Welcome to the
Flight Deck Podcast

Listen to all of the Museum’s best aviation and aerospace stories on the Flight Deck Podcast, a podcast that makes history personal. Episodes released every other Tuesday. Enjoy!

Surviving the Final Frontier

May 29, 2018 / Space, NASA, astronaut, SpaceTravel

Did you know that for every month you spend in space, you lose about 2% BMI? Neither did we until we talked to Tommy Gantz, one of our volunteers and resident space experts.

Read More

Remembering Apollo Astronaut Richard Gordon

May 1, 2018 / NASA, Apollo, Personal Courage, Dick Gordon, Seattle

Dick Gordon passed away in November 2017, and author and volunteer Jake Schultz had the honor of recording Gordon’s oral history few months prior to learn about his experiences as an astronaut.

Read More

When We Chose to Go to the Moon

April 3, 2018 / Space, NASA, John F. Kennedy, Apollo, Moon

How did a bunch of Houston high school students help President Kennedy drive the United States towards putting a man on the Moon?

Read More

Galactic Mixtape Vol. 1

March 15, 2018 / History, Space, NASA, Skylab, Pete Conrad, Mixtape

Episode 3:

What’s on the cassette tape that can be found at the end of our Apollo exhibit? We chat with exhibit developer Peder Nelson to learn more about this mysterious aerospace artifact.

Read More

The Spacewalker

March 13, 2018 / Podcast, FlightDeck, Space, NASA, astronaut

Episode 1:

What’s it like repairing a billion-dollar solar panel while hurtling 4.67 miles per second through space?

Read More