on Skylab, get it to the launchpad, and send it on its way to orbit. Though it seems to be missing a few parts when it gets there..

Duration:00:24:11

053 - Skylab: A Home in Space

4/5/2018
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We get out first look at NASA's first big project after landing on the moon: Skylab. America's first space station is often overlooked, but we'll dig into the reasons that make it so awesome.

Duration:00:22:41

052 - Lunar Operations Retrospective

3/22/2018
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We take a look back at the Apollo Program and how we got there. Then I ramble a bit about my take on the impact of the program and talk about where the upcoming episodes will be going.

Duration:00:23:31

051 - Apollo 17 (Part 2)

3/8/2018
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We explore the fascinating Taurus-Littrow region and bid a sad farewell to the moon.

Duration:00:23:28

050 - Apollo 17 (Part 1)

2/22/2018
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Gene Cernan, Ron Evans, and Harrison Schmitt kick off the final lunar landing mission of the Apollo Program with a spectacular night launch. But how did they end up with these last three coveted seats?

Duration:00:20:54

049 - Apollo 16 (Part 2)

2/8/2018
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It's time to go find some volcanic rock and confirm the hypothesis of the formation of the Descartes region. I hope you like orange juice.

Duration:00:21:16

048 - Apollo 16 (Part 1)

1/25/2018
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John Young, Charlie Duke, and Ken Mattingly are headed to the moon for the second J-mission. Geologists have them on the hunt for volcanic rock, hoping to test their hypothesis on how the lunar highlands were formed.

Duration:00:19:43

047 - Apollo 15 (Part 2)

1/11/2018
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This week we head to the Hadley-Apennine region to explore the surface with Dave Scott and Jim Irwin. Five EVAs, driving around in the lunar rover, and obstinate drills await us!

Duration:00:26:06

046 - Apollo 15 (Part 1)

12/28/2017
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Dave Scott and Jim Irwin are headed for Hadley-Apennine, while Al Worden is getting all sorts of science done in lunar orbit. Just what does a Command Module Pilot do, anyway? Find out!

Duration:00:24:50

045 - Apollo 14 (Part 2)

12/14/2017
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It's been a long way, but we're here.. for the second part of our coverage of Apollo 14! Getting your lunar hiking boots on, we're headed for Cone Crater!

Duration:00:19:14

044 - Apollo 14 (Part 1)

11/30/2017
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Alan Shepard is back in the saddle and headed to the moon with Ed Mitchell and Stu Roosa on Apollo 14. Also I make fun of Ed Mitchell a bunch.

Duration:00:23:53

043 - Apollo 13 (Part 2)

11/16/2017
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Apollo 13 is in trouble. But with a lot of clever thinking and a bit of luck, we might just be able to get the crew home.

Duration:00:30:39

042 - Apollo 13 (Part 1)

11/2/2017
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It's time to go for the hat trick and attempt NASA's third landing on the moon. After doing this twice already, everything should be smooth sailing. Right?

Duration:00:22:03

045 - Mission Control

10/19/2017
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This week we'll talk about Mission Control, the room full of experts that helps keep each NASA human spaceflight mission running smoothly. Where did it come from? What is its role in the mission? And just what are all those guys actually doing anyway?

Duration:00:23:39

040 - Apollo 12 (Part 2)

10/5/2017
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Pete Conrad and Alan Bean head to the surface. There are plenty of science experiments to set up, robots to vandalize, and selfies to.. not take.

Duration:00:22:15

039 - Apollo 12 (Part 1)

9/21/2017
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Join us as we follow the crew of Apollo 12 into lunar orbit as they prepare to land in the Ocean of Storms. Get your signal conditioning equipment ready because it's going to be a shocking launch!

Duration:00:18:45

Supplemental 4 - Apollo 11 Mission Audio

9/19/2017
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Listen to some of the actual audio from the Apollo 11 mission. Included is the air to ground audio and flight director loop from the powered descent and landing, as well as about 10 minutes surrounding Armstrong's first step on the surface.

Duration:00:29:03

038 - Apollo 11 (Part 2)

9/7/2017
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Last time we successfully landed in the Sea of Tranquility with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. But what did they actually do there? And how did they decide who gets out first?

Duration:00:22:13

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