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Making money from space junk - TMRO:Space Orbit 11.36

Astroscale COO, Chris Blackerby, chats about the money to be made from space junk, and how we can leverage these space resources for the benefit of humanity. Launch minute: Space News:


How NanoRacks can put anything you want in space - TMRO.Space Orbit 11.35

NanoRacks CTO Mike Lewis joins us to talk about all of the different things they are working on, including how they launch stuff from the International Space Station, they are building a docking collar and Lunar Gateway plans! Launch Minute: Space News:


TMRO:Science - Artificial Intelligence Controlled Cows - Discovery 01.09

Craig Piggott from Halter chats to us about a device that will revolutionize animal farming. This AI-enabled smart-collar shifts livestock and monitors a suite of sensors - saving time, money and stress.


TMRO:Space - Masten's Lunar Ambitions - Orbit 11.34

Dave Masten of Masten Space Systems joins SpaceMike to talk about his current fleet of vehicle and plans to do more than just flags and footprints on the moon. There were no launches this week Space News:


TMRO:Space - 3D Printing in micro gravity with Made In Space - Orbit 11.33

If humanity is to have a permanent presence in the cosmos, we will need to learn how to create parts and structures in space itself. MadeInSpace is working on 3D printers that work in micro gravity and this week we have Justin Kugler, Business Development for Advanced Projects join us to talk about their vision of the future. Interview starts at 26:05 Launch Minute: 1:20 Vega | Aeolus 2:20 Long March 3B | BeiDou-3 M11 & M12 Space News: 5:50 Water Ice Found on Lunar Surface 11:10 SpaceX...


TMRO:Science - Origami Underwater Robots - Discovery 01.08

Lisa and Jade chat to Brennan Phillips (University of Rhode Island) and Zhi Ern Teoh (Harvard University) about an underwater self-folding polyhedral robot capable of gently capturing ocean creature and releasing them unharmed. ~~~KEEP LEARNING~~~ If you would like to continue the conversation we have a few great ways to do that: - Comment right here on YouTube. We'll comment back or even feature it in the show - Create a new post on...


TMRO:Space - The big deal about SmallSats - Orbit 11.32

Emory Stagmer (@VAXHeadroom) and Craig Elder join us in studio to talk about the recent SmallSat conference and what the big deal about small satellites actually is. Launch Minute Delta 4 Heavy Launches Parker Solar Probe Space News NANODIAMONDS in space Cosmonauts play "Toss the CubeSat" Earth material more common than we thought If you would like to continue the conversation we have a few great ways to do that: - Comment right here on YouTube. We'll comment back or even feature it...


TMRO:Space - The Space Shuttle you never knew about - Orbit 11.31

We are joined by Chuck Ryan who built the shuttle simulator 'Resolution' to talk about his adventures in NASA and beyond. Launch Minute 01:26 - Falcon 9 Launches Merah Putih/Telkom 4 Space News: 04:21 - Star-making fuel 08:50 - NASA Awards Multiple Research and Development Contracts 14:54 - Ultrahot Jupiters are more like stars than we thought 22:36 - Interview with Chuck Ryan 51:20 - Community Comments If you would like to continue the conversation we have a few great ways to do...


TMRO:Space - The man behind Rocket Lab, Peter Beck - Orbit 11.30

Peter Beck joins Jared in studio to talk about how Rocket Lab came to be. We dive in to what it took to start the company, challenges they have had, what Rocket Lab is setting out to do and a whole lot more. We opted to run the on-demand show in the order it aired, so news is after the interview this week. Launch Minute: Long March 3B Launches Beidou Satellites Long March 4B Launches Gaofen 11 Nexo II Copenhagen Launch Space News: Rogue Planet Aurorae Astronauts Assigned to First...


TMRO:Space - NASA's InSight mission to study Mars - Orbit 11.29

The Principal Investigator of NASA/JPL's InSight Mission, Bruce Banerdt, joins us to talk about their mission to Mars, looking for Marsquakes and the latest on InSight itself. Space Launches: Blue Origin Mission 9 Falcon 9 Launches Telstar 19 VANTAGE Ariane 5 Launches Galileo 23-26 Falcon 9 Launches Iridium-7 Mission In Space News: Water on Mars Commercial Crew Hype TESS begins hunting planets If you would like to continue the conversation we have a few great ways to do that: -...


TMRO:Space - What's missing to get humans to Mars? - Orbit 11.28

We have our scheduled roundtable this week, voted on by the Citizens of TMRO. Jared hosts and asks, "What are the missing pieces needed to get humans to Mars?" This turned in to a really lively discussion and we would love your comments below or on our new forums at Launches: Launch of Progress MS-09 on New 4 Hour Trip to Space Station Long March-2C launches PRSS-1 & PakTES-1A Long March-3A launches BeiDou-2 satellite Space News: Ghost particle traced to its...


