Space Boffins

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

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.

10 October 2018

Join Space Boffins for a podcast special recorded at the European Space Agency’s ESTEC facility.

10 September 2018

Did spy satellites help prevent World War 3? You decide…

10 August 2018

It’s a rocket special on this month’s Space Boffins.

10 July 2018

Happy 7th Birthday to Space Boffins!

10 June 2018

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are at the National Space Centre in Leicester with BepiColombo mission...

10 May 2018

Sampling space rocks, the perils of re-directing asteroids, and life on the first International Space Station.

10 April 2018

After 2000 days on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover is still going strong. Space Boffins explore water on Mars, life and...

10 March 2018

Could life on Earth be wiped out by a killer asteroid? The short answer is yes.

10 February 2018

Queen guitarist Brian May adds some celebrity stardust and the Space Boffins present from the British Interplanetary...

10 January 2018

What does microgravity feel like?

10 December 2017

Reflecting on 2017's space science, and a look to the future.