NASA’s Plan For A Permanent Moon Base

NASA’s Plan For A Permanent Moon Base

Second Thought examines NASA's Plan For A Permanent Moon Base. Details
Ann Druyan on Cosmos, Carl Sagan, Voyager, and the Beauty of Science

Ann Druyan on Cosmos, Carl Sagan, Voyager, and the Beauty of Science

Lex Fridman interviews Ann Druyan, the writer, producer, director, and one of the most important and impactful communicators of science in our time. She co-wrote... Details
Your Kids Might Live on Mars – Here’s How They’ll Survive

Your Kids Might Live on Mars – Here’s How They’ll Survive

Stephen Petranek explains why colonizing Mars may be sooner than you’d think in this TED Talk. It sounds like science fiction, but journalist Stephen Petranek... Details
New Mars Curiosity Rover Pictures

New Mars Curiosity Rover Pictures

ElderFox Documentaries follows the Curiosity Rover on Mars as it climbs up a Martian mountain named Mount Sharp. A quick summary of the Journey: Landing... Details
What Would A Million Person Mars Colony Look Like?

What Would A Million Person Mars Colony Look Like?

Elon Musk has plans to create a one million person colony on Mars. What would it take to make that happen?  Second Thought takes a... Details
The Risky Venture of Spaceport America

The Risky Venture of Spaceport America

In the middle of the New Mexico desert lies Spaceport America, a glittering, alien structure advertised as the very first purpose-built commercial spaceport. It’s home... Details
The Expanse – Season 4 Review

The Expanse – Season 4 Review

In between the chaos of the last few days, I have been trying to binge watch the new season of the Expanse. The Expanse is... Details
The Expanse – Blue Origin Cast Visit

The Expanse – Blue Origin Cast Visit

Science fiction draws its inspiration from science and, in return, science fiction often inspires science. Think of the Star Trek communicator from the 1960s that... Details
Dava Newman on Space Exploration, Space Suits, and Life on Mars

Dava Newman on Space Exploration, Space Suits, and Life on Mars

Dava Newman is the Apollo Program professor of AeroAstro at MIT and the former Deputy Administrator of NASA and has been a principal investigator on... Details
Factories in Space

Factories in Space

Microgravity can be used to unlock old materials and make new ones in ways that can’t be replicated on Earth. Private companies know this, and... Details