Trent Tresch, Director of the Center for Human Space Exploration at the University of Arizona, and co-developer of the Space Analog for the Moon and Mars at the Biosphere 2, talks about space suits, training and certification, and how the rest of us in the general population can start getting involved in space exploration!
Nick Nielsen talks about the ethical and philosophical aspects of humanities expansion into space. We covered topics ranging from the ethical considerations of the presence of life in the universe, to how independent space-fairing societies would form with unique philosophies, to what space law and a ‘space bill of rights’ might look like.
Gary, Joe, and Jeromy discuss key components of recycling space junk: CisLunar Industries debris recycling and metal refining technology, and orbital maneuvers using Rogue Space robotic drones called “Orbots”. They discuss the enabling impact of artificial gravity in LEO for their operations.
Professor of Economics Akhil Rao discusses with our hosts the connection between environmental protection and space exploration, the carbon impacts of space travel, and the undeveloped country of cis-lunar space.
Grant Anderson (Paragon Space Development Corporation) and Bruce Pittman (Sky Corp Inc) discuss the importance of having a gravity vector in space, life support, assembling space craft on orbit, and beyond.