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3 Weeks in a Capsule
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Episode 28 features Jessica Vos, Crew Systems Engineer, who talks about how astronauts will operate in the Orion capsule for deep-space missions that can go up to 3 weeks: like how they’ll eat, sleep, exercise, work, and if needed, be prepared for the worst. This episode was recorded on November 16, 2017.

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Terry Fong Talks About Virtual Reality, Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Robotics
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For episode 76, we're re-posting episode 24, a conversation with Terry Fong, senior scientist for autonomous systems and lead for the Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Terry-Fong-Re-Posting

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NASA in Silicon Valley Live - Episode 01 - We're Going Back to the Moon!
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We’ve launched a live video show on Twitch called NASA in Silicon Valley Live! This is an audio-only version of our premiere episode that streamed on Jan. 12, 2018. In it, we talk about going back to the Moon with NASA rock stars Jim Green and Greg Schmidt. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Going-Back-to-the-Moon

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Gravity Assist Podcast, Ice Giants (Uranus & Neptune) with Amy Simon
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Beyond Saturn are two of the most misunderstood and bizarre planets in our solar system—the “ice giants” Uranus and Neptune. Did you know that Uranus has rings and appears to spin on its side? And that windy and intensely blue Neptune once had an Earth-sized Great Dark Spot? In this episode of Gravity Assist, NASA’s Jim Green and Amy Simon discuss Uranus, Neptune, and Neptune’s intriguing moon – Triton -- and what we still have to learn about these mysterious bodies.

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The Search for Life
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Episode 27 features Dr. Aaron Burton and Dr. Marc Fries, Planetary Scientists, who talk about searching for organic material in meteorites from around the solar system. They share what we're finding that helps us understand the fundamentals of life here on Earth and possibly the universe. This episode was recorded on November 28, 2017.

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Gravity Assist Podcast Saturn with Linda Spilker
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With me today is Dr. Linda Spilker from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She's the project scientist for our Cassini Mission, which as everyone knows, had a recent spectacular finale at Saturn.

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Steve Smith Talks About Becoming An Astronaut
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The rebroadcast of a conversation with veteran astronaut Steve Smith, former associate director for International Space Station Science Directorate at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Steve-Smith

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Can You Hear Me Now?
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Episode 26 features Bill Foster, Ground Controller in Mission Control Houston, talks about how space communication networks work and what they will look like for missions into deep space. This episode was recorded on April 13, 2017.

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Gravity Assist Podcast, Jupiter with Jared Espley
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As large as 1,000 Earths, Jupiter is the heavy hitter of the solar system. Even its Great Red Spot is larger than Earth, yet it’s shrinking! In this episode of Gravity Assist, Planetary Science Director Jim Green talks with Jared Espley of NASA’s Juno mission about how Jupiter got to be so big, what may lie beneath Jupiter’s cloud tops, and its four remarkable and diverse Galilean moons—from icy Europa to volcanic Io. We’ll also hear eerie sounds around the giant planet from Juno’s Waves instrument.

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A Rocket on a Rocket
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Episode 25 features Wahab Alshahin, Guidance, Navigation and Control Engineer, who talks about what a launch abort system is, how it works, and why it's necessary to send humans to space. This episode was recorded on July 12, 2017.

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NASA In Silicon Valley Podcast: 2017 End Of Year Clip Show
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An end of year compilation of conversations with various NASA scientists, engineers, and researchers throughout 2017 on the NASA in Silicon Valley Podcast. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-2017-end-of-year

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Space Habitat
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Episode 24 features Lisa Spence, Flight Analogs Project Manager, and Dr. Paul Haugen, HERA Operations Engineer, who talk about the space habitat analog here in Texas. They discuss what it's like inside, what crewmembers do on missions, and how to sign up to participate in the study. This episode was recorded on November 16, 2017.

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Steven Zornetzer Talks About Building One of the Most Eco-Friendly Buildings in the Government
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A conversation with Steven Zornetzer, the associate center director at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, discussing Sustainability Base, one of the most eco-friendly buildings in the federal government. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Steve-Zornetzer

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Gravity Assist Podcast, Mars with Bruce Jakosky and Michael Meyer
NASA

With Jim Green today is the “man about Mars,” Bruce Jakosky from the University of Colorado. Bruce is the principal investigator of NASA's MAVEN mission. Joining them is Michael Meyer the lead Mars scientist at NASA Headquarters.

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Test Pilot to Astronaut
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Episode 23 features Scott Tingle, NASA Astronaut, who talks about his education in mechanical engineering, his time in the Navy as a test pilot, and his astronaut training before his first mission to the International Space Station in December. This episode was recorded on September 25, 2017.

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Kimberly Ennico Smith and Michael Person Talk About Steering SOFIA Through Triton’s Shadow
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A conversation with Kimberly Ennico Smith, the project scientist for the SOFIA mission at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, and Michael Person, a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discussing the science behind using an occultation to learn more about objects in space, such as Neptune’s moon Triton. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-Kimberly-Ennico-Smith-Michael-Person

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Gravity Assist Podcast, The Moon with Sarah Noble
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Did you know the Moon is slowly moving away from Earth and that the Moon has water? Jim Green is joined by lunar expert Sarah Noble to discuss how the Moon was formed, lava tubes and moonquakes, the “dark side of the Moon,” and mysteries we have yet to solve about Earth’s nearest neighbor.

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John Hogan Talks About Life Support in Space
NASA

A conversation with John Hogan, an environmental scientist at the bioengineering branch at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-John-Hogan

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Astronaut Health
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Episode 22 features Dr. Natacha Chough, Flight Surgeon, who talks about what flight surgeons do and how they work with astronauts to monitor their health during spaceflight. Dr. Chough reveals health concerns that are unique to the space environment. This episode was recorded on November 15, 2017.

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Gravity Assist Podcast, Earth with Tom Wagner
NASA

NASA not only seeks to unravel the secrets of the solar system and the universe, we have a robust program to better understand how Earth works as a system, how it’s changing, and to assist when natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes occur.

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