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Hey Fellow Space Enthusiasts! Join us for this series featuring interviews with the leaders of space exploration. Listen below or visit us on YouTube at


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Hey Fellow Space Enthusiasts! Join us for this series featuring interviews with the leaders of space exploration. Listen below or visit us on YouTube at






Exploring the Icy Moons of Jupiter: An Interview with ESA's JUICE Operational Scientist, Claire Vallat

Get ready to explore Jupiter’s icy moons with the European Space Agency's JUICE mission. Join us as we uncover the secrets of one of the solar system's most mysterious and fascinating places. ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, or JUICE, is a mission to study Jupiter and its three largest moons: Ganymede, Europa, and Callisto. Launching in April 2023, JUICE will spend more than three and a half years studying the atmosphere, magnetic field, and magnetosphere of Jupiter, as well as the icy...


Exploring the Cosmos: An Interview with Astronomer Dean Regas about His New Books “1,000 Facts About Space” and “How to Teach Grownups About Pluto”

Two Fascinating New Kids (and everyone else!) Books for Astronomy Did you know that one of Saturn’s moons is so hollow it would float on water? Or that Jupiter might have diamonds floating in its clouds? Learn about these and others in 1,000 Facts about Space, a new book by astronomer Dean Regas, who joins us next in today’s episode. Dean Regas is an astronomer, writer, and educator who is best known for his work as the Outreach Astronomer at the Cincinnati Observatory, where he has been...


SpaceX Crew-6 featuring interview with UAE Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi

SpaceX Crew-6 is launching soon, with many first-time surprises. The sixth SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station for NASA is scheduled to launch in a few days from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, named Endeavour, mated atop a Falcon 9 rocket will carry two NASA astronauts, Mission Commander Stephen Bowen, and Pilot Woody Hoburg, along with UAE (United Arab Emirates) astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and...


Revolutionizing Satellite Communications: An Interview with QuadSAT CEO Joakim Espeland on Using Drones

Joakim Espeland is the CEO and co-founder of QuadSAT, a Danish company that has developed brand new tools and techniques for testing and calibrating satellite antennas using a drone-based solution. He has already led the company from idea to $million revenue and continues to grow it. Early on, this technology was recognized as a “game changer” for the satellite industry. Satellite operators see QuadSAT’s technology as being a valuable alternative to traditional methods of antenna testing and...


Dragonfly – Space Helicopter to explore Saturn’s Moon Titan – Interview with Principal Investigator Elizabeth “Zibi” Turtle

Dragonfly, an upcoming mission from the Applied Physics Laboratory, is a pioneering project that aims to explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The mission will send a rotorcraft called Dragonfly to Titan's surface to study its geology, atmosphere, and potential habitability. Titan is of particular interest to scientists because it has a thick atmosphere, stable liquids on its surface, and a complex chemistry that is similar to that of early Earth. Dragonfly will be able to fly to different...


Season 4 Trailer

Season 4 starts February 1st! Here's a sneak peek at some of our episodes.


Season 4 Starts February 1st!

The fourth season of "Your Space Journey" starts on February 1st! This season, we'll be taking you on an exciting journey through the latest and greatest in space exploration. First up, we'll be diving into the Dragonfly mission to Titan, led by APL. This mission will see a drone-like spacecraft explore the surface of Titan, one of Saturn's moons, by making multiple flights during a two-year mission. Next, we'll be showcasing QuadSAT's cutting-edge drone technology, which is being used to...


SPACE RACE 2.0: Interview with author Brad Bergan

SPACE RACE 2.0: SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, NASA, and the Privatization of the Final Frontier Interview with Author Brad Bergan In this episode we’ll discuss SPACE RACE 2.0, a new book that follows the development of commercial space exploration to the present, including today’s major players SpaceX, Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic. Joining me today is the book’s author Brad Bergan. Brad is senior editor at NFT Now. Previously, he was a contributing editor at Futurism and senior...


SpaceX Crew 5 JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata interview (2020 rerelease)

Interview with SpaceX Crew-5 JAXA astronaut, Dr. Koichi Wakata (re-release interview from 2020). Dr. Koichi Wakata has accumulated more than 350 days in space spanning five missions, setting a record in Japanese human space flight history for the longest stay in space. He has flown on three space shuttle missions, and a Soyuz mission, and became the first Japanese Commander of the International Space Station. Dr. Wakata has held several key positions with JAXA, the Japan Aerospace...


