Posts tagged Rocket Lab
SpaceX Hypothesis, Chandrayaan2 update, RocketLabs LookMaNoHands, and Starman completes first lap of the Sun | TIS 161

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:

On this week's episode, we have a few Orbital News segments to go through to catch you up on what's going on this week in space: Waiting on the FAA for Starhopper 200m Test, Chandrayaan-2 Enters Lunar Orbit, RocketLab’s #LookMaNoHands mission, and Starman & Elon Musk's Cherry Red Tesla Roadster complete 1st solar orbit.

We close out this week's episode with my thoughts on why SpaceX has such loyal fans. It has something to do with my sneakers...more on that at the end of the episode.

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We Choose to go to the Moon Part 1, Falcon Heavy Hangover & Light Sail 2 | TIS 154

As part of the lead up to the Apollo11 moon landing 50th anniversary, I want to start by sharing a part of one of JFK's most famous space speeches and moments. In Orbital News, we review the night launch of the third Falcon Heavy mission (STP-2) and give some reusability stats. We also discuss one of the payloads on board from the Planetary Society, as well as a follow-up of the MakeItRain mission from Rocket Lab. I close out sharing my thoughts on independence, discipline, and freedom.

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The Influence of the Rocket, Rocket Lab to Make it Rain, and the Artemis 2024 mission

Alex has been doing some research into the history of the Space Race, reading up on some recommended books (listed below) and sharing his thoughts on the influence of the rocket on human history. With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing coming up on July 20th, we'll be focusing on the comparisons between the Apollo Program and the newly announced Artemis Program to put the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. Alex breaks down the general difference between the two programs and their link to Greek Mythology. 

Rocket Lab also has a launch next week of the Electron rocket for the mission #MakeItRain. Spread Love, Spread Science.

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