Summer Series Episode 3: Elon Musk on Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species

Elon Musk speaking at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide in September 2017. Credit: SpaceX.

Last week part two of our our three part podcast Summer Series was on the Future of Nuclear Powered Space Exploration which will one day increase our ability to explore the solar system. This week in episode 3, the topic is Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species.

Our Summer Series features recent important talks on topics we think you’ll find interesting. Our regular interviews will resume the first week in September.

The speaker this week SpaceX founder Elon Musk. In this talk at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide just about a year ago, Musk discusses the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. It’s not a project that SpaceX can do alone. To build a sustaining human . presence on Mars will require the collaboration of industry, government and the scientific community.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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