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Interplanetary Podcast

Putting The Ace Back Into Space.Host Matthew Russell's critically acclaimed fun and factual show about all things SPACE. New episode every week with a deep dive into the latest hot space topics. With regular Interviews and discussions with the worlds top space experts.From how rockets fly to how blackholes work and everything in-between.

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#6 - Poxima B and Interstellar Travel - Booze in space

The Sixth Interplanetary Podcast. This month we will be having fun and down to earth chat about: Alcohol in Space, Proxima B, How to get to Proxima B, Schwarzschild Kugelblitz, Daedalus, Icarus, Firefly, Starshot Breakthrough, The Wait Calculation, and a review of the Kerbal Space Program with Guests George and Arthur.Artwork shows Daedalus leaving alcohol bottles behind at Proxima B.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Hosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinGuest: George and Arthur RussellCover: NASA and TIPMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russell

56mins

27 Aug 2016

Rank #1

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#7 New Scientist Live - Al Worden ~ Apollo 15 Astronaut ~ Interview

The Seventh Interplanetary Podcast. This month we are having fun and down to earth chat live at the New Scientist Live Show in London ExCell: Including our interview with Al Worden Apollo 15 Legend, Greek Open source satellite UPSAT, Tim Peake at New Scientist Live, EMDrive, Star Trek @ 50, Osiris Rx, Kate Rubins, Tiangong-2, Freddie MercuryPart 2 will feature the Space x Explosion with in-depth analysis with David Baker Editor of SpaceflightSpecial thanks to Vix Southgate World Space week http://www.worldspaceweek.org/ http://www.bis-space.com/wsw/If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Hosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinGuest: George RussellMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russell

43mins

1 Oct 2016

Rank #2

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#45 - David Baker - SLS - Moon or Mars

This week, we are joined by David Baker, who has worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs between 1965 and 1984. He has written more than 80 books on spaceflight technology and joins us today to talk about all things SLS.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: Google Translatewww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

49mins

27 Jul 2017

Rank #3

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#67 - Falcon Heavy - Exoplanets

We Chat about the Falcon Heavy Launch OBVIOUSLY!Great news on the Dream ChaserTrappist-1 and Extragalactic ExoplanetsESA’s Rave in Space10th anniversary of the launch of the ESA’s Columbus Laboratory ModuleSpace Walk - Misurkin and ShkaplerovQuick interview with Paul Hildebrandt Director, Fight for Space, and new Apollo 8 Documentary "First to the Moon" https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/420606009/first-to-the-moon-the-journey-of-apollo-8Space Song playlist on spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

46mins

10 Feb 2018

Rank #4

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#58 - Space Rider - Musk - Voyager

Featuring Matt's chat with Giorgio Tumino Head of the Vega and Space Rider development Programmes, about Europe's new spaceplaneWe have a look at all the news this week, Falcon Heavy and Musk's Car, 50th anniversary of the death of America's first black astronaut, Robert Lawrence Jr, Rocket Lab launch, Nasa firing up a set of reserve thrusters on Voyager 1, 37 years after last burn, More SLS delay?Space Letter: What if Andromeda was an Antimatter Galaxy?Space fact: The Moon illusionIf you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

45mins

9 Dec 2017

Rank #5

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#68 - Mars v Venus - David Baker - Falcon Heavy - Zuma

Featuring an amazing interview with Space Expert David Baker, taking a closer look at Falcon Heavy and what it all means, we also chat about Zuma!!!, and the new Nasa Budget.Venus V MarsCurrently no manned missions to Venus in discussion at all ...But Why ? George Russell explains why there should be!!!New Horizons picture is Farthest Ever Taken From Earth!What really happened to GovSat-1’s Falcon 9 first stageEuropean wakeup call. JAN WOERNER Bloghttp://blogs.esa.int/janwoerner/2018/02/11/europes-move/"I was a little bit jealous," Richard Branson The SpaceX satellite constellation What is an Analemma?Space Song playlist on spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 16mins

17 Feb 2018

Rank #6

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#47 Part 1 - Dr Jackie Bell - Chris Hadfield - SpaceX Space Suits

In Part 1 of Episode 47, we are joined by Dr Jackie Bell at the BIS, an inspirational Space Communicator from BBC Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes? . We also quickly chat about the recent Elon Musk space suits and a profile of Chris Hadfield, our Astronaut of the Month.In Part 2 coming soon, we talk with Ben Bramm about the Gaia Space mission.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 17mins

30 Aug 2017

Rank #7

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#48 - Robert Zubrin - Panspermia - Equinox

Episode 48, we are joined by Robert Zubrin founder and President of the Mars Society and Pioneer Astronautics. We discuss his recent paper in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society about panspermia. "Interstellar communications using microbial data storage". Link here http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2017.70.163 Astronaut of the week: Michael BloomfieldNews: Osiris-Rex and the Autumnal EquinoxThank you, Paul Fjeld, for the fab info on the Canadarm correctionIf you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 3mins

22 Sep 2017

Rank #8

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#49 - Sputnik at 60 - Schirra - 68th IAC

This week we chat about Sputnik on the 60th Anniversary of the Space race, Astronaut of the Week Wally Schirra. IAC news, Rapper B.O.B, For a chance to win an Interplanetary Podcast mug, please leave a nice review on Itunes. If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

45mins

30 Sep 2017

Rank #9

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#56 - Brian Blessed - David Baker -SLS

Featuring part 2 of our interview with living legend Brian Blessed Chatting about pretty much everything. Part 1 of Matt's chat with David Baker about SLS and the future of space flightWe have another quick chat about `Oumuamua a visitor from another solar system, GomX-4B, Swedish Space and neutron starsIf you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 8mins

