On September 28th, 2019, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk presented an update to the Starship architecture. To talk about what has changed and what hasn’t, Jake is joined by podcast partner Anthony Colangelo from Main Engine…

SpaceX has been requesting HiRISE images from an area called Arcadia Planitia as potential landing sites for their Starship vehicle. Dr Ali Bramson, a planetary scientist at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab…

We talk the 9th International Mars Conference Tweet thread on Methane from Justin Cowart Content from the MEPAG meeting Content from 9th Mars Presentations Follow Nina Lanza Nina Lanza’s Twitter (@marsninja) Nina back on Episode…

We talk Relativity Space 3D-printed rockets Telesat signs with Relativity Space Relativity signs contract to build launch pad Relativity to build rocket factory at Stennis Follow Jordan Noone and Relativity Relativity Space Website Work for…

We talk the MAVEN mission MAVEN Reveals Speed of Solar Wind Stripping Martian Atmosphere MAVEN atmospheric escape simulation video Follow Gina DiBraccio and MAVEN The MAVEN Mission Page Dr Gina DiBraccio on Instagram Follow Jake…

It’s been 50 years since Apollo 11, and while there’s still a lot to celebrate about the whole Apollo era, it also begs the question, “why haven’t we gone back?” Michael Robinson, historian and host…

NASA is sending people back to the Moon, or so they say. A human deep space program is easier said than done. The Planetary Society’s Casey Dreier returns to the show to talk about politics,…

Getting data back from our Mars spacecraft requires some pretty robust communications technology. But the infrastructure that rovers like Curiosity relay their images through is aging, and scientists are starting to worry about what would…

NASA’s BASALT program (Biologic Analog Science Associated with Lava Terrains) has been working on understand how to do real science on an EVA since 2016. Jake is joined by NASA Astronaut, planetary scientist and program…

Jake is on-site at the 50th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference to report on Mars science results and the shift to the Moon. Fifty years from Apollo’s first landing, lunar samples are still having…