Houston We Have a Podcast podcast

Houston We Have a Podcast

From Earth orbit to the Moon and Mars, explore the world of human spaceflight with NASA each week on the official podcast of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Listen to in-depth conversations with the astronauts, scientists and engineers who make it possible.

From Earth orbit to the Moon and Mars, explore the world of human spaceflight with NASA each week on the official podcast of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Listen to in-depth conversations with the astronauts, scientists and engineers who make it possible.

 

#344

The Quesst for Low Sonic Booms

Aerospace engineers discuss NASA’s Quesst mission and the X-59 aircraft designed to fly faster than the speed of sound and test the future of supersonic travel. HWHAP Episode 341. ... Read more

21 Jun 2024

47 MINS

47:32

21 Jun 2024


#343

NBL Environments

An engineer at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory discusses how environmental effects help make spacewalk training more realistic in the 40-foot-deep pool. HWHAP Episode 340. ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

47 MINS

47:26

14 Jun 2024


#342

Robotic Surgery in Space

A payload developer and surgeon discuss testing a robotic surgery technology demonstration aboard the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 339. ... Read more

07 Jun 2024

52 MINS

52:08

07 Jun 2024


#341

Certifying Artemis Rocket Engines

Experts from NASA’s Stennis Space Center discuss the facilities that support RS-25 engine testing for the Space Launch System and future Artemis missions. HWHAP Episode 338. ... Read more

31 May 2024

55 MINS

55:10

31 May 2024


#340

Mars Audio Log #10

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their 10th month in a Mars simulated habitat, and a NASA scientist explains her role studying crew habitat design and how it supports behavioral health, team cohesion, and performance. HWHAP Episode 337. ... Read more

24 May 2024

55 MINS

55:48

24 May 2024


#339

H-3PO

Three experts within the Human Physiology, Performance, Protection and Operations Laboratory (H-3PO) at NASA, explain the ins and outs of this integrated laboratory designed to support human spaceflight. HWHAP Episode 336. ... Read more

17 May 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:54

17 May 2024


#338

Small Payloads, Big Science

A nanosatellites expert explains the process of how CubeSats are selected, scheduled for launch, and eventually deployed from the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 335. ... Read more

10 May 2024

48 MINS

48:00

10 May 2024


#337

Atmospheric Waves

A principal investigator talks about an experiment on board the space station observing the forces that drive space weather. HWHAP 334. ... Read more

03 May 2024

59 MINS

59:29

03 May 2024


#336

Mars Audio Log #9

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their ninth month in a Mars simulated habitat and a Mars architecture expert explains CHAPEA’s role in NASA’s long-term plans to explore the Red Planet. HWHAP Episode 333. ... Read more

26 Apr 2024

59 MINS

59:19

26 Apr 2024


#335

Crew Flight Test: The Astronauts

NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test Commander Butch Wilmore and Pilot Suni Williams discuss their astronaut journeys and preparation to be the first humans to fly Starliner. HWHAP Episode 332. ... Read more

19 Apr 2024

36 MINS

36:12

19 Apr 2024


#334

Crew Flight Test: The Mission

Flight directors discuss NASA’s Boeing Crew Flight Test and the operations behind this historic mission. HWHAP Episode 331. ... Read more

12 Apr 2024

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:02

12 Apr 2024


#333

Eclipse Across North America 2024

On April 8, the total solar eclipse across the United States will be the last for 20 years. A NASA flight controller discusses all you need to know about the eclipse, how to best witness it, and the safety precautions that come with it. HWHAP Episode 330. ... Read more

05 Apr 2024

27 MINS

27:17

05 Apr 2024


#332

Mars Audio Log #8

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their eighth month in a Mars simulated habitat and a NASA biostatistician discusses the process of analysis, interpretation, and presentation of scientific data. HWHAP Episode 329. ... Read more

29 Mar 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:40

29 Mar 2024


#331

VIPER

NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, also known as VIPER, is the agency’s first robotic lunar rover. Learn more about VIPER and its journey to the lunar surface. HWHAP Episode 328. ... Read more

22 Mar 2024

47 MINS

47:51

22 Mar 2024


#330

Electrician to Astronaut

NASA astronaut Tracy C. Dyson discusses her background and anticipation as she looks ahead to the beginning of her third spaceflight later this month. HWHAP Episode 327. ... Read more

15 Mar 2024

38 MINS

38:31

15 Mar 2024


#329

Podcast in a Vacuum Chamber

From inside of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, NASA experts discuss VIPER’s vacuum chamber testing in preparation for a south pole lunar landing. HWHAP Episode 326. ... Read more

08 Mar 2024

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:25

08 Mar 2024


#328

So You Want to be an Astronaut?

NASA is looking to recruit the next class of astronauts, and applications are open! The manager of NASA astronaut selection discusses the selection process and how to apply to an out-of-this-world career. HWHAP Episode 325.5. ... Read more

06 Mar 2024

11 MINS

11:04

06 Mar 2024


#327

Astronaut Graduation 2024

The 2021 class of astronaut candidates, known as “The Flies," is graduating after two years of rigorous training. Learn more about the class, their training, and what they are looking forward to as an astronaut in the Artemis generation. HWHAP Episode 325. ... Read more

01 Mar 2024

2 HR 03 MINS

2:03:26

01 Mar 2024


#326

Mars Audio Log #7

The CHAPEA crew checks in on their seventh month in a Mars simulated habitat and NASA experts discuss the impacts that spaceflight has on astronauts’ health. This is the seventh audio log of a monthly series. HWHAP Episode 324. ... Read more

23 Feb 2024

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:39

23 Feb 2024


#325

Crew-8

The Crew-8 cadre discusses their backgrounds ahead of their launch to the International Space Station. HWHAP Episode 323. ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:21

16 Feb 2024


#324

IM-1

NASA and Intuitive Machines experts discuss the science and operations behind the IM-1 mission ahead of its journey to land on the Moon’s surface. HWHAP Episode 322. ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

58 MINS

58:15

09 Feb 2024


#323

Where to Land on the Moon

NASA experts discuss the considerations when looking at landing locations for future human missions to the Moon’s surface. HWHAP Episode 321. ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

50 MINS

50:37

02 Feb 2024


#322

Mars Audio Log #6

The CHAPEA crew gives an update as they hit their halfway mark of their yearlong mission, and human performance scientists discuss exercising in a simulated Mars habitat. This is the sixth audio log of a monthly series. HWHAP Episode 320. ... Read more

26 Jan 2024

1 HR 16 MINS

1:16:10

26 Jan 2024


#321

Return of OREx: Part III

Planetary scientists and OSIRIS-REx co-investigators at NASA's Johnson Space Center walk us through the processes and emotions of working in the lab with asteroid Bennu’s precious samples. HWHAP Episode 319. ... Read more

19 Jan 2024

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:39

19 Jan 2024