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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.
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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

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English


Episodes

This Week @NASA, November 17, 2018

11/17/2018
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California Wildfires Mapped from Space and more ...

Duration:00:03:27

Apollo and The Moon

11/16/2018
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John Gruener and Dr. Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, planetary scientist and historian, respectively, team up to discuss both the science and history of the Apollo program, the Moon, and the Johnson Space Center. HWHAP Episode 71.

Duration:01:01:34

Worlds of Wonder

11/13/2018
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Technology can take you to unexpected places. The MarCO cubesats, flying towards Mars with InSight, are breaking new ground on how far these small satellites can go.

Duration:00:20:04

Robots Lend a Hand

11/13/2018
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Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is in charge of the InSight mission’s robotic arm and hand. His work on space robots has led him to give a helping hand back home.

Duration:00:24:17

This Week @NASA, November 9, 2018

11/9/2018
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Parker Solar Probe Reports Good Status After Close Solar Approach, European-Built Service Module Arrives for Orion’s First Moon Mission and more

Duration:00:03:52

Organs on Chips in Space

11/9/2018
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Dr. Lucie Low, Scientific Program Manager at the National Institutes of Health, talks about tiny devices the size of the thumb drive that replicate the structure and function of human organs. Low discusses the importance of testing these devices in space. HWHAP Episode 70.

Duration:00:48:32

NASA in Silicon Valley Live - Halloween Costume and Cosplay Contest

11/6/2018
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In this episode streamed on Oct. 25, 2018, we host our first-ever NASA-themed Halloween costume and cosplay contest!

Duration:01:27:31

A Matter of Life and Death

11/5/2018
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Earth is a living, dynamic world thanks to volcanoes and the planetary heat that fuels them. The InSight mission wants to see if Mars also has a heartbeat deep inside its cold exterior.

Duration:00:24:44

True Grit on the Road to Mars

11/5/2018
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Space missions often defy the odds, overcoming all obstacles. The people who work on these missions also face challenges to get where they are today. Marleen Martinez Sundgaard, the testbed lead for InSight, personifies this tenacious spirit.

Duration:00:29:30

This Week @NASA, November 2, 2018

11/2/2018
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Parker Solar Probe Breaks Record for Closest Spacecraft to Sun, NASA Retires the Kepler Space Telescope and more ...

Duration:00:04:04

Navigating Deep Space

11/2/2018
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Dr. Greg Holt, Navigation Lead for the Orion spacecraft, discusses how the vehicle finds its way through deep space and communicates with Earth along the way. HWHAP Episode 69.

Duration:00:53:41

Music of the Spheres

10/29/2018
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The Earth "rings" when earthquakes strike, just as vibrations through a bell create a ringing sound. The InSight mission will see if tremors cause Mars to chime with its own planetary song.

Duration:00:26:08

The Danger of Going to Mars

10/29/2018
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Many spacecraft have died trying to get to Mars. The current record for Mars missions is 18 successes, and 25 failures. The InSight mission hopes to improve the odds.

Duration:00:19:08

This Week @NASA, October 26, 2018

10/26/2018
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Moon to Mars, Commercial Space and More ...

Duration:00:03:49

NASA in Hollywood

10/26/2018
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Bob Jacobs, Bert Ulrich, and Bill Barry share stories of NASA working closely with filmmakers on features and documentaries. The cast and crew of "First Man" and family members of the real astronauts portrayed in the film also share their perspective on human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 68.

Duration:01:29:17

Episode 5: Odd Jobs Around the Ranch

10/25/2018
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When people think of the Kennedy Space Center, rockets are what likely come to mind. But we have more than rocket scientists here on the Space Coast. In this episode, we meet a few Ranch hands with odd jobs you may not expect to find around these parts.

Duration:00:43:53

Linda Jensen and Kerry Zarchi Talk About Leadership Training

10/19/2018
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A conversation with Linda Jensen, associate director for Workforce Culture and Engagement and Kerry Zarchi, the branch chief for Entry Systems and Vehicle Development and also the acting branch chief for Aerothermodynamics. Both are at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley.

Duration:00:27:31

This Week @NASA, October 19, 2018

10/19/2018
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Administrator Bridenstine Chats with Astronaut Nick Hague, Morhard Sworn in as NASA’s 14th Deputy Administrator and more ...

Duration:00:04:14

NASA's 60th Anniversary - Live!

10/19/2018
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For NASA’s 60th Anniversary, Houston We Have a Podcast took to the stage with science fiction writers Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, Howard Tayler, and publishing agent DongWon Song, as well as NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren to discuss how real science and science fiction have influenced each other. HWHAP Episode 67.

Duration:01:01:57

NASA in Silicon Valley Live - Robotic Exploration of the Moon

10/16/2018
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In this episode streamed on Oct. 11, 2018, we talk about exploring the Moon with robots, NASA’s 60th anniversary and more!

Duration:00:57:38