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Two friends, two beers, and a casual conversation about space. Landing monthly in your podcast feed.

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    06 - I’ve Got Like 35 Loons

    Brendan Bryne joins Jake and Anthony to discuss the National Space Council, the 2019 NASA Budget Request, and the wonders of Jai Alai.

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    05 - The Volume of Anti-Starmanism

    Jake and Anthony discuss the few days they spent together in Florida last week to see Falcon Heavy launch, tell a few stories, and work through their feelings on Starman.

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    04 - In The Year of Our Lord Steve Squyres

    Jake and Anthony drink a beer that has been to space, discuss the recently-announced New Frontiers finalists, and propose their own flagship-class missions. Huge thanks to Ninkasi Brewing Company for powering this episode!

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    03b - From Tahiti to Hawai'i (post-Episode 3 Bonus Content)

    Note: Please listen to Episode 3 before listening to this podcast!

    A companion podcast to follow Episode 3. Jake tells the story of Polynesian Celestial Navigation. Originally produced for a class in sound design but published here for your enjoyment.

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    02 - Interstellar Rock (and Roll)

    Anthony and Jake dive into Gravitational Wave astronomy, salute a passing interstellar traveler, and pour one out for a lost rock legend.

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    01 - You can’t go to space in pajamas

    Anthony and Jake unpack the National Space Council’s inaugural meeting, SpaceX’s BFR update from IAC, and the future of Falcon Heavy.