The Orbital Mechanics Podcast

Every week we cover the latest spaceflight news, discuss past, current and future exploration efforts, and take a look at upcoming events. Tune in to hear about how humans get to space, how they stay in space and how unmanned craft reach farther and farther into the universe around us.

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Last Episode : December 6, 2022 8:54pm

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Episode 388: NASA Cuts Carbs
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Spaceflight News

— Artemis I Update

— RS-25 analysis ( (PDF: VIA

— Reached DRO halfway point on Nov 28 (

— Departed DRO on Dec 2 (

Short & Sweet

— Phantom Space Corp wins NASA launch task order (

— Bluewalker-3 reaches full brightness on orbit ( (

— iROSA installation + power issue (

Questions, Comments, Corrections

— From the intro: ABL released a scrub summary (HT Sam:

This Week in Spaceflight History

— Dec 7, 2010. AKATSUKI fails to enter Venusian orbit (PDF: (PDF: ( (

— Next week (12/13 - 12/19) in 1970: That’s a long way to go to hard boil an egg

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