Listen to me on KTRS/St. Louis every Friday, 3-6pm CT

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Chris Impey, "Beyond: Our Future In Space"


Here's my conversation with Professor Chris Impey, head of the University of Arizona astronomy department, and author of "Beyond: Our Future In Space." Among the many topics we covered:
  • How soon humans might live in space, such as on Mars or the moon;
  • What a space elevator is and how it could help us launch rockets further into space;
  • Whether humans could hibernate for long periods to make distant space travel possible;
  • Why humans have to go in space when we can send robots and control them like a video game;
  • What we should do about deflecting asteroids that might eventually be on a collision course with Earth.
Listen, then click here to subscribe to these podcasts via iTunes!