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TMRO:Space is a weekly, live show about exploration of the cosmos. We have updates on rocket launches, new technology being developed to get humans off-world and comments from inside and outside the industry. Recorded live every Saturday at 18:00 UTC!

TMRO:Space is a weekly, live show about exploration of the cosmos. We have updates on rocket launches, new technology being developed to get humans off-world and comments from inside and outside the industry. Recorded live every Saturday at 18:00 UTC!
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TMRO:Space is a weekly, live show about exploration of the cosmos. We have updates on rocket launches, new technology being developed to get humans off-world and comments from inside and outside the industry. Recorded live every Saturday at 18:00 UTC!




Space | Astrobotic's journey post Google Lunar XPRIZE

Astrobotic CEO John Thornton joins us to talk about the past, present and future of the company. They are developing lunar infrastructure starting with landers and have recently won a NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services contract (CLPS) to help enable that tech.


Space News | Falcon Heavy Center Core Curse & SLS Ground System Tests

We have a slew of launches this week to catch you up on! And in news the Space Launch System is gearing up to test its mobile launch platform over at Launch Complex 39B. This week you'll really want to watch the weather segment, awesome meteor that broke up over Puerto Rico and what that would have looked like on Mars!


Interview | NASA's Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid

We are joined by NASA's Psyche mission lead Lindy Elkins-Tanton to talk about this upcoming mission to explore the metallic asteroid that may be the core of a protoplanet! We cover what this means for us here on Earth and why is it important as well as how they plan to accomplish the mission itself! Orbit 12.21


Space News | How you can travel to the International Space Station

NASA is opening its doors (or airlocks) to the International Space Station. If you have enough cash, cash, money you will be able to hitch a ride up to the iconic orbiting laboratory, Athena return to give us an interesting look at the rings of Saturn and newly discovered findings from Cassini.


Space News | Reusable Spaceships and a mysterious Lunar lump

This week we bring you launches in a slightly updated format. A bit tweaked even from last week, let me know if that adds some of the excitement and fun back in. In News this week ESA is working on a reusable spaceship that can rapidly bring back samples to Earth. There's also a mysterious lump on the Moon that may be made of materials we can use to build with. And of course Dr. Tamitha Skov brings us not only this weeks Space Weather but also a quick update on some beautiful clouds that...


Space News | Starlink Launches, OmegA Anomaly and Plasma

We are back with a SLEW of launches this week! Trying a slightly modified launch format combining the best of Launch Minute with the flexibility of the current format. Needs a bit of love (especially the upcoming launches graphic) but hopefully you see the vision here. In Space News this week, Northrup Grumman has an anomaly with their OmegA launcher on the ground and EXTREME Matter in Sun's Atmosphere! As always we close it out with Dr. Tamitha Skov bringing us this weeks Space Traffic!


Roundtable | NASA's Project Artemis and their plans to settle the moon

This week we have special guest Manju Bangalore along with Cariann, Jared and Jade return for our first round table in a while to talk about NASA"s plan to colonize the moon. We dive specifically in to their Project Artemis. Since we didn't really cover it on the show, a bit about Manju. She used to work on the Orion Display systems at NASA's Johnson Space Center and is currently the founder and executive of Operation Period. We are hoping to make Maju a more regular host on the show!


Space News | ISS Update and Pluto's Secret Ocean

There's a special contest happening this week, brought to us by NBC/Universal. For our US viewers, head out at night, snap a picture of the moon, tweet it with #KeepLookingUp and @TMRO to get entered to win one of a few different awesome prizes! This week in Space News we have: - An ISS Update - The Universe is expanding in a confusing way - Pluto may have secret underground oceans - Dr. Tamitha Skov brings us the latest Space Weather...


Open Source Space Suits - Orbit 12.18

Dr. Cameron Smith of Pacific Spaceflight joins us to talk about low cost, open source, custom built space suits. Why is this important? As we open the cosmos to more and more people, space suits will be one of the next things that enables our continued exploration.


