Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!

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Vor 3 years
monicow
monicow

🍁b

Vor 6 Tage
Beaux R. Benoit
Beaux R. Benoit

Yes, it is a terrible Idea. But if we had already had a Lunarian, (Moon) Base then we know what do already.

Vor Monat
Alexuser23
Alexuser23

6.9 k likes letssss gooo

Vor 2 Monate
Felix
Felix

Neat

Vor 5 Monate
LejiVS
LejiVS

Low gravity

Vor 5 Monate
AntsCanada
AntsCanada

I bet ants would find a way to survive on Mars!

Vor year
Plutonian Mapping
Plutonian Mapping

I subscribed but I’m from China 🇨🇳❤️🇨🇦 btw I have a jacket from canada

Vor 3 Tage
zAne 🐷👑
zAne 🐷👑

its been so long since i've seen you :D

Vor 9 Tage
Bonnyismydoggy
Bonnyismydoggy

@Carbon Hydrated which one

Vor 24 Tage
Bonnyismydoggy
Bonnyismydoggy

no

Vor 24 Tage
Grant Jones
Grant Jones

Colonization of Mars is In reality, a really bad idea. Even a one shot manned mission is not practical. Mars is hostile to life in so many ways. The idea sounds romantic, but it is a horrible place for humans. Just send unmanned devices for research. Our space technology hopefully will advance in the future? to the point where manned flight might be more safe and practical.

Vor 8 Monate
Schinshikss
Schinshikss

It'd take centuries of technological development for Mars colonization to be even remotely viable. Spending resources on such projects aside from basic scouting, data gathering, and remote infrastructure construction is way too wasteful when there's plenty of rooms and resources to be utilized on Earth. Even remote robotic asteroid mining seems easier than Mars colonization.

Vor 16 Tage
yiming wang
yiming wang

but mars is the second most hospitable place for human naturally

Vor 18 Tage
Xuolo
Xuolo

lets save the planet in kurzgesagt pfp than living on mars

Vor 2 Monate
Riley
Riley

but, that's just earth. ... oooh, i get it.

Vor Monat
Tadhg Ryan
Tadhg Ryan

I love the use of the Doom marine to represent an emergency on Mars, it made me unreasonably happy.

Vor 9 Monate
Тоша Лавейкин
Тоша Лавейкин

@Trent Flamion are you sure this is not an arachnotron?

Vor 11 Tage
Trent Flamion
Trent Flamion

If you go to 8:48 there’s the spider mastermind

Vor 9 Monate
GozerTheGozerian
GozerTheGozerian

Correction: We *don't* actually have the technology to get to Mars, much less establish a colony there. There are still huge challenges, like spacecraft radiation shielding, extreme vision degradation/eventual blindness after 6 months in zero G, damage to body systems that involved fluid (again due to low/zero G), and many technical challenges in tech relating to airlocks, robotics, etc. We might have plausible ideas about how to tackle these problems, but you never *have* the technology until you actually have it. The James Webb telescope is a perfect example: You could say we "had" the tech to build and launch the JWST in 1996 when the project began, but we did not, and ultimately it took 25 years and much, much more money than we planned for to make it happen. tl;dr - There's a big difference between having ideas about how to do something and actually possessing the tech to do it.

Vor 5 Monate
Twelve Stitches
Twelve Stitches

We do have the technology to get to Mars. Any spacecraft taking humans to Mars would have to take water. That water, in the walls of the craft, would be a radiation shield. Astronauts do not go blind because of zero g. There have been astronauts who have stayed on the space station for an entire year and they did not go blind. And the damage to the body because of zero gravity is weakness that is recoverable after a few days. We've had airtight doors on spacecraft since the 60's. You're stuck in the 1800's.

Vor 29 Tage
Italo Rossi
Italo Rossi

@Snorri Sturlusson that's an important consideration I hadn't thought of, thanks!

Vor 2 Monate
Murilo Vidal
Murilo Vidal

Kurzgesagt videos: 70% trippy, cool as shit scientific stuff 30% birds dying horribly

Vor 3 years
Edgar Valdez
Edgar Valdez

Jajajaja

Vor 19 Tage
Aung Min Thu
Aung Min Thu

true

Vor Monat
shadow master
shadow master

@ressljs just look at Peppa pig humans are in a nuclear war and other animals that survived mutated and don't want to interfere the human war

Vor 2 Monate
BRYAN HOANG BACH
BRYAN HOANG BACH

Ducks, not birds

Vor 5 Monate
GMD Bittsey
GMD Bittsey

Me: "I CAN'T WAIT!!!" Reality: "Don't worry man, you'll only have to wait for a hundred years or so."

