Jeff Miles 公開
[search 0]
もっと

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Musings on miles, points, and travel from members and friends of the Saverocity network. Join us each week as we discuss a variety of travel hacking topics with members of the miles and points community at large. Topics range from how to earn the most miles and points from credit cards to reselling to financial independence and more. We also cover how to maximize your points and miles for amazing travel experiences you won’t soon forget.
 
Welcome to the Award Travel 101 Podcast! Founded in 2013, the Award Travel 101 Facebook group teaches members how to travel the world using points and miles. Today, a community of over 60,000 people from around the world share, teach and learn how to travel anywhere on any budget. More than just a recap on award travel news and strategy, the Award Travel 101 Podcast offers a glimpse into the stories and lives of our members.
 
Planetary Radio brings you the human adventure across our solar system and beyond. We visit each week with the scientists, engineers, leaders, advocates and astronauts who are taking us across the final frontier. Regular features raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. Join host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society colleagues including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bruce Betts, and Emily Lakdawalla as they dive deep into the latest space news. The monthly Space Policy Edition takes ...
 
What is a Career Adventure? It's a private reflection of a person’s personal journey through life that builds on their educational, professional and life experiences to help accomplish occupational milestones. Through education, exposure and environment all of us have experienced a Career Adventure through our work life. This podcast will look at the journey of show host Nate Clayberg. How he has navigated his Career Adventure the paths of those that he has gotten to know along his journey. ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Through the magic of cyberspace, Chip and Jeff welcome Barry and The Boss from the Renegades podcast. They discuss new pets, Franklin, Billy Joel, Jimmy Carter, Dune, Mr. Wizard, The Temptations, hot... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
Physicist and space pioneer Gerard K. O’Neil gathered a community of followers as he led planning for vast, magnificent human settlements in space. Guests Dylan Taylor, Will Henry and Ryan Stuit have produced an inspiring, feature-length tribute to O’Neill that stars space luminaries including Jeff Bezos, Frank White, Lori Garver, Rick Tumlinson, a…
 
Pilot Bob Crippen and Commander John Young became the first astronauts to fly a Space Shuttle into orbit on April 12, 1981. Crippen tells host Mat Kaplan about that mission and shares many more stories from his adventurous life. Mat was standing on the dry lake bed in the California desert when STS-1 returned to Earth. Planetary Society senior spac…
 
Bill Nelson, former Senator from Florida, congressional astronaut, and father of the Space Launch System, will likely be NASA's next administrator. Casey Dreier and Mat Kaplan also discuss The Planetary Society's global Day of Action, which saw hundreds of Society members meet with elected officials in Washington D.C., along with the news that the …
 
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) team has just announced more than 2,200 new exoplanet candidates. Natalia Guerrero of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology manages these discoveries and still finds time to write plays, collaborate on musical performances and host radio shows that dig into the deeper meaning of our expanding uni…
 
Deputy project scientists Katie Stack Morgan and Ken Williford are living on Mars time and living for Mars. We get an update from them on the work of the Mars 2020 rover. Perseverance is already accomplishing terrific science after just 5 weeks on the Red Planet. Katie and Ken also tell us what’s ahead, including launch of Mars helicopter Ingenuity…
 
Hayabusa2 project manager Yuichi Tsuda and his team learned a lot from Hayabusa1, Japan’s troubled-though-successful mission that returned a sample from asteroid Itokawa. Now they are celebrating the recovery of a much larger sample from a different world: asteroid Ryugu. Dr. Tsuda joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating, exclusive conversation about th…
 
Troy Hudson and a brilliant international team created a device that would hammer its way below the surface of Mars. Mars had other ideas. The Jet Propulsion Lab engineer and scientist returns to tell us the heroic tale of the InSight lander’s Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package, also known as the mole. Stay with us for a tour of the current …
 
