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Episode 34 - The First VR Spacewalk

A first-of-its-kind virtual reality spacewalk experience.  Space Explorers: THE INFINITE is a captivating immersive journey inspired by NASA missions aboard the Intern...

Episode 33 - The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII

In celebration of Women's History Month, dive into the story of the first female Air Force pilots and their roles during World War II. Today's episode tells us about t...

Episode 32 - Defying Death and Breaking Records

Fly to all fifty states in this in-depth conversation about a record-breaking flight and airplane.Today, we are excited to speak with world-record-holding pilot, Micha...

Episode 31 - The First Black Astronaut Candidate

The first Black astronaut candidate talks about his experiences with the astronaut program in this in-depth conversation about his pioneering space journey.Welcome to ...

Season 4 Trailer | Behind the Wings

The Behind the Wings Podcast is back this February with Season 4 and 10 new episodes! Hear from Ed Dwight Jr, the first Black astronaut candidate, world record holder ...

Episode 30 - America's Secret MiG-23s

An American MiG-23 pilot reveals long-held secrets in this in-depth conversation about a declassified program, Constant Peg. On today's show, we’ll meet John Mann who ...

Episode 29 - The World's First Astronomers

This episode will dive into the history of some of the world’s first astronomers, exploring how their knowledge has been passed down for more than 60,000 years. We are...

Episode 28 - Red Tails and Blue Skies: Tuskegee Today

The Tuskegee Airmen were an experiment by the US Army Air Corps to determine whether Black pilots could handle military flying. It turns out they could! But the Tuskeg...

Episode 27 - AI in Aviation

This episode will dive into the cutting-edge realm of AI in aviation, with a particular focus on its military applications. From autonomous wingmen drones to predictiv...

Episode 26 - Manufacturing the New Artemis Lunar Drill

On today’s show we’re getting an inside look at the design, testing and manufacturing processes at Honeybee Robotics, as they build a key component for the Orion Space...

Episode 25 - Hypersonic Flight & Heat Management

This episode will dive into the world of hypersonic flight, and how new methods of heat management could help usher in a new era for high-speed flight. Join us as we l...

Episode 24 - A Chief’s Take on Aviation in the Vietnam War

Explore the pivotal role of aviation in the Vietnam War alongside former USAF Chief of Staff General Ron R. Fogleman (Ret).Join us as we talk with Ron Fogleman, who ta...

Episode 23 - Gas Stations in Space!

This episode will dive into the world of orbital infrastructure – both the challenges and opportunities - through the lens of an on-orbit spacecraft refueling company,...

Episode 22 - Landing the A-10 Warthog Manually

This episode will dive into the story of Kim “KC” Campbell, one of the few pilots ever to land the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II “Warthog” manually. Kim is a ...

Episode 21 - Apollo Astronaut & Museum Curator Discuss Apollo's Legacy

The Behind the Wings Podcast is back for Season 3!This episode delves into the legacy of the iconic Apollo program and its profound influence on NASA's ambitious Artem...

Season 3 Trailer | Behind the Wings

Calling all aviation lovers, space nerds, history buffs, and futurists – The Behind the Wings® Podcast is back for Season 3!  Ready or not, strap in, because we have 1...

Episode 20 - Pioneers, Pacesetters, Possibilities

What is it about Colorado?Coloradans have had a major impact across every aspect of aviation and space exploration.Our state produced the first American flying ace, th...

Episode 19 - Colorado's First Lady Fighter Pilot

This episode will dive into the story of Tracy "JackieO" LaTourrette, Colorado’s first lady fighter pilot. LaTourrette graduated from the United States Air Force Acade...

Episode 18 - What is the Space Force?

Gain insight into the newest branch of the U.S. military- the Space Force.In this episode, we explore the creation and operations of the Space Force, the newest branch...

Episode 17 - Pilot Pathways: A Chick in the Cockpit

Explore the topic of pilot pathways – how people navigate the path to becoming a pilot.Our guests are Erika Armstrong and Val Blome. We will dive into Erika’s personal...

Episode 16 - The Tuskegee Helmet that Forged a Friendship

Meet the unlikely cast of characters who came together to reunite Col. James Randall with a piece of his past.We will get into many topics today all connecting back to...

Episode 15 - Accessibility in Space Exploration

Mission: AstroAccess - a crew of disabled scientists, aerospace professionals and artists based in America - is planning their second mission to explore how different ...

Episode 14 - Design, Deploy, Discover: The James Webb Space Telescope

Explore the James Webb Space Telescope and the impact it will have on our understanding of the universe.

Episode 13 - Delivering Blood, Organs & Pizza with Drones

A drone company delivers blood and pizza, but not in the same package!

Episode 12 - How Eileen Collins Blazed a Trail in Space

Strap in folks, we are going to Space with Eileen Collins, who blazed her own trail, defying the grip of Earth’s gravity, and breaking a glass ceiling into the cosmos.

Episode 11 - The History and Mission of The Civil Air Patrol

Trace The Civil Air Patrol's incredible history and learn about their mission today.

Season 2 Trailer | Behind the Wings

Calling all aviation lovers, space nerds, history buffs, and futurists – Behind the Wings® is back for Season 2! Published every other Monday.

Episode 10 - NASA is going back to the moon!

The Orion spacecraft is set to launch with Artemis I this fall!

Episode 9 - A 'Professor' of Spacewalking!

There's nothing simple about going for a walk 250 miles above the earth!

Episode 8 - The Radical Life of Legendary Aviatrix Amelia Earhart

We are all familiar with the name Amelia Earhart, but do we really know what she was like or what she believed in?

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