Videos: TMRO Space Pod reports on KSC mods, Comet hitchhiking, X-15 and X-37B, & animal astros

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* NASA is Maximizing Kennedy Space Center, and an update on the Progress Failure – Space Pod 05/14/15

Space Mike gives an update on the failed Progress 27-M resupply ship as well as an innovative plan by NASA to maximize launches from Kennedy Space Center.

* Hitchhiking On A Comet – Space Pod 05/18/15

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy may want to add a chapter on how to catch a ride on a comet. Ariel Waldman talks about the Comet Hitchhiker, one of the projects to emerge from NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC), a program dedicated to turning science fiction into science fact.

* Secrets of the X-37B Revealed – SpacePod 05/19/15

Space Mike talks about the upcoming fourth flight of the X-37B unmanned spaceplane, and some of the details that have emerged about the mission and its payloads.

*Animal Astronauts: A brief history of animal spaceflight – Space Pod 05/20/15

Lisa Stojanovski talks about how animal astronauts helped us advance human spaceflight. Animal astronauts also helped us learn how fish swim in space, how jellyfish sense gravity and that cockroaches can give birth in space!

Spaceplanes Part 3: The X-15 – Space Pod 05/21/15