How will we send selfies from Mars back to our friends on Earth? How will we call into those important work meetings? Dmitrios Tsifakis takes us through the practicalities of getting information back and forth across the solar system. Spoiler: it’s not that easy…
Tag Archives: Astronauts
EM2 in the Pub Part 7: Space Oddity
No space science show is complete without David Bowie. Professor Rod and Dr Phil take you through the blast off and beyond.
EM2 in the Pub Part 10: human health in space
Humans are fragile and space is unforgiving. Dr Emma Tucker discusses the very many gruesome ways space can kill or maim you…
EM2 in the Pub Part 9: Crops in Space
Growing plants in space is both easier and harder than you’d think. Dr Tory Clarke takes us through the challenges astronauts and colonisers will face when they try.
EM2 in the Pub, Part 6: Designing a space suit for Mars
Dr Jon Clarke has been working in simulated Mars environments – from the arctic to the desert – to help develop the best technology for humans to wear on Mars.
Reducing the cost and entropy of human missions to Mars
Getting to Mars requires careful planning of the best route and timing, what to take and what’s there that you can make use of. The answers will surprise you!