This article showcases our top picks for the best Space podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the Space spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
Best Space Podcasts
Welcome to the official podcast of the Canadian Space Society (CSS) where we bring you underrepresented narratives of Canadians working in space! Stay tuned for interviews with astronauts, astrophysicists, doctors, space biotech entrepreneurs, astrophotographers, space artists, STEM educators, science communicators and many more fascinating individuals!
Molecule to Market: Inside the outsourcing space
Molecule to Market takes you inside the contract outsourcing space with industry insights and thoughts direct from the brains of the people that make the headlines. Talking everything from pharmaceutical contract research, development and manufacturing to clinical trial packaging, logistics and technology – Molecule to Market is a vital shot of infotainment for anyone who wants in on outsourcing.
Your Space Journey
A podcast series on the future of Space Exploration and the incredible Leaders who are taking us there
WIRED Science: Space, Health, Biotech, and More
Narrators read our favorite written stories. You can listen to them anywhere, including on your smart speaker. Play for audio versions of WIRED’s latest Science stories on genetic engineering, robotics, space, climate change, and more.
MAKE SPACE — design your home with Cara Newhart
empowering women to design spaces they’re obsessed with & diy with power tools
REACH A Space Podcast for Kids
REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge…within your Reach. A co-production between Soundsington Media and Sandy Marshall. Recommended for ages 8+
Frontier Space is a space research organization and podcast empowering innovation in space technology, colonisation, exploration and activities beyond Earth. Our host Koleman Lutz explores ideas and lifetime’s worth of innovation and research with leaders, researchers, and entrepreneurs to push the envelope of science. Making a Contribution https://www.patreon.com/frontier_space Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/frontierspace/support
Space Boffins, from the Naked Scientists
Publishing monthly, Space Boffins brings you cutting edge conversation and debate about the past, present and future of space science.
We Fix Space Junk
‘We Fix Space Junk’ follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Samantha as they travel the galaxy, dodging bullets and meeting strange and wonderful beings as they carry out odd jobs on the fringes of the law.A female-led sci-fi comedy sitcom set in the far future, in a high-tech, dystopian world, We Fix Space Junk draws on the sci-fi of the past, following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison and of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.Equal parts love-letter to sci-fi and satire of the present-day, Space Junk is lovingly produced by Beth Crane and Hedley Knights of Battle Bird Productions.To support the show visit patreon.com/BattleBirdProd or visit Battlebird.productions
SpaceWeek by Raw Space
SpaceWeek by Raw Space covers space-related news of the past week, upcoming launch schedules, live streams, astronomical events, space history, and other sciency stuff! YouTube: https://youtube.com/RawSpaceVideos Patreon: https://patreon.com/RawSpace PayPal: https://paypal.me/RawSpaceVideos
Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science
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 you inside the DC beltway where the future of the US space program hangs in the balance. Visit planetary.org/radio for the space trivia contest, an episode guide, and much more.
The Daily Space
Get your daily dose of all that’s new in space and astronomy. The sky is not the limit, as we bring you a fast-paced roundup of launches, landings, and everyday discoveries. The Daily Space is brought to you by the team behind CosmoQuest at the Planetary Science Institute, and features hosts Dr. Pamela L. Gay & Annie Wilson.
The Ace Space
The Ace Space is a volleyball podcast presented by the CEV that brings the top players, coaches, commentators and analysts in European volleyball together for conversations about sport and life off the court. Stay tuned every Friday and Monday for stories, discussions, and maybe a few jokes that will give you a front-row seat into the world of professional volleyball. We want fans to be more than just listeners to the show. So if you have a something you want us to discuss, or a player/coach you want us to ask to join us on The Ace Space, please do get in touch at [email protected]! We want to hear from you, even if it is the bits you don’t enjoy! All the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed during the podcasts belong solely to the individuals involved, and they do not necessarily represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the CEV and its employees
Weekly Space Hangout Audio
The Weekly Space Hangout is recorded every Friday on the Cosmoquest G+ page. Journalists and astronomers discuss the top stories of the week in space and science, and answer audience questions. These are the audio files of those recordings.
SPACE NEWS POD
Daily Space News, SpaceX, Elon Musk, Starship, Starlink, Technology, updates and analysis. The Space News Pod is listened to by space enthusiasts, space industry insiders and astronomers from around the world.
Out In Space
A project of interviews with LGBT+ professionals in astronomy, as an inspirational resource for early career LGBT+ astronomers, and also for us to get to know more LGBT+ astronomers in our community. Hosted by Wladimir Lyra, Alex Teachey, Cassandra Hall, and Jodi Berdis.
Space Talk features discussions on a variety of space related topics from SpaceRef and our partners as well as public domain sources such as NASA. Topics include robotic and manned space exploration, space science, space policy, Mars, Astrobiology and everything in between.
Settle the Stars: The Science of Space Exploration
Exploring and terraforming Mars will be the greatest scientific and engineering challenge in the history of humanity. From landfall and building the first cities to manipulating an entire planetary environment, this podcast will dive into the science of space exploration, settlement and terraforming! Join Alexander Winn, creator of TerraGenesis and founder of Edgeworks Entertainment, as he walks you through the real science behind his hit indie terraforming game, TerraGenesis, and how those same concepts will work in real life.
The Tailosive Space Podcast
Launch Escape: Space Podcast
Tune in to listen to Praveen Nagaraj talk about space, rocket science, and the importance of making humans a multi-planetary species. Inspired by Elon Musk, this podcast aims to raise public interest in the developments of space travel, including the history of rocket science. Follow news from private companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin, along with NASA, ISRO, etc. This podcast isn’t only for space enthusiasts, but for any novice interested in astronomy and space travel! Powered by News Landed LLC and Appleosophy Media.