Lave Radio Episode 330 “Deep Heat around a Hairy Ball Planet” – 23/02/2021

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Deputy Trade AttachéSouvSouvarine
Tech GibbonChris Mk IVNewell Turner
Thargoid CowboyAlec TurnerAlec Turner

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Discovery Scanner: Planetary Tech ft. Dr Kay Ross
    1. Forum : Planetary Tech with Dr Kay Ross: Recap
    2. #MyFavouritePlanet Competition
  2. Tuesday Stream Supercruise News #24
    1. Toilets Confirmed for Odyssey
    2. Arf has checked Pomeche 2c and has confirmed that it’s changed… BUT it still has big canyons and craters
    3. CMDRs won’t instance with Odyssey (higher PEGI rating) CMDRs on non-atmos planets because of rating restrictions (gunfire etc)
  3. Thargoids Spotted over Mars…

In-Game Events – what’s happened this week?

  1. Victory for Federal Forces Against Jupiter Division – Jupiter Captured
  2. Rare Goods Required for Galactic Summit – CG
  3. Lakon Spaceways HQ Moves to Alioth System
  4. Hudson and Winters Confirmed for Galactic Summit.
  5. Alliance Protests Triggered by Cancelled Election – Mahon and his rival will be at this Summit too.

Main discussion

  1. Dr Ross’s Q&A

Community Corner

  2. Turning the Wheel – TDW is now in war for ownership of Sol test site system so will be looking to expand soon after the war.

Any other business

  1. Mention the quartet store alert song contest 🙂


  1. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at  or, for just the audio, at
  2. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “”.
  3. For those who want a literary discussion about Sci-fi and fantasy books. Please subscribe to the Dataslate podcast created by station commander Allen Stroud.
  4. We’re also giving a shout outs to the following Elite Dangerous podcasts which have appeared over the last year or are standard regular contributors;-
    1. Loose Screws
    2. Elite Week
    3. Flight Assist
    4. For Spanish Speakers there is the Elite Cast 
    5. Cannon Podcast
    6. Fatherhood Podcast.
    7. Squeaking Fuel
    8. The Guard Frequency (who do other space sims)
    9. Algorab AM: An Elite Dangerous Podcast
  5. Following this we have the latest Galnet News Digest as provided by Cmdr Wotherspoon and Cmdr BeatleJude.
  6. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders

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