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Michael Flynn – Synthetic Biological Membrane | NASA Public Lecture | Science Lecture

Welcome to that 2016 NASA Ames summer series To achieve human space exploration envisioned by science fiction authors we must take into consideration life support requirements When searching for habitable planets we look for liquid water Water is key to life as we know it and for human space exploration Today’s presentation entitled synthetic biological […]

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How Would You Build a Real X-Wing? (Because Science w/ Kyle Hill)

– Star Wars is arguably more science fantasy than science fiction, but the franchise has nonetheless hugely influenced what we want to see in our sci-fi. We want lightsabers and blasters wherever possible, and if we ever get armed spacecraft in our galaxy, we’re probably gonna compare them to X-Wings. But if we had the […]

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NASA InSight: The Science and Engineering of a Mars Lander

[dramatic orchestral music] – Welcome to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. I’m Veronica McGregor. We’re here for another very exciting event that’s going to take place just five days from now. We are attempting to land another mission on Mars, and this mission is like no other that we’ve sent to the red […]

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Space Exploration Isn’t Great for the Earth (But It Could Be)

this episode is sponsored by Coursera 100% online learning from the world's best universities and companies exploring space has arguably been one of humanity's greatest achievements we've landed people on the moon put Hardware on and around other planets and launched all kinds of powerful space telescopes and satellites that work has helped us learn […]

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