Through the magic of cyberspace, Chip and Jeff welcome Philly drumming legend Patrick Berkery and multitalented musician David Hobbs. They discuss fist-fighting at a Belle and Sebastian show,... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
The SpaceX of today reuses rockets and launches people into space. But 15 years ago, the future of the company was in doubt as its Falcon 1 rocket repeatedly failed to reach orbit. Eric Berger, Senior Space Editor at Ars Technica, joins the show to discuss his new book, Liftoff, which chronicles these early, formative years of the company in which …
 
Cleaning up water pollution, inventing inexpensive ventilators for hospitals, turning waste plastic into sidewalks, and making baby formula more nutritious—these and thousands of other innovations have come directly from research and development for space exploration. NASA technology transfer program executive Daniel Lockney takes us on a tour of S…
 
The Mars 2020 rover is on Mars. We have collected the most thrilling moments from the landing and the revelations that followed, including the first sounds recorded on the Red Planet. Bill Nye congratulates the entire Perseverance team and explains why this audacious mission is so important. Then Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan welcome special guests as…
 
Through the magic of cyberspace, Chip and Jeff welcome screenwriter and producer, Elizabeth Hackett. They discuss pirate movies, karate dojos, writing with a partner, screenwriting tips, TV-less... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
The Planetary Society’s Planetfest ’21 celebrated Mars and the newest visitors to the Red Planet. Mat Kaplan shares some of his Planetfest conversation with Andy Weir, author of The Martian. We also sit down with the leader of the United Arab Emirates’ Hope mission that entered Mars orbit a few days ago. Planetary Society contributing editor Andrew…
 
Mars has commanded our attention and stimulated our imaginations for millenia. Now, as 3 more spacecraft arrive, we talk with author Marc Hartzman about his new book that documents the fascination and fancy generated by the Red Planet. Planetary Society Chief Advocate Casey Dreier gives us a taste of the Society’s recommendations for the Biden admi…
 
Matt Hourihan is perhaps the world's most knowledgeable expert in how the U.S. government funds basic science and development activities. He joins the show to talk about the big picture of where the money goes, how the focus has changed over time, and the consequences of budget cuts to critical science investments. Discover more here: https://www.p…
 
Through the magic of cyberspace, Chip and Jeff welcome comedian, writer, and host of TV Guidance Counselor Podcast, Ken Reid. They discuss TV Guide, pop culture conventions, fishing, fun uncles,... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
Astronomer Linda Schweizer spent countless hours interviewing the explorers who revolutionized astronomy through observations made at California’s Palomar Observatory. She tells their fascinating stories and shares their science in her new book Cosmic Odyssey: How Intrepid Astronomers at Palomar Observatory Changed our View of the Universe. Attenti…
 
Could the first object shown to have originated outside our solar system be a light sail built by an alien civilization? That’s the very controversial hypothesis put forward by distinguished Harvard astrophysicist Avi Loeb in his new book Extraterrestrial. The book is about much more than ‘Oumuamua, and so is Avi’s conversation with Mat Kaplan. Bil…
 
Through the magic of cyberspace, Chip and Jeff welcome actor, comedian, and writer on the new Fox animated show “The Great North,” Ted Travelstead. They discuss helmet and hat collections, Jimmy... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
The 2020 Mars Rover will reach the Red Planet on February 18th after many months in the relative quiet of space. It will then undergo a true trial by fire as it descends to the surface. Jet Propulsion Lab systems engineer and his colleagues hope it will arrive as successfully as its sister Curiosity did in 2012. He tells host Mat Kaplan what to exp…
 
Through the magic of Zoom, Chip and Jeff welcome musician, astronomer, and 1989 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Contest Winner Adam Chantry! They discuss cool space stuff, planetariums, laser light... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
This is not your normal episode of the Space Policy Edition, but these are not normal times. The centuries-old U.S. tradition of the peaceful transfer of power ended on 6 January 2021, as a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building during the certification of the electoral college vote, leaving 5 dead. Hours later, more than one hundred membe…
 