Vor 9 Monate
wren
wren

@Bahram Salik but it could happen NEXT decade

Vor 10 Tage
Bahram Salik
Bahram Salik

@wren that won’t happen this decade

Vor 10 Tage
wren
wren

NASA’s Artemis missions are planning to set up moving bases, the future is closer than we think

Vor 24 Tage
wren
wren

@MR.GAMERBOY4000 Elon Musk is full of lies

Vor 24 Tage
Jon Ardon
Jon Ardon

@Lelouch Lamperouge that's a tactic to raise stock value more than anything, remember dogecoin?

Vor Monat
Goatqueen
Goatqueen

i feel like a moon base would have some similar issues, since moon dust is highly toxic

Vor 9 Monate
Beazle
Beazle

Difference is that its 3 days away when something goes wrong, and that's constant + pretty much instant comms by comparison. Moon is quite easy for us to colonize.

Vor 9 Tage
Robert Knotoff
Robert Knotoff

Underground in a very large cave might give a jump start . With the explorers we should be searching for such a place in advance . Once you get enough people there maybe we can push our limits . To do nothing or not try would be a big mistake in my view . They should use a cave on earth to see what could be done and how it could help .

Vor 29 Tage
Vishal Mahato
Vishal Mahato

Really appreciate the whole team for being so creative. Let me know if I can contribute or help in making such amazing vector graphics.

Vor 6 Monate
Advait
Advait

“Only OG’s remember earth”

Vor year
Durgesh M
Durgesh M

Hit like if you remember Earth

Vor Tag
Storm trooper
Storm trooper

Oh i was on earth i am an og there its cool

Vor 5 Tage
potato
potato

Yeah

Vor 5 Tage
Craig Davies
Craig Davies

@Efu204 yes

Vor 10 Tage
ElyasCanFixIt
ElyasCanFixIt

This is gold

Vor 12 Tage
urban_goose
urban_goose

I have an idea for the low-gravity problem: what if astronauts have special weights on their limbs to constantly stress their muscles and kind of replicate the stronger gravity of earth?

Vor 16 Tage
Shieldster
Shieldster

I just LOVE all the details that is hidden in these Kurzgesagt videos. The "Alien" that was in the spacecontainer, and the "Doom" reference at the ending. I is just so great to see all the love and care that has made these videos. Awesome job guys! Keep up the amazing job! 😀

Vor 7 Monate
Brian James
Brian James

Barring any major discoveries and/or invention, space exploration such as this will only do the opposite of what it claims the goals are. That being space exploration will only waste resources of this planet/environment if the destination planet has no additional resources to specifically offer humans.

Vor Monat
Xiaohan Ma
Xiaohan Ma

looking back at this animation in 2022 makes me realize how much work kurzgesagt has done in the past 3 years. This video is already pretty neat animation but the ones released in the following years are very noticibly better-crafted.

Vor 13 Tage
Charles Hampson
Charles Hampson

"___________ is a horrible idea, let's do it!" *Humanity in a nutshell*

Vor 11 Monate
Star Cobra
Star Cobra

@Danishspainnard keeping dozens of sars diseases in a unsecure lab is a horrible idea, lets do it!

Vor Monat
Fab Guyver
Fab Guyver

M O R O N S

Vor Monat
Redcoat
Redcoat

@tomas g inventing pineapple pizza is a horrible idea, let's do it

Vor 2 Monate
陳睿哲 Perseus Chan
陳睿哲 Perseus Chan

@Dhruvraj singh Yes, I think humans can actually colonise the Moon first. It will make enough time for us to figure out how to solve the problem to live in the worst environment on Mars.

Vor 2 Monate
King david6794
King david6794

curious, could the statically charged mars soil be usable as a small energy source? i mean i probable be insignificant amount but still

Vor 4 Monate
Aric Wilbur
Aric Wilbur

I always wondered why we never had a colony on our Moon when were so eager to go all the way to Mars

Vor 9 Monate
Simon Johansen
Simon Johansen

Illuminating video. I have been familiar with many of the practical challenges most likely involved in humans conquering Mars but NOT all of those mentioned here until now. I also absolutely love Kurzgesagt's animation style, would love to play a strategy game involving building and managing a Mars base in this art style.

