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  • Lesser Known Stories of Apollo 11
    NASA
    01:24:27
    Science
    587

    On Episode 101, NASA historian Jennifer Ross-Nazzal shares some of the lesser known stories of the Apollo 11 mission 50 years after the historic landing of humans on the Moon. Alumni from NASA's Apollo program share memories from their unique roles in those missions.

  • Gravity Assist Podcast: Beyond Apollo with Planetary Geologist Jake Bleacher
    NASA
    24:47
    Science
    672

    It's been 50 years since humans walked on the moon. Now NASA is planning to return, this time to stay. What will future lunar missions look like? Why do we go back at all?

  • Apollo and the Future of Humans in Space
    StarTalk Radio
    56:44
    Science
    0

    Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by answering fan-submitted questions on the famous Moon landing and the future of space exploration. Also featuring a conversation with Alyssa Carson, the world’s youngest astronaut in training. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/apollo-and-the-future-of-humans-in-space/ Photo Credit: NASA.

  • #ICYMI - The Science of SailGP
    StarTalk Radio
    40:28
    Sports
    0

    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice investigate the science-filled, data-driven world of SailGP yacht racing alongside Team USA member Hans Henken and Team USA performance analyst Phil Crain. Photo Credit: ©SAILGP-Javier Salinas.

  • "I took a trip with the Apollo 11 crew."
    NASA
    01:25
    Storytelling
    519

    Connie from Key Largo, Florida, had an eventful year in 1969-- but the Moon landing stands out for him.

  • "I feel very lucky to be born on that special day."
    NASA
    00:37
    Storytelling
    654

    Anna from Italy was born on July 20, 1969, and feels connected to the Moon.

  • These Launchpads Took Humans To The Moon. Will Rising Tides Bring Them Down?
    SciFri
    06:00
    1,197
  • BONUS: Apollo Story Roundup
    NASA
    11:27
    Storytelling
    1,453

    Throughout the series, you heard memories of the first Moon landing from people all over the world. In this bonus episode, we share a few more stories: a trip to Rome, a girl with binoculars and a reel-to-reel tape recorder.

  • Cosmic Queries – Summer School
    StarTalk Radio
    54:58
    Science
    0

    The sun is out, the weather is warm, and summer school is in session! Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-host Matt Kirshen, and astrophysicist Charles Liu answer fan-submitted questions on mathematics, the Big Bang, the laws of physics, neutrinos, relativity, Pluto, the smell of the Milky Way, and more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-summer-school/ Photo Credit: LassenNPS [Public domain]

  • Celebrating Apollo’s ‘Giant Leap‘
    SciFri
    33:08
    Science
    773

    Ira Flatow and space historian Andy Chaikin celebrate the history of the Apollo program and examine its legacy.

  • Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast
    Guardian Science Weekly
    30:05
    Science
    1,046

    As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who joins Nicola Davis and author Sue Nelson this week as they discuss what could and should have been. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod

  • Apollo 11 to Now
    NASA
    19:00
    Science
    895

    For the 100th episode, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine discusses the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing as NASA continues to move forward towards an exciting future with a sustainable lunar presence.

  • Read ‘The Genius Of Birds’ With The SciFri Book Club!
    SciFri
    11:58
    Science
    678

    Join the flock as we celebrate bird brilliance of all kinds.

  • Our Ancient Obsession With Capturing The Moon
    SciFri
    12:06
    Science
    666

    For millennia, humans have been trying to see the moon, capture its craters, and imagine what it could be like up there.

  • NASA’s Megarocket Bet To Return To The Moon And Beyond
    SciFri
    17:30
    Science
    629

    Components of the Space Launch System are undergoing testing, with an aim for a test flight next year.

  • Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Apollo Lunar Landing Training
    NASA
    15:18
    Science
    612

    Lisa Jones, NASA Landing and Impact Research Facility Manager, discusses the facility where the Apollo astronauts trained for the lunar landing.

  • Preserving And Telling Space History
    SciFri
    17:24
    Science
    590

    You know the iconic stories of space flight. But new stories may still be waiting to be found in archives and museum collections.

  • ESA Explores Beyond series - Launch traditions
    European Space Agency
    22:34
    Science
    148

    In this episode of ESA Explores podcast Beyond series, hosts Ally Koehler and Stephen Ennis chat with ESA head of crew support Romain Charles, and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, about events taking place in Baikonur, Kazakhstan before liftoff on 20 July.

  • Eating Smarter In A Warming World
    SciFri
    33:49
    Science
    1,382

    Our eating habits produce a quarter of world greenhouse gas emissions—but scientists are finding smarter ways to grow and distribute our food.

  • 530 - Why Aren't We Dead Yet?
    Science For The People
    01:02:30
    Science
    0

    We only notice our immune systems when they aren't working properly, or when they're under attack. How does our immune system understand what bits of us are us, and what bits are invading germs and viruses? How different are human immune systems from the immune systems of other creatures? And is the immune system so often the target of sketchy medical advice? Those questions and more, this week in our conversation with author Idan Ben-Barak about his book "Why Aren't We Dead Yet?: The Survivor’s Guide to the Immune System".