Podcast Episodes
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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 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
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 4: You're on Your Own, Kid Posted on Nov 09, 2023

    Space is dangerous. And as long as we've been sending people into space, we've also been thinking about what we can do to make sure they're prepared for it, and make sure they will come home again.

    Topics: Spaceflight Human spaceflight People
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 3: End of an Air-a Posted on Oct 24, 2023

    When the Boeing 747 first came out, it revolutionized the already revolutionary Jet Age. We're looking back on the more than 50 year history of the original Jumbo Jet.

    Topics: Aircraft Commercial aviation General aviation
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 2: Vast and Beckoning Seas Posted on Oct 12, 2023

    Europa Clipper is soon to be on its was to the outer solar system to study one of Jupiter's most interesting moons. In addition to the really awesome science it will do, the spacecraft will carry a "message in a bottle" etched with your names and a poem by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón.

    Topics: Art Astronomy Small solar system bodies
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 1: Dancing on the Ceiling Posted on Sep 26, 2023

    AirSpace is looking up! We're exploring how we hang really, really big, priceless artifacts from the ceiling in the museum.

    Topics: Aircraft Spacecraft Behind the scenes Technology and Engineering
    Story AirSpace Revisited: It's a Barbie World and We're All Living in It Posted on Sep 13, 2023

    We’re extending our Hot Barbie Summer by looking back on this gem from season seven.

    Topics: Art Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Revisited: Sisters of the Moon Posted on Jun 21, 2023

    It’s been nearly 50 years (!) since humans last walked on the Moon.  But NASA’s upcoming Artemis missions will soon return astronauts to the lunar surface.

    Topics: Spaceflight Human spaceflight Artemis program Moon (Earth)
    Story AirSpace Bonus! Wronging the Wrights Posted on Jun 08, 2023

    Season seven is over but don’t despair! We have some fun new things headed your way soon. In the meantime, we borrowed this episode from our friends at Smithsonian’s Sidedoor to tide you all over.

    Topics: Aircraft Early flight Records and Firsts
    Story AirSpace Season 7, Episode 12: It's a Barbie World and We’re All Living In It Posted on May 24, 2023

    When Barbie first became an astronaut in 1965, she was more than a decade ahead of NASA sending a woman to space. Since then, there have been several versions of astronaut Barbie.

    Topics: Art African American or Black people Women
    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 11 - 20 of 122

    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
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 4: You're on Your Own, Kid Posted on Nov 09, 2023

    Space is dangerous. And as long as we've been sending people into space, we've also been thinking about what we can do to make sure they're prepared for it, and make sure they will come home again.

    Topics: Spaceflight Human spaceflight People
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 3: End of an Air-a Posted on Oct 24, 2023

    When the Boeing 747 first came out, it revolutionized the already revolutionary Jet Age. We're looking back on the more than 50 year history of the original Jumbo Jet.

    Topics: Aircraft Commercial aviation General aviation
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 2: Vast and Beckoning Seas Posted on Oct 12, 2023

    Europa Clipper is soon to be on its was to the outer solar system to study one of Jupiter's most interesting moons. In addition to the really awesome science it will do, the spacecraft will carry a "message in a bottle" etched with your names and a poem by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón.

    Topics: Art Astronomy Small solar system bodies
    Story AirSpace Season 8, Episode 1: Dancing on the Ceiling Posted on Sep 26, 2023

    AirSpace is looking up! We're exploring how we hang really, really big, priceless artifacts from the ceiling in the museum.

    Topics: Aircraft Spacecraft Behind the scenes Technology and Engineering
    Story AirSpace Revisited: It's a Barbie World and We're All Living in It Posted on Sep 13, 2023

    We’re extending our Hot Barbie Summer by looking back on this gem from season seven.

    Topics: Art Society and Culture
    Story AirSpace Revisited: Sisters of the Moon Posted on Jun 21, 2023

    It’s been nearly 50 years (!) since humans last walked on the Moon.  But NASA’s upcoming Artemis missions will soon return astronauts to the lunar surface.

    Topics: Spaceflight Human spaceflight Artemis program Moon (Earth)
    Story AirSpace Bonus! Wronging the Wrights Posted on Jun 08, 2023

    Season seven is over but don’t despair! We have some fun new things headed your way soon. In the meantime, we borrowed this episode from our friends at Smithsonian’s Sidedoor to tide you all over.

    Topics: Aircraft Early flight Records and Firsts
    Story AirSpace Season 7, Episode 12: It's a Barbie World and We’re All Living In It Posted on May 24, 2023

    When Barbie first became an astronaut in 1965, she was more than a decade ahead of NASA sending a woman to space. Since then, there have been several versions of astronaut Barbie.

    Topics: Art African American or Black people Women