The Cosmosphere Podcast

A monthly podcast for the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas

About the show

Since its humble beginnings in 1962, visitors from across the globe have come to Hutchinson to discover the inspiration that can only be found at the Cosmosphere. Now, take a digital journey into history and science with The Cosmosphere Podcast.


  • Revitalization- Be a Spark

    March 7th, 2018  |  44 mins 56 secs
    apollo, apollo 13, artifacts, gemini, gemini 10, history, liberty bell 7, mercury, revitalization, space history

    You can be a spark that ignites wonder for a new generation by supporting the campaign to revitalize the Cosmosphere! Check out the show notes to learn more!

  • Pluto-Palooza!

    February 7th, 2018  |  45 mins 34 secs
    deep space, kuiper belt, new horizons, planetary science, pluto, pluto palooza, stem

    This month we head to Pluto and beyond into the Kuiper Belt. I spoke with Kelsi Singer and Joel Parker for this episode and I had a great time visiting them at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Come back the first Wednesday of every month for a new episode!

  • Triumph and Tragedy

    January 3rd, 2018  |  41 mins 13 secs
    apollo 1, artifact restoration, challenger, columbia, f1 engine, gemini, mission control, mocr, restoration, saturn v, saturn v engines, space history, spaceworks

    Welcome to the fourth episode of The Cosmosphere Podcast! In this episode, SpaceWorks, triumph and tragedy, and a news update. Come back the first Wednesday of every month for a new episode!

  • Apollo 8, SpaceWorks, and Apollo 17

    December 6th, 2017  |  48 mins 30 secs
    apollo, apollo 17, apollo 8, apollo program, bezos, bezos expeditions, blue origin, commercial space, cosmosphere, moon, moon landing, national space council, spaceworks, spacex

    Today's episode is a long one! I had a wide-ranging conversation with Jim Remar where we talked Apollo, SpaceWorks, the F1 engine restoration project, and even a little bit about commercial space. We've also got December news for the Cosmosphere so check out this episode! It's an awesome one!

  • Mars and Education

    November 1st, 2017  |  33 mins 53 secs
    camps, dome theater, education, laika, mars, planetarium

    This month we talk about Mars, education, and a little bit about Laika. Come back the first Wednesday of every month for new episodes!

  • Sputnik

    October 4th, 2017  |  18 mins 18 secs
    cold war, kansas, space, space history, space race, sputnik, the cosmosphere


  • The Cosmosphere

    October 3rd, 2017  |  4 mins 39 secs

    A brief history of the Cosmosphere and an introduction into what the series will cover.