Interplanetary Podcast

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Putting the Ace back into Space - Hosts Matthew Russell and Jamie Franklin Chat about Astronautics, Space and Space Exploration. Every Week with the latest news in space. With frequent Interviews with the worlds top space experts. Newspace and oldspace


  • #307 - Nova - Gerard Van Belle

    11/07/2024 Duração: 01h02min

    Matt is joined by the esteemed Dr. Gerard Van Belle of the Lowell Observatory to discuss the imminent nova of T Coronae Borealis. Dive into the fascinating details of this stellar event and what it means for our understanding of cosmic phenomena. Don’t miss this stellar conversation as we explore the universe’s explosive wonders!

  • #306 - Dr. Eiman Jahangir - New Shepard

    17/06/2024 Duração: 51min

    Matt chats with Dr. Eiman Jahangir who was recently selected by Web 3 group MoonDAO as there 2nd astronaut to fly on a future Blue Origin New Shepard flight. A crazy story of trying and trying to then win a lottery. Hosts: Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #305 - Adam Higginbotham - Challenger

    23/05/2024 Duração: 01h15min

    Matt sits down with acclaimed author and journalist Adam Higginbotham to discuss his latest book, "Challenger: A True Story of Heroism and Disaster on the Edge of Space." This definitive account of the tragic space shuttle Challenger disaster takes us on a journey from the Apollo program through the investigation that followed the catastrophe. Adam shares the meticulous research to reveal the untold story of what really happened and why. We delve into the internal discussions between NASA and Morton Thiokol executives, the heroic efforts of whistleblowers, and the profound impact this disaster had on space exploration and public perception. Adam's masterful storytelling brings to life the human drama, fascinating science, and shocking political infighting that defined this pivotal moment in history. Whether you're a space enthusiast, a history buff, or simply curious about the Challenger disaster, this episode promises to be both enlightening and unforgettable. Hosts: Matt Russ

  • #304 - David Barnhart - Arkisys

    30/04/2024 Duração: 48min

    Matt speaks with The CEO and co-founder of Arkisys, David Barnhart. Arkisys is a company developing future space expansion by engineering 'The Port', a primary center for technology hosting, satellite integration, assembly, and resupply.

  • #303 - Dr Harry Cliff - Space Oddities

    23/03/2024 Duração: 01h11min

    Episode 303: Space Oddities with Dr. Harry Cliff - Anomalies and New Frontiers in Physics Matt delves into the mysteries of the cosmos with Dr. Harry Cliff, particle physicist, science communicator, and author of the new book, "Space Oddities." We explore the fascinating anomalies challenging the very foundations of physics, Dr. Cliff shares insights from his work at CERN's Large Hadron Collider and his deep dive into the latest scientific enigmas. #SpaceOddities #ParticlePhysics #Cosmology #ScienceAnomalies #InterplanetaryPodcast

  • #302 - Chris Lintott - Our Accidental Universe

    01/03/2024 Duração: 51min

    Matt is Joined by Chris Lintott to talk about Our Accidental Universe his new book out this month and some of the ideas contained within. Chris Lintott is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford, where his research ranges from understanding how galaxies form and evolve, to predicting the properties of visiting interstellar asteroids. He is Principal Investigator of the Zooniverse citizen science platform. Lintott is best known as presenter of the BBC ‘Sky at Night’ program. In 2023, he was appointed the 39th Gresham Professor of Astronomy

  • #301 - Bernie Taylor - Biological Time

    30/01/2024 Duração: 56min

    Matt is Joined by cultural astronomer and Paleolithic researcher Bernie Taylor In this unusual and captivating episode, join us on a remarkable journey as we delve into the intricacies of ancient timekeeping and its deep connection to the natural world. Taylor takes us back to early 2001, recounting his research with Oregon Fish and Wildlife on salmon migration patterns. He unravels a fascinating story linking lunar cycles to salmon behavior, a knowledge long held by Native Americans but overlooked by modern science. This episode is not just about the biology of salmon; it's a profound exploration of how ancient peoples, from Native Americans to cave artists, synchronized their lives with the rhythms of the sun and moon. Discover the lost art of reading nature's clock and how our disconnection from the night sky since the Industrial Revolution has impacted our understanding of time. Bernie's insights offer a unique perspective on the intricate dance between celestial bodies and life on Earth, reminding us of

  • #300 - Eric Berger -2023

    29/12/2023 Duração: 59min

    In this landmark 300th episode of the Interplanetary Podcast, Matt is thrilled to welcome renowned space journalist Eric Berger from Ars Technica. Join us for an enlightening journey through the major space exploration milestones of 2023, as we delve into the year's most groundbreaking events and achievements. Eric, with his in-depth expertise, shares insights on the pivotal developments from global space agencies and private companies alike. We cover the stunning progress of SpaceX, including their ambitious Starship tests, and discuss the latest missions that continue to push the boundaries of our cosmic understanding. Not to be missed are the international feats from ESA, JAXA, and other key players, marking 2023 as a year of unparalleled advancements.

  • #299 - Henrik Lampa - Sustainability

    21/11/2023 Duração: 50min

    Sustainable Horizons: SSC's Eco-Friendly Space Adventures Ever wondered about the environmental impact of shooting for the moon? This week's episode Matt is joined by Henrik Lampa, SSC's Head of Sustainability. Henrik's on a mission to turn space exploration green! We'll dive into how the Swedish Space Corporation is shaking things up in the cosmos by encouraging more eco-friendly rockets and sustainable space missions. Grab your space helmets and join us for our discussion about making the galaxy greener. This episode is for anyone who loves space, cares about the planet. Blast off with us into a more sustainable space future!