Composer Amanda Lee Falkenberg has created The Moons Symphony. You’ll hear excerpts from each of its 7 movements. They are inspired by and evoke 7 of our solar system’s smaller, unique worlds. Joining Amanda are her advisors and friends, artist and International Space Station astronaut Nicole Stott and Cassini mission project scientist Linda Spilke…
 
It is many times larger than any previous solar sail, and it will pave the way for even bigger spacecraft propelled by light. Solar Cruiser principal investigator Les Johnson tells us about his latest project and looks to humanity crossing the gulfs of interstellar space. Stellaris: People of the Stars is a collection of science fact and fiction co…
 
Chief Scientist Bruce Betts, Editorial Director Jason Davis, Chief Advocate and Senior Space Policy Advisor Casey Dreier, and Communications Strategy and Canadian Space Policy Advisor Kate Howells join host Mat Kaplan for our annual look back at the closing year’s accomplishments in space exploration. They also predict 2021’s biggest events on the …
 
Engineer and astronaut Stephanie Wilson was a toddler when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin visited the Moon. She may someday almost literally walk in their footsteps. Stephanie is one of 18 astronauts--9 women and 9 men--chosen for the Artemis Team. We also welcome back Cassini-Huygens project scientist Linda Spilker for another update on the discov…
 
Episode Description It’s a Festivus for the rest of us! We gather around the aluminum pole one last time and discuss our airing of grievances (it’s 2020, there were a lot), feats of strength, and Festivus Miracles. We also make an important announcement about the future of the podcast. In Final Boarding Call (available to all), we look back at 150 …
 
Chip and Jeff welcome writer and comedian Gregg Gethard. They discuss bootleg t-shirts, sketchy stock apps, "Do They Know It’s Christmas" and "We Are The World" trivia, Tom Morello, Panera meltdown,... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
Mike Hecht is in charge of the MOXIE experiment on NASA’s Perseverance rover, arriving on Mars in February. The tiny device will test our ability to turn the Red Planet’s plentiful carbon dioxide into oxygen. Someday a scaled-up version may make the oxidizer that will get astronauts back to Earth. Mike also helps lead the groundbreaking Event Horiz…
 
Carl Sagan was first in the job. Now it has been handed to Caltech planetary scientist Bethany Ehlmann. We’ll talk with the Planetary Society’s new president about her Moon mission and more. Society CEO Bill Nye and president emeritus Jim Bell also join in. Then we welcome back China space program expert Andrew Jones for an update on the nation’s l…
 
Through the magic of Zoom and Facebook Live, Chip and Jeff discuss the lowest-rated Hallmark Christmas Movies, Brian Seymour's Xmas at Fergie’s charity download, bar dessert flan fail, Maine garage... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
Apollo was seen as a triumph of, not for, all mankind, argues Dr. Teasel Muir-Harmony, author of the new book Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Apollo. She joins the show to talk about how this was not an accident, but the outcome of a carefully managed public relations campaign by the United States to promote its interests abroad. Discove…
 
The 900-ton instrument platform suspended high above the giant Arecibo dish crashed downward in the early morning hours of December 1st. Host Mat Kaplan had recorded a conversation with the leader of the observatory just hours before the disaster. You’ll hear it here, along with a reflection on the magnificent radio telescope by Bill Nye, and furth…
 
Episode Description Spencer Howard from Straight to the Points and the amazing award newsletter swings by. We celebrate a big life change before moving on to discuss his recent trip to Dubai, including the Al Maha resort. We of course discuss what it’s like going to Dubai during a pandemic and all the fun things to do at Al Maha. We also discuss fl…
 
Through the magic of Zoom and Facebook Live, Chip and Jeff welcome writer and author, Anna Goldfarb. They discuss Fraud Street Run donations, stilt walkers, nachos, Pet Chat, music and dating blogs,... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
We celebrate 18 years of Planetary Radio with two great features and 10 personal questions for host Mat Kaplan from Planetary Society Chief Scientist Bruce Betts. Astronomer Jane Greaves is back with an update on the phosphine gas detected above Venus. Then we find water right out under the Sun on our own Moon. Research leader Casey Honnibal tells …
 
