Cool Space News with Rod Pyle

Cool Space News with Rod Pyle

Author, Journalist, Speaker Rod Pyle hosts Cool Space News, a look into the science of NASA, space and the final frontier. Hear it every Friday on KFI AM 640.... Show More

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This week on Cool Space News, Rod talks to Mars 2020 engineer Ben Riggs, and brings us more Cool Space Headlines.
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This week, Rod talks with Ken Farley, the chief scientist on the Mars 2020 rover Perseverence, talks about searching for life on Mars. That and the latest Cool Space Headlines, here on Cool SpaceNews!"
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This week, our first interview about the Mars 2020 mission with Matt Wallace, Deputy Project Manager for the new sample-seeking rover, along with the latest Cool Space Headlines!
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Rod joins a conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson about season 3 of COSMOS, along with Executive Producer Jason Clark.
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Join Rod as he interviews Ann Druyan and Brannon Braga about the upcoming third season of COSMOS: Possible Worlds, along with the usual Cool Space Headlines.
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January 30, 2020 31 min
This week, it's Musk vs. Ma! Rod brings you a rundown of the Elon Musk smackdown with Jack Ma, owner of China's Alibaba, with expert commentary. Also, news updates on life near Saturn, IKEA on Mars, and Space Force's spiffy new uniforms.
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This week on Cool Space News, the conclusion of our look back at Apollo 11, plus SpaceX blows its top, going interstellar, and bugs on Mars!
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October 29, 2019 18 min
This week, Rod is in China! A special report on their latest efforts to conquer the moon and the new Chinese SuperCapsule, along with other Cool Space Headlines.
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This week, Rod goes to SpaceX headquarters where NASA Chief Jim Bridenstine makes nice with Elon Musk, and the two discuss exploding spacecraft, how to make parachutes work, and the future of America in space.
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This week, remembering the harrowing landing of Apollo 11, and Cool Space News's first quasi op-ed on why the United States must up its space game.
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September 9, 2019 25 min
This week, India's lunar landing attempt, a new moon lander for NASA, and nuking Mars... again. Also, part two of Rod's final look back at Apollo 11.
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It's part one of Rod's post-Apollo 11 wrap-up. Also: radioactive astronauts, saving the space station, and helicopters on Titan!
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It's cool space news time with a man who is out of this world awesome, Rod Pyle!
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This week: Spacewar, new Mars rover wheels to the rescue, and part two of Jim Bridenstine's comments about NASA's immediate future and the Moon. All here on Cool Space News!
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This week on Cool Space News: Cats in space, bad space jokes, and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine weighs in on the new lunar initiative.
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On our second Moonth installment, the second half of Rod's discussion about the moon by 2024 with Bruce Pittman of the NASA Ames Research Center, falling satellites, dripping planets and... wait for it... UFOs. Join us!
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It's Cool Space News' first Moonth installment! Until July 20, we'll be discussing NASA's new lunar adventure. This week, Bruce Pittman of NASA's Ames Research Center and SOO of the National Space Society joins Rod to discuss the Moon by 2024.
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This week: Life from other stars... on Earth (?), the mysterious mission of Luna 15, and Rob Manning on how to land on Mars.
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This week, Rod talks about billionaire space investor Steve Jurvetson and space 2.0, speaks with Jay Gallentine about Russian lunar probes, answers a question from Arizona Representative Bob Thorpe, and has a conversation with that Comedian of the Continuum, Star Trek's very own "Q."
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This week, Rod discusses the new space age, talks to Jay Gallentine about SpaceX's chief rocket engine designer, Tom Mueller, and interviews the Dark Lord himself, Darth Vader.

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