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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

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United States

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NASA

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NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Week @NASA, July 3, 2020

7/3/2020
A Mighty Powerful Spacewalk Outside the Space Station and more ...

Duration:00:03:01

Rendezvous with Mars

7/3/2020
Patrick Chai, aerospace engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia, covers the challenges and needs for getting humans to Mars and the options for propulsion, duration, time, staging, and more that will be considered on this third episode of our Mars Monthly series. HWHAP Episode 151.

Duration:00:51:09

This Week @NASA, June 26, 2020

6/26/2020
A Power Spacewalk Outside the Space Station and more ...

Duration:00:02:57

Gravity Assist: If They Call, Will We Listen? The Search for Technosignatures

6/26/2020
Jason Wright, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State, has been thinking about the different technosignatures we could pick up using the telescopes we already have, and the telescopes that we could develop in the future.

Duration:00:23:29

Technology vs. Space

6/26/2020
Wesley Gordon, program manager at Alpha Space, highlights the facility aboard the International Space Station that provides the capability to test materials and technologies in the harsh environment of space. HWHAP Episode 150.

Duration:00:50:52

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 38, Human Factors

6/24/2020
NASA Armstrong Operations Engineering Branch Chief Kate McMurtry discusses the value of understanding the impact of human factors on mission performance.

Duration:00:16:51

This Week @NASA, June 19, 2020

6/19/2020
Rocket Motors for Artemis I Moon Mission Arrive at Spaceport and more ...

Duration:00:02:40

NASA Photographers

6/19/2020
James Blair, Robert Markowitz, and Josh Valcarcel are among the NASA photographers who find themselves in the second seat of a T-38 jet, or taking studio portraits, and everywhere in between, documenting history and the many facets of human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 149.

Duration:01:01:11

Gravity Assist: Where are the Goldilocks Stars? With Giada Arney

6/18/2020
Giada Arney, astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is looking at the potential for K stars to host habitable worlds. Learn about how stars affect planetary environments and why complex life on early Earth was impossible.

Duration:00:22:47

Space Station in 360 VR

6/12/2020
Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, co-founders and creative directors of Felix & Paul Studios and the International Space Station Experience Virtual Reality film, go into the details of how they are working alongside NASA to create a 360-degree, virtual experience with immersive views of space station life and research. HWHAP Episode 148.

Duration:00:57:47

This Week @NASA, June 12, 2020

6/12/2020
Kathy Lueders Selected to Lead NASA’s Human Spaceflight Office, The Core Capability of the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and more ...

Duration:00:02:20

Gravity Assist: Puffy Planets, Powerful Telescopes, with Knicole Colon

6/12/2020
NASA astrophysicist Knicole Colon describes her work on the Kepler, Hubble, TESS and Webb missions, and takes us on a tour of some of her favorite planets.

Duration:00:23:17

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 37, NASA Safety Center

6/9/2020
NASA Safety Center Director Harmony Myers discusses resources to help achieve technical excellence in safety and mission assurance.

Duration:00:21:25

This Week @NASA, June 5, 2020

6/5/2020
NASA Astronauts Launch from America on Historic Test Flight and more ...

Duration:00:04:03

Concepts Near Science Fiction

6/5/2020
Jason Derleth, Program Executive for NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program at NASA’s Headquarters in Washington, breaks down concepts near science fiction and explains how some find their way into how we plan for missions to deep space on this second episode of our Mars Monthly series. HWHAP Episode 147.

Duration:00:55:19

Gravity Assist: Is Our Solar System Weird? With Shawn Domagal-Goldman

6/5/2020
We now know there are more planets than stars in the galaxy. Many of them are very different from ours. How would we know if any of them had life? Shawn Domagal-Goldman, astrobiologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, discusses these strange and wondrous worlds beyond our Sun.

Duration:00:28:25

This Week @NASA, May 29, 2020

5/29/2020
NASA and SpaceX Attempt to ‘Launch America’ and more ...

Duration:00:03:14

Neutral Buoyancy

5/29/2020
Kristie Melass and Jim Fuderer, Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory divers, describe life as part of the underwater diving teams that help astronauts train for spacewalks. HWHAP Episode 146.

Duration:01:01:13

Gravity Assist: There’s Life Under Ice in Antarctica. How About Mars?

5/29/2020
From diving in Antarctica’s ice-covered lakes to exploring Mexico’s Cave of the Crystals, NASA astrobiologist Chris McKay has been searching for life in a wide variety of extreme environments on Earth.

Duration:00:24:24

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 36, Crowdsourcing Innovation

5/26/2020
NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation Deputy Manager Steve Rader discusses driving innovation through crowdsourcing and the gig economy.

Duration:00:42:11