The crew gets bad news.The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound design, and mixing by Hale
In January 2018 four small satellites made their way into orbit. The problem - the company behind them ignored an FCC ruling and launched the satellites without permission. So what happens when companies and countries decide to ignore the rules
We don’t think of most government agencies as brands, but NASA is different. This year is the space agency’s 60th anniversary, so we're diving into NASA’s brand history to bring you little-known stories about a meatball and a worm, some astrona
The computer that got us to the moon. The size of a briefcase, there had never been anything like it. Apollo 11 was “the first time software ran on the moon”. This is the story of the world’s first digital portable general purpose computer. The
Fifty years ago this summer, Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
Now, NASA’s talking about going back.
But is it worth it?
We talk to lunar geologists about what we’ve already learned from the first Apollo missions, and what’s left to discover.
NASA’s latest exploration goals center on returning humans to the Moon – not just for a visit, but to stay. At the center of that plan is Gateway. It’s a small lunar outpost that will have living quarters, laboratories for science and research,
We owe so many innovations in food safety and technology to the simple fact that astronauts need to eat. We dig into the history (and sometimes questionable menus) of space food.
Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnet
In this installment of the Future Grind podcast host Ryan O’Shea discusses the future of space robotics with John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic. Astrobotic is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world by using thei