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.
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?
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.
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.
Connie from Key Largo, Florida, had an eventful year in 1969-- but the Moon landing stands out for him.
Anna from Italy was born on July 20, 1969, and feels connected to the Moon.
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.
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]
Ira Flatow and space historian Andy Chaikin celebrate the history of the Apollo program and examine its legacy.
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
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.
Join the flock as we celebrate bird brilliance of all kinds.
For millennia, humans have been trying to see the moon, capture its craters, and imagine what it could be like up there.
Components of the Space Launch System are undergoing testing, with an aim for a test flight next year.
Lisa Jones, NASA Landing and Impact Research Facility Manager, discusses the facility where the Apollo astronauts trained for the lunar landing.
You know the iconic stories of space flight. But new stories may still be waiting to be found in archives and museum collections.
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.
Our eating habits produce a quarter of world greenhouse gas emissions—but scientists are finding smarter ways to grow and distribute our food.
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".