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Daily Space News, Astronomy, SpaceX, Technology, updates and analysis. The Space News Pod is listened to by space enthusiasts, space industry insiders and astronomers from around the world. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
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A former economist employed by a Space Coast nonprofit that operates the International Space Station's U.S. laboratory pleaded guilty to one tax fraud-related count in an indictment filed last year, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/thespacenewspod --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX  has a new partner for commercial private astronaut flights aboard its Dragon spacecraft: Space Adventures, a private space tourism company that has already launched private astronauts including Anousheh Ansari, Guy Laliberté and Mark Shuttleworth to space. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Weather conditions for Saturday's SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral are teetering just on the edge of favorable, Air Force forecasters said Wednesday.  Try Amazon Prime for just $5.99: https://amzn.to/31vUL0c  Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join  https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1  *As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Any affiliate links above used may contribute a small commission to help me create new content. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
President Trump will propose a 12% boost to NASA’s 2021 budget, with most of the increase aimed at fulfilling his goal of returning U.S. astronauts to the moon’s surface by 2024, according to administration officials. The increase includes nearly $3 billion in new funding to develop human landers, these officials said, with total agency outlays projected to climb to more than $25.2 billion in one of the largest overall spending increases requested for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration since the 1990s. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
For its second mission of the year — and the initial flight in 2020 with the Soyuz medium-lift launcher — Arianespace will perform the second launch for the OneWeb constellation, orbiting 34 satellites. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Rocket Lab's 11th Electron flight - Birds of a Feather - launched a dedicated mission for the United States National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The mission successfully lifted off from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 at 15:56 NZDT, 31 January 2020. The NRO competitively awarded the contract under the Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) contract vehicle. RASR allows the NRO to explore new launch opportunities that can provide a streamlined, commercial approach for getting small satellites into space. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX launched Wednesday, January 29 at 9:09 a.m. EST, or 14:09 UTC, for its fourth launch of Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.   Falcon 9’s first stage previously launched Crew Dragon on its first demonstration mission in March 2019 and the RADARSAT Constellation Mission in June 2019. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Approximately 45 minutes after liftoff, SpaceX’s two fairing recovery vessels, “Ms. Tree” and “Ms. Chief,” will attempt to recover the two fairing halves. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Come watch!  https://youtu.be/vpuAKPkgQ8M SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, January 29 at 9:09 a.m. EST, or 14:09 UTC, for its fourth launch of Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.   Falcon 9’s first stage previously launched Crew Dragon on its first demonstration mission in March 2019 and the RADARSAT Constellation Mission in June 2019. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Approximately 45 minutes after liftoff, SpaceX’s two fairing recovery vessels, “Ms. Tree” and “Ms. Chief,” will attempt to recover the two fairing halves. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
The House Science Committee introduced a NASA authorization bill Jan. 24 that would significantly alter NASA’s  plans to return humans to the moon by 2024 and refocuses this plan to Mars. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH SoFi - FREE $50 when you sign up and Deposit money into your Checking or Savings account. Get the best of checking and savings—in one account. Earn 2.25% APY. Start earning interest on your money from day one. See sofi site for details. https://sofi.com/share/2166964 Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Now targeting January 24 at 10:54 a.m. EST, 15:54 UTC, for launch of 60 Starlink satellites; team is continuing to monitor weather in the recovery area. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
President Donald Trump told CNBC on Wednesday that Elon Musk is one of the world’s “great geniuses,” he likened the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX to Thomas Edison.  Musk is “one of our great geniuses, and we have to protect our genius,” Trump said in an interview with “Squawk Box” co-host Joe Kernen from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  “You know, we have to protect Thomas Edison and we have to protect all of these people that came up with originally the light bulb and the wheel and all of these things. And he’s one of our very smart people and we want to cherish those people,” the president said. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX is targeting Sunday, January 19 for an in-flight test of Crew Dragon’s launch escape capabilities from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test, which does not have NASA astronauts onboard the spacecraft, is intended to demonstrate Crew Dragon’s ability to reliably carry crew to safety in the unlikely event of an emergency on ascent.    Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH   Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join   https://anchor.fm/space-news  https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast  https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod  https://facebook.com/spacenewspod  https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Over the weekend, SpaceX performed a static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch its Crew Dragon on a key test this coming Saturday. The company is aiming for the top of a four-hour launch window, which opens at 8am ET (13:00 UTC), to conduct its in-flight abort test. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX is targeting Monday, January 6 at 9:19 p.m. EST, or 2:19 UTC on January 7, for its third launch of Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. A backup launch opportunity is available on Tuesday, January 7 at 8:57 p.m. EST, or 1:57 UTC on January 8. Falcon 9’s first stage supported a Starlink mission in May 2019, the Iridium-8 mission in January 2019, and the Telstar 18 VANTAGE mission in September 2018. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Approximately 45 minutes after liftoff, SpaceX’s fairing recovery vessel, “Ms. Tree,” will attempt to recover a payload fairing half. Get 2 Free Audio Books at Audible: https://amzn.to/2l7FrWH Become a member of Space News Pod! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX3HDBasMU2qS3svgtuzD2g/join https://anchor.fm/space-news https://patreon.com/spacenewspodcast https://youtube.com/spacenewspod https://twitch.tv/astrowil https://spacenewspodcast.com https://twitter.com/spacenewspod https://facebook.com/spacenewspod https://instagram.com/spacenewspod1 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Monday night at 8PM EDT join us at https://youtube.com/spacenewspod/ for LIVE coverage of the SpaceX starlink launch! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
SpaceX Starlink Launch Monday at 8PM EDT at https://youtube.com/spacenewspod --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Boeing Co has ousted Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg, following a year of intense scrutiny and industrial setbacks set off by twin fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft is being developed in collaboration with NASA's Commercial Crew Program. The Starliner was designed to accommodate seven passengers, or a mix of crew and cargo, for missions to low-Earth orbit. For NASA service missions to the International Space Station, it will carry up to four NASA-sponsored crew members and time-critical scientific research. The Starliner has an innovative, weldless structure and is reusable up to 10 times with a six-month turnaround time. It also features wireless internet and tablet technology for crew interfaces --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
To explore the solar system beyond our planet, one important factor is the ability to locate water which can be used for drinking and for creating rocket fuel. To assist in the hunt for water on neighboring Mars, NASA has released a "treasure map" of potential ice locations on the red planet. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/space-news/support
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Andrew Esmanis

thx for your podcast love it

Oct 5th
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fresh mannn

I am in aerospace and many of us like Andrew Yang a lot. I plan to vote for him in Primaries.

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MrBrother

hey man, what times are your life sessions at? my location is Europe CET. Thanks man and loving your casts!

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