The Orbital Mechanics

The Orbital Mechanics

Episode 293: Spacebots, Roll Out!

Spaceflight news — ISS to get more solar panels! (space.com) (spacenews.com) (americaspace.com) (nasa.gov)...

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Episode 292: Ungoogleable

Spaceflight news — NASA selects four small-scale missions to further develop (nasa.gov) (spacenews.com)...

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Episode 291: Loss of Legs

Spaceflight news — Landing Super Heavy (twitter.com/elonmusk) (reddit.com/r/SpaceXLounge) — Scott...

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Episode 290: Get Out and Push

Spaceflight news — Astra makes it to space! (twitter.com/lorengrush) (spacenews.com) (space.com) —...

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Episode 289: Fierce Flip

Spaceflight news — SN8 high-altitude flight (spacenews.com) (youtube.com) (youtube.com) — SNM...

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Episode 288: Sample Bonanza

Spaceflight news — Chang’e-5 lunar sampling (spacenews.com) (spacenews.com) (theverge.com)...

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Episode 287: Okay With the Hat

Spaceflight news — Rocket Lab recovery (twitter.com/ChrisG_NSF) — A list of direct quotes from the...

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Episode 286: Rock Blade

Spaceflight news — SN8 follow-up (twitter.com/elonmusk) (twitter.com/elonmusk) (youtube.com) —...

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Episode 285: Trench-rich Combustion

Spaceflight news — Starship SN8 fires a second (and third) time. (space.com) (youtube.com)...

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Episode 284: DOWNLINK--Mark Lester

Spaceflight news — Rocket lab aims to recover booster (spacenews.com) (aerospaceamerica.aiaa.org)...

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Episode 283: Sample Stowed

Spaceflight news — Direct lunar water observation (americaspace.com) (spacenews.com) (nature.com) —...

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Episode 282: Nightingale Sneeze

Spaceflight news — OSIRIS-REx completes TAG (americaspace.com) (spacenews.com) (spacenews.com) (spacenews.com)...

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Episode 281: International Gateway

Spaceflight news — NASA and ESA Lunar Gateway contracts awarded (space.com) (spacenews.com) —...

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Episode 280: DOWNLINK--Ella Atkins II

Spaceflight news — SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed (spacenews.com) (spacenews.com) — Tom Mueller...

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Episode 279: Free-Floating Selfie Stick

Spaceflight news — Tianwen-1 selfie (twitter.com/AJ_FI) — No country’s first Mars mission has...

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Episode 278: DOWNLINK--Panagiotis Tsiotras

Spaceflight news — NASA science mission delays (spacenews.com) — JWST deployment tests are done!...

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Episode 277: Little Nub

Spaceflight news — Nanoracks ISS airlock is nearly complete (spacenews.com) (youtube.com) — Dynetics...

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Episode 276: DOWNLINK--Baratunde Cola

Spaceflight news — Cause of ULA’s recent hot-fire abort has been identified. (americaspace.com)...

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Episode 275: First Light Flight

Spaceflight news — Rocket Lab secretly launches Photon spacecraft (techcrunch.com) (spacenews.com) (space.com)...

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Episode 274: DOWNLINK--Peter Beck

Spaceflight news — Funding secured for NanoFEEP manufacturer Morpheus Space (spacenews.com) (HT Andrew...

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