Videos from Footsteps to Mars Hangout

Monthly Hangout designed to inform and educate about our efforts to reach the planet Mars. These hangouts are held on the first Thursday of each Month at 3pm Eastern Time.

Found 13 videos in "Footsteps to Mars Hangout" category

ISS: The First Essential Step to Mars

6th Dec, 2017 - 2.1k views

What role will the ISS Play in getting us to Mars? Human exploration of Mars present many technological, management, political, and engineering challenges. The International Space Station (ISS) offers today an essential initial demonstration site

Space Propulsion: Getting to Mars is Half the Fun

2nd Nov, 2017 - 2.2k views

Human exploration of Mars present many technological and engineering challenges, including propelling the crew from the Earth-Moon system. What technologies are being developed to get us out to the planets in our solar system?

Socioeconomic, Policy and Ethical Implications of Mars Human Exploration

5th Oct, 2017 - 1.6k views

What are the implications for going to Mars? This hangout will cover the details! Human travel to and exploration of Mars presents many challenges. So far, we addressed the physical and environmental risks to the explorers and settlers. Novel tec

Dr Robert Zubrin: Some Reasons Why NASA Has Problems Getting Us to Mars - Exolife Hangout Excerpt

23rd Aug, 2017 - 1.5k views

We have been releasing segments from our weekly live hangouts held on Wednesdays and Thursdays. This hangout originally aired on June 7th, 2017. The Exolife Hangout is held every Wednesday at 5pm ET. Please subscribe to this channel and activate n

Societal and Biomedical Implications of Mars Settlement

5th Aug, 2017 - 2k views

The Mars environment presents many challenges to human survival and long-term residence. In addition to microgravity health impacts, radiation, unbreathable atmosphere, and dust storms, surviving alien microorganisms can present a health risk. Eac

Alive When They Arrive

6th Apr, 2017 - 2.8k views

Senior NASA leadership has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. Critical to human exploration of Mars will be active and healthy astronauts when they arrive at the Red Planet. Join Tony

Before the First Bootprints on Mars: Some Critical Steps before sending any astronauts

5th Jan, 2017 - 2.8k views

Live Chat Here: http://deepastronomy.com/live PPT File used in discussion: http://bit.ly/2jfsqIk There is much work required to identify, select, and prepare (using autonomous robotics) a site for safe habitation and crew operations long before the

1st Dec, 2016 - 3.1k views

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In our next Hangout we will explore how the resources in place on Mars will make possible long-term human explor

The Next Footsteps to Mars: A Base Camp in the Mars System

1st Sep, 2016 - 3.8k views

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In this current series of Hangout discussions, we will hear from experts on breaking the gravitational reins to

The First Human Missions to Mars (II): Next Steps in the Footsteps to Mars

5th Aug, 2016 - 5.3k views

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In this current series of Hangout discussions, we will hear from experts on long-duration space habitation, who ha

Whose Bugs? Avoiding Planetary Contamination in the Scientific Exploration of Mars

6th May, 2016 - 3.9k views

Scientists have been exploring the surface of Mars with increasingly sophisticated missions ever since NASA's Viking missions in 1976. Each successful mission has revealed even more mysteries of the Red Planet. Now, as future missions may be closing

Scientific Exploration of Mars and Human Spaceflight

1st Apr, 2016 - 3.6k views

Scientists have been exploring Mars with increasingly sophisticated missions ever since NASA's Mariner 4 mission in 1964. Each successful mission has revealed even more mysteries of the Red Planet. Now, with space agencies and industrial partners dev