Space Gab Podcast
Space Gab Podcast
Space Gab Podcast
Podcast (Audio Space Report) about space related topics. Mike Coletta, who supported the space industry for almost 2 decades, shares news of current and past events that relate to various space programs. Space and astronomical related events are also covered in this audio Space Report. Mike Coletta's Space Gab Podcast was featured in the opening scenes of the COSMOS 2019 Movie, a science fiction thriller about 3 Astro-Nuts in search of mysteries of the universe.
Space Gab Podcast #220 for 27 Feb 2023
SpaceX Crew-6 launch scrubbed due to technical issues, The UK Space Agency has announced over £50 million for UK companies to develop communication and navigation services for missions to the Moon. European Space Agency’s Moonlight programme, A model of the Chinese lunar lander was unveiled at an exhibition to mark three decades of China’s human spaceflight program, China space program peek Destination Moon New :- Carrier rocket: CZ10.- Next-generation crewed spacecraft.- Lunar Lander, Soyuz MS-23 has docked with the Poisk module of the ISS, International astronauts to visit Tiangong Space Station CSS, Companies expect to hear details about the Space Force’s plan to attract new launch providers to compete for as many as 70 missions projected for the 2025-2034 timeframe, China’s 7th rocket launch in 2023, A multi-functional module with 6 docking ports will be added to China's Tiangong Space Station CSS, The James Webb Space Telescope - Six potential galaxies that emerged so early in the universe’s history and are so massive they should not be possible under current cosmological theory.
Feb 27, 2023
26 min
Space Gab Podcast #219 for 20 Feb 2023
John Glenn made history #OTD in 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the Earth. He made 3 orbits, North Korean state TV aired footage Sunday of a Hwasong-15 ICBM launch conducted, Sunday morning observation of International Space Station ISS passing overhead and also in sight is an aircraft with contrail going by ISS, Chinese spy balloon overflight reaction brings this, ...  U.S. actions ‘absurd and hysterical’ and an effort ‘to divert attention from its domestic problems.’, Progress MS-21 undocked from the ISS, Polaris Dawn flies this summer, In a statement, Launcher said its Orbiter SN1 vehicle malfunctioned shortly after deployment from a Falcon 9 rocket on the Transporter-6 rideshare mission Jan. 3 when it could not properly orient itself so that its solar cells could generate power, Oklahoma ranks in the top 10 for which states are most obsessed with “otherworldly visitors” ALIENS. We're number 8, Xuntian Space Telescope (CSST/Chinese Survey Space Telescope) is planned to be launched in 2024, Japan's H3 launch scrub info. Ananomaly was found in the first stage system and ignition signals for SRB-3s were not sent, Award funds a feasibility study for the Lunar South Pole Oxygen Pipeline (LSPoP), a pipeline at the South Pole of the Moon to transport gaseous oxygen from an extraction site to a proposed future Lunar base, The carrier aircraft for Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spaceplane made its first flight in more than a year Feb. 15 as the company moves one step closer to beginning commercial service, NASA has released additional details about how it plans to use commercial space stations after the retirement of the International Space Station as some in industry seek to accelerate NASA’s support for them.
Feb 20, 2023
27 min
Space Gab Podcast #218 for 13 Feb 2023
Space Gab still 12th of top 70, Soyuz and Progress spacecraft leak updates, Asteroid SAR2667 was predicted and entered the atmosphere with many capturing videos of the meteor entry, More unidentified objects aka balloons being tracked and shot down, Blue Origin quietly talks about their "Blue Alchemist" project, Russia launched a geostationary weather satellite Feb. 5 on a Proton rocket, Chinese commercial rocket launch increase expected in 2023, Crew-6 in front of Dragon spacecraft, A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle, Chinese satellite Daqi-1 reportedly shot green laser wall over Hawaii, India's SLLVD2 has launched 3 Payloads: EOS7 Janus1 AzadiSAT - all were placed into their proper orbits, Blue Origin has won its first NASA award for its New Glenn rocket, with the agency selecting the large rocket to launch a pair of Martian smallsats, China's Shenzhou15 crew performed spacewalk at Tiangong Space Station CSS.
