Ep 309: The Columbia’s last flight



The Columbia’s last flight

17 years after the space shuttle Challenger broke up during launch, the space shuttle Columbia broke up during reentry. We take a look at what happened and why.
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Ep 308: The Challenger’s last flight



The Challenger’s last flight

In January of 1986, the space shuttle Challenger came apart 73 seconds after launch. We take a look at what happened and why.
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Ep 307: The space shuttle



The space shuttle

With 135 missions over a 30 year period, the STS was enormously successful. It will take another episode or two to cover, but we start with an overview of NASA’s space shuttle program.
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Ep 306: Skylab has fallen



Skylab has fallen

We spend time talking about America’s first space station, a strike in space that didn’t happen, the first joint US USSR mission, and how and why Skylab fell.
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Ep 305: Our four year anniversary!



Our four year anniversary!

After four years of doing the show, we’re still doing the show! In celebration we talk about the show, how it started, how Phil joined as cohost, nuclear fusion, quantum tunneling, planetary probes, and a lightspeed camera.
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Ep 304: A space station in Parel, and cannons in orbit



A space station in Parel, and cannons in orbit

America’s Skylab space station was badly damaged during its launch. Meanwhile the USSR launch several space stations, some of which worked better than others.
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Ep 303: Wrapping up the moon



Wrapping up the moon

We cover the Apollo 15 through 17 missions. That includes the lunar rover vehicle, moonquakes, the incredible shrinking moon, and a colorful surprise.
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Ep 302: Apollo FORE-teen



Apollo FORE-teen

Apollo fourteen was a mission that went almost entirely according to plan. It included the moon trees, and the only person to play golf on the moon’s surface so far.
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Ep 301: Apollo 13 and its problems



Apollo 13 and its problems

The Apollo 13 mission never landed on the moon; they only swung around it. They had a little problem when part of their spacecraft decided to explode. We also salute Michael Collins, Astronaut for the Gemini and Apollo programs, who died last week at the age of 90.
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