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Houston We Have a Podcast

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If you’re fascinated by the idea of humans traveling through space and curious about how that all works, you’ve come to the right place. This is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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If you’re fascinated by the idea of humans traveling through space and curious about how that all works, you’ve come to the right place. This is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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Fun space podcast! 😀👍🚀

By Stealthpatriot1 - Aug 11 2019
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Great to hear the real deal about space travel and its complexities! 🍕

Best podcast in history!

By Lego Lover 5321 - Aug 02 2019
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This Podcast is my favourite of all time!

iTunes Ratings

502 Ratings
Average Ratings
391
48
23
19
21

Fun space podcast! 😀👍🚀

By Stealthpatriot1 - Aug 11 2019
Read more
Great to hear the real deal about space travel and its complexities! 🍕

Best podcast in history!

By Lego Lover 5321 - Aug 02 2019
Read more
This Podcast is my favourite of all time!
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Houston We Have a Podcast

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If you’re fascinated by the idea of humans traveling through space and curious about how that all works, you’ve come to the right place. This is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Rank #1: Lesser-Known Stories of Apollo 11

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NASA historian Jennifer Ross-Nazzal shares some of the lesser-known stories of the Apollo 11 mission 50 years after the historic landing of humans on the Moon. Alumni from NASA's Apollo program share memories from their unique roles in those missions. HWHAP Episode 101.
Jul 19 2019
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Rank #2: The Space Launch System: Part 1

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Paul Bookout and David Smith talk about the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V: The Space Launch System. The experts discuss what the rocket is made of, where it will go, and what will be inside. HWHAP Episode 41
Apr 20 2018
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Rank #3: Astronaut Training

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Randy "Komrade" Bresnik talks about what astronauts have to study, know and endure to be successful in space. Bresnik recalls his astronaut training experiences and moments of his previous spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 5.
Aug 04 2017
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Rank #4: Mars is Hard. Here's Why.

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Dr. Stan Love, NASA astronaut and all-around smart guy, flew to the International Space Station in 2008 and has worked on a number of flight analog programs to understand how to conduct deep-space missions. Love explores the challenges that will need to be tackled to make a mission to Mars successful. HWHAP Episode 53.
Jul 13 2018
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Rank #5: Twins Study

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Dr. Andy Feinberg and Dr. Steve Platts discuss the history and details behind the Twins Study. The experts reveal some of the findings from the multi-year endeavor packed with 10 different investigations. HWHAP Episode 87.
Apr 13 2019
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Rank #6: Mars

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Dr. Doug Archer, Planetary Scientist, talks about Mars: what its made of, what it's like on the surface, and why it's such an intriguing place for humans to visit in the next giant leap. HWHAP Episode 18.
Nov 10 2017
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Rank #7: Total Eclipse Over America

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Dr. Mark Matney, Space Debris Scientist and Astronomer, talks about the science and history of eclipses. He also describes the total solar eclipse that will sweep over the U.S. on August 21, 2017, and how to safely view it. HWHAP Episode 7.
Aug 18 2017
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Rank #8: The Most Awesome Podcast from Space

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Jack "2fish" Fischer, NASA Astronaut, talks about life on the International Space Station... while on board the International Space Station. This podcast was recorded during a live event on Aug 10, 2017. HWHAP Episode 6.
Aug 11 2017
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Rank #9: Apollo 8: Part 1

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On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 launch, resident historian Dr. Jennifer Ross-Nazzal recounts one of the most significant missions in human spaceflight history, featuring interviews with Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman and Bill Anders. HWHAP Episode 76.
Dec 22 2018
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Rank #10: Landing From Space

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Dr. John Charles, Chief Scientist of the Human Research Program at the NASA Johnson Space Center, talks about what happens to the human body in space. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough gives a first hand account of landing from space. HWHAP Episode 3.
Jul 21 2017
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Rank #11: Space Food

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Dr. Takiyah Sirmons, food scientist, talks about space food: what it is, how its packaged, and what happens to an astronauts palate after living in space for several months. HWHAP Episode 4.
Jul 28 2017
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Rank #12: Navigating Deep Space

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Dr. Greg Holt, Navigation Lead for the Orion spacecraft, discusses how the vehicle finds its way through deep space and communicates with Earth along the way. HWHAP Episode 69.
Nov 02 2018
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Rank #13: The Next First Steps

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Today's leaders of the human spaceflight programs at NASA discuss how Apollo 11 influenced their lives and careers and share their thoughts on the value of putting the "human" in human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 102.
Jul 26 2019
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Rank #14: Apollo 11 to Now

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For the 100th episode, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine discusses the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing as NASA continues to move forward towards an exciting future with a sustainable lunar presence. HWHAP Episode 100.
Jul 12 2019
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Rank #15: The Search for Life

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Dr. Aaron Burton and Dr. Marc Fries, Planetary Scientists, talk about searching for organic material in meteorites from around the solar system. They share what we're finding that helps us understand the fundamentals of life here on Earth and possibly the universe. HWHAP Episode 27.
Jan 12 2018
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Rank #16: Hazard 1: Radiation

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Dr. Zarana Patel, a portfolio lead scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center, is responsible for management and scientific oversight of degenerative tissue risk of space radiation. This is part one of a five-part series on the hazards of human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 57.
Aug 10 2018
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Rank #17: Apollo 1 Fire

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Expert guests from the Apollo program reveal more behind the challenges faced to successfully land humans on the Moon in less than three years after the tragic Apollo 1 fire. HWHAP Episode 78.
Feb 08 2019
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Rank #18: The James Webb Space Telescope

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Jonathan Homan, Project Manager for Webb's Chamber A Testing, talks about how the James Webb Space Telescope has been designed, built, and tested, especially in the vacuum chamber here at the Johnson Space Center. He also describes what the telescope will be looking for in the universe and how it will work. HWHAP Episode 31.
Feb 09 2018
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Rank #19: Orion

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Nujoud Merancy, Mission Planning and Analysis Lead for the Orion spacecraft, talks about what Orion is, how it will work, what kinds of tests are being done, and where in space it will go. HWHAP Episode 17.
Nov 03 2017
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Rank #20: The Space Launch System: Part 2

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Paul Bookout and David Smith continue their conversation about the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V: The Space Launch System. The experts discuss the construction, testing, evolution and potential of the skyscraper-sized launch vehicle. HWHAP Episode 42
Apr 27 2018
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