  • #298 - The Planets - Andrew Cohen

    22/10/2023 Duração: 40min

    In this episode of the Interplanetary Podcast, we venture beyond the earthly realm with Andrew Cohen, one of the creative maestros behind the hit BBC series 'The Planets'. Our conversation orbits around the release of The Folio Society edition of the companion book to the series, delving into the awe-inspiring narratives and stunning visual storytelling that brings the celestial ballet to life. Cohen shares a glimpse into the collaborative odyssey of translating cosmic wonders to the screen, the intertwining dance of science and art, and the quest for unveiling the mysteries of our vast cosmic neighborhood. The Folio Society edition of The Planets by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen, introduced by David A. Rothery, is exclusively available from

  • #297 - Living On The Moon

    30/09/2023 Duração: 55min

    Join hosts Jamie and Matt as they delve deep into the cosmos, exploring the latest advancements and discoveries in space exploration.Episode 297, where we delve into the mesmerizing world of Lunar exploration and colonization! In this episode, we navigate through the Moon’s untapped potential, its allure for the human race, and the future prospects it holds for interplanetary living.

  • #296 - Dark Energy

    22/08/2023 Duração: 53min

    Join Matt and Jamie on this enlightening episode of the 'Interplanetary Podcast' as they delve into one of the universe's most enigmatic phenomena: dark energy. What is this mysterious force that's driving the accelerated expansion of our universe? We'll explore the latest theories, from quintessence to black holes, and discuss the groundbreaking discoveries that have shaped our understanding. Plus, we'll ponder the philosophical implications of a universe dominated by an unseen force. Whether you're a seasoned space enthusiast or just curious about the cosmos, this episode promises to expand your horizons. Tune in and let's journey through the dark side of the universe together!

  • #295 - Dark Matter

    15/07/2023 Duração: 42min

    Hosts: Jamie Franklin and Matt Russell Description: Join hosts Matt and Jamie as they dive into the enigmatic world of Dark Matter. This episode explores the history, theories, and ongoing research surrounding this elusive substance that makes up 26.8% of our universe. From Fritz Zwicky's initial observations to the latest space missions hunting for Dark Matter, we'll delve into the science and the scientists behind the quest to understand the unseen. We'll also look at Dark Matter's influence on popular culture and even share some cosmic poetry. Whether you're an astronomy enthusiast, a science fiction fan, or just curious about the cosmos, this episode is sure to intrigue and inspire. Tune in and let's journey together into the dark! Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Midjourney Additional Narration: George Russell Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #294 - The Oort Cloud

    20/05/2023 Duração: 30min

    Join your hosts Matt and Jamie in this mini episode of the Interplanetary Podcast, as we voyage to the outer reaches of our solar system and beyond to uncover the enigmas of the Oort Cloud! This icy cloud of asteroids and comets, teetering on the edge of interstellar space, holds the answers to many questions about our solar system's formation and its cosmic interactions. In this episode, we'll be exploring the fascinating history of the Oort Cloud, discussing its namesake - Dutch astronomer Jan Oort, and revealing why this region of space is so vital for understanding our place in the galaxy. From explaining how the Oort Cloud could potentially harbor long-period comets, to exploring the complex gravitational influences of the Milky Way on this distant cloud, Matt and Jamie will guide you through an interstellar journey that's sure to captivate every space enthusiast. We'll also delve into a groundbreaking study, discussing the surprising link between the Oort Cloud, high-energy comets, and the formation

  • 293 - The Possibility of Life - Jaime Green

    08/05/2023 Duração: 48min

    In this week's episode of the Interplanetary Podcast, host Matthew Russell sits down with Jaime Green, a renowned science writer, essayist, and series editor of The Best American Science and Nature Writing. Jaime discusses her latest book, "The Possibility of Life," which dives into the captivating history of our understanding of extraterrestrial life and its potential locations in the cosmos.

  • #292 - Blast Of Briefing - 2

    30/04/2023 Duração: 42min

    George joins Matt to chat about Space Exploration. and become a Patron or even a producer of the show. Hosts: George and Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Midjourney Additional Narration: Polly Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #291 - JUICE - PART 2- Olivier Witasse

    06/04/2023 Duração: 47min

    Matt is joined by Olivier Witasse the @esa Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (#JUICE) mission project scientist. Hosts: Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Mark McCaughrean Additional Narration: Brian Blessed Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #290 - Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer

    04/04/2023 Duração: 46min

    Jamie Joins Matt once again to talk all about ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) Hosts: Jamie Franklin and Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Midjourney Additional Narration: George Russell Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #289 - Kevin Fong - 16 Sunsets

    01/04/2023 Duração: 38min

    Dr Bob joins Matt on a quick and special episode to chat with Dr Kevin Fong about his latest project 16 Sunsets. Hosts: Dr Bob Hodges and Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Kevin Fong Additional Narration: Polly Twitter @interplanetypod

  • #288 - A Journey To Mars

    07/03/2023 Duração: 55min

    Jamie Joins Matt once again to talk all about Mars. Hosts: Jamie Franklin and Matt Russell Music: Matt Russell / Iam7 Cover Image: Midjourney Additional Narration: George Russell Twitter @interplanetypod

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