Mars

Space

Terraforming Mars in 3 Just Simple Steps

In this not-quite-serious video Sabine Hossenfelder explains what it would take to terraform Mars and make it habitable for humans. Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:58 Conditions on Mars 2:02 Step 1: Creating a Magnetic Field 4:50 Step 2: Creating an Atmosphere 6:06 Step 3: Converting CO2 to O2 8:46 Sponsor Message

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Robotics Space

How Wheels May Soon Become Obsolete For Mars Exploration

Here’s a look at the recent collaboration between NASA and Boston Dynamics, with Spot.

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Space

Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us to Mars?

Real Engineering ponders the future of nuclear powered propulsion systems to get us to Mars a lot faster than the current technology in use in today’s space programs.

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Space

Could There Be a City on Mars By 2050?

Insane Curiosity explores Elon Musk’s plans for colonizing Mars. Elon Musk is a man on a mission, and that mission is to get humanity not just to Mars, but to get them to Mars in this decade. This is why he built his own space organization in SpaceX, to do what NASA (at the time) […]

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Space

How to Build On Mars

Swarms of robots 3D printing from martian dust, cutting-edge engineering, NASA-recognised designs and inflatable pods that feel just like home. This is how we build on Mars. Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here – https://www.theb1m.com/video/this-is-how-we-build-on-mars  

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Space

Your Kids Might Live on Mars – Here’s How They’ll Survive

Stephen Petranek explains why colonizing Mars may be sooner than you’d think in this TED Talk. It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek considers it fact: within 20 years, humans will live on Mars. In this provocative talk, Petranek makes the case that humans will become a spacefaring species and describes in fascinating […]

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AI Space

Dava Newman on Space Exploration, Space Suits, and Life on Mars

Dava Newman is the Apollo Program professor of AeroAstro at MIT and the former Deputy Administrator of NASA and has been a principal investigator on four spaceflight missions. Her research interests are in aerospace biomedical engineering, investigating human performance in varying gravity environments. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast by Lex Fridman. 

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Space

Factories in Space

Microgravity can be used to unlock old materials and make new ones in ways that can’t be replicated on Earth. Private companies know this, and are leading the charge toward the next gold rush. But can they turn low Earth orbit into a home for the next industrial revolution?

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Space

Welcome To Your Home in Space

Bloomberg takes a look at the future of non-terrestrial real estate. Over the past few decades, the International Space Station has allowed astronauts to live, work and conduct research in microgravity. But with the station’s planned retirement by 2030, private companies are being asked to create the next generation of space habitat.

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