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The Orbital Mechanics Podcast

By David Fourman and Ben Etherington

Every other week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.

  1. 1.
    Episode 215: Shibboleth06/18/2019
    44:10
  2. 2.
    Episode 214: Spitzering Nails06/11/2019
    27:31
  3. 3.
    Episode 213: DOWNLINK--Laura Forczyk answers employment questions06/04/2019
    1:09:28
  4. 4.
    Episode 212: Cosmic Choo-Choo05/28/2019
    44:28
  5. 5.
    Episode 211: Making a Mark05/21/2019
    35:39
  6. 6.
    Episode 210: Free Two-Day to Luna05/14/2019
    37:27
  7. 7.
    Episode 209: DATA RELAY--Brazil Space05/07/2019
    1:12:48
  8. 8.
    Episode 208: MagneNOmeter04/30/2019
    32:05
  1. 9.
    Episode 207: DOWNLINK--Keri Bean04/23/2019
    1:06:45
  2. 10.
    Episode 206: Lithobrake Backup04/16/2019
    26:37
  3. 11.
    Episode 205: DOWNLINK--SEDS UCF IREC III04/09/2019
    1:04:31
  4. 12.
    Episode 204: Space Skull04/02/2019
    33:50
  5. 13.
    Episode 203: DOWNLINK--Erika Hamden03/27/2019
    1:19:49
  6. 14.
    Episode 202: Kick an SLS while it's down03/19/2019
    22:32
  7. 15.
    Episode 201: DOWNLINK--Anthony Scodary03/12/2019
    1:13:33
  8. 16.
    Episode 200: Bicentepisode03/05/2019
    34:37
  9. 17.
    Episode 199: DATA RELAY--Hypergolics02/27/2019
    1:15:30
  10. 18.
    Episode 198: 45.16 kilometers02/19/2019
    38:47
  11. 19.
    Episode 197: DATA RELAY--Composite Materials02/12/2019
    1:11:45
  12. 20.
    Episode 196: This Engine's Got Gas02/05/2019
    35:48
  13. 21.
    Episode 195: DATA RELAY--Spacecraft Navigation01/30/2019
    1:09:26
  14. 22.
    Episode 194: DATA RELAY--Exotic Propulsion Methods01/23/2019
    1:22:21
  15. 23.
    Episode 193: Blinded by Overvoltage01/15/2019
    28:38
  16. 24.
    Episode 192: DATA RELAY--Sea Dragon01/09/2019
    1:19:22
  17. 25.
    Episode 191: One Small Step For a Small Rover01/01/2019
    39:07
  18. 26.
    Episode 190: Tin Can12/25/2018
    40:37
  19. 27.
    Episode 189: Rocket Surgery12/18/2018
    40:22
  20. 28.
    Episode 188: Pirouette12/11/2018
    36:10
  21. 29.
    Episode 187: Scarcely a One At All12/02/2018
    16:35
  22. 30.
    Episode 186: DOWNLINK--Richard Witherspoon11/27/2018
    1:11:17
  23. 31.
    Episode 185: Let it burn11/20/2018
    31:49
  24. 32.
    Episode 184: DATA RELAY--Mars InSight11/13/2018
    1:14:14
  25. 33.
    Episode 183: Case Closed11/06/2018
    33:39
  26. 34.
    Episode 182: Astronomia Nova10/30/2018
    28:46
  27. 35.
    Episode 181: Oxygen the Enemy10/23/2018
    32:16
  28. 36.
    Episode 180: DATA RELAY--Saturn V Umbilicals10/17/2018
    1:42:26
  29. 37.
    Episode 179: DATA RELAY--Combustion Instability10/09/2018
    1:19:39
  30. 38.
    Episode 178: DATA RELAY--Power Generation10/02/2018
    57:59
  31. 39.
    Episode 177: 1/80,000 G09/25/2018
    50:33
  32. 40.
    Episode 176: Delta Done09/18/2018
    49:45
  33. 41.
    Episode 175: A Little Shimmy09/11/2018
    37:37
  34. 42.
    Episode 174: Not with a bang, but with a hiss09/04/2018
    42:07
  35. 43.
    Episode 173: Don't Lose Both!08/28/2018
    30:44
  36. 44.
    Episode 172: Matryoshka Doll Impression08/21/2018
    45:34
  37. 45.
    Episode 171: Smallsat Launchers and Smallsat Launcher Accessories08/14/2018
    31:16
  38. 46.
    Episode 170: Space Test Pilot08/07/2018
    32:04
  39. 47.
    Episode 169: The Storm STILL Looms07/31/2018
    24:00
  40. 48.
    Episode 168: Goosing ISS07/24/2018
    27:43
  41. 49.
    Episode 167: Fifty Four Nozzles07/17/2018