Feb 13, 2023
32 min
Space Gab Podcast #217 for 06 Feb 2023
Earthquakes in Turkey and New York but HAARP not at fault, China balloon has everyone looking up until it was shot down, but are there more China balloons, evening orbital pass of the International Space Station ISS, Mars captured by the Hope probe, Ops Team successfully carried out the 3rd orbital control maneuver of HAKUTO-R Mission 1 lunar lander, Gravitilab’s UAV solution ascended to 2,000 ft and then released the payload within their patent protected ‘LOUIS’ drop-pod, achieving a period of microgravity – a world first for generating a sustained microgravity environment using an UAV system, Spacewalk at the International Space Station ISS, HQ in Colorado to first develop a unique space structure on ground, then try it in space. I watched the demo video, Liftoff of 53 more Starlink satellites, that is a bunch of hair in space, Mars Helicopter Ingenuity flight 41, It's official NASA Persevere has dropped the final tube for the Mars Sample Return depot.
Feb 6, 2023
34 min
Space Gab Podcast #216 for 30 Jan 2023
Kennedy Space Center as seen from the ISS, China producing detailed and exciting space promotion videos to attract youth and explorers, January 27th 1967 The hell of Apollo 1: Pure oxygen, a single spark, and death in 17 seconds, 37 years ago (Jan 28, 1986) the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion 73 seconds into its flight, killed all 7 astronauts aboard, Wow ... check out this view of the green comet, China's big moon rocket now launching in 2035, Planets in line with moon tonight ... bottom to top ... Left Venus, Jupiter, Moon  Right Jupiter, Moon, Mars, listened to The Astro Ben Podcast .. Ben Gamble talking with John Kraus, spaceflight photographer, So that's how they'll do it The mission to return martian samples back to Earth will see a European 2.5 metre-long robotic arm pick up tubes filled with precious soil from Mars and transfer them to a rocket for an historic interplanetary delivery, Japan's first orbital launch in 2023, Have you the space related Twizzlers Twists ad, SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink launch, Lucy task list grows, ESA’s director general says the agency does not have the budgetary capacity nor the political intention to send its astronauts to China’s Tiangong space station CSS. Rocket Lab Electron launch from Virginia.
Jan 30, 2023
27 min
Space Gab Podcast #215 for 23 Jan 2023
NASA is suspending efforts, at least until late next year, to try to fully deploy a solar array on its Lucy spacecraft, Rocket Lab now targeting Tuesday Jan 24th for first Electron mission from Virginia, Memories of a younger, simpler time. The Thunderbirds TV show, Thunderbird 5 was in space, China's astronauts at Tiangong Space Station CSS celebrating and decorating, Detailed renders of the three Tiangong space station modules, Buzz Aldrin gets married at 93, Yutu-2 lunar rover and Chang’e-4 lunar lander woke up on Jan 15 & 16, continuing their exploration on the Moon in the 51th lunar day, First ISS spacewalk of 2023 completed, Video of this morning's meteor taken from my neighborhood, Falcon 9 launches GPS III satellite to orbit, The Tulsa Air and Space Museum is at-risk of closing its doors for good, space capsule on Oklahoma roadside needs to be moved.
Jan 23, 2023
34 min
Space Gab Podcast #214 for 16 Jan 2023
Excuse my Duck Dynasty Beard, Lunar Flashlight cubesat experiences thruster issues, Liftoff of SpaceX Falcon Heavy, It's like being a spacewalker above China's Tiangong Space Station CSS, China's 5th rocket launch of 2023, China’s space industry setting foot in Africa, SpaceX has pushed back its first Starlink launch of the year until no earlier than Wednesday to wait for improved weather at the Falcon 9 rocket's launch site in California, Astronomers have discovered exoplanet TOI 700 e, which is an Earth-sized world that orbits in its star’s habitable zone. NASA believes the planet is about 95% the size of Earth and is likely rocky, I went out to see if I could spot the "green comet" this morning. Did not, not even with binoculars, Get the $$$ to build a cubesat, Virgin Orbit probes failed orbital launch, eyes second U.K. attempt later this year, failed attempt at video feed coverage too, ABL Tweeted about failed RS1 launch : ABL space systems "Early in today's flight, all nine of RS1's E2 engines shut down simultaneously. RS1 impacted the pad and was destroyed.
