Episode 126: Deorbit ATK

  • This week in SF history
    • 28 September 2008. First successful launch of the Falcon 1 from Kwajalein atoll.
      • Flight 1 (indexed to ignition: youtu.be)
        • FalconSAT-2
      • Flight 2 (Indexed to separation: youtu.be)
        • Demo mass
      • Flight 3 (Indexed to separation: youtu.be)
        • Trailblazer, NanoSail-D, PRESat, and Celestis cremains
      • Flight 4 (youtube.com)
        • Ratsat
  • Spaceflight news
  • Short & Sweet
    • Orion scheduling will be announced this month (spacenews.com)
    • A quick update on HIAD, the hypersonic inflatable aerodynamic decelerator. (parabolicarc.com)
    • OSIRIS-REx gets a gravitational assist from earth. (spaceflightnow.com)
      • Scott Manley just released a video talking about gravity assists in general, and OSIRIS-REx’ flight path in particular (youtube.com)