Dr. Ryan L. Kobrick, Executive Director of Yuri’s Night joins us live to announce the new video contest and your chance to win $500! Everyone seems to be stepping up their space program from ESA to Roscosmos and even Private Space! Kepler is finding planets like crazy. Finally, the Space Shuttle may not retire in…

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Show Notes: New bill to protect NewSpace companies Nexus S in Near Space New Master Plan for KSC Visitor Complex; includes new space shuttle orbiter home design iPods in to Space? Virgin Galactic to go to LEO? Shuttle Fueling Tests on Friday Launch costs going up, not down

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We have a news packed version of our weekly live show! STS-133 is delayed, but can NASA make their Nov 30th target launch date? The first and last launch of a Delta II rocket. LEGO bricks are cool as is sex in space? All that and waaay more on this action packed adventuresode of Spacevidcast…

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Author Pat Duggins joins us for our Live Show episode 3.35. We talk about his book “Trailblazing Mars: NASA’s Next Giant Leap” as well as where we are today and where we’re going. This is the main part of the show, but epic subscribers get even more! Sign up or sign in to epic now…

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For our 1 year anniversaryasode of LCROSS we are joined by Jim Munger, Craig Elder, Jose Cabinallas and Emory Stagmer. Great behind-the-scenes stories of this little mission that could as well as some details as to how it all worked out. The rest of this live show is available via Spacevidcast epic.

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Space Adventures has been busy setting up new partnerships to get YOU in to space, Boeing is making good use of their Orion tech, Armadillo Aerospace not only wants to put you in to space, but they also have awesome video of their Super Mod vehicle. As mentioned in the show, this is the new…

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We are joined by the amazingly awesome William Pomerantz, Senior Director of Space Prizes at the X PRIZE Foundation. We have a new team being added to the Google Lunar X PRIZE Competition, a newer X PRIZE to help clean up the ocean and of course all around space geekery and fun. This live show…

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We recap SpaceUp DC 2010 and have a conversation about awesome space stuff. Sorry epic subscribers, but the post show was lost due to a corrupt recording. It only happened live. SpaceUp DC recap:  AWESOME! Tribble Fight/ Spork Incident archive Kickstarter shirt  VIDEO Announcement of SpaceUp San Diego 2 in Jan 2011 and SpaceUp MSP…

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We have our latest live show just north Baltimore, MD. This is not a space news show at all, but rather some really cool stuff that you’re going to see at SpaceUp DC over the coming days. VAXHeadroom joins us to show some really cool space pieces that will be on display at SpaceUp DC,…

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We have overly dramatic intros that juuust don’t quite seem to work. This is a news packed live show with cooling issues on the ISS, Space Debris threatening the ISS and a clever way to get rid of it, the different NASA wakeup calls throughout history, SpaceUP DC and a way to win free tickets…

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Author of “The Nuclear Rocket”, James Dewar joins us to discuss why we should consider moving away from chemical rockets and re-start development of nuclear rockets. Think radiation would be a huge issue? Think again! This is a completely different way of looking at space travel and a very fascinating interview. If you want even…

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Robonaut: to the ISS in 2010 and to the moon in 1000 days! Hayabusa may have brought back some asteroid, just, well, not a lot of it. Hubble has caught the birth of a new baby star. Awww, how cute. And some cool physics posters that you’ll only be able to find in UK classrooms…

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In the news: the final Space Shuttle mission has been pushed back to 2011, NASA is releasing a new game that looks pretty awesome and a Google Lunar X PRIZE team update. Joining us live in studio is MoonBot challenger Team Tater Tot. We talk about what the MoonBots challenge is, how they got involved…

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SpaceX has won a contract to launch over 60 new Iridium satellites in to orbit. Did you know Iridium was actually still around and launching new birds? Me neither. The Rocket Racing League has released a new game for your iPhone and iPod touch that looks amazingly cool. Pull your teeth out with a model…

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Jeffrey Manber, author of “Selling Peace” joins us to talk about the long forgotten lessons of the Russian Space Agency and how we can turn the American Space Agency in to a profit center. Space isn’t just something you throw money at, and Jeffrey is an expert in this field. Having been a key player…

