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NASA and the USGS, a Shared History in Remote Sensing
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A conversation with Jim Brass, Bruce Coffland from NASA and Susan Benjamin USGS director of the Western Geographic Science Center. They discuss the shared history between NASA and the USGS in remote sensing. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-ep87-usgs-shared-history

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The Space Launch System: Part 1
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Paul Bookout and David Smith talk about the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V: The Space Launch System. The experts discuss what the rocket is made of, where it will go, and what will be inside. This episode was recorded on March 20, 2018.

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Doug Caldwell Talks About the Data Pipeline for the TESS Mission
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A conversation with Doug Caldwell, instrument scientist for the Kepler Space Telescope, and who’s now working on NASA’s next planet-hunting mission— the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep86-doug-caldwell

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Tough and Competent
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Episode 40 features Colonel TJ Creamer who shares his story from humble beginnings in the military to tweeting from the International Space Station. Creamer describes his transition as the first and only individual to be both an astronaut and a flight director. This episode was recorded on March 29, 2018

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Gravity Assist Podcast, TESS & Exoplanets with Martin Still
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On Monday, April 16th, NASA is scheduled to launch its newest exoplanet hunter: the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). What’s special about TESS? For one, it’s the first ever spaceborne transit survey that will observe the whole sky. During its two-year survey mission, TESS will look at more than 200,000 of our brightest neighboring stars to hunt for planets ranging from Earth-sized to gas giants. In this episode of Gravity Assist, Jim Green talks with Martin Still, the TESS Program Scientist, about how TESS works and how it will help us discover new worlds.

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BEAM and Expandable Spacecraft
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Episode 39 features Rajib Dasgupta and Gerard Valle who talk about the commercial test module currently attached to the International Space Station called the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM). The respective former and current project managers for BEAM discuss the history and future of expandable spacecraft. This episode was recorded on February 8 and February 20, 2018

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Kimberly Ennico Smith Talks About Pluto and Studying Space With SOFIA
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A rerun of a conversation with Kimberly Ennico Smith, project scientist for SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep85-kimberly-ennico-smith

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Sharmila Bhattacharya on Studying How Biology Changes in Space
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A conversation with Sharmila Bhattacharya, senior scientist in the Space Biosciences Research branch at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep84-sharmila-battacharya

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Stories of Her Strength
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For Women's History Month we brought in 4 women in leadership at the Johnson Space Center to share their stories of persevering through challenges and rising through the ranks. We speak with leaders of the International Space Station Program, Flight Operations, Engineering, and Human Health and Performance. This episode was recorded throughout March 2018.

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Jessie Dotson and Geert Barentsen, Kepler’s Contributions to Astronomy
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A conversation with Jessie Dotson, Kepler’s project scientist, and Geert Barentsen, director of the mission's guest observer office, talking about how NASA’s first planet-hunting mission has contributed so much to the field of astronomy. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep83-Keplers-Contributions-to-Astronomy

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Human vs. Machine
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Episode 37 features Dr. Tina Holden, Human Factors Technical Fellow with Leidos, who talks about the challenges that astronauts may face when interacting with computers. Holden discusses some of the research that has been done on the space station to investigate these issues. This episode was recorded on February 27, 2018.

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Charlie Sobeck Talks About Kepler’s Upcoming End of Flight
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A conversation with Charlie Sobeck, Kepler’s former mission manager and now system engineer at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep82-Charlie-Sobeck-Keplers-Upcoming-End-of-Flight

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Teacher on Board
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Episode 36 features Ricky Arnold, NASA Astronaut, who talks about his time as an educator, his first flight on the Space Shuttle, and his plans to teach from space for his first long-duration flight on the International Space Station on March 21, 2018. This episode was recorded on January 18, 2018.

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Marianne Sowa and Jack Miller Discuss Radiation Science Using GeneLab
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A conversation with and Marianne Sowa, branch chief of the Space Biosciences Research branch at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Jack Miller, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, about radiation science using GeneLab. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Marianne-Sowa-Jack-Miller

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A Ride in Orion
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Jeff Fox, Chief Engineer of the Rapid Prototype Lab, talks about some of the testing and training for Orion. Fox brings the actual audio from inside the Orion capsule during its first flight so you, the listener, can experience what it would be like to ride inside the spacecraft. This episode was recorded on February 7, 2018.

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A Seismic Journey
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Episode 34 features Drew Feustel, NASA Astronaut, talks about his education in Geology and Seismology, his previous 2 shuttle missions, and his expectations expectations before launching on March 21, 2018 for his first long-duration mission in space. This episode was recorded on December 22, 2017.

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Chris McKay and Ron Oremland Talk About Ocean Worlds and the Search for Life
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A conversation with Chris McKay from NASA and Ronald Oremland from the U.S. Geological Survey about ocean worlds and the search for life. This is the third episode of a mini-series about NASA and USGS collaboration. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Chris-McKay-Ron-Oremland

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Chad Frost and Susan De La Cruz Talk About the “Social Networks” of Wildlife
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A conversation with Chad Frost from NASA and Susan De La Cruz from the USGS. This is the second episode of a mini-series about NASA and USGS collaboration. In this episode they focus on tracking wildlife and what that information can tell us about the social networks between animals. For more on Next Generation Wildlife Tracking visit: https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-and-nasa-team-help-scientists-study-social-networks-wildlife Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Chad-Frost-Susan-de-La-Cruz

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The Zero-G Workout
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Episode 33 features Dr. Andrea Hanson, International Space Station Exercise Countermeasures Operations Lead within Human Physiology, Performance Protection and Operations Lab. Hanson gives some exercise tips, but more importantly describes what happens to the human body in microgravity, what NASA is doing to about it, and how we can use this knowledge to go deeper into space. This episode was recorded on February 20, 2018.

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Ian Brosnan and Colin Williams Talk About the USGS Moving to NASA Ames
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A conversation with Ian Brosnan from NASA and Colin Williams from the USGS. This is the first episode of a mini-series about NASA and USGS collaboration. To hear more from Ian Brosnan, listen to his previous NASA in Silicon Valley episode, Ian Brosnan Talks About How NASA Collaborates and Shares Data with Other Agencies. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Ian-Brosnan-and-Colin-Williams

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