Vor 4 Monate
The Daredevil Incognito
The Daredevil Incognito

I'm dreaming of a future where planet-hopping is just like going to other countries.

Vor 2 Monate
Daily Zelda News
Daily Zelda News

"Doing X is a horrible idea! Let's do it!" Otherwise known as the entire history of the human race summarized.

Vor 3 years
Darryl A
Darryl A

Edgy

Vor 9 Monate
권혁준
권혁준

@Head on a Crab No intellectuals in the 14th century thought the earth was flat, the sail was just a generation before Copernicus Except some of us still do in 21C

Vor year
cipher88101
cipher88101

Never underestimate the power of self loathing. the good news is that it doesn't last more than a lifetime.

Vor year
Daily Zelda News
Daily Zelda News

Jean Michel Your optimism is beautiful, and your points are very much valid. If only more people were like you.

Vor 2 years
Phineas Campbell
Phineas Campbell

The first people who are sent to Mars, those pioneering braves competing in the harsh conditions, they should be people from challenging climates here. Basically people who already have experience surviving in hostile, unpleasant, deprived and unlovable parts of the planet. Desert tribe folk, Inuits, residents of Hull and Birmingham and Banbury.

Vor 7 Monate
The Bhut
The Bhut

NYC and LA people need not apply ... lol

Vor 2 Monate
八雲紫
八雲紫

5:45 to fix the gravity problem, just put on weighted clothing that weighs twice as much as you when you're on Mars so you feel normal. No need to exercise constantly.

Vor Monat
Jonathan Wheeler
Jonathan Wheeler

I always appreciate the easter egg nods to video game and pop culture in these videos. Like the Xenomorph in the windowless buildings section or the Doom Guy's face on the Earth and Mars resupply orbits section.

Vor 5 Monate
totalfreedom45
totalfreedom45

_Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future._ —Niels Bohr *_1_* Colonizing other galaxies is possible according to the laws of physics but not with current technology and will take a long time—travel to the Canis Major Dwarf (our closest neighbor in the Local Group) would take about 750 million years. *_2_* Colonizing other planets in the Milky Way is more likely. *_3_* Colonizing our Solar System is much more likely but (1) the death toll will be staggering and (2) deathly genetic mutations will occur. *_4_* It took Mother Earth through evolution 4.5 billion years to come up with so much beauty and variety of life. Let’s take good care of her; in our stupidity we are greedily destroying her for the profit of a few. 💕☮🌎🌌

Vor Monat
Christian Lund
Christian Lund

Humans: "Mars is toxic but somehow we will manage to feed everyone." Also humans: "Earth is a garden of food but we still can't feed everyone."

Vor 2 years
Ryan Sullivan
Ryan Sullivan

@Atlas There's people living on Mars at this very moment?

Vor year
spindash64
spindash64

@Atlas as others have said, food production isn’t an issue. It’s distribution that is a problem. Neither capitalistic nor communistic systems have really managed to solve this properly.

Vor year
Lucas: O garoto sem sorte
Lucas: O garoto sem sorte

@legrandliseur tri Well, that's true, you're right. But going to Mars is something that wouldn't be just cool or for money, but for entire generations hence forth. It is a risk worth taking, even if some things don't work out. Have you seen the video of in a nutshell on a lunar base? There you can understand what I'm talking about.

Vor year
legrandliseur tri
legrandliseur tri

@Lucas: O garoto sem sorte Because there were already ressources in america, and a bunch of humans too. Not comparable at all to a toxic wasteland.

Vor year
Spaceflight21
Spaceflight21

Could you maybe do a part 2 and mention more stuff about the long term like creating an artificial atmosphere or rivers and lakes?

Vor 9 Monate
롱오일라이자
롱오일라이자

It's weird how we want to do this without doing the moon first. It would be so much easier after that

Vor 2 Monate
TheMBL098 098
TheMBL098 098

I loved the Doom and Alien references BTW.

Vor 7 Monate
Alexander's Diary
Alexander's Diary

Cool, but I'd like to see the climate crisis resolved first on Earth. Thank you!