25 Nov 2017

Rank #10

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#88 - Alan Bond part 2 - CSG

This week features part 2 of our chat with Alan Bond talking about future propulsion systems.Jamie and Matt bring you the week's space news.China Long March 8 and 9ISRO successfully tests crew escape system for first human space flightAll change in personnel as Rogozin gets busyEngland play sweden in the formerly closed city of SamaraCornwall Council has admitted that it is ‘anticipating a positive announcement’Matt's trip to the CSGSpace Song playlist on spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr

6 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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#16 - Psyche and Lucy - NASA Discovery Missions, Chinese and India's Space ambitions -16/01/16

Talking about the latest news in space exploration and astronautics. This week we take down the decorations before talking about Psyche and Lucy NASA space missions. Part of the Discovery Program. We have a quick chat about China and India's ambitious space missions. And of course SpaceX return to flight later this week. If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Click subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on Stitcherhttp://www.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastOr subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/interplanetary-podcast/id1097505801Hosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

29mins

7 Jan 2017

Rank #12

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#31 - The Orion Spacecraft - Space News -21st April

This week we talk all about the Orion Crew Vehicle ...plus all the latest news in space exploration and astronautics.Support Space exploration and join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on iTunesitunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/inter…ast/id1097505801Click subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

35mins

21 Apr 2017

Rank #13

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#157 - Ghina Halabi - Wormholes

This week on the Podcast we talk to Ghina Halabi about her journey in astrophysics and storytelling in science. Astronaut of the week Jan Davis. We also talk about detecting wormholes, the return of X37B, Space Selfie madness, Solar Orbiter news and Apollo street names.Space Song playlist on Spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 34mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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#46 - MU69 - VITA - Paolo Nespoli

Cover photo Paolo Nespoli leaving the ISS with Shuttle attached.This week we chat about KBO 2014 MU69, Buzz Aldrin's trip to Mars via the moon now, Curiosity 5 years on Mars, the last of the Dragons, Planetary Protection Officer job advert, SpaceShipTwo, Astronaut of the Week Paolo Angelo Nespoli and his trip to ISS called VITA. Jamie and Matts biography titles and jobs? If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

37mins

5 Aug 2017

Rank #15

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#124 - Matt Taylor - Multiverse

This week features our chat with Matt Taylor and look at the Multiverse and a rundown of some of the week's space news.Space Quote Alan GuthOn this Day? Alan Bean BirthdayEternal InflationSLS EM1Space Song playlist on spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 19mins

15 Mar 2019

Rank #16

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#15 - 2016 roundup - Interview ~ John Davies ~ i4is

This weeks Interplanetary Podcast again comes from the British Interplanetary Society library. We interview John Davies of The Initiative for Interstellar Studies about the inspirational international science and education interstellar space missions.We take a look at the news and launches of the year in space.Spacex, Blue Origin, Bigelow, Nasa, ESA, ISRO, Roscosmos, Jaxa, Chinese space agency, Planet 9, gravity waves, Interstellar travel, proxima b, you name it we cover it.For more about the The Initiative for Interstellar Studies http://i4is.org/Glow worm - www.projectglowworm.comThe spreadsheet http://i4is.org/news/tsiolkovskyrevisitedQuestions and answers to matt@interplanetary.org.ukHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 2mins

31 Dec 2016

Rank #17

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#28 - Space Conspiracy - Marcus Allen - SpaceX Launch Land Repeat

This week we invite UK conspiracy theorist Marcus Allen on to the show. We realise this is controversial and may offend some of our listeners. Our aim is to understand why people believe in conspiracy theories. When we are at space events, conspiracies are often spoken about in lowered voices, we feel the need to shine a light on them. We invite listeners to send in their feedback ...can we persuade Marcus the error of his ways in part 2?We also talk about the awesome achievement of SpaceX and the reused Flacon 9 booster. Peggy Whitson and her eighth spacewalk.And Hawkins going to space.Support Space exploration and join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on iTunesitunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/inter…ast/id1097505801Click subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

56mins

31 Mar 2017

Rank #18

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#23 - Trappist-1 - Churchill - Foale- UK Spaceport

This week we talk about Trappist-1 and it's seven planets, Winston Churchill's lost exoplanet paper, Michael Foale, the UK's working Spaceport by 2020, XMM-Newton and the brightest pulsar, and all the latest news in space exploration and astronautics.Support Space exploration and join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on iTunesitunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/inter…ast/id1097505801Click subscribe to the Interplanetary podcast on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

34mins

25 Feb 2017

Rank #19

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#128 - Ethan Siegel - Blackhole

This week features our chat with Ethan Siegel about Black Hole pictures and much moreWe take a look at Angular Distance and a usual rundown of some of the week's top space news.Space Quote: Tim VineOn this Day? Yuri Gagarin obvs and the Death of Messier.Beresheet crashes during the editSpace Song playlist on spotify bit.ly/spacesongsIf you enjoy the show please go over to www.Patreon.com/Interplanetary and become a Patron or even a producer of the show.If you enjoy why not join the BIS at www.bis-space.com the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world.Subscribe on iTunesitunes.apple.com/podcast/id1097505801Subscribe on Stitcherwww.stitcher.com/podcast/interplanetary-podcastHosts: Matt Russell and Jamie FranklinMusic: Matt Russell / Iam7Additional Narration: George Russellwww.interplanetary.org.uk@interplanetypod

1hr 11mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #20