OwlTail

Cover image of Mike Massimino

Mike Massimino

36 Podcast Episodes

Latest 18 Jul 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

Astronaut Mike Massimino talks about the Virgin Galactic launch

Dean Richards

Dean Richards opened up the Sunday morning show by talking with NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino about Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space flight moments before takeoff. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3855636/3855636_2021-07-11-152236.128.mp3 Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

11 Jul 2021

Episode artwork

516: Mike Massimino | Unlocking Science Secrets with an Unlikely Spaceman

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Mike Massimino (@Astro_Mike) is the astronaut who sent the first tweet from space and one of the few spacefarers we’ve had on this show! He’s the author of Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe. [Note: this is a rebroadcast from the vault.] What We Discuss with Mike Massimino: How is bedtime on a space shuttle mission a lot like a slumber party? Why assembling a team around you is crucial for success — whether orbiting or staying on the surface of the planet. Why it’s important to take small, deliberate steps in the right direction for the sake of your own happiness. How to stay focused on the task at hand in the face of disaster by thinking like an astronaut. Why even astronauts have imposter syndrome. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/516 Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!

1hr 11mins

3 Jun 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

STP39 - 2 Funny Astronauts - Mike Massimino and Garrett Reisman

Space and Things

This week we're joined by not one, but two astronauts! Mike Massimino and Garrett Reisman have just started their own podcast '2 Funny Astronauts' - so we asked them if they'd like to come and talk to us all about it and to speak more about life as an astronaut and some of the other wonderful things they've been able to do. Not only were they funny, but it's also pretty damn inspirational.2 Funny Astronauts:Find where to listen: http://hyperurl.co/2funnyastronautshttps://twitter.com/2FunnyAstroshttps://www.instagram.com/2funnyastros/https://www.facebook.com/FunnyAstronautsMike Massimino:https://twitter.com/Astro_Mikehttps://www.facebook.com/AstroMikeMassiminohttps://www.instagram.com/astromikemassimino/Garrett Reisman:https://twitter.com/astro_g_dogghttps://www.facebook.com/AstroGarrettReismanhttps://www.instagram.com/astro_g_dogg/This week's news stories:Launches:Wed 19th May 2021: CASC: Long March 4B: Haiyang 2Dhttps://nextspaceflight.com/launches/details/6777Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxX7fJwJHxwSat 22nd May 2021: Virgin Galactic: SpaceShipTwo: VF-03https://nextspaceflight.com/launches/details/5766Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TVs2lWk_GIBlue Origin Auction: https://www.space.com/blue-origin-new-shepard-spaceflight-auction-top-bidChinese Mars Rover Pictures: https://www.space.com/china-mars-rover-zhurong-rolls-on-martian-surfaceSuper Flower Blood Moon: https://www.space.com/super-flower-blood-moon-2021-eclipse-color-variationsFirefly Aerospace's Blue Ghost Moon Lander: https://www.space.com/firefly-aerospace-spacex-blue-ghost-moon-lander-2023Image Credits: NASASpace and Things:Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/spaceandthings1Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spaceandthingspodcastFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/spaceandthingspodcast/Merch and Info: https://www.spaceandthingspodcast.comPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/SpaceandthingsBusiness Enquiries: info@andthingsproductions.comEmily CarneyA veteran of the United States Navy, Carney became a freelance writer back in 2008 and started a blog called This Space Available, which is hosted by the National Space Society.In 2011, Carney founded a facebook group Space Hipsters. Originally intended to be a place to share news and insights amongst friends, this community has now grown to close to 20,000 members including astronauts, engineers, scientists, historians and space flight enthusiasts from around the globe.Blog: https://space.nss.org/category/this-space-available/Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/EmilyLCarneyFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmilyCarneySpace/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilycarneyspace/Dave GilesGiles is a singer/songwriter from London, England who has always had a passion for space flight. Since his early years he’s been looking skyward and though he ended up wielding a guitar for a living, space exploration is alway on his mind and one of his most popular songs is about astronaut Gene Cernan, ‘The Last Man On The Moon’.In 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, Giles visited all of the crewed space vehicles flown by NASA from Freedom 7 to the Space Shuttle Orbiters.Full info: https://www.davejgiles.comTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/davejgilesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/davejgilesmusicInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/davejgilesSpace and Things is brought to you And Things Productions https://www.andthingsproductions.comSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/spaceandthings. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

57mins

27 May 2021

Episode artwork

Episode 55: Mike Massimino, astronaut og Hubble-reparatør

Romkapsel

Det tok sin tid men nå har vi endelig fått det til: En EKTE astronaut i Romkapselen. Vi snakker med Mike Massimino, som fløy med romferga på STS-109 og STS-125. Mike var "mission specialist" med ansvar for å fikse Hubble-romteleskopet, og vi prater om hvordan han fikk drømmejobben, om livet som NASA-astronaut og hva du gjør når du har strippet en mutter på verdens dyreste teleskop og nærmeste Biltema er 500 km under deg.