Vor Monat
Telisto
Telisto

could create fake windows with a camera outside an a monitor inside. super easy barely an inconvenience

Vor 3 years
Hal Nordmann
Hal Nordmann

The camera/screen trick has a problem - namely the fact that nearly all screens are 2D. So you won't get a "window" but a "moving picture". This distinction is important for human psychology.

Vor 8 Monate
connor wells
connor wells

Stormworks windows

Vor year
Jo Jojo
Jo Jojo

@yetanotherstronk Yeah you could implement that with augmented reality but then you could just make a completely different virtual reality instead. I think VR can have a bad effect on your eyes though. Your brain is tricked so it seems like 3d but your eyes always focus the screen at the same short distance, so you might unlearn properly focusing stuff far away with your eyes.

Vor year
Jo Jojo
Jo Jojo

Wouldn't a window like that be really shitty? It's just a 2d screen and it is rgb so you only get certain wavelengths, which could have a bad impact on your mental health. Was a window like that ever prototyped?

Vor year
Karar Ender
Karar Ender

send that comment to elon musk

Vor 2 years
askthepizzaguy
askthepizzaguy

My guess is much of the early work setting up the base should be done by robots. The fewer humans directly involved, the more practical this task becomes.

Vor 5 Monate
IrhamGhazi
IrhamGhazi

“But we’re stubborn, and we like extreme challenges” true facts and this applies to everyone on earth since ppl always want to get better because we always can!

Vor 5 Monate
Olaf Pijl
Olaf Pijl

I'm not really sold on the idea that colonizing Mars is a good idea. Wouldn't it be better to focus our efforts on making the Earth a more healthy and habitable place for everyone?

Vor 5 Monate
Kyle Hettinger
Kyle Hettinger

This just underscores the importance of sending people like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to Mars.

Vor 5 Monate
MinterVision
MinterVision

Whoever put in the DOOM and Mars Attack references needs a raise.

Vor year
Stanis Kynjing
Stanis Kynjing

Agree

Vor 10 Tage
Spring Bonneh
Spring Bonneh

HE SHOT A HOLE INTO THE SURFACE OF MARS

Vor 14 Tage
Edgar Valdez
Edgar Valdez

Wajajajajaja

Vor 19 Tage
Slevin Channel
Slevin Channel

@Дмитрий М 'Why a Mars Colony is a Stupid and Dangerous Idea' A new video by 'Adam something'.

Vor 2 Monate
Death korps of krieg officer
Death korps of krieg officer

sadly no war of the worlds..the literal origin of science fiction and early space travel..all based from mars and earth

Vor 2 Monate
Champanzee
Champanzee

I’m so excited 😆 Can’t wait for my grandchildren or great grandchildren to live on Mars!

Vor 6 Monate
Antonio Scrignar
Antonio Scrignar

How would we turn the moon into a hub? Doesn't it get hit by asteroids all the time? And doesn't it always face the earth on one side too? So wouldn't it be extremely cold on one side and extremely hot on the other? Not trying to sound nitpicky I'm just curious what you'd think to overcome the moons challenges as well 😅

Vor 3 Monate
Noah Gonzales
Noah Gonzales

My biggest issue with colonizing Mars already is that we haven’t even built a base on the moon yet.

Vor 8 Monate
cyranoBergeracX
cyranoBergeracX

Hi, artificial gravity by rotation is clear. Rotating habitats, the 2001 movie etc. But these were concepts without normal gravitation and the gravitation by rotation pressed your feet to the inner side of the rotating ring. Would be nice to have more explanations about artificial gravity concepts at the mars surface.

Vor 7 Monate
tytyistheman thetruth.
tytyistheman thetruth.

"They will need to stay inside a lot" Well looks like were ready for mars

Vor 2 years
Qu empire
Qu empire

@KEEYB0ARD g r a m m e r

Vor 4 Monate
KEEYB0ARD
KEEYB0ARD

I'm sorry... We're*

Vor 4 Monate
Qu empire
Qu empire

@aaebs ss b the second winter war won’t go so well this time…

Vor 5 Monate
Anonymus GNC
Anonymus GNC

@El Potter Yes. Global meter measure system doesn't be used in US as well

Vor 11 Monate
Zeko_
Zeko_

from discovering fire and stone tools, to creating fusion power and terraforming another planet. amazing how life can change and adapt

Vor 6 Monate
Douglas Anderson
Douglas Anderson

Windowless habitats? How about HD live views to the outside displayed on screens mounted on the walls? Perhaps on places where people eat or relax?

