About This Show
The WeMartians Podcast delves into all aspects of the exploration of Mars, including robotic/human spacecraft and rocket engineering, planetary science, astronomy and other upcoming technology. Our episodes are research-supported and feature topical audio clips and special guests.
Most Recent Episode
37 – Red Car for the Red Planet
7 days ago
After years of delays, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has finally flown, sending a test payload of a Tesla Roadster with a mannequin called Starman to interplanetary space. With the launch, it becomes the most powerful rocket in the world. Jake, along with Anthony from the Main Engine Cut Off podcast, travelled to Florida to watch the launch from the Kennedy Space Center Press Site and returns to talk about the history, development and future of this fantastic launch vehicle.
We Discuss SpaceX, Falcon Heavy and BFR
SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy Rocket
James Corden talks SpaceX on the Late Late Show
Launch of STS-114, Return to Flight
Early SpaceX Press Release, announcing Falcon 9 Heavy (2005)
Space.com article (by past guest Leonard David) covering the SpaceX announcement
Official Falcon Heavy Press Conference (2011)
The Original Falcon Heavy Animation (2011)
Robert Zubrin adapts Mars Direct
Red Dragon Discovery-class Mission Proposal
The first announced delay
Delay Tracking Chart from Reddit
ViaSat trades in launch for Ariane
Musk talks at ISS R&D about development difficulties
Post-Launch Press Conference
Making Life Interplanetary
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Video
Jake and Anthony reaction video of the launch
Other Coverage of Falcon Heavy
Episode 31: The Interplanetary Business Case (feat. Chantelle Dubois)
Off-Nominal Podcast 5: The Volume of Anti-Starmanism
Get the Falcon Heavy T-Shirt from our Shop
TWENTYSEVEN T-Shirt for Men and Women
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WeMartians music is “RetroFuture” and “On My Way” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Additional clips from the Walt Disney Corporation, RCA Records, CBS & SpaceX used under Fair Use.
Clips from NASA used under public domain.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 22 2017
Rated 5 out of
A required listen for Mars enthousiasts
If you like Mars, you should listen to this podcast!
Explains the latest scientific discoveries, past, present and future space missions to the Red Planet, and more.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of
Great podcast if you can't get enough of mars!
Top quality show on very interesting mars related topics. Host is a skilled interviewer and very captivating narrator. Recommended!
Date published: 2017-08-10