Weekly insights into spaceflight engineering news, interviews and discussions. Listen in for technical details, corrections from people in the know and "one step deeper" knowledge.
I tell you what, Firefly, Ursa Major, Rocketlab and Stellar Exploration all made it into the news this week, and that's anything but asinine.
This week, we got a huge update on the progress of commercial crew, including a list of the first assigned astronauts on Dragon and Starliner flights!
Starliner's history has more explosions than previously thought, SpaceshipTwo flies higher than previously flown and Mars is more thirst-quenchy than previously known.
Blue Origin burns high, Cygnus burns higher and Parker Solar Probe B plans to burn highest.
An end for LC-17 and a beginning for Crew Dragon?
A single-instrument exoplanet telescope is preparing to launch, and a multi-use launch system is hoping to get there too.
LauncherOne readies for orbit while Momo-2 nopes out of a flight.
NASA is looking for a power and propulsion module for their mythical cis-Lunar space station.
Opportunity is digging in, and so are we.
NASA isn't grabbing ISS and heading to the nearest yard sale, SpaceX is expanding at KSC and *yikes* Opportunity is doing a Mark Watney impression.
This month's banner video, footage from the F9 S1 landing from the TESS launch, is courtesy SpaceX.