Three Women’s Impact on Spacelab

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Comments: 100
  1. Ron Zelina

    Joy, Amy is back. Awesomeness.

  2. Joe Krol

    We MISSED YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Thomas Rogers

    The book coming out looks to be very cool! 👍 I still have your first book from 2015 and love it, I need to get Apollo and the new one. 💙 Keep doing what you do Amy👍🚀👨‍🚀

  4. Raymond Dumont

    Thank you for all your wonderful videos
    I think we met at Spacefest

  5. GugsGunny

    60fps, so lifelike

  6. Tom Sedgman

    Yay! We missed you!

  7. composerdoh

    Heyyy!! You’re back!!!!

  8. Michael Meehan

    Yay! Amy’s back!

  9. SomeBigFatGuy

    I hope your absence means you’re living the dream life.👍

  10. rutabagasteu

    Two of the missions that were canceled were fully paid for. I have been curious as to what happened to that money and why didn’t they go due to those missions already paid for.

  11. M Hilmy Fauzi

    Ayyy you’re back!

  12. Mark Wagner

    Engaging story. Good to see you back!

  13. Technical Support

    I just have one thing to say… WELCOME BK, YEPPEEEEEE

  14. Civil Warlord

    Wow… Wasn’t expecting to see a video from Amy.

  15. boruff68

    And yet I learn something new AGAIN about NASA from Amy …VERY interesting,Great vlog. ;)

  16. Will Janzen

    So glad you’re back Amy! And, what a comeback! Great video – very interesting!

  17. ulysisxtr

    I’m a simple human, I see Amy, I click….

  18. mastarce

    Welcome back! Missed you. Please don’t stop making videos! You have my full support :)

  19. ezzz9

    Great video. I remember seeing that photo a long time ago and always wonder what was up with it and now I know !! :)

  20. John Clark

    Thanks for posting and enjoyed the episode. Welcome back!

  21. Dave Dee

    We lost Apollo missions?
    Rocky Balboa is yelling, “Hey, No Apollo!”

  22. m98de

    have to wait too long for it. Welcome back Amy

  23. Giada_De_Low_Rent_Tits

    This is very interesting!

  24. shawn quintin

    Glad your back!!!! always learn something with you vids thank you.

  25. frestyl

    WB! Enjoying Breaking the Chains of Gravity, and looking forward to your new book!

  26. von Holdinghausen

    Great vid. AGAIN :) Thanks for all you do

  27. Dylan Thompson

    Yay a new video. I have missed them! So what’s the deal with the two Apollo pilot books on your bookshelf?

  28. rusty nuts

    Hey hey Amy 😙

  29. Mike Hagen

    Awesome! This was icing on a really decent Friday! Thanks Amy

  30. Thommy Eriksson

    Great to see you back, and ordering the new book right away!

  31. Conrad In Hawaii

    You have been sorely missed, ms. Amy… 💔😔

  32. Vampira

    Great! A massive thank You for sharing those pieces of today often forgotten but in my opinion equaly important history!

  33. TheMightyZwom

    Yay, AST is back! Awesome video and interesting episode, as always :)

  34. Russell Hltn

    Glad to see you posting. I’ve missed your regular content here.

  35. David Messer

    Hey Amy, when SpaceX goes to Mars, would you want to join them on a mission?

  36. Gospodin Kiuchukov

    Welcome back :)

  37. lincoln3307

    MISSED YOU, AMY !!!!!!

  38. Capt Buscemi

    Great to see you back, Amy! Awesome info and great research as always 😀.

  39. rappi gonen

    Hello Amy <3
    how are you?
    you are wonderful women .
    i love you so much and you are very cute <3<3

  40. zapfanzapfan

    Wow, so happy to see a notification from you! :-)

  41. David WX

    Space women!! 💘💘💘💘

  42. Cal1003

    Missed your vids! Glad you’re back!

  43. Simon Goldenberg

    I’m happy you’re back on YouTube, since it means your book is done! I hope you’re planning your next book.

  44. Harry May

    I miss the collaborations with Scott manley

  45. Jack

    Thank you Amy so happy to have you back !! i saw also your speech titled “The Wrong Staff”

  46. Brian Day

    OMG I’m on YT while watching The History Channel and I hear a voice that sounds familiar. It’s Amy talking about Exo Planets. So excited for you! You deserve your day in the Sun. I know you earned it!

  47. Marvel Gaming

    Waited for months……….But still loved your videos👍

  48. Patrick

    Hi Amy, nice you are back! I missed your video’s and my new portions of space history. I really enjoyed this episode. Grtz from the Netherlands!

  49. mihai1677

    Welcome back !

  50. Michael Gallagher

    I’ve been looking and looking and then, wow! How good it is to see you on my phone again & as for content??? – Cool 😃

  51. Steven Fidler

    Glad to see you back and love the hair!

  52. रवि अग्रवाल

    I wish all videos of this channel had dedicated English subtitles. That would be very helpful.
    Auto generated captions are not entirely accurate.

  53. Lucid Moses

    Welcome back from you little break.

  54. Andrew Mitchell

    That was absolutely fascinating Amy! Thank you. And GREAAAAAT to have you back!!

  55. tak178

    Welcome back! 😁

  56. rusty nuts

    Hey hey Amy, looking fine! 🥰

  57. DAve Shillito

    IIRC the original Airfix Space Shuttle model had Spacelab as the payload in its bay.

