Forecast Roundtable – Discussion of Elon Musk’s Mars Colonization Plan

By Matthew Beres and Bill Ostrove, Forecast International.

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This episode features Bill Ostrove, Space Systems analyst, and Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit and Modernization analyst, as they discuss Elon Musk’s plan to colonize planet Mars.

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00:38 – Reasoning behind Mars colonization.

02:00 – Dynamics of the speech itself.

03:50 – What is the point of the conversation?

05:00 – What happens when we get to Mars? Is that in his plan?

06:30 – Safety during transport.

07:25 – Altruistic motivation behind efforts.

09:30 – SpaceX contribution to aerospace industry.

11:00 – Sociology of Mars civilization/space treaties.

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