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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

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United States

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NASA

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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Week @NASA, May 14, 2021

5/14/2021
OSIRIS-REx Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample and more ...

Duration:00:03:21

Gravity Assist: Always an Astronaut, with Ken Bowersox

5/14/2021
In some ways, spaceflight changes you forever,” says Ken Bowersox. Since he was 7 years old, Ken knew he wanted to become an astronaut. In his astronaut career, he participated in many exciting missions, including an extended stay on the International Space Station.

Duration:00:24:06

Trailblazing International Partnerships

5/14/2021
NASA’s International Space Station program manager Joel Montalbano gathers with leaders from partner space agencies during a panel to discuss the importance and evolution of the international partnership and collaboration that has enabled more than 20 years of continuous human presence aboard the orbiting laboratory. HWHAP Episode 195.

Duration:00:41:34

'The Invisible Network' Podcast - Episode 16: Commercialization | Marketplace

5/12/2021
NASA is fostering a commercial space economy. In this episode of "The Invisible Network" podcast, we look at how NASA is working with industry to nurture a space communications marketplace.

Duration:00:21:50

Artemis Launch Director

5/7/2021
Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, launch director for the Exploration Ground System program at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, shares the highlights of preparing for the first Artemis mission and the first launch and test flight of the Space Launch System with the Orion spacecraft. HWHAP Episode 194.

Duration:00:45:14

This Week @NASA, May 7, 2021

5/7/2021
Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Return to Earth and more ...

Duration:00:04:27

'The Invisible Network' Podcast - Episode 15: Commercialization | Crew

5/5/2021
NASA is fostering a commercial space economy. In this episode of "The Invisible Network" podcast, we look at space communications support of the Commercial Crew Program.

Duration:00:15:42

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 59, Spacecraft Window Design

5/5/2021
NASA Spacecraft Window Design Expert Lynda Estes discusses the evolution of windows that give humans a unique view into space.

Duration:00:31:28

This Week @NASA, April 30, 2021

4/30/2021
Nelson Confirmed as NASA Administrator and more ...

Duration:00:04:25

Expanding the Market in Low-Earth Orbit

4/30/2021
NASA and private industry leaders speak to the growing market in low-Earth orbit, the International Space Station, and the future of commercialization of space during a virtual roundtable. HWHAP Episode 193.

Duration:00:38:35

Gravity Assist: Breaking Barriers, with Dana Bolles

4/30/2021
Dana Bolles has worked in many exciting areas of NASA including assuring the safety of experiments and spacecraft going to space, managing environmental programs, and thinking about the possibility of life beyond Earth.

Duration:00:21:14

This Week @NASA, April 24, 2021

4/24/2021
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Mission Launches to Station and more ...

Duration:00:04:10

Drive Like a Martian

4/23/2021
Yajaira Sierra-Sastre and Vivake Asnani from NASA’s Glenn Research Center detail the history of tires used on the Moon and Mars and describe an innovative new tire called the Mars Spring Tire that may be used on future rovers. HWHAP Episode 192.

Duration:01:05:29

Gravity Assist: Talking to Ingenuity and Other Space Robots, with Nacer Chahat

4/23/2021
The Ingenuity helicopter made history on April 19, 2021, with the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. How do engineers talk to a helicopter all the way out on Mars? How about other spacecraft? We’ll hear about it from Nacer Chahat of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory ...

Duration:00:17:57

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 58, SOFIA Airborne Observatory

4/20/2021
SOFIA Project Scientist Naseem Rangwala discusses the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.

Duration:00:32:18

This Week @NASA, April 17, 2021

4/17/2021
Space Station Crew Returns Safely to Earth and more ...

Duration:00:04:06

Episode 30: Commercial Crew Reaches Milestone

4/16/2021
The Rocket Ranch welcomes Dana Hutcherson, deputy manager for the Commercial Crew program. She'll talk about the mission ahead, reflect on the program's 10-year anniversary and share her personal journey with NASA.

Duration:00:16:38

The Crew-2 Astronauts

4/16/2021
NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts Shane Kimbrough, Megan McArthur, Aki Hoshide, and Thomas Pesquet share their perspective on their upcoming mission, their training, and their careers before they head to the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 191.

Duration:00:58:23

Gravity Assist: Black Hole Mysteries, with Jeremy Schnittman

4/16/2021
What is a black hole? How do we study them when we can’t see them? Astrophysicist Jeremy Schnittman from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center joins NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green for a fascinating conversation about the latest black hole research.

Duration:00:23:26

This Week @NASA, April 9, 2021

4/9/2021
The President’s Funding Request for NASA and more ...

Duration:00:04:52