As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, take a journey to our next destination: Mars.
Our stellar group of interdisciplinary experts will explore the technological, physiological, and psychological challenges of sending humans to Mars, perhaps one day to live there permanently. And we will explore how we may one day make space as accessible as the skies, with ideas like the Space Elevator, the Space Fountain, the Launch Loop, and the Skyhook.
Join us as we contemplate what it will take to become a space-faring species.
Brian Greene is professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and is widely recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in mathematical physics and superstring theory, including the co-discoveries...View Profile
Yvonne Cagle is a NASA Astronaut and Family Physician. In 2008, Dr Cagle retired as a Colonel in the United States Air Force where she served as a Senior Flight...View Profile
Andrew Thomas is an Australian-born NASA astronaut and the first Australian to fly in space. He has flown four space shuttle missions, including two flights to assist in the assembly...View Profile
Kate Reynolds is a Professor of Psychology at the Australian National University (ANU). She is a leading expert in the areas of group processes (leadership, influence, norms) and intergroup relations...View Profile
Christine Charles is Professor and Head of the Space Plasma, Power and Propulsion laboratory at the Australian National University (ANU). She works on experimental expanding plasmas applied to space science...View Profile
Jon Clarke lives in Canberra, Australia’s bush capital, and is a general practitioner in geology. He has been interested in Mars since he was about ten years old. Since finding...View Profile
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