A short, weekly podcast about spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy in the modern era and near future.
United States
122 episodes
since April 20, 2016


NASA and the White House released a summary of the FY2020 budget amendment this week, alongside the new name: Project Artemis. I talk through some political fallout, what the future may hold, and the chaos elements that are Blue Moon and Starship. This episode of Main Engine Cut Off is brought to you by 40 executive producers—Kris, Pat, Matt, Jorge, Brad, Ryan, Jamison, Nadim, Peter, Donald, Lee, Jasper, Chris, Warren, Bob, Russell, John, Moritz, Joel, Jan, David, Grant, Mike, David, Mints, Joonas, Robb, Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut, Frank, Rui, Julian, Lars, Heather, Tommy, and six anonymous—and 249 other supporters on Patreon. America to the Moon by 2024, NASA’s FY 2020 Budget Amendment Summary (PDF, 510 KB) Artemis - Main Engine Cut Off NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers | NASA Administration Asks For Authority to Shift Money Within NASA to Pay for Moon Program - SpacePolicyOnline.com The uphill battle NASA faces to sell its Moon plan to Congress - The Verge Blue Origin | Blue Moon SpaceX plans to A/B test its Starship rocketship builds | Ars Technica Email your thoughts, comments, and questions to [email protected] Follow @WeHaveMECO Listen to MECO Headlines Join the Off-Nominal Discord Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn or elsewhere Subscribe to the Main Engine Cut Off Newsletter Buy shirts and Rocket Socks from the Main Engine Cut Off Shop Support Main Engine Cut Off on Patreon Music by Max Justus
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