Space Boffins

The award-winning space science, exploration and astronomy podcast from Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham...

17 September 2020

The Space Boffins look skywards to the story of space habitation and Skylab...

12 August 2020

Celebrating the 100th Naked Scientists Space Boffins edition, with NASA’s head of science, Thomas Zurbuchen, and the UK...

10 July 2020

Mars is the destination of choice for three Mars missions this summer, with the US, China and the United Arab Emirates...

15 June 2020

Following the successful Crew Dragon launch, Apollo 8 commander Frank Borman talks about the terrors of splashdown...

16 May 2020

Astronauts are preparing for the first flight in the Dragon spacecraft...

01 May 2020

Richard Hollingham celebrates Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden, who died in March.

14 April 2020

The famous space telescope's 30th birthday, and 50 years since one of space's luckiest escapes...

10 March 2020

New ways to study the sun and planets outside our solar system, and the show takes a philatelic slant...

10 February 2020

Recorded live at European Astrofest 2020, space law, lunar ownership and the James Webb Space Telescope...

10 January 2020

Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane recounts stories of space sexism, toilets, and M'n'Ms...

13 December 2019

Seamstresses to the stars: the team who made Neil Armstrong's spacesuit

10 November 2019

What would a house on Mars look like?

15 October 2019

Virgin Orbit, Sweden's contribution to space, and an interview with the world's first spacewalker...

10 September 2019

The Boffins learn how to keep Mars safe from Earth-bugs. Plus: two Mars rovers, and a quarantine facility...

14 August 2019

Recorded at the recent Bluedot festival; preserving the Apollo sites and latest meteorite mission.

10 July 2019

Continuing the anniversary celebration - and featuring the only woman in launch control for Apollo 11...

12 June 2019

The Boffins celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings...

16 May 2019

Sue Nelson interviews two remarkable women: Hidden Figure Christine Darden and Mercury 13 legend, Wally Funk.

10 April 2019

The Space Boffins get to see inside the NASA’s famous Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Centre.

11 March 2019

This month Space Boffins contemplates the missing universe.

11 February 2019

Space Boffins have a stellar line-up of guests at Astrofest 2019...

15 January 2019

Mice and flying hotdogs on the podcast as Space Boffins report from NASA on how to save Apollo’s famous mission control...

12 December 2018

Space Boffins celebrate fifty years of Apollo 8, the first manned mission to orbit the Moon.

10 November 2018

The Space Boffins podcast is in New York with NASA astronaut, engineer and Big Bang Theory star Mike Massimino.