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Blabbing Mike is no longer blabbing... on NEWS BLAB ... but he is still Gabbing on
Using the 'Gift of Gab' to talk Space News
Taking those sometimes boring Space News stories and adding a bit of excitement, insight, opinion, and additional information to them...
>>> Audio for 24 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Space burritos on the ISS and other food, Why astronaut had hard time getting out of Soyuz capsule, Russia's new reusable spacecraft, Minuteman test launched, Starting to clean up old Saturn V rocket engines - you can watch, NOAA GOES 13 sat out, Rare Hasselblad camera for sale - used in first space photos taken, Bigelow and NASA again talking moon base stuff, NASA head looks at asteroid mission Ion engines, Some media not believing in the Mars One project - think maybe it is a hoax
>>> Audio for 22 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Observing and documenting satellite reentries, First British astronaut to ISS, NASA wants to rent out historic space launch pad 39A, Giant space rocket crawler, Mars gets 200 asteroid strikes per year they say, Sally Ride to get Presidential medal, Filming from near space for sci-fi movie, NASA gives grant for 3D food printer, Mars Rover Curiosity drills again, New space movie Europa Report - Is there life below Jupiter moon Europa's ice, New space stethoscope designed by JHU
>>> Audio for 20 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
NASA final approval for Asteroid sample mission, Meteoroid explosion on Moon, Cosmonauts well wishing for Russian singer, Students compete in 2013 Science Olympiad, Russian Bio-Sat returns but all is not well, Saving the Kepler mission - a couple ideas, Delta 4 launch set for Wednesday evening, SETI downtime might miss a signal, Comet ISON viewing event not as planned, Solar activity and Earth weather - did weekend tornadoes happen because of increased sun activity?
>>> Audio for 17 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Farmers in Space - Growing food on Mars, GPS satellite launches, Ghana takes first steps to satellite technology, Kepler Space Telescope in safe mode - Is this the end of the exoplanet finding mission, Teacher gets Space Foundation scholarship, Asteroid 1998 QE2 headed for close pass of Earth - Is there companion debris traveling with it, Spy Satellite to Mars - maybe
>>> Audio for 15 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Mysterious Chinese rocket launch, 3 ISS space guys return to Earth - but American astronaut gets stuck in Soyuz, Solar Flare & CME activity Doom & Gloom - Is Sun related destruction in our future, Skylab 2 stuff, EUTELSAT 3D launches into orbit, NASA Astronaut plans to do some quilt making in space aboard the ISS
>>> Audio for 13 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Another Meteorite hit house in Connecticut, Are fine grained minerals of Mars bad for humans, 40 years of Skylab, A 1956 Satellite City design, Children's Museum to contact ISS, Students send iPhone in lower space, New space movie titled GRAVITY trailer looks pretty action packed, Orbital Sciences Cygnus Mass Simulator atmospheric reentry witnessed over Chile and Argentina even captured on video, MMOD strikes create unique signatures, Audio Highlights of ISS spacewalk to find and repair ammonia leak
>>> Audio for 10 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Emergency Spacewalk at ISS for ammonia leak, Senators see and speak to astronauts at ISS, Final pods for Orion, NASA TV to broadcast Soyuz landing if still scheduled, Students get space scholarship, Flammable differences in space, Broadway cast talks to ISS crew, Digital comm with ISS, Mars One reality TV applicants reach 78,000 so far, Speaking of reality TV - my Vienna Girardi story, Moon dust found in warehouse of university from Apollo 11 sample returns
>>> Audio for 8 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Estonia's First satellite is in orbit, I heard ESTCube-1 and have the proof, LandSat 8 update, FAA taking public comment on proposed SpaceX space port in Texas, Student sing along from ISS, Teachers benefit from Space Foundation grant, Large meteor explodes above Wyoming, ESA picks BIOMASS for earth observations, Can you find Gravitational Lenses, A 1950's view of Moon travel
>>> Audio for 6 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Russian researcher claims meteorites found from Tunguska event but scientist say No, The Dish movie and Apollo 11 connection, Three SAT debris objects I captured, New information released about Soviet Astordogs that survived remarkable event, Russia wants to lead in space power generation technology, High winds cancel Vega rocket launch but new launch may be scheduled, How you can listen for ESTCUBE-1 satellite and tell Estonia you heard it, The ISS getting a boost, Space Object decay list, Satellite industry not happy with Qualcomm plan for in-flight internet frequencies, Iraq to launch water monitoring satellite, Neil Armstrong EKG and X-Rays go up for auction, Meteor shower did you see anything?
>>> Audio for 3 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Rover communicates again, Fermi Space Telescope moves to avoid collision but now could be stuck in orbit longer, Surprise - tiny skeleton is NOT an ET, Big Sun explosion, Targeted asteroid now has cool name, NASA collecting your stuff to go to Mars, Eta Aquarid meteor shower this weekend, Canadarm goes on display in museum, Can you own land on the Moon, Space Port one step closer in Florida, Name an alien planet campaign, Three Sats going up tomorrow, Future ISS Lithium-Ion batteries not like those on Boeing 787 they say
>>> Audio for 1 May 2013 (mp3 file) <<<
Students to talk to ISS, 1947 UFO hoaxes before internet, High Quality Research Act to stop hobby shop science projects spending taxpayer money, Group to recreate Star Trek Enterprise bridge for interactive display, Herschel space observatory closes it eye, Meteoroid hits ISS solar panel, Space Foundation student art going to ISS, India's JUGNU satellite comes back alive and I capture the signal, China's Shenzhou 10 is on the move, Mars Rover Opportunity in standby mode, NASA extends contract for Russian rides to space, East African performer says he almost died inside NASA spacesuit
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