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I eagerly await The Repeater’s assesment of this turn of events.

The Antares, carrying an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft from Orbital Sciences was to tote some provisions up to the International Space Station, but you get the idea how that’s turned out. I’ll stop paraphrasing. Fortunately, no loss of life. Just a bruised ego. A very, very expensive ego. See the details with video here. Tweet

Picard informs Riker about Data's mad rap skillz

Podcast: The Titular Khan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/The_Titular_Khan_-_S04E14_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe see who gets the space station in the big American/ Russian space break up, and then cast an eye into the future by examining the art of futurism, and then break out the ol’ crystal ball and discuss what of modern culture will survive into the […]

Podcast: Flintstone V Jetson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Flintstone_V_Jetson_-_S03E17_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedAs Daggor fills in for the AWOL Repeater, we talk about Daggor’s date night WITH SCIENCE, selling out (and the opportunity therein), habitable planets, invading snails, and then debate the eternal question of primal forces versus civilization. Show Notes: • New planets! The scene of the Lyran […]

Podcast: Ghost Chewbacca

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Ghost_Chewbacca_-_S02E42_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedIt’s apparently Angry Day at the ol’ Tower – from Towerbot’s depressive spiral to the Conduit’s anger at an (Austrian) national treasure. Pick an opinion and stick with it this week! Show Notes: • Towbot’s not in the Robot Hall of Fame…yet.: http://etc.cmu.edu/site/RHOF_Induction_Ceremony/RHOF2012.html and http://www.robothalloffame.org/news.html • Italian […]

Podcast: Boxey’s Shadow

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Boxeys_Shadow_-_S02E39_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe repeater revamps the sound effects desk for everyone’s benefit, we talk about space, far-flung planets and plunging skydivers, and finally get to the bottom of a battlestar galactica mystery that has plagued a member of the technobabble team for decades. Show Notes: Space! • Space jump […]

Podcast: Pressure Suit Up!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Pressure_Suit_Up_-_S02E31_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe learn about the evil Denver airport and it’s devil horse, talk about that glory hound Curiosity, examine Little Death House on the Prairie, and attempt to fill the Conduit’s geek hole of missing information. Also, was Little Orphan Annie the victim of experimentation and war profiteering? […]

Podcast: Mental Replay

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Mental_Replay_-_S02E29_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSince it appears that Kentucky Slim is A.W.O.L., the Bald Stallion answers the call to help make our triumvirate. This time, we reminisce about how hard things were for geeks back in the 1970s, and remind ourselves that we’re middle aged. Show Notes: • Our BFF Monica […]

Podcast: Hidden in Plain Sight

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Hidden_in_Plain_Sight_-_S02E25_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe preview a movie in one of Towerbot’s favorite film genres – big fighting robots, and then explore 48,000 pounds of lost lunar film and the shootings and hit and run accidents that bigfoot has to put up with. BOOM! BOOM! Show notes: The Upcoming Pacific Rim […]

Podcast: Big Bigfoot Braindump

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Tower_of_Technobabble_S02E05_-_Big_Bigfoot_Braindump.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe look at a slew of bigfoot news, including endless countdowns and bigfoot’s hairy back. Also, the new old Star Trek script recently brought to light, and how you can explore the solar system just like NASA – without leaving your seat. Show Notes: • The Lost […]

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