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Sunday 25 September 2022

This week, off world: NASA is about to try moving an asteroid, the NRO launch what is (probably) and imaging satellite and loads more...

 Here’s where you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees and war victims 


Pick o' the podcasts:

Spacepod 201: International space law with Cordula Panosch

Main Engine Cut Off  T+230: Bob Pearce, Associate Administrator of NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate


From the video store:

Watch a Delta IV Heavy rocket launch US spy satellite | Space

Russia launches a Soyuz to the ISS...

... and it docks:

NASA's InSight hears its first meteoroid impacts on Mars (

LEOlabs at IAC 2022

ISS dropping its trash:

Amazing events seen from space:

Starlink Group 4-34 mission finally lifts off after weather delays -

Rocket Lab investor day 2022:

Friday 16 September 2022

This week, off world: RocketLab's 150th satellite, a big meteor over Scotland, a treasure trove of organic matter on Mars and loads more

 Here’s where you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees and war victims 

Pick o' the podcasts:

From the video store:

A massive solar flare knocked out radio in Africa and Middle East Friday | Space

Rocket Lab launches “The Owl Spreads Its Wings” mission -

Scotland gets a visitor from space:

New Animation Shows how the Artemis Missions Will use the Lunar Gateway and a Starship to put Humans Back onto the Moon - Universe Today


Blue Origin failure a reminder that spaceflight is still hard | Space

Space station size comparison:

The man who was left stranded on a space station

Reading material:

Perseverance rover finds organic matter 'treasure' on Mars (

Niuoku Islet, Tuvalu, As Seen From Orbit - SpaceRef

DART Sees Asteroid Didymos for the First Time. In two Weeks, it'll Crash Into its Moon - Universe Today

The Silent Sea review: South Korean series is a slice of space horror | New Scientist

Sunday 11 September 2022

This week, off world: Aurora Borealis seen from above, Rocketlab make progress re-using their engines, a huge experimental satellite for smartphone coverage, and loads more....

Here’s where you can donate to help Ukrainian refugees and war victims 

 Pick o' the podcasts

From the video store

The aurora borealis seen from above:

SpaceX launches experimental satellite to connect smartphones

Ariane 5 launches advanced broadband satellite for Eutelsat -

Will NASA's DART space craft be able to change an asteroid's orbit?


How did Mercury get its spots?

Watch Europe dry up from space in a new satellite video | Space

Why does Phobos have strange lines on it?

Reading material:

Eastern Province Of Saudi Arabia As Seen By Sentinel-2 - SpaceRef

Dream Chaser spaceplane will carry 'ScienceTaxi' lab to space station (

Rocketlab Sent This Engine to Space and Then Retrieved it. A new Test Shows it's Still Working Fine - Universe Today

SpaceX to launch five spare Iridium satellites - SpaceNews

FCC to set five-year deadline for deorbiting LEO satellites - SpaceNews

BlueWalker-3 Satellite Launches This Weekend, May Be Bright - Universe Today

NASA completes agreement with Axiom Space for second private astronaut mission - SpaceNews

China launches mysterious new spy satellite (

ESA’s Solar orbiter just got smacked by a coronal mass ejection (