The 2 Secrets to Sending People to Mars

Hank revisits his passion for exploring the Red Planet, breaking down the two biggest challenges of sending humans to Mars: radiation and propulsion. He explains the science behind the obstacles future Mars-bound astronauts will face, as well as they technology they’ll have to use to surmount them. Onward!

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Sources for this episode:

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