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Using Nuclear Propulsion for Deep Space Exploration

16th Sep, 2019 - 5022 views

Future in Space Hangouts are sponsored by the American Astronautical Society. Become a member today: https://astronautical.org/membership Today’s advances in materials, testing capabilities, and reactor development are providing impetus for NASA

The Problems With NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) - Robert Zubrin

25th Aug, 2017 - 2178 views

This is an excerpt from our Exolife hangout, watch the whole thing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZfGQmSnoC0&t=356s&list=PLqUxw0yinjbpfEG1u4DhL14YXQx8inKam&index=6 Please consider supporting this content by becoming a Patreon Patreon: https:

The First Human Missions to Mars (I): When and How?

1st Jul, 2016 - 6891 views

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In the first in a series of Hangout discussions, we will hear from scientific and technical experts who have been

Space Propulsion: Getting to Mars is Half the Fun

2nd Nov, 2017 - 2435 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 - 1775 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

Societal and Biomedical Implications of Mars Settlement

5th Aug, 2017 - 2114 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

Planetary Environments and Health Risks

6th Jul, 2017 - 2085 views

If we send humans to Mars, will they be able to survive? How hostile is the solar system for human exploration? The Mars environment presents many challenges to human survival and long-term residence. In addition to radiation, unbreathable atmosp

Nothing is Easy About Humans to Mars . . . .But What About Making it Easier?

4th Jul, 2018 - 2086 views

Detailed scenarios for human exploration of Mars have been developed and debated for decades, although many of them have been too technically challenging or unambiguously unaffordable. However, are there scenarios that are specifically developed to b

NASA Mars InSight Lander: Ready to Study the Heart of Mars

4th Apr, 2018 - 2122 views

InSight is scheduled to launch from the California coast to the plains of Mars on May 5, 2018. This is the first launch to another planet from the West Coast.

Meeting in Space to Make the Journey Possible

2nd Feb, 2017 - 2219 views

Senior NASA leadership has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In our next Hangout we will discuss how rendezvous, resupply, and refueling in orbit may make possible affordable early hum

Mars: We Can Get There, But How do We Land?

16th May, 2018 - 2258 views

Surprisingly, it may be easier to get to Mars orbit one day with astronauts than it will be to actually land: safely landing on the Red Planet poses some major challenges yet to be overcome. So far, many Mars landers and rovers have used a variety o

Mars: Warmer with Water - Was it once Closer to the Sun?

10th Sep, 2018 - 1257 views

The study of planetary systems around other stars suggests that planets can migrate closer or farther from their parent star, not staying in the orbit where they originally formed. Traces of water on Mars suggests that it may have been wetter, and pe