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Justin McArthur and Jack Eaton are going to get to space, without taking Earth’s bulls**t up with them. As Australia plans for a future among the stars, we’re stuck hearing about the joyrides of billionaires — but there are far more interesting conversations to be had.'Mates in Space' is a science comedy podcast about our space aspirations, featuring a mix of narrative journalism, interviews with experts, and (occasionally) jokes. Dr Karl, eat your heart out. It's a mate-on-mate space race — but which of your hosts has more star power? In this penultimate episode of Season 1, Jack and Justin put their space knowledge to the test as they compete for seats on the next flight to Mars. Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to get to space without taking all of Earth’s bulls**t up with us! Each week, your hosts Jack and Justin will tell a different space story, in preparation for Australia’s exciting new future among the stars. It’s a bit nerdy, a bit sciency, and a lot of fun. Mates in Space is produced by Ampel, Jack Eaton and Justin McArthur. For more info, check out our website at http://matesin.space If you are interested in sponsoring Mates in Space, email Lauren Deighton lauren@ampel.com.au SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matesinspace Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matesinspace Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatesInSpace TikTok, for some reason: https://www.tiktok.com/@matesinspace ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples.

Justin McArthur and Jack Eaton are going to get to space, without taking Earth’s bulls**t up with them. As Australia plans for a future among the stars, we’re stuck hearing about the joyrides of billionaires — but there are far more interesting conversations to be had.'Mates in Space' is a science comedy podcast about our space aspirations, featuring a mix of narrative journalism, interviews with experts, and (occasionally) jokes. Dr Karl, eat your heart out. It's a mate-on-mate space race — but which of your hosts has more star power? In this penultimate episode of Season 1, Jack and Justin put their space knowledge to the test as they compete for seats on the next flight to Mars. Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to get to space without taking all of Earth’s bulls**t up with us! Each week, your hosts Jack and Justin will tell a different space story, in preparation for Australia’s exciting new future among the stars. It’s a bit nerdy, a bit sciency, and a lot of fun. Mates in Space is produced by Ampel, Jack Eaton and Justin McArthur. For more info, check out our website at http://matesin.space If you are interested in sponsoring Mates in Space, email Lauren Deighton lauren@ampel.com.au SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matesinspace Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matesinspace Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatesInSpace TikTok, for some reason: https://www.tiktok.com/@matesinspace ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples.

Location:

United States

Description:

Justin McArthur and Jack Eaton are going to get to space, without taking Earth’s bulls**t up with them. As Australia plans for a future among the stars, we’re stuck hearing about the joyrides of billionaires — but there are far more interesting conversations to be had.'Mates in Space' is a science comedy podcast about our space aspirations, featuring a mix of narrative journalism, interviews with experts, and (occasionally) jokes. Dr Karl, eat your heart out. It's a mate-on-mate space race — but which of your hosts has more star power? In this penultimate episode of Season 1, Jack and Justin put their space knowledge to the test as they compete for seats on the next flight to Mars. Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to get to space without taking all of Earth’s bulls**t up with us! Each week, your hosts Jack and Justin will tell a different space story, in preparation for Australia’s exciting new future among the stars. It’s a bit nerdy, a bit sciency, and a lot of fun. Mates in Space is produced by Ampel, Jack Eaton and Justin McArthur. For more info, check out our website at http://matesin.space If you are interested in sponsoring Mates in Space, email Lauren Deighton lauren@ampel.com.au SOCIAL LINKS: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matesinspace Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matesinspace Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatesInSpace TikTok, for some reason: https://www.tiktok.com/@matesinspace ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples.

Language:

English


Episodes

(BONUS) Why was the Artemis I launch postponed?

8/30/2022
ENGINE BLEED: The Artemis I launch scheduled for 29th August 2022 has been postponed – but why? Justin and Jack explain exactly what happened to the scheduled launch of Artemis I, before re-introducing their episodes on the Artemis Accords – now all in one place! NEW SOURCES: - ABC News (2022) 'NASA calls off launch of Artemis 1 rocket to the moon due to 'engine bleed' issue': https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-29/fuel-leaks-delay-rocket-launch/101384796 - The Guardian (2022) 'Artemis 1:...