  58. Samuel Devulder

    If’s been a long time since we’ve seen you. I’m glad you’re back. 🚀

  59. Larry Ellis

    Amy’s been busy! She did a great job on Ancient Aliens broadcast this last Friday night. I hope she approved of the cuts they aired.

  60. TheWonkyAstronomer

    Great to see you back – and talking about the Shuttle! Crazy times.

  61. EricIrl

    Gosh Amy – where have you been?
    I’ve been missing my Vintage Space fix.

  62. Strutter69

    Finally we have Amy back :-) … so happy that you successfully managed to transfer the Video :-D

  63. Harry May

    Yay she’s back
    So long that I was starting to suffer withdrawal symptoms

  64. Rich

    Worth interrupting a spacewalk 😍

  65. Seth Cooper

    My 2 year used the potty for the first time today and I get an Amy video to share with. Great start to a weekend!

  66. thebatmanover9000

    Sempai Amy is so smart ad pretty! <3

  67. Caonabo Javier

    Great video, very informative. Thanks!

  68. Alfredo Garcia

    I mention about your expertise to my great nephews and nieces who just learning about space. They are 12 and 13 years of age.

  69. Brian Ball

    SO glad you’re back! I really enjoyed Breaking the Chains of Gravity so I’ll be looking for your new book for my Kobo.

  70. Charles Tupper

    I see a copy of “Jimmy Stewart Bomber Pilot” on the shelf! Great book about one of the 8th AF most famous pilots!

  71. Raymond Di Muzio

    Welcome back! It is so great how you find these stories that are so important to the overall story of NASA that just do not get the coverage they deserve. Looking forward to your next book!

  72. cookingwithjesus

    I got a notification for this while watching “First man”. Literally as the LEM blasted off the surface to go home.

  73. CaptainNuge

    I’ve been reading Breaking the Chains of Gravity to tide me over, but it’s great to see more Vintage Space videos! Good to have you back!

  74. Paul Sirens

    Nothing like a cup of tea and my fave geek girl Hooray your back. we missed ya ;)

  75. TheCimbrianBull

    A new video with Amy: Christmas has come early this year! 😀

  76. David Hill

    Damn ! you are back , I thought that aliens had abducted you .

  77. Matheus Paes de Souza

    Glad you’re back!

  78. Timothy Hays

    Neat-ooh. Good to see new content.

  79. B Hughes

    I was selected to model in an Apollo suit in front of my high school back in the 70’s when NASA was touring schools. It was one of the commissioned suits but not used on a mission, no helmet. I remember the experience quite well but unfortunately the student body didn’t think to snap any pictures of the event so it never made it into the school annual/yearbook.

  80. Michael Brown

    Welcome back, we missed you! Great subject for your return, the new show For All Mankind has an episode focused on female astronauts.

  81. Alex Landherr

    I came to this after watching “For All Mankind”. Could you please consider a few videos on space rescue systems from the shuttle era?

  82. Sean McDonough

    Whenever I hear “cargo bay”, I have to remind myself not to start thinking “cargo hold”.


    Thanks for the info I was getting worried you had retired.

  84. Maywither Dragon

    Finally a video with the space shuttle in it, you must have hated having to talk about it 😂

  85. Spunky1991

    Welcome back Amy. We missed you!!

  86. Trace Dominguez

    I wish I could visit the NASA Archives! Do you need an assistant for anything? BC I WOULD BE SUCH A GOOD ASSISTANT. PROMISE. ❤️Amazing video! Yay, for women in space research! I would watch a whole doc just about this story. Spacelab is so interesting because it seems like the first time we really took the psychological impacts of space exploration seriously.

  87. The Stuport

    Outstanding video Amy! Always full of information and the fact that you explain it in ways that a knucklehead like me can fully grasp the concepts. My Dad was a 30 year USAF pilot and he was in Flight School with Gus Grissom and they remained friends throughout their careers until the tragic accident of Apollo 1. A rare moment for me as a young boy to see my Dad grieve for a friend. I’m ALL IN on getting your book. It will be a pick me up after the Holidays! Cheers From Ohio

  88. Danielle Elliott

    Hello Miss Amy , it is nice to see you again , love the things you find out , always something I didn’t know , you go girl ,, you look wonderful as always , Thank You for all the hard work you do and sharing it with us 🚀🚀🚀

  89. Marvel Gaming

    We want Pete😢😢

  90. Rambler Andy

    As usual, a good, informative talk video. It’s why I subscribe. I often know these subjects but you always manage to squeeze in a few details that I don’t know. 👍

  91. Dufflepod

    Great vid. You were on TV in the UK a couple of weeks ago. I nearly fell off my chair!

  92. Sean Jones

    These unknown gems of history are what I love watching.

  93. James Driscoll

    Hi Amy, I was watching a spacewalk on the ISS when this popped up, Nice to see you again!

  94. Ed de Jonge

    Welcome back Amy, it’s been a while.
    Happy 50th anniversary of the Apollo 12 launch. You know, the one with Pete.

  95. MrJackHackney

    Looks like your book is finally done! Congrats and welcome back to YouTube. Ladies fight for space on spacecraft! Ok!

  96. Sir Billy Ritchie

    Welcome back home to YouTube Amy I’m waiting for that three people live stream with you Scott manly and Tim Dodd call it the galactic council

  97. Cainsy

    Ah brilliant, I was just thinking about you and here you are!

  98. zoperxplex

    Finally, a new Vintage Space.

  99. Ben Garves

    Aaaaaaaaaaaah! I’m so happy you’re baaaaaaaaack!

  100. Ricardo Zech

    Amy is back!! :DDD

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