Vor 9 Monate
James Johno
James Johno

I just think it’s crazy that not too long ago they managed to look up and wonder what these things in the sky where and thought it’s absolutely impossible to get close enough to see what they are, now we are looking into how we can land here and sustain life here, I just wish I could see what 500 yesrs into the future will be like if we got there if we have started anything

Vor 5 Monate
jimigitau
jimigitau

I'm just from watching the "terraforming Venus" video and can't help but think, what if we used more intelligent robots to start off the colonization? Then humans can go once it's a little more habitable

Vor 6 Monate
Captain Cringe
Captain Cringe

As the animation quality improves, more and more references and easter eggs are put in. It's amazing how much work go into these videos, really.

Vor 3 years
DryGrahamCracker
DryGrahamCracker

Too many police boxes

Vor 3 years
rhine
rhine

Xzombiekilla13x that was Wolfenstein 3D

Vor 3 years
tvindy
tvindy

@Evan Sky A tortoise is not a tardis.

Vor 3 years
HenryCGS
HenryCGS

@Alexander Day wow. I play KSP all the time and didn't even notice that

Vor 3 years
Jon
Jon

To me, an average guy, one of the biggest wonders is mankind is our continued unrealistic attitude about colonising space. We might be able to get a few astronauts to survive a several horrific years on the surface of Mars, but to what end? Given the completely inhospitable environment and the logistics in transportation of the sufficient quantity of materials from earth, a self-sustainable station on Mars to be used as a base for exploring further into space is completely unrealistic . Further, given the seemingly impossible complexities involved, the idea that Mars would be a better base than earth to launch missions elsewhere seems more fantastical still. I love my science-fiction, but when it comes to colonising Mars, and I would love to be proven wrong, but think we have confused fiction with reality.

Vor 5 Monate
cabo
cabo

@Jon haha I admit I'm a bit of a dreamer for the potential science, that is why I like to study it(thou my major level of expertise is biology lol). But yeah, that it's why like to look back at different eras of great discoveries on knowledge from different cultures, and all of them put great importance on the knowledge it self on some way and/or on the people that created knowledge(a lot of different astronomical knowledge was created by astrologers or some form of shamans, that originally wanted to study the sky for predictions or religion). And well, we get the correlation that when we emphasize the importance of knowledge, knowledge is created exponentially, maybe is kinda obvious but I think is still important to keep on mind. And about Mars, yes of course, to my understanding the more optimistic projections are that a colony would be in various decades and other stimates are 100+ years. I guess my point is that I want it to be missions to Mars as soon as possible because that is what make us improve, the technology and science(of course "ASAP" while mataining security standards, but it's always a risk being sloppy and the people in charge must be always vigilant). I mean I know there have been a lot of advances, but even then it's not secret that NASA has been on something like stagnation for many years. And without clear objectives or missions, the technology or science never will advance as fast as it could. In a more active environment, one never know what crazy technology can come out, but again I'm fully aware about the current projections just that there is way to better the chances and I personally believe that as soon as humanity hit milestone on Space its better for everyone, hopefully. Ups, sorry for the long text, I think it's exciting talking about this stuff.

Vor 3 Monate
Jon
Jon

@cabo thanks for your well written comment. I am opening to the idea that it could happen, but I really think we are so far away from a colony on Mars, a small, cramped base for a few brave astronauts perhaps, but they are very different things.

