Space Flight

Human space flight has taken us from circling the Earth all the way to the moon. One day, hopefully we’ll reach Mars and beyond, taking human beings further than any species we know of has ever gone before.

1.10 – A Short History – The NOVA Sets Sail

This week, the NOVA sets sail. And our pal Dutch Warner is second chair on the Kim Muyan. But, this is a new fleet and not everything always runs smoothly.

By Colin Andrew Ferm November 9, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Supplemental – Ship Terms & Navigation In Space

We’ve been mentioning shippers since the beginning. But, with this supplemental, we’ll be explaining some of the terms they use. Also, we’ll explain how people navigate in deep space. These things will be important for future episodes when we get deep into how the former colonies and Earth wage war against one another.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
Supplemental – Communications

How do the colonies communicate with one another? In this supplemental, we discuss not only how someone might contact their neighbor but someone in the next city. Or on another planet. And we discuss an emergency system that as developed to help shippers stranded in the depths of space.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
1.5 – A Short History – The Seeds of Discontent

The revolution is coming. Because people are tired of what Earth keeps doing to them. This week, we explain what that is. And how the colonists of the star cluster react to interference from so far away.

By Colin Andrew Ferm October 5, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
1.1 – A Short History – The New Space Race

Episode 1.1, a reading of A Short History of the Unified Republic of Stars, Chapter 1.

By Colin Andrew Ferm September 7, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , ,