Episode 8: Breathe

  • Spaceflight news
    • Curiosity arm short resolved (Space.com) (Space.com)
    • Orb ATK SLS solid test
    • Lockheed Martin unveils Jupiter space tug, and Exoliner supply module (Space.com)
    • Tory Bruno, CEO of ULA does AMA on Thursday (/r/IAmA)
    • US Plutonium-238 supply good for three more Curiosity-size missions (SFN)
  • Discussion, questions, comments
    • @smartereveryday: no longer furloughed
    • IMAX movie shot on ISS (YouTube)
    • @spacepauls: Love the podcast! Out of curiosity are either of you engineers or scientists and are your jobs in any way related to space?
    • @spacepauls: Dream chaser based on HL-20, not X-35
    • STEREO A and B not in LaGrange points but rather drifting around in opposite directions, currently on far side of sun.
  • Breathable atmospheres
  • Upcoming spaceflight events
    • March 18: Express AM7
      • On Proton from Baikonur
    • March 21: Turkmensat
      • Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral
    •   March 25: GPS 2F-9
      • Delta 4 from Cape Canaveral
    • March 25: IGS Optical 5
      • H-IIA from Tanegashima
    • March 26: Kompsat 3A
      • On Dnepr from Dombarovski
    • March 27: ISS TMA-16M
      • On Soyuz from Baikonur
    • March 27: Galileo FOC-3 “Adam”, FOC-4 “Anastasia”
      • Soyuz 2-1b from French Guiana
    • Up for grabs still
      • Super Strypi • ORS 4
      • PSLV • IRNSS 1D
      • Rockot • Gonets M
      • Soyuz 2-1v • Kanopus ST