Jan 16, 2023
31 min
Space Gab Podcast #213 for 09 Jan 2023
A U.S. cargo craft is being loaded with hardware and sensitive research samples for analysis on Earth before it departs the ISS, Upcoming SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch is scheduled for no earlier than Friday, Jan. 13, Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) satellite, launched in 1984 and shut down in 2005, has reentered, The UK's first orbital launch window opens today, Space Kate has an interesting point about the Virgin Orbit UK soil launch, Tianwen-1 orbiter troubles?, Video of China’s 1st rocket launch of 2023, ISS and CSS station orbital passes, Congratulations on the successful deployment of recent cubesats from the ISS via Astro_Wakata, Congratulations on the successful deployment of Surya Satellite-1 from Indonesia, OPTIMAL-1 of ArkEdge Space and the University of Fukui, and HSKSAT of Haradaseiki! Wishing you all the best on the satellite operation, Lots of lunar landers in the near future, Welcome to the, Blue Dot ... may I take your order, The Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) is scheduled to launch aboard a ula launch Atlas V rocket in April 2023 here at Kennedy, Voyager Space and Airbus Defence and Space are partnering to develop and operate Starlab, a free-flying space station to serve the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a global customer base of space agencies and researchers, China's Deep Blue Aerospace ... Mars rocket Fangzhou-1 (Ark-1) animation, New contract with Poland to provide two Airbus S950 Very High Resolution optical Earth Observation satellites to replace those lost in Vega-C launch attempt, U.S. Space Systems Command launched a cubesat intended to demonstrate commercial weather imaging technologies for military use.
Jan 9, 2023
29 min
Space Gab Podcast #212 for 02 Jan 2023
Space Gab Podcast 7th year, HAARP 27 Dec 2022 Research Campaign asteroid bounce reception report, how HAARP and magnetosphere interact, SpaceX first launch for 2023 has 114 payloads, HAKUTO-R mission update, China's 64th rocket launch of 2022 with booster coming down as seen in video, HAARP now analyzing data from recent NASA JPL asteroid bounce Research Campaign. Report to be published when complete, First time I'm hearing about Stoke Space  twitter user stoke_space and their 2nd stage return for reusability concept, New Space Global On-orbit refueling will allow satellites to operate with smaller propellant tanks while extending their range and speed of operation, Twister and Twisters, cubsats and other sats.
Jan 2, 2023
44 min
Space Gab Podcast #211 for 26 Dec 2022
HAARP was active on 20 Dec 2022 with transmissions for upcoming research project, Did HAARP cause the Arctic Blast?, weather manipulation,  ABC News : It all started farther north, as frigid air collected over the snow-covered ground in the Arctic, Then the jet stream wobbling air currents in the middle and upper parts of the atmosphere began pushing this cold pool down into the U.S., As this arctic air is pushed into the warmer, moister air ahead of it, the system can quickly develop into serious weather — including what’s known as a “bomb cyclone," a fast-developing storm in which atmospheric pressure falls very quickly over 24 hours, These severe weather events usually form over bodies of water, which have lots of warmth and moisture to feed the storm. But with the huge amount of cold air coming through, we could see a rare bomb cyclone forming over land., South Korean pharma invests million in commercial space station developer, Axiom Space, North Korea has conducted another ballistic missile launch, WANTED : Willing subject to ... reboost a satellite in orbit, using Hubble as a demonstration, on your own dime, a spacewalk that was postponed due to a space debris alert, will happen... to install a new roll-out solar array on the International Space Station ISS, NASA's Perseverance Rover Deposits First Sample on Mars Surface, Failed launch attempt of Vega C rocket. LOS on its mission from the Guiana Space Center. It was carrying two sharp-eyed Pléiades Neo optical Earth-imaging satellites for Airbus, Arianespace confirms underpressure detected on the Vega C rocket's second stage, causing failure of launch. Airbus Pléiades Neo 5 and 6 satellites plummeted to earth as seen on animation via telemetry during LIVE FEED, Elon Musk sends message to Arianespace after their Vega C rocket launch failure, causing two Airbus satellite payloads to plummet to earth. Musk wrote, "Sorry to hear this. It is a sobering reminder of the difficulty of orbital space flight.", NASA InSight has gone silent.
Dec 26, 2022
34 min
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