Space News | Blue Origin's Lunar Lander and a Solar Storm is about to hit Earth

We accidentally missed a launch from Japan last week so we're covering it this week. And what a week it was! Blue unveiled their lunar ambitions, ULA is prepping to test re-entry heat shield tech with NASA and we found out that the moon is shrinking! As always Dr. Tamitha Skov joins us to talk about our local star, and what an update it is -- A solar storm is heading right toward Earth!


Open Education for working in Space - Orbit 12.17

Ever want to work for an aerospace company but think you don't have what it takes? Think again! This week we're joined by Cody James who is the founder of OpenX Education, a company making STEM education accessible and affordable. Cody James was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 2017 in Manufacturing and Industry. He is a self taught programmer and worked in Boeing's Advanced Developmental Composites team as their youngest Robotics programmer ever.


Space News | SpaceX Starlink updates, a Metallic Universe and a very active sun!

In this weeks Space News from TMRO we start off with three launches: Blue Origin, SpaceX and Rocket Lab. Jared brings us an update on the SpaceX Starlink constellation and Jade talk about a very metallic universe! Our local sun has been very active this last week and Dr. Tamitha Skov bring us the latest space weather report.


Space News | ISS Power Problems, Firefly Engine Test and Astronaut Extended Stays

This week we had a surprise launch from China, the International Space Station has power problems, Firefly Aerospace tested their engine for 300 seconds and Christina Koch gets a mission extension. As always we have the wonderful Dr. Tamitha Skov joining us to bring you the latest Space Weather report!


How we measure the magnetism of Mars and Jupiter - Orbit 12.15

NASA's MAVEN Magnetometer Instrument Lead Dr. Jared Espley joins us to talk about MAVEN, Juno and how we measure the magnetism of planets in our local system. More information on MAVEN can be found here: And more information on Juno can be found here:


How we see more of the Universe - Orbit 12.14

This week we bring on Dr. Jielai Zhang to talk about Dragonfly Telephoto Array, its unique capabilities, why it was needed and what they have found or hope to find out so far. We also cover the role of astronomy as a gateway field to STEM and the West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers program.


Space News | Beresheet Impact, Falcon Heavy Tips Over, Stratolaunch and Black Holes

A lot of stuff happened in our local system this week! In Traffic the Beresheet suffered a rapid unintended kinetic disassembly and Falcon Heavy launched, landed and then the center core tipped over. In news: The Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft took to the skies and we get to see the image of a black hole for the first time! As always we wrap the show up with space weather.


How we will survive out in Space - Orbit 12.13

Engineer Brittany Zimmerman of Paragon Space Development Corporation joins us to talk about the different ways Space wants to kill you. We cover how Paragon is working on Life Support And Environmental Control Systems, including water purification to help keep us all alive on out journey to Mars. This one is an eye opener including a lot of stuff that will be required if us ugly giant bags of mostly water are to colonize the solar system.


Space News | RocketLab announces Photon, ISS Spacewalks and the weight of the galaxy!

This week in Space News from TMRO we have: RocketLab announces their Photon satellite system US Spacewalk 53, Space Suit Mixup Milky Way Weight There were 2 Soyuz launches in Space Traffic and of course the Space Weather Woman Dr. Tamitha Skov brings is our Space Weather.


APL's Interstellar Probe - Orbit 12.12

The always energetic and information powerhouse Dr. Kirby Runyon joins us to talk about New Horizons, Yuris Night and announces the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab Interstellar Probe. It's a really fun and exciting interview, and we had a bit of stuff we missed in After Dark so we left a bit of that in there at the end as well.


Why JWST's first images will just be 18 fuzzy blobs - Orbit 12.11

This week we are joined by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Program Scientist Dr. Eric Smith. We talk about the most ambitious space telescope project humans have ever undertaken, and why when we get the first images back it will likely just be 18 fuzzy blobs.