Episode 15

Episode 7: Musk's Mars (By Way of Zubrin) [part 1 of 2]

February 11th, 2019

41 mins 19 secs

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For some time now, human beings have been fascinated by the planet Mars, from its earthlike features to its potential for alien life. This world may hold vital clues as to whether or not human beings are alone in the universe. We've sent robots to explore the red planet, yet human beings have never set foot on its surface. If humans ever make it to this remote planet, it will be due to the dedicated efforts of a few bold and brilliant figures in our recent history.

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PHOTO CAPTION: Elon Musk's signature in the sand of another world.

*REFERENCES: *

"The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must "
by Robert Zubrin

"Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future"
By Ashlee Vance

"A Brief History of Mars Missions" Space.com

"Mars and Its Canals" by Percival Lowell

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"Nonstop" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Ossuary 6 - Air" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Infinite Perspective" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Thunderbird" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Perspectives" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Ossuary 1 - A begining" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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