Space on the John Batchelor Show: Bob Zimmerman & Hotel Mars

Bob Zimmerman reports on the latest space news during regular weekly slots (usually Tuesday and Thursdays) on the John Batchelor radio program. See the iTunes free Podcast for links to the latest shows.

Tuesday 05/14/13 Batchelor Hour 3

  1. After a successful improvised spacewalk on Saturday, 3 astronauts returned from ISS today.
  2. SpaceX might have a customer for its Falcon Heavy, before it has ever flown once!
  3. The first Dream Chaser prototype is on its way to California for drop tests.
  4. Checking the cracks on Orion.

Wednesday 05/15/13 Batchelor Hour 3
–  A discussion of the failure of Kepler’s second reaction wheel and the end of its primary mission.

CBS space reporter William Harwood joined Dr. David Livingston on the weekly Hotel Mars segment to discuss the “ISS ammonia repair, Kepler Space Telescope problems, GPS, Atlas 5, Falcon 9, NASA mood”: John Batchelor Hotel Mars, Wednesday, 5-15-13 – Thespaceshow’s Blog.