Episode 26: Grok It

  • This week in SF history
    • October 3, 1951. Birth of Kathryn Sullivan
    • This week’s winners: Daniel Knight @mini_elon, Mason Hall @space_mace and Dr. Merkwürdigliebe ‏@vanilla_chief
    • Next week: In 1977, a Titanic undertaking was launched.
  • Spaceflight news
    • ULA selects Orbital ATK over Aerojet for solids on Vulcan & Atlas V (SFN)
    • Aerojet pays Orbital ATK $50 million (SN)
    • Orbital ATK and NASA successfully carry out aft skirt off-motor hot fire test for SLS Sept. 22 (SFI)
    • SpaceX test fire of upgraded F9 (SFN)
  • Questions, comments, corrections
    • /u/AnimatedCowboy wants to do a daily ISS daily activities podcast. (/r/orbitalpodcast)
    • Wandel gyroscopic procession (YT)