Duration:01:11:11

Our Space Future (with Dr Susan Close and Dr Catherine Grace)

7/5/2022
What do the Premier's abs have to do with our future in space? In this star-studded season finale, Jack and Justin are joined by South Australia's Deputy Premier (and Minister for Defence and Space Industries), Dr Susan Close, as well as Dr Catherine Grace, Associate Director for Space at the South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC). Together, they'll discuss space Eurovision, Angela Lansbury, and the deeper things that connect us. This episode is also available on YouTube! Check it...

Duration:00:39:56

Spaceport Showdown!

6/28/2022
It's a mate-on-mate space race — but which of your hosts has more star power? In this penultimate episode of Season 1, Jack and Justin put their space knowledge to the test as they compete for seats on the next flight to Mars. Featuring guest vocals from Stuart Buckland as the Examiner, Sez O'Neill as the Spaceport Announcer, and the Robot Security Guard as himself. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to...

Duration:00:28:41

The Case for a Space Agency

6/21/2022
Why does Australia have a space agency? In today's episode, Jack and Justin talk about three astronauts, two Space Agencies, and one big Dish. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to get to space without taking all of Earth’s bulls**t up with us! Each week,...

Duration:00:33:37

The Last Year of Confusion

6/14/2022
Was 46BC truly the Last Year of Confusion? In today's episode, Justin gives Jack a quick history of the Gregorian calendar, and explains what the humble calendar can tell us about our place among the stars. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to get to space...

Duration:00:37:11

The Space Animals, Part 2

6/7/2022
Alright, who let the cat go to space? In the second episode of this 2-parter, Jack and Justin talk about the later years of space animals, from Soviet 'hooliganism' to sexy frogs. (CW: discussion of spiders from 29:13 to 35:06.) Guest vocals by Ciarán Moffatt. Bookings/other work at https://www.moffattnation.com. Insta: @moffattnation ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and...

Duration:00:43:35

The Space Animals, Part 1

5/31/2022
Could you take your pets to space? In the first episode of this 2-parter, Jack and Justin talk about the early years of space animals, from fruit flies to Laika. Might want to get your tissues ready: this one's a real tearjerker. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re...

Duration:00:47:47

Champagne on the Moon (ft. Sez)

5/24/2022
What is this, a crossover episode? Jack and Justin are joined by Sez (of sister program Bevz with Sez) to break down the history of drinks in space from Coke to champagne. You can check out Bevz with Sez here: https://omny.fm/shows/bevz-with-sez ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a...

Duration:00:37:42

The Sandwich Incident on Gemini III

5/17/2022
What do astronauts eat in space? Justin tells Jack all about the sandwich that was smuggled onto Gemini III by astronaut John Young. But where did he get it? What was on it? And what did NASA think of the whole affair? ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re going to...

Duration:00:30:30

The Artemis Accords, Part 2

5/10/2022
Continuing their discussion of the Artemis Accords, Jack and Justin talk about the pros and cons of mining the Moon: What's really up there? How can we protect our future? And how does it relate to the plot of Air Bud (1997)? ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is made on Kaurna, Gadigal and Wurundjeri Country, never ceded. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. We also pay respect to other First Nation peoples. ABOUT US: Mates in Space is a podcast about how we’re...

Duration:00:27:26

The Artemis Accords, Part 1

5/10/2022
In this first episode of Mates in Space, Jack and Justin talk about the Artemis Project: NASA’s mission to put “the first woman and the next man” on the Moon. It’s an exciting next step in our international space journey – but does the US government have ulterior motives for going back? Does Mike Pence genuinely care about women? And how are Jack and Justin going to get to the Moon themselves? Find out in this week’s episode of Mates in Space. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY: Mates in Space is...

Duration:00:34:38

Mates in Space Trailer

2/11/2022
Justin McArthur and Jack Eaton are going to get to space, without taking Earth’s bulls**t up with them. As Australia plans for a future among the stars, we’re stuck hearing about the joyrides of billionaires — but there are far more interesting conversations to be had.'Mates in Space' is a science comedy podcast about our space aspirations, featuring a mix of narrative journalism, interviews with experts, and (occasionally) jokes. Dr Karl, eat your heart out. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:01:28