Lex Fridman Podcast #356 – Lex Fridman & Tim Dodd

Topics Discussed by Lex Fridman & Tim Dodd: SpaceX rockets, Falcon 9, Starship, SpaceX rocket engines, Elon Musk, Twitter, How rocket engines work, Rocket fuel, Rocket engine cycles, Rocket cooling, Multistage rockets, Single-stage to orbit, Aerospike engine, Greatest car engine of all time, Starship, Wet dress rehearsal, Landing, Seeing starship in person, Starship orbital test, Gwynne Shotwell, dearMoon project, Fear of death, Everyday Astronaut origin story, Soviet Rocket Engine History, Russia, China, USA, Starlink, First human on Mars, Moon landing, Nuclear propulsion, Bob Lazar, Aliens, Sci-fi books, Long-term space travel, SpaceX competitors, Kerbal Space Program, Advice for young people,

Lex Fridman Tim Dodd

Tim Dodd

also known as Everyday Astronaut, is an American science communicator, YouTube content creator, photographer, and musician. After becoming popular with his space-themed photo series, Dodd was hired by the website Spaceflight Now to photograph SpaceX's CRS-3 cargo mission to the International Space Station on April 18, 2014, NASA's Orion Test Flight EFT-1 on December 5, 2014, the United States Air Force's GPS 2F-9 launch, and NASA's OA-6 Mission on March 23, 2016.

Books Mentioned in this Podcast with Lex Fridman & Tim Dodd:

Book Title: Hail Mary

Author: Andy Weir

Book Title: Ignition!

Author: John D. Clark