Episode Description We talk to Ivan (@saianel) about his recent trip to see the Great Migration in Tanzania and how it compares to the other two (!) safaris he’s been on. We talk luxury safaris, best animal sightings, and a whole lot more. Plus, some great bucket list travel talk. In our Patreon only Final Boarding Call we chat about how to find a …
 
Jeffrey Plaut and Richard Zurek are the project scientists for two of the most successful and long-lived Mars missions. Their orbiters, Mars Odyssey and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, are still delivering great science, even after 19 years above the Red Planet for Odyssey. We’ve also condensed the first 29 hours of the first operational Crew Drag…
 
The United States' 2020 elections are over. What do the results mean for NASA in the years ahead? To help answer that question, we welcome back Brendan Curry, The Planetary Society's Chief of D.C. Operations. Join us as we review the changes in Congress and the White House that will impact the direction of the U.S. space program. Explore more here.…
 
Through the magic of Zoom and Facebook Live, Chip and Jeff discuss the creation of the Fraud Street Run and other nonsense like stress-relieving activities, parkour, Facebook break, murder podcasts,... Visit our website for more quality content: http://www.junkmilesshow.com/Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff による
 
In a jam-packed episode, we’ll talk to a discoverer of a distant, lonely planet that wanders the galaxy, and then turn to plans to send a radically-simple sample collection system to the Moon and Mars’ moon Phobos. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye will add his congratulations for the PlanetVac team. We’ve also got a signed copy of Bill’s latest book …
 
At least two ambitious, smart asteroid mining companies have gone bust. Joel Sercel makes the case that his new effort comes at a much better time, and with a better approach. He’ll also share his audacious plan for mining water on the Moon, along with his concerns regarding humanity’s spread across the solar system. Can we avoid the mistakes made …
 
Episode Description Jeff Brownson returns to discuss spending a month remote schooling with his wife and children in Mexico this past September. We discuss why they decided to “study abroad” for awhile, Chichen Itza, scuba diving, hurricanes, and how a covid scare almost stranded Jeff in Mexico (spoiler alert: he’s fine). Interested in Final Boardi…
 
We are joined by the leader of the OSIRIS-REx mission that sampled an asteroid last week. Dante reveals just how brilliantly successful the encounter was, and describes preparations for the journey back to Earth. Space journalist Nancy Atkinson tells us about Orbilander, a mission that would orbit and then descend to Saturn’s moon Enceladus in a se…
 
OSIRIS-REx has done it! We have special coverage of the spacecraft’s successful collection of a sample from asteroid Bennu. Then we talk with Jane Greaves, leader of the team that found evidence of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. Has this put us on the road to discovery of life above that hellish world? Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan offer a …
 
Episode Description Trevor and Joe check in about what’s been going on. We’ve been signing up for some new credit cards, taking advantage of AMEX 3X referral opportunities, and even have some upcoming trips. In Final Boarding Call, we discuss Prime Day and other opportunities we’re noodling around with. Interested in Final Boarding Call or joining …
 
Beyond Earth’s Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight is the new and outstanding collection of poems edited by Julie Swarstad Johnson and Christopher Cokinos. They’ll join us to hear poems in the collection read by Bill Nye, Robert Picardo, Sasha Sagan, astronauts, scientists and others. Bruce Betts looks away from the night sky long enough to pen his own…
 
Discover what you are wired to do for a job, a career or a vocation. Go to www.nateclayberg.com/yourpath to discover your Purpose. ----- After a year away from this podcast I have returned with a special guest. Author Jeff Selingo has written about higher education for two decades. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, a contributor t…
 
Protecting worlds like Earth and Mars from microscopic invaders carried by human and robot visitors was just one of the scores of topics covered at this year’s Humans to Mars summit. Mat Kaplan moderated a panel featuring planetary scientist and New Horizons mission principal investigator Alan Stern, NASA associate administrator Mike Gold, and NASA…
 
Loading …

クイックリファレンスガイド

Google login Twitter login Classic login