‘Houston, We Have a Podcast’: The people of NASA have some good stories to tell

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‘Houston, We Have a Podcast’: The people of NASA have some good stories to tell

Podcasts are all the rage right now, and NASA has gotten into the game. ‘Houston, We Have a Podcast’ ‘ a play on the words uttered when a space ship lifts off ‘ is the official podcast of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and it is definitely a good companion when you’re out and about or just doing some spring cleaning.

Every week, the center, which is home to the International Space Station’s mission control and which trains humans for space flight, puts out the meaty podcast that will send you into the depths of the great beyond.

The podcast features plenty of astronauts reliving their greatest accomplishments and talking about their rigorous training. Recent episodes bring you audio from inside the Orion, the capsule that NASA is developing to carry a crew of four astronauts into deep space, and along Scott Tingle’s path from test pilot to astronaut. (Tingle is currently orbiting Earth in the International Space Station.)

Astronauts are not the only professionals showing their stuff, though. The show overflows with the voices of the engineers, researchers and mission control flight directors who develop and test NASA’s most complex technology and protect astronauts during their flights. There’s historical information on pioneering missions and space explorers, too.

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ABOVE VIDEO: Building the future of quiet supersonic flight,’ Science and supplies delivered to the space station and uncovering the farthest star ever seen ‘ a few of the stories to tell you about ‘ This Week at NASA.

We’ve selected Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to design, build and test the Low-Boom Flight Demonstration supersonic experimental aircraft, or X-plane that reduces a sonic boom’ to a gentle thump.

Work is expected to last through Dec. 2021 ‘ followed by flights over select U.S. cities, starting in mid-2022 to collect data about community responses to the flights.

More than 5,800 pounds of scientific experiments and supplies were delivered to the International Space Station on April 4 to support dozens of the more than 250 investigations aboard the space station.

Our Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered the farthest individual star ever seen. The enormous blue star ‘ nicknamed Icarus ‘ is located more than halfway across the universe and would normally be too faint to view, even with the largest telescopes.

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Irony and the New White Supremacy

In December 2016, I flew from Los Angeles to Houston, my hometown, on a work trip for a choral piece commissioned by the Los Angeles Master Chorale. On the trip also were the piece’s composer, Ellen Reid, and our researcher, Sayd Randle, an anthropologist based in New Haven. One night, after a full day of work, we met up to debrief at Black Hole, a coffee shop in the city’s arts district. We each had a glass of wine. It was late, the cafe was half empty and we weren’t paying as much attention as we should have been, perhaps, to the people around us, listening to us talk.

The choral piece was a research-based project whose text I’d been hired to build from archival material and recorded interviews. After the three of us consolidated our data and discussed our plans for the following day, our conversation turned, as it often did, to what it felt like for each of us to navigate our respective male-dominated fields. I mentioned how exhausting it was to feel as if others thought the progress I’d made as a writer was the result of pity on the part of white gatekeepers, when really, I’d been working hard for years, clawing my way forward across an unforgiving landscape in which it often felt impossible to make any headway.

At some point, I looked up and caught the man sitting one table over from us Googling Confederate flags. I dismissed it ‘ the cafe sat between two local universities and I figured he was working on a project for class. Later, I looked up again and saw that he’d made the flag his desktop background, angling his screen ever so slightly to face me, as if to make sure I saw. After Sayd and Ellen left for the night, I stayed behind to work. I saw then that the man was wearing a pair of red New Balances that looked recently purchased, weeks after New Balance had been declared the official shoe of the so-called alt-right.

I realized that my brain was working overtime to justify what I was looking at. Earlier I’d made eye contact with the man and smiled as he sat down near us and he had not smiled back. I’d spent the past few months reading about the rise of white nationalist groups buoyed by Donald Trump’s election. For some reason, it had not occurred to me that their members might frequent the same coffee shops I did.

I texted my boyfriend who told me to leave. I texted Ellen who also told me to leave, but not before I complimented the man on his shoes. I decided to stay. I’d never seen a white supremacist in the wild before ‘ or at least not one so eager to be identified ‘ and I didn’t think I would again. I had questions.

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