NASA Artemis I – Dave Reynolds, Deputy Program Manager for SLS Booster Subsystems

In this episode we’ll discuss NASA’s upcoming Artemis 1 mission, scheduled to launch no earlier than the end of this month. The Space Launch System rocket, or “SLS” will propel the Orion spacecraft on its mission around the Moon and back to Earth. Artemis 1 will be an uncrewed flight test that will travel farther than any other human-rated spacecraft has traveled before. This mission, the first of an increasing series of complex missions, will demonstrate NASA’s capability to extend human...


TOP GUN: MAVERICK - Aerial Coordinator & Camera Pilot Kevin LaRosa II

Kevin LaRosa II is the Aerial Coordinator & Camera Pilot for Top Gun: Maverick. He’s one of Hollywood’s most sought-after pilot and aerial coordinators, licensed to fly a variety of aircraft ranging from helicopters and airplanes to Learjets and more. He’s known for his work on major blockbusters including Ironman, The Avengers, and Transformers 5. Kevin is an accomplished ATP rated pilot in a multitude of fixed wing and rotorcraft, and works heavily in the motion picture and television...


Starlink Internet – Is it right for you?

Two Starlinks, two locations, two slightly different results. In this episode I tested out Starlink internet in two locations 1,000 miles apart. First we try it out in central Florida, then we go to Indianapolis to test another unit. We tested 4k, multiple 4k streams, FaceTime, multiple devices, upload and more. The results surprised us...Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a...


What is the Solar Wind? Tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker – Visionary Heliophysicist & Solar Wind Pioneer

This is a tribute to the late solar astrophysicist Dr. Eugene Parker, featuring my interview with him from 2018. In the mid-1950s Dr. Parker developed the theory of the supersonic solar wind and predicted the spiral shape of the solar magnetic field. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1967 and received...Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no...


SPACE JUNK: How Privateer plans to protect the space environment – Interview with Dr. Moriba Jah

In today’s episode we’ll explore the growing problem of space junk and how the new company Privateer Space is working to help make space safer. Joining us today is Dr. Moriba Jah, the Chief Scientist of Privateer. Moriba is a co-founder of Privateer along with the company’s CEO Alex Fielding and the company’s president, Steve...Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at...


SpaceX Polaris Dawn Crew Interview Scott “Kidd” Poteet, Mission Pilot

In today’s episode we’ll speak with Scott “Kidd” Poteet, a Mission Pilot for the new SpaceX Polaris Program. Kidd is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with more than 3,000 flying hours as a pilot and over 400 hours of combat time. Most recently Kidd served as the Mission Director for Inspiration4, the world’s...


James Webb Space Telescope – Interview with Lee Feinberg, Optical Telescope Element Manager

What kind of discoveries can we expect from the James Webb Space Telescope? Find out in our interview with Lee Feinberg, James Webb’s Optical Telescope Element Manager. Lee Feinberg has been the Optical Telescope Element Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for the past 20 years. Lee...


Rocket Boy Homer Hickam – Don’t Blow Yourself Up!

Interview with best-selling author Homer Hickam Homer Hickam is the New York Times #1 best-selling author of 19 books, including ‘Rocket Boys’ which became the major motion picture ‘October Sky’, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Homer. In this interview Homer talks about how his fascination with rockets began in October, 1957 with the launch of Sputnik....


SpaceX Crew-3: Interview with Pilot Dr. Thomas Marshburn

Interview with SpaceX Crew-3 pilot Tom Marshburn Crew-3 Launch currently scheduled for November 2021. Dr. Thomas Marshburn is the pilot of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and second in command for the SpaceX Crew-3 mission. He is responsible for spacecraft systems and performance. Once aboard the International Space Station (ISS), he will serve as an Expedition...Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase,...


COLONIES IN SPACE – The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill

A new documentary about the pioneer of human colonies in space In this episode we dive into the new award-winning documentary about inspirational physics professor Gerry K. O’Neill. Gerry was a Princeton University professor who changed the face of space exploration during the 1970s and 80s with his plans for building human colonies in space....Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive...


Want a Career in Space? Interview with space career coach Laura Seward Forczyk

Are you interested in pursuing a career in space? In this episode we interview space consultant and author, Laura Seward Forczyk. Laura is the owner of Astralytical, a space consulting firm specializing in space science, industry, and policy. Laura & her company also offer space & aerospace career coaching services to students and professionals. In...Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may...