The Russia Guy
The Russia Guy
Jan 22, 2019
E66: Matt Bodner on Space Reporting
Play • 33 min
If you ever read about Russia’s space program, you’ll likely recognize today’s guest: Matt Bodner joins the podcast to talk about his work as a journalist in Moscow. Matt’s reporting has appeared in The Moscow Times, Defense News, Space News Magazine, The Telegraph, and many other outlets. He was at the Vostochny Cosmodrome for a Soyuz rocket launch.So what are you going to hear about in this interview? Matt talked about how he got into reporting on Russia’s space program and its military, and why on Earth he got interested in Russia in the first place. He also discussed life as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, the ways journalists break into the field, and what how Russians and Americans annoy him in their own special ways.Follow Matt on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/mattb0401Read his spaceport piece here: https://spacenews.com/the-long-road-to-vostochny-inside-russias-newest-launch-facility/Support this very podcast here:www.patreon.com/kevinrothrockMusic:“Polyushka Polye” by The Red Army Choir, www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2YlbiyiuMcОлег Анофриев, Бременские музыканты, “Говорят, мы бяки-буки,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-3wC7gkMDQ“Your Health,” Soyuzmultfilm, 1965, Ivan Aksenchuk, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFKxyA81TtM

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