Vor 3 Monate
cabo
cabo

I get what are you saying, to my knowledge we still need to develop some key technologies and better defined plans, but when Kennedy gave the deadline for getting to the moon by humans, some scientists on the field believed to be pure fantasy(Not because it was theoretically impossible but precisely because there were too many practical challenges). And even thou the Moon Landing wouldn't have been possible without the astronomical(heh) amount of founding because of the Cold War, you always need the passionate scientist and engineers to make the advances that funding alone can't get you. And while you can say that we didn't gain anything from the moon landing, I'd say that is totally false because 1st, which is often pointed out, technologies developed for space are some of the more useful tech for us people down here on earth. But even more important than that imo, samples and rocks from the moon help us to understand how the earth was created, how the solar system was created and how the universe was created or, to some degree, how the universe works. So I believe some of that discoveries will happen with Mars, even considering that we have been exploring and taking some samples for years now. And yeah, the way Mars can be a great base for further space explorations is something like when you make a travel in car with your destination 12hrs+ away. It would be nice to have more fuel and supplies somewhere on the way(I know you don't consume fuel on Space like on a place with constant gravity or atmosphere but still). Talking about that, the other reason is precisely Mars have noticeable less gravity than Earth and a super thin atmosphere, those are the kind of conditions make it way easier to launch rockets, the same reason why the moon could be a great exploration base too, the moon even having "easy" access to produce rocket fuel and water. And this bases shouldn't be rebundant either, with more infrastructure out there more versatile and fastest space exploration should be. Of course, even though all of this is true or possibly, it's theoretical for now but sometimes humanity makes big jumps between what is theoretical and practical, on the last century this happened very often. In fact, there are stories that sci-fi inspired future scientists to discover or explore those topics(maybe a silly example). I think is obvious I'm all for colonizing Mars if possible, but I understand that it may be impossible now or forever. But Im sure the future astronauts will be some that understand the risks better than anyone, on the mission to Mars, because other than train like crazy is good to remember most astronauts have PhD in Physics or Engineering, so they should have the risks crystal clear compared to us.

Vor 3 Monate
SledgeInc
SledgeInc

Same way our ancestors would never have believed it to be possible for humans to fly look at us now. A viable yet distant future would be to use genetic engineering with tools like CRISPR to modify humans to be adaptable to space

Vor 5 Monate
Justin C
Justin C

It’s the journey. The problem solving involved with all the challenges faced make humankind more adaptable and resilient. Otherwise we stay on a “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mantra and never learn about all the potentially better ways we could be doing things because we’ve never needed to deal with those kinds of problems before.

Vor 5 Monate
쇼팽쇼팽
쇼팽쇼팽

Build a city on Mars! Many people seem to be interested in this topic because it has been frequently featured in sf novels and movies recently. It still seems like a myth now, but I think it came true soon.

Vor 10 Tage
Maxwell Bown
Maxwell Bown

Imagine if all the space companies make their own bases on mars and then have a war over who gets what land

Vor 9 Monate
Astralis 35
Astralis 35

This makes u realize how perfect our planet is for life , so enjoy it while u can

Vor 5 Monate
stuff & more stuff
stuff & more stuff

Just remember when your trying to go to Mars *The sun is a deadly lazer*

Vor 2 years
Abby Cabrera
Abby Cabrera

@Barbaros Erdogan OG's i love it xD

Vor year
Rafael Torres
Rafael Torres

*and there wont be a blanklet*

Vor year
DOOMGUY 420
DOOMGUY 420

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Vor year
Rose
Rose

ah yes, bill wurtz. you know, i kinda relate to him. in his words... "i'm still a piece of *GARBAGE"*

Vor year
stuff & more stuff
stuff & more stuff

@hydrolito Yep. Thats why solar panels produce less power on Mars, and its an irradiated frozen desert.

Vor year
Ofentse Mwase Films
Ofentse Mwase Films

This is Impossible. But f*ck it Let’s do it!

Vor 8 Monate
Rex Futuri
Rex Futuri

It's strange how few seem to consider subsurface colonies. I thought Heinlein made a good case for underground colonization in "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress". For Mars, that solves the radiation issue and possibly gives easier access to water. But, there is one problem on Mars that I have never heard a real solution for. The gravity issue has no fix short of artificially generated gravity. I wonder what effect slowing Mars' rotation would have on the force of gravity, but that would affect the day cycle for surface colonization.

Vor 9 Monate
Samus
Samus

@Samuel Butts then gene editing. Change the people to fit the environment

Vor 8 Monate
Goku Black
Goku Black

@Samuel Butts Thats why he said to rotate them out every couple of years

Vor 8 Monate
Samuel Butts
Samuel Butts

nobody seems to want to acknowledge that we cant live long term at 0.3g

Vor 8 Monate
Zee Yin
Zee Yin

If we could make Mars habitable, we're certainly capable of fixing Earth!

Vor 8 Monate
Ian Foote
Ian Foote

Seems like a good use case for Thorium reactors. Thorium is far more energy dense than uranium

Vor 4 Monate
Amyychu :3
Amyychu :3

*A Mars Base is possible, but it needs a Moon Base!* NASA & SpaceX: yes

Vor 2 years
PlaguedHuman
PlaguedHuman

Moon base by 2024...

