Join the Rebellion Listen to the Audio Version Bill Whittle Network · Bang Zoom! NASA Picks SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics for Lunar Lander
The private manned, for profit, space flight era gets its official launch on May 28, the date NASA and SpaceX have set to send Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in a Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket.
Recorded live before a global audience on 02/13/20
Watch all four episodes of Bill Whittle’s “Apollo 11: What We Saw”, right here. Produced by Esoteric Radio Theatre, “What We Saw” combines rarely-seen archival footage, with deeply-personal space race stories to create a compelling dramatic telling of America’s most astonishing achievement.
Recorded live before a global audience on 8/8/19.
Nearly every person on Earth with access to a TV watched it in real time. But when the astronauts returned from the lunar surface we got an entirely new perspective on the alien world. This is the final episode of Bill Whittle’s landmark series.
Recorded July 19, 2019
As the Apollo program finally starts to take wings, learn how the entire program, and everything it accomplished, was actually NASA’s backup plan. From a fire during a routine test to Christmas messages from the far side of the moon, see how the Apollo Program got to that one giant leap of Apollo 11 with a series of very small steps, and missteps.
Four satellite launches into the Space Race, and the score—in terms of pounds put into orbit—is Communism, 1300; Capitalism, 33. And the humiliations keep on coming.
President Trump wants NASA to get Americans back to the moon in five years. To heighten the urgency, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine — a Trump political appointee — fires William Gerstenmaier, a well-respected 42-year NASA veteran in charge of human space exploration. Will this sudden move light a fire under the bureaucracy, or did we just lose four decades of institutional knowledge jeopardizing our safe return to the lunar surface? Should NASA get our of the business of human space transportation?
Welcome to 1960’s America, when men were men, everything was A-Okay and programs were paid for by commercial breaks!
The lots-of-Apollo-stuff edition. Recorded live before a global audience on 07/11/2019.
Here’s the trailer for the five-hour special — “Apollo 11: What We Saw,” with Bill Whittle. Mark the 50th anniversary of the historic American moon landing by getting the story behind the space race, and man’s quest to step off of this planet and explore the night sky.
The Stratosphere Lounge with Bill Whittle was recorded before a global audience during a livestream on 06/20/19.