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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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United States

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NASA

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Drive Like a Martian

4/23/2021
Yajaira Sierra-Sastre and Vivake Asnani from NASA’s Glenn Research Center detail the history of tires used on the Moon and Mars and describe an innovative new tire called the Mars Spring Tire that may be used on future rovers. HWHAP Episode 192.

Duration:01:05:29

Gravity Assist: Talking to Ingenuity and Other Space Robots, with Nacer Chahat

4/23/2021
The Ingenuity helicopter made history on April 19, 2021, with the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. How do engineers talk to a helicopter all the way out on Mars? How about other spacecraft? We’ll hear about it from Nacer Chahat of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...

Duration:00:17:57

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 58, SOFIA Airborne Observatory

4/20/2021
SOFIA Project Scientist Naseem Rangwala discusses the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.

Duration:00:32:18

This Week @NASA, April 17, 2021

4/17/2021
Space Station Crew Returns Safely to Earth and more ...

Duration:00:04:06

Episode 30: Commercial Crew Reaches Milestone

4/16/2021
The Rocket Ranch welcomes Dana Hutcherson, deputy manager for the Commercial Crew program. She'll talk about the mission ahead, reflect on the program's 10-year anniversary and share her personal journey with NASA.

Duration:00:16:38

The Crew-2 Astronauts

4/16/2021
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts Shane Kimbrough, Megan McArthur, Aki Hoshide, and Thomas Pesquet share their perspective on their upcoming mission, their training, and their careers before they head to the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 191.

Duration:00:58:23

Gravity Assist: Black Hole Mysteries, with Jeremy Schnittman

4/16/2021
What is a black hole? How do we study them when we can’t see them? Astrophysicist Jeremy Schnittman from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center joins NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green for a fascinating conversation about the latest black hole research.

Duration:00:23:26

This Week @NASA, April 9, 2021

4/9/2021
The President’s Funding Request for NASA and more ...

Duration:00:04:52

Gravity Assist: Season 5 Trailer – What’s Your Gravity Assist?

4/9/2021
Go behind the scenes at NASA with Chief Scientist Jim Green in the Gravity Assist podcast.

Duration:00:02:29

Before His Second Flight

4/9/2021
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, who launched to the International Space Station on April 9, 2021, shares his experiences from his first flight to the orbiting laboratory and what he looks forward to for his second flight. HWHAP Episode 190.

Duration:00:29:06

Episode 29: First Space Shuttle Flight: Astronaut Bob Crippen on the Legacy of STS-1 & Columbia

4/7/2021
The spotlights came on in the predawn hours of April 12th 1981, illuminating a spacecraft like no other, the space shuttle. Just before liftoff, Columbia's crew climbed inside for the very first test flight into space.

Duration:00:28:42

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 57, Shuttle Program Closeout Complexities

4/6/2021
NASA's Johnny Nguyen discusses insight gained through closeout of the Space Shuttle Program.

Duration:00:22:07

Benefits for Humanity, Science for All

4/2/2021
Expert scientists and researchers from NASA’s Johnson Space Center gather to highlight the scientific breakthroughs aboard the International Space Station during a recent panel discussion celebrating 20 years of continuous human presence aboard the orbiting laboratory. HWHAP Episode 189.

Duration:01:04:16

This Week @NASA, April 2, 2021

4/2/2021
BioSentinel CubeSat Prepares for Deep Space Flight and more ...

Duration:00:02:57

Artificial Gravity

3/26/2021
Bill Paloski, former director of the Human Research Program at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, explores the idea of artificial gravity within a spacecraft for long-duration missions and explains how it may affect the human body from what we have learned through Earth-based studies. HWHAP Episode 188.

Duration:00:41:54

This Week @NASA, March 26, 2021

3/26/2021
Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Preparing for First Flight and more ...

Duration:00:03:30

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 56, Model-based Systems Engineering

3/23/2021
NASA's Terry Hill and Jessica Knizhnik discuss the agency's transition to model-based systems engineering.

Duration:00:43:16

This Week @NASA, March 19, 2021

3/19/2021
Second Hot Fire Test for Artemis I Rocket and more ...

Duration:00:04:12

The View From Mission Control

3/19/2021
Experts of NASA’s Mission Control Center in Houston recount what it has taken to support 20 years of continuous presence on the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 187.

Duration:01:16:58

Episode 28: Women in STEM - Stories of Challenge and Success

3/18/2021
When instrumentation controller JoAnn Morgan was in Firing Room number One for the historic moonshot in 1969, she was the only woman. NASA has come a long way since. Today, the very same firing room is led by a woman, and 30% of the engineers supporting NASA's Artemis Moon program are women, too.

Duration:00:22:28