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14 Feb 2018

Space is hot again

Episode 63 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 61mb).

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In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme and @marcelcutts chat about following hot topics.

  • Recording on the evening of Falcon Heavy test launch
  • Software errors causing rockets to explode
  • Story of failures at SpaceX
  • UK space agency is (potentially) building a rocket launch site
  • What would UK do with its own spaceport
  • Brexit and space
  • Prices of launching your own satellite
  • Benefits of launching your rocket from New Zealand
  • Space is hot again
  • Doing the difficult stuff
  • Crypto crash
  • Losses of Marcel's diverse crypto portfolio
  • Using bitcoin to avoid your local hyper inflation
  • Speed of traditional money transfer vs speed of crypto transactions
  • Living through the unstable economical times of your country
  • Story of Germany's transition to Euro
  • Why you never think of taxes in the UK
  • HMRC as a very abstract place
  • Having more than one bank account in UK
  • Insight into Open Banking API
  • Crypto mining destroying PC gaming market
  • Sweatcoin
  • DJI Mavic Air drone
  • Bonus track: live commentary on Falcon Heavy rocket launch
  • Ethics of planetary terraforming

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