Episode 407: Commercial Crafts and Cracked Codes

On this episode of Talking Space, we begin with tests of SpaceX's Falcon 9 as well as NASA's Orion capsule. We then discuss some commerical spaceflight regulations regarding the FAA. On our second trip around the table, we discuss hackers getting into NASA's systems, what they accessed, and how it happened. We then discuss some NASA budgetary news with hearings currently going on surrounding the subject. Then, we discuss some solar weather. On our final round, we discuss a NASA-designed biocapsule that could detect an ailment and automatically release medication to treat it. We then talk a little bit about Neil DeGrasse Tyson who has a new book out. Lastly, we take a look into ways of determining information about exoplanets. 

You can read the full hacking report in PDF form by clicking here

Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Members: Gene Mikulka and Mark Ratterman

Show Recorded - 3/5/2012

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