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Obama went to Kennedy Space Center in Florida to talk about his plan for NASA. We dissect a few of his statements to see where this organization may be going. We’re also joined by John Powell who is the author of “Floating to Space”. This is a fascinating interview showing how balloons not only can…

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Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides is a space advocate, consultant and former astrobiologist who has worked in the Canadian Arctic doing research with NASA, at the bottom of the ocean with director James Cameron and has accumulated over 4 hours of weightless time as a Flight Director for Zero Gravity Corp. She has done some work with…

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Robert Pearlman of collectSPACE.com joins us to tell the story of some amazingly cool space artifacts as well as the future of human space flight in the US. Don’t forget, only 4 scheduled flights remain for the Space Transportation System and STS-131 is right around the corner!

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Cariann went to SxSW and spoke on the Moon 2.0 panel. She delivers a quick wrapup of the SxSW Interactive week as well as getting in to finding your inner space geek passion. Oh yeah, and those awesome Saturn pictures can be found here: http://bit.ly/Rings310 FREAKING SWEET!

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Sean Herron of NASA Internship fame is on to talk about the upcoming LAUNCH: Water conference, why it is important to you, and how you want watch it online.

In space news we chat about the Falcon 9 test firing that didn’t quite go as planned, FY2011 budget is still in flux and testing to see if we can extend the ISS to 2028.

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A very different Spacevidcast. We have no post show this time and instead the entire show has no timeline, no pre-defined stories and is basically just made up on the spot. Just like a regular post show! Since there is no post show, we’ll work on scanning in some of the goodies we showed you…

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Rather than Space News we have Space Rumors: what will the future of NASA be under the Obama adminstration? Speaking of the future, Brad Cheetham of WeWantOurFuture.org is on to discuss this project and how getting our youth interested in science and space can help NASA today.

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We are joined by guest Douglas Messier from the site http://www.parabolicarc.com to talk about New Space, Human Space Flight and where the space program will go from here. In the news we have: Florida airport gets its Spaceport license: http://bit.ly/302spaceport Yuri’s Night vidcasts!: http://bit.ly/303yuri Phoenix is probably dead: http://bit.ly/303phoenix China Spacelab, Tiangong-1: http://bit.ly/303spacelab epic will…

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Space Tweep Society founder @FlyingJenny joins us for a live interview. We chat about what it is like to work on the space shuttle, show she started the Space Tweep Society, and if you’re a Spacevidcast epic subscriber you get to see 3 of her 6 dogs in the post show. COOL! Possible Solution For…

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Welcome to the first live show of 2010! New open, new graphics, no on-screen chat room (for better or for worse) and a ton of space news that we needed to catch up on! Spacevidcast epic is not ready quite yet, but it should be released in mid January if all goes well. Until then you’ll have to wait for the post-show access.

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Ted Spitzmiller is the author of Astronautics 1 and 2 which are both available at ApogeeBooks.com. In epicsode 2.36 we talk about the new space plane being developed by the US Air Force, taking a peek at Chromoscope and check out the awesome Meteor Watch commercial in the break! Astronautics Book 1 – http://www.apogeespacebooks.com/Books/astronautics1.html Astronautics…

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Robert Godwin the author of “The NASA Mission Reports” joins us to talk about an upcoming release from Apogee Books. On the cusp of the Apollo 12 40th anniversary we look at the past, present and future of human space flight. Apollo 12 40th Anniversary DVD – http://www.cgpublishing.com/Books/9781897421048.html Apollo 12 NASA Mission Reports Vol 1…

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Technical issues prevented our live interview with Jerry Carr and that will be rescheduled for a future date and time. Spacevidcaster and SEDS member extraordinaire Rick Hanton saves the day talking about the upcoming SpaceVision 09 conference and a bit about how he got started in SEDS.

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Sy Liebergot was the EECOM on duty when Apollo 13 called out ‘Houston, We’ve Had a Problem”. From that moment forward all eyes were on Sy to figure out what had happened to the crippled CSM. EECOM stands for Electrical, Environmental and Consumables Manager which means Sy was right in the thick of the problem!

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