    28:50
  42. 50.
    Episode 166: Chee or Kee?07/10/2018
    33:52
  43. 51.
    Episode 165: Red Foam07/03/2018
    32:44
  44. 52.
    Episode 164: Bye Bye Block 406/29/2018
    18:00
  45. 53.
    Episode 163: The Storm Looms06/19/2018
    26:24
  46. 54.
    Episode 162: Regolith Nap06/12/2018
    30:46
  47. 55.
    Episode 161: DOWNLINK--TU Delft DARE06/05/2018
    1:06:51
  48. 56.
    Episode 160: DOWNLINK--Eric Blood05/29/2018
    1:03:25
  49. 57.
    Episode 159: DOWNLINK--Dr. Dmitry Savransky05/22/2018
    1:10:55
  50. 58.
    Episode 158: Version F05/15/2018
    35:34
  51. 59.
    Episode 157: Sunset Parafoil05/08/2018
    24:43
  52. 60.
    Episode 156: Cracked and Canceled05/01/2018
    31:47
  53. 61.
    Episode 155: Party Balloon04/24/2018
    31:26
  54. 62.
    Episode 154: DOWNLINK--Tess Caswell04/17/2018
    1:12:13
  55. 63.
    Episode 153: Falling with Style04/10/2018
    35:11
  56. 64.
    Episode 152: Waiting for Tiangong I04/03/2018
    33:27
  57. 65.
    Episode 151: Plans Underway03/27/2018
    31:13
  58. 66.
    Episode 150: The One With the Mystery Guest03/20/2018
    46:47
  59. 67.
    Episode 149: Boosters All the Way Down03/13/2018
    36:21
  60. 68.
    Episode 148: Striking Distance03/06/2018
    29:48
  61. 69.
    Episode 147: DOWNLINK--Al Bowers02/27/2018
    1:12:16
  62. 70.
    Episode 146: Catcher's Mitt02/20/2018
    30:30
  63. 71.
    Episode 145: Interplanetary Bowie02/13/2018
    58:00
  64. 72.
    Episode 144: DOWNLINK--Dr. Rob Hoyt02/06/2018
    1:19:50
  65. 73.
    Episode 143: Stuck in a Funk01/30/2018
    44:18
  66. 74.
    Episode 142: I Never Want to Hold Again01/23/2018
    36:23
  67. 75.
    Episode 141: No Neptune Jokes01/16/2018
    33:47
  68. 76.
    Episode 140: Sandwich Smuggler01/09/2018
    35:30
  69. 77.
    Episode 139: Holding Our Breath01/03/2018
    37:06
  70. 78.
    Episode 138: DOWNLINK--SEDS UCF IREC II12/19/2017
    56:24
  71. 79.
    Episode 137: Cartouche12/13/2017
    29:44
  72. 80.
    Episode 136: Up to Date Config Files12/06/2017
    38:45
  73. 81.
    Episode 135: CRUSTy11/29/2017
    41:17
  74. 82.
    Episode 134: Zuma Zoom11/21/2017
    32:52
  75. 83.
    Episode 133: The Six Loneliest People11/14/2017
    27:26
  76. 84.
    Episode 132: DOWNLINK--Laura Forczyk11/07/2017
    1:20:26
  77. 85.
    Episode 131: The Race for Space (Based Internet)11/01/2017
    40:02
  78. 86.
    Episode 130: DOWNLINK--Zach Weinersmith10/25/2017
    1:25:28
  79. 87.
    Episode 129: DOWNLINK--Eliécer Hernández10/18/2017
    1:09:13
  80. 88.
    Episode 128: DOWNLINK--Dr. Lee Bennett10/11/2017
    1:21:52
  81. 89.
    Episode 127: Not-Quite-So-Big Falcon Rocket10/04/2017
    1:10:34
  82. 90.
    Episode 126: Deorbit ATK09/27/2017
    40:53
  83. 91.
    Episode 125: Mars Rocks09/19/2017
    40:05
  84. 92.
    Episode 124: Sat in a Cage09/05/2017
    31:33
  85. 93.
    Episode 123: Mmmm, CREAMy08/29/2017
    42:46
  86. 94.
    Episode 122: Low-Enriched Uranium08/22/2017
    33:05
  87. 95.
    Episode 121: It's not their fault!08/15/2017
    43:57
  88. 96.
    Episode 120: DOWNLINK--Jason Seagram08/08/2017
    50:58
  89. 97.
    Episode 119: Myopia Runs in the Family08/01/2017
    29:17
  90. 98.
    Episode 118: DOWNLINK--Louis Perna07/26/2017
    1:17:04
  91. 99.
    Episode 117: Brought to You By Questions, Comments and Correction Burns07/18/2017
    46:30
  92. 100.
    Episode 116: Overperformance and underperformance07/11/2017
    41:12

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