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  • We see the connections to aviation and space in literally everything. From our favorite movies and the songs in our playlists to the latest news of space exploration and your commercial flight home for the holidays – aerospace is literally everywhere you look. Twice a month our hosts riff on some of the coolest stories of aviation and space history, news, and culture. We promise, whether you’re an AVGeek, wannabe Space Camper, or none of the above, you’ll find not only a connection to your life but you’ll learn something interesting in the process.

    Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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    Story AirSpace Season 9, Episode 1: The Suicide Squad Posted on May 07, 2024

    In the 1930s, rocketry was basically a joke among the scientific establishment in the US, but that didn't stop a rag tag group out of Pasadena from trying to build rockets. 

    Topics: Technology and Engineering Missiles Rockets World War II
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 12: When the Sun Went Out Posted on Mar 13, 2024

    In 1142 a total solar eclipse with much the same path as the one coming up April 8. It was also the sign in the sky the Seneca needed to join the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, a representative democracy that would govern six tribes below Lakes Erie and Ontario.

    Topics: Astronomy Sun Moon (Earth) Native American or Indigenous peoples People
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Leap Day Bonus: Accounting for the Ish Posted on Feb 26, 2024

    Did you know that it takes the Earth 365-ish days to orbit the sun?

    Topics: Astronomy Sun Solar System
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 11: Liberation through Exploration Posted on Feb 22, 2024

    Today we're talking about Afrofuturist space and Afronauts and walking through the Afrofuturism exhibit by our friends at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    Topics: African American or Black people LGBTQ+ people Art Science fiction
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 10: Love at First Flight Posted on Feb 08, 2024

    Hollywood is in love with airports and airplanes and we are too! How many rom-coms can you name with a romantic chase through the terminal or twist of fate seat assignment?

    Topics: Commercial aviation Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Ep. 9: Video Killed the Radio Star Posted on Jan 31, 2024

    MTV used that iconic neon scribbled astronaut as its channel ID for years. And even today the award you get when you win a VMA is a statuette of an Apollo era astronaut, but why is MTV obsessed with the Moonman?

    Topics: Spaceflight Space stations Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Ep. 8: An Eye from Above Posted on Jan 11, 2024

    Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Caribbean but in 2017, the season was so bad that it changed everything for the people of Puerto Rico. We spoke to two Coast Guard members, as well as one of our own colleagues, about what the hurricane was like, and what happened after.

    Topics: Aviation Helicopters People Satellites
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 7 - 31,500 Miles Posted on Dec 28, 2023

    In January 1942 a B-314 flying boat operated by Pan American World Airways landed in New York after making arguably the first around the world flight by a commercial airliner. But when they set out from San Francisco in 1941, they never intended to hold that record.

    Topics: Commercial aviation General aviation Records and Firsts World War II
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 6: These Are the Droids We’re Working With Posted on Dec 11, 2023

    In a lot of political and financial circles space exploration is often talked about in terms of human space exploration VERSUS robotic space travel. But most scientists and engineers who work on space missions think this question is better answered with a "yes, and."

    Topics: Spaceflight Robotics Drones
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 5: Don't Rain on My Parade Posted on Nov 15, 2023

    It's a very special day, parade day of course! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a holiday staple for almost 100 years, and the balloons have been a part of it for nearly as long.

    Topics: Balloons Society and Culture
    Podcast Episodes
  • Podcast Episodes
  • AeroEspacial
  • AeroEspacial
  • QueerSpace
  • QueerSpace
  • Under Ancient Skies
  • Under Ancient Skies
  • Voyage to Mars
  • Voyage to Mars
  • We see the connections to aviation and space in literally everything. From our favorite movies and the songs in our playlists to the latest news of space exploration and your commercial flight home for the holidays – aerospace is literally everywhere you look. Twice a month our hosts riff on some of the coolest stories of aviation and space history, news, and culture. We promise, whether you’re an AVGeek, wannabe Space Camper, or none of the above, you’ll find not only a connection to your life but you’ll learn something interesting in the process.

    Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

    Showing 1 - 10 of 120

    Story AirSpace Season 9, Episode 1: The Suicide Squad Posted on May 07, 2024

    In the 1930s, rocketry was basically a joke among the scientific establishment in the US, but that didn't stop a rag tag group out of Pasadena from trying to build rockets. 

    Topics: Technology and Engineering Missiles Rockets World War II
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 12: When the Sun Went Out Posted on Mar 13, 2024

    In 1142 a total solar eclipse with much the same path as the one coming up April 8. It was also the sign in the sky the Seneca needed to join the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, a representative democracy that would govern six tribes below Lakes Erie and Ontario.

    Topics: Astronomy Sun Moon (Earth) Native American or Indigenous peoples People
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Leap Day Bonus: Accounting for the Ish Posted on Feb 26, 2024

    Did you know that it takes the Earth 365-ish days to orbit the sun?

    Topics: Astronomy Sun Solar System
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 11: Liberation through Exploration Posted on Feb 22, 2024

    Today we're talking about Afrofuturist space and Afronauts and walking through the Afrofuturism exhibit by our friends at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    Topics: African American or Black people LGBTQ+ people Art Science fiction
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 10: Love at First Flight Posted on Feb 08, 2024

    Hollywood is in love with airports and airplanes and we are too! How many rom-coms can you name with a romantic chase through the terminal or twist of fate seat assignment?

    Topics: Commercial aviation Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Ep. 9: Video Killed the Radio Star Posted on Jan 31, 2024

    MTV used that iconic neon scribbled astronaut as its channel ID for years. And even today the award you get when you win a VMA is a statuette of an Apollo era astronaut, but why is MTV obsessed with the Moonman?

    Topics: Spaceflight Space stations Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Ep. 8: An Eye from Above Posted on Jan 11, 2024

    Hurricanes are a fact of life in the Caribbean but in 2017, the season was so bad that it changed everything for the people of Puerto Rico. We spoke to two Coast Guard members, as well as one of our own colleagues, about what the hurricane was like, and what happened after.

    Topics: Aviation Helicopters People Satellites
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 7 - 31,500 Miles Posted on Dec 28, 2023

    In January 1942 a B-314 flying boat operated by Pan American World Airways landed in New York after making arguably the first around the world flight by a commercial airliner. But when they set out from San Francisco in 1941, they never intended to hold that record.

    Topics: Commercial aviation General aviation Records and Firsts World War II
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 6: These Are the Droids We’re Working With Posted on Dec 11, 2023

    In a lot of political and financial circles space exploration is often talked about in terms of human space exploration VERSUS robotic space travel. But most scientists and engineers who work on space missions think this question is better answered with a "yes, and."

    Topics: Spaceflight Robotics Drones
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 5: Don't Rain on My Parade Posted on Nov 15, 2023

    It's a very special day, parade day of course! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a holiday staple for almost 100 years, and the balloons have been a part of it for nearly as long.

    Topics: Balloons Society and Culture