TMRO:Science - Wearable Tech - Discovery 01.07

Alex Moss of Canaria joins us to talk about their wearable tech and how it can help save lives. By wearing a small device behind the ear, Canaria can track your fatigue levels to help anyone working in dangerous environments. Has amazing applications in medical, space and construction as well. SciNews: Scientists are growing mini Neanderthal brains Saving future Sudans HPV Vaccine used to treat skin cancer Protein that eat light for lunch If you would like to continue the conversation...


TMRO:Space - Creating a Starship Culture with Gateway Foundation - Orbit 11.27

John Blincow and Dr. Tom Spilker join us to talk about the Gateway Foundation and their plans to design, test and build the Gateway Spaceport. If you're interested in helping volunteer your time and talents to making the Gateway real, head over to for more information Space News: An Eruptive Enigma Solved on Mars Kepler In Safe Mode A Generic Headline Concerning A Study Confirming Uranus' Formation But The Headline Is Devoid Of The Obvious Joke More Hope for...


TMRO:Space - Enjoying a cup of coffee in space - Orbit 11.26

Jeffrey Ayers of Death Wish Coffee joins us to talk about the caffeinated payload they just sent up to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's CRS-15. TMRO has an incredible history with coffee. When we were Spacevidcast the whole show was produced at the back of the Crow River Coffee Company, we had our own blast off blend coffee and Adam (Cafn8ed) directed the show. We are excited for a time when coffee is a regular part of a space journey. Along with many other creature comforts...


TMRO:Space - The evolution of galaxies with Dr. Charles Liu - Orbit 11.25

Dr. Charles Liu joins us to talk about the observable evolution of galaxies, quasar hunting and has some inspiring words about science communication. Launches: Russia Launches GLONASS-M Satellite Space News: Einstein you genius B-b-b-blackhole and the jets The EU is taking down the trash === CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION === === OUR REAL-TIME DISCORD CHANNEL === All of the TMRO Shows are...


TMRO:Space - The different personalities of the JPL rovers - Orbit 11.24

JPL Science System Engineer Kim Steadman joins us to talk about some past, present and future missions that JPL has sent to Mars and beyond. We touch on Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity, the upcoming Mars 2020 and the different personalities each rover has. We sprinkle a little Juno and Cassini in there for good measure as well. Launches: H-2A Rocket Launches IGS-Radar 6 Spy Satellite Space News: Opportunity LOS SpaceX is planning even more facilities at KSC Axiom Space Announces Private...


TMRO:Space - Humanity amongst the stars with Isaac Arthur - Orbit 11.23

Futurist Isaac Arthur joins the cast of TMRO to talk about humanities future amongst the stars as well as living in a simulation, faster than light communication and galactic intelligence. Launches: Falcon 9 Launches SES-12 Long March 3A Launches Fengyun -2H Soyuz Launches new Space Station Crew Space News: Curiosity Confirms Complex Organics on Mars Northrop Grumman completes Orbital ATK acquisition Pluto Has Sand Dunes, But They're Made of Methane === CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION...


TMRO:Science - Our bionic future - Discovery 1.06

Lisa, Jade and Athena discuss the past and future of prosthetic enhancements to the human body. How advanced have they become? Should we be upgrading ourselves past normal human limits? Leave your comments below and continue the conversation! News: Bubble curtains saving the world!? New link between fat, energy and diabetes Living longer lives with bacteria in our gut?! Green tea could prevent strokes and heart attacks ===KEEP ON...


TMRO:Space - Orion Span's Aurora Commercial Space Station - Orbit 11.22

Orion Span's CEO Frank Bunger joins us to talk about their upcoming commercial space station: Aurora. Frank also dives in to his larger vision of the future: humans living and working in the cosmos. Launches: Long March 2D Launches Gaofen-6 Space News: Curiosity Resumes Drilling Remembering Alan Bean and Don Peterson Jets seen by Rosetta caused by comet’s strange shape === CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION...


TMRO:Space - Riverside Telescope Makers Conference - Orbit 11.21

We have Space Mike at the @ISDC 2018 Expo and Jared at the @RTMCAstroExpo 2018 Astronomy Expo! Jared sits down with Martin Carey and Travis Holmes to talk about citizen astronomy. Launches: Long March 4C Launches Queqiao Lunar Relay Antares launches Cygnus OA-9 mission to ISS Falcon 9 Launches Iridium-6 and GRACE-FO Space News: Grande-sized black holes More former GXLP teams have announced future landing plans RocketLab "It's Business Time" update === CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION...