You can catch the monthly show live on YouTube, or if you’re more of an audio person, wherever you listen to podcasts.

It’s a fun and laid-back show hosted by Jake Robins of WeMartians and Anthony Colangelo of Main Engine Cut Off, and features their friends and other esteemed special guests.

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Episode 46 - Anti-Satellite Own Goal

Jake and Anthony are joined by Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian to talk about Russia’s latest endangerment to the ISS—their anti-satellite operationthat resulted in a huge debris field—and about how Jonathan does all the excellent work he does tracking launches, satellites, and where everything in space is going.

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Episode 45 - Nauka Got Milkshake Ducked

Jake and Anthony are joined by two returning favorites, Loren Grush and Miriam Kramer, to talk about Loren’s time away from the space news grind, and Miriam’s excellent podcast following Inspiration4.

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Episode 44 - Jeff Bezos’ OnlyFans

Jake and Anthony are joined by Joe Barnard of BPS.Space to talk about what he’s been working on lately, what it’s like being a creator online these days, and various other topics like Firefly’s first launch, Virgin Galactic’s Kobayashi Maru, and what Chuck E. Cheese has been up to during the pandemic.

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Episode 43 - Aggressively Undocking

Jake and Anthony are joined by Chelsea Gohd from Space.com to talk about the rarest of space events: double hot drama! Nauka, after a tumultuous week of its own, almost destroyed the ISS, and Blue Origin wrote an open letter while simulatenously losing its protest.

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Episode 42 - Bullish on the Moon

Jake is moving, and has left Anthony alone with the keys to the show. Chris Gebhardt of NASASpaceflight and Jason Davis of the Planetary Society return to the show to talk about our newest Venus armada, China’s new space station, and the space politics cold war of Artemis vs China & Russia’s International Lunar Research Station. And bizarrely, an entire segment about Ares I-X.

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Episode 41 - Roscosmos Shoulda Bought Bitcoin

This month, Anthony and Jake are taking it bit easier. It’s summer, everyone is excited about getting back in to the world again, and space news will be winding down a bit. It’s just the two of us, and we go through a potpourri of topics from random space stories that have caught our attention, some stray conspiracy theory talk, then talk shop about our plans for the show, our work, our lives, and more.

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Episode 40 - SpaceX Play Place

Miriam Kramer joins Jake and Anthony to talk about space tourism. From Inspiration4, to Axiom-1, to suborbital flights, to some future adventures we’d like to go on. And some we wouldn’t.

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Episode 39 - Europe Saved Cassini’s Ass

Leo Enright, the guy from Irish TV, joins Jake and Anthony to talk about covering space from a non-traditional space country, how he got started covering space, some current topics including Perseverance, ESA’s new Director General, and to generally have a great time.

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Episode 38 - Sorry, I Got Too Itemized

With our beloved JB on his way out, Jake and Anthony have been appointed NASA autocrats for five years with $25 billion per year to spend. They have done the homework, mostly, and will now unveil their grand plans.

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Episode 37 - Go Behind Wendy’s

Jake and Anthony are joined by Tim Dodd, the Everyday Astronaut, to talk about Starship SN8’s epic flight test, Tim’s trip to Boca Chica, and to unveil the 2020 Off-Nominees and crown the winner.

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