1hr 12mins

24 Jan 2021

Most Popular

Episode artwork

Flipping the script on stress and learning to soar with Astro Mike Massimino

SuperCharged Life with Dr. Judy

Get inspired to realize your childhood dreams on this episode of SuperCharged Life with the brilliant and funny Dr. Mike Massimino, NASA astronaut, professor, speaker, and bestselling author of Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe. Astro Mike shows you how to live an extraordinary life every single day even during times of extreme stress and conflict, and reminds us of the universalities of being human and what practical gratitude looks like during challenging and divisive times. Dr. Mike didn’t let failure stop him, and despite his fear of heights, having poor eyesight, and being rejected by NASA three times, he persevered and became an astronaut who completed four space walks and is the first astronaut ever to tweet from space. He continues to pay it forward now as a professor at Columbia University and a Senior Advisor for Space Programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum. Despite all of his accomplishments, Astro Mike is down-to-earth and imparts the importance of teams and teaches you how his concept of “mission control” can be applied to your life to build resilience, overcome obstacles, and manage stressful situations. Astro Mike is a fascinating storyteller, and his incredible life lessons from childhood to present day will encourage you to live each day to the fullest and experience passion and joy while pursuing your goals. Pick up a copy of Dr. Mike’s phenomenal book Spaceman (also available in young readers version) on his webite https://www.mikemassimino.com/On this episode, we discuss:1.     When Dr. Mike first dreamed of being an astronaut (4:25)2.     Why never giving up pays: Astro Mike’s journey to the stars (8:30)3.     Astro Mike’s first launch into space: What flight school doesn’t prep you for (14:50)4.     View of earth from the Hubble: Astro Mike’s spacewalk (18:55)5.     Managing stress and tapping into your mission control (21:50)6.     The beauty in everyday life: gratitude practices from an astronaut’s perspective (27:45)7.     Getting out of your comfort zone and why it’s crucial for development (29:25)8.     Building psychological resilience and living with purpose (32:30)9.     What Astro Mike wants you to learn from his life story (38:40)10. Message to all the young boys and girls of the world (and the young at heart) (40:20)11. SuperCharged Secret of the Day: Flip the Script on Stress with 5 Tips (42:00)To submit questions for Dr. Judy to answer anonymously, go to this link:https://www.menti.com/e7uhobi3sfhttps://www.drjudyho.com/https://www.instagram.com/drjudyho/https://twitter.com/drjudyhohttps://www.facebook.com/doctorjudyho https://www.instagram.com/stage29podcastshttps://twitter.com/stage29podcastshttps://www.facebook.com/Stage29Podcasts/ https://www.mikemassimino.com/https://twitter.com/astro_mikehttps://www.facebook.com/AstroMikeMassimino/https://www.instagram.com/astromikemassimino/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZDdhEE2NnquDRm1SY7n5cA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51mins

10 Nov 2020

Episode artwork

Chasing a Dream with Mike Massimino

Mission CTRL

In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by acclaimed actor Mike Massimino who has landed roles in movies including The Irishman and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Mike brings us insights into the work of an actor and emphasizes the importance of resilience and chasing your dreams. Don’t miss this passionate and enlightening episode of Mission CTRL!

58mins

28 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

021 Lead - Mike Massimino

Rearranging Change podcast

Copywriting Topic - Lead Ron Seggi interviews Astronaut Mike Massimino.

23mins

23 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

Why data has changed all of our lives forever with Mike Massimino

Data Brilliant

In this episode, host Joe DosSantos talks to former NASA astronaut, TV personality and author, Mike Massimino to explore the vital role of data throughout Mike’s 18-year career at NASA. They will reflect on how technology has evolved and impacted our everyday lives since he first joined NASA in 1996. From his love of all things technology and data related – Mike was the first person to ever Tweet from space - to the recent successful SpaceX launch, Joe and Mike discuss the importance of determination, patience and innovative thinking in the high-pressure environment of space expeditions and the working world as a whole. Throughout the episode they consider the lessons in teamwork, risk and the importance of putting problems in perspective and how data can be the key to this, throughout all walks of life. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

14 Jul 2020

Episode artwork

Looking Up: Meet Mike Massimino

Looking Up

AUDIO NOTE: We weren't in our home studio for this episode so we apologize for the audio issue during the first 90 seconds or so. Mike Massimino could be considered a Renaissance man or a pure over-achiever. He's a retired NASA astronaut who made four space walks during two shuttle missions to the Hubble Telescope. He's a New York Times bestselling author of Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe . He's a professor at Columbia University. He hosts several science/space themed TV shows and documentaries. And he appeared as a version of himself in six episodes of the hit TV series The Big Bang Theory .

31mins

27 May 2020

Episode artwork

Astronaut Mike Massimino’s “Unlikely” Journey To Space

Are We There Yet?

While many of us are struggling with the new normal of quarantining and self-isolating, for NASA astronauts — it’s a part of the job. We’ll catch up with retired NASA astronaut Mike Massimino about the importance of quarantining for space travelers, and the lessons he learned while isolated from his family during his two missions to service the Hubble Space Telescope. We’ll also talk about his book, “Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe” which has now been adapted to a young adult novel, about how he became an astronaut in the first place. Then, with so many of us staying at home — what can we do to pass the time? Our panel of expert physicists say now’s a great time to do some stargazing. A crash course in backyard astronomy from our expert scientists.

27mins

7 Apr 2020

Loading