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December Naked Astronomy podcast released

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014
7 days ago

Sue Nelson joins space fans in Florida to witness the Orion launch and meets Mars candidate Elmo. Meanwhile, Richard Hollingham talks to the DG of the UK Space Agency, David Parker, about the International Space Station and we hear from the people bringi...
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November Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014
33 days ago

Emotions are running high in this month's Space Boffins as Sue reports from Germany on Europe's cometary landing. And, following the SpaceShipTwo tragedy and Antares explosion, Sue and Richard discuss the dangers of trying to make spaceflight routine. Wi...

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October Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Wed, 08 Oct 2014
70 days ago

Space Boffin Sue Nelson is at the European Space Agency's technical heart - ESTEC in the Netherlands - where spacecraft undergo a crucial 'shake and bake' before launch.

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September Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Mon, 08 Sep 2014
100 days ago

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham hear from the Rosetta mission's Flight Director, Andrea Accomazzo, about choosing a landing site on comet 67P - plus Apollo astronaut and last man on the Moon, Gene Cernan, on the spacewalk from hell. Dr Lu...

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August Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Fri, 08 Aug 2014
130 days ago

In this special edition, the Last Man on the Moon, Gene Cernan, talks exclusively to Richard Hollingham about the final step, mortality and his disappointment about the way the space programme has developed.

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July Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Tue, 08 Jul 2014
161 days ago

How do you orbit a comet? Set up a government in space or rescue a space shuttle crew? These questions and more in the latest edition of Space Boffins. Sue and Richard are at University College London where they're joined by Rosetta project scientist Mat...

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June Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Sun, 08 Jun 2014
191 days ago

How do you design the inside of a starship? Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham talk to space architect Rachel Armstrong about journeys to the stars. They also meet Luca Parmitano, the astronaut who almost drowned in space, and take a look at...

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May Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Thu, 08 May 2014
222 days ago

Aaron Knoll and Chris Bridges join Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham at the Surrey Space Centre for a virtual ride into space. Plus science minister David Willetts argues for a spaceport in Scotland, and shuttle astronaut and B612 Foundatio...

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April Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Tue, 08 Apr 2014
252 days ago

The Space Boffins are in America to hear about Neil Armstrong and the hypersonic X-15 at the Edwards Air Force base, and they're also reporting from the surface of Mars. More precisely, from the UK's new Mars Yard, in Stevenage. But the head of the UK Sp...

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March Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Sun, 09 Mar 2014
283 days ago

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the challenge of looking for space aliens and why they never attack Belgium is under scrutiny this month. Plus, Richard Hollingham also reports from the Mojave desert on the progress being made by Virgin G...

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February Naked Astronomy podcast released
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Sun, 09 Feb 2014
311 days ago

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham dodge a prototype Mars rover on location at Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage - where the future Exo Mars mission rover is going to be built. They're joined by space engineer Abbie Hutty and the Mr Futu...