Here are some recent TMRO.tv Space Pod short video reports on a variety of topics:
* Top 5 Astronomy Stories of 2015 – SpacePod 12/25/15
TMRO Astronomer Jared Head tells us his Top 5 astronomy stories of 2015 (and don’t forget to watch all the way to the end).
* Unplanned spacewalk on the station – Space Pod 12/23/15
TMRO correspondent Lisa Stojanovski explains why a sudden unplanned spacewalk on the International Space Station was such a big deal.
* SPACEX MAKES HISTORY!!! – Space Pod 12/22/15
On Dec. 21st 2015 SpaceX successfully returned their Falcon 9 rocket to flight status, successfully delivered 11 Orbcomm satellites to orbit, and made spaceflight history when they landed the first stage of the rocket safely at a landing zone near the launch site.
* How To View A Meteor Shower – SpacePod 12/18/15
TMRO Chief Astronomer Jared Head shows you how to properly view a meteor shower.
* Surfing on the Space Station – Space Pod 12/16/15
Today we take a look at the Dynamic Surf experiment being performed on the International Space Station to better understand heat transfer in space.
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1. Monday, Dec. 28, 2015: 2-3:30 PM PST (5-6:30 PM EST; 4-5:30 PM CST): No show today due to my back physical therapy appointment..
2. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015:,7-8:30 PM PST (10-11:30 PM EST, 9-10:30 PM CST): We welcome back TOM OLSON for his annual year in review program. Don’t miss it as this is a very long standing Space Show end of the year tradition with Tom.
3. Friday, January 1, 2016; 9:30 -11 AM PST (12:30-2 PM EST; 11:30-1 PM CST) No Show in honor of New Years. HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYONE FROM THE SPACE SHOW.
4. Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016: 12-1:30 PM PST (3-4:30 PM EST, 2-3:30 PM CST): We start the New Year off with our traditional OPEN LINES SHOW. Let’s see if it sets some kind of an agenda for space 2016.
Here’s a Kerbal Space Program animation of last Monday’s Falcon 9 launch that saw the insertion of 11 ORBCOMM satellites into low earth orbit and the successful return of the first stage for a landing back at Cape Canaveral: