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…
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.
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!
A concrete dome to house the test lunar environment is under construction in northern NSW. Here’s a summary edit of progress: This episode features footage of the construction of the first concrete dome that will be used as a test lunar environment – pumped down to a vacuum and filled with basaltic sand. This threeContinue reading “Building the vacuum dome for the lunar environment”
What resources can we take to the moon? Can we use what’s already there? EM2 is the Earth to Moon to Mars projects, to develop and test technology for humankind’s colonisation of other worlds. NASA has identified a moon base as the springboard to a Mars base, so Boswell Technologies is spearheading a grass rootsContinue reading “Entropy of the lunar supply chain”
This is the first video of the EM2 Pub Science night, in which Rod explains the project.