Vor 2 years
Space Jace
Space Jace

Steved D Why would we fake any of this?

Vor 2 years
ShadowSlayer 669
ShadowSlayer 669

@Someone404 Mars One went bankrupt

Vor 2 years
lobzster
lobzster

@M Beecher sir... I don't think you understand how significant that much energy would be. using solar power from the sun r as ther than fusion energy and any of its energy from its core is like saying... "no I want the 5$ rather than the 10$ because there is only so much money in the world and I'd like someone to have the other 5$"

Vor 2 years
M Beecher
M Beecher

we also need a dysin sphere so we can not use nuckely power only and hav some nice solar power AT ANY HOUR

Vor 2 years
mydane coronel
mydane coronel

Watching these videos make me feel hopeful for the future generation.

Vor 2 Monate
Yeros Syle
Yeros Syle

Imagine working from sunset to sundown like this till you're 90 years old. Without the possibility of enjoying the fruits of your work by going outside wit ha fresh beverage and just stare at the horizon. It's a bunker life.

Vor 8 Monate
toast productions
toast productions

One way to simulate gravity is to have the astronauts commonly wear suits with metal inside and have the floor electromagnetic.

Vor 5 Monate
Kian Mohammadi
Kian Mohammadi

This and all your other videos have helped me so much. you are awesome!!! keep it up!

Vor 4 Monate
Évariste Galois
Évariste Galois

Kurzgesagt: “Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!” Elon Musk: “They had us in the first half, not gonna lie”

Vor 3 years
Makas
Makas

YellowBag Kids No

Vor 2 years
carso1500
carso1500

@Shayne O'Neill do you know that musk does work directly on the rockets since he is actually the lead enginer of the falcón 9 and now Starship proyects since he has a physics degree and he IS a rocket enginer, right? Yeah his workers do the heavy lifting thats how a company works but musk is far from just being the guy that gives the money, also he doesnt steals all the credit he constantly credits all of his team for the awesome job that they accomplish, it's just that he is the public face of the company, he is also the one that keeps spacex on track so that they don't get sidelined by other crap

Vor 2 years
Shayne O'Neill
Shayne O'Neill

@iveseenthis button now! To be clear, Musk hasn't achieved a single one of the goals he's attributed to. His workers have. This is true of all billionaires, and theres no exception to that rule and there never has been an exception. And he underpays and overworks them. Sooooooo fuck him. Thats why I'm rooting for the regulators to boot him off the board and get someone who will pay direct the company to them properly, preferably a CEO hired via Seek or whatever like the rest of us working joes get our jobs.

Vor 3 years
Jeremiah John
Jeremiah John

@Arsène Ntibushitse we already have that, they are all working on their best ideas in a friendly manner.

Vor 3 years
CHAOU
CHAOU

Now:habitating in Mars is going to be the toughest challenge Really really really long Time later:habitating in another Pararell universe is gonna be the toughest challenge

Vor 9 Monate
StealthYKitten
StealthYKitten

And as always, your videos are so interesting to watch!

Vor 4 Monate
Michael Sullivan
Michael Sullivan

I've tried researching this a few times before can anyone answer I know that the launch window to Mars is every 2.2 years but how long is the window open? Thanks

Vor 7 Monate
Saul Amarista
Saul Amarista

Elon Musk without proving data managed to convince many people about terraforming Mars.

Vor Monat
DvMs
DvMs

Playing a game be like "why is it loading so slow???" "Uh i dont know?" "Where do you live?" "Eastern part of mars" "Bro Your ping is 500000" "yea"

Vor year
Zara
Zara

Internet safety video makers taking notes right now

Vor 7 Monate
Muhammad Ijaz
Muhammad Ijaz

Noseoprationandserjery

Vor 9 Monate
asd jkl
asd jkl

@Director-Kun Ch. Love American peoples

Vor 10 Monate
asd jkl
asd jkl

@Oliver Love American peoples

Vor 10 Monate
asd jkl
asd jkl

@Fallen Down Love American peoples

Vor 10 Monate
Nicholas Freitas
Nicholas Freitas

Imagine you using a telescope and You seeing all the cities on Mars just like the lights on earth

Vor 3 Tage
Матвей Айги
Матвей Айги

Thank you for this atmospheric and educative video!

Vor 4 Monate
Brendon Gonzales
Brendon Gonzales

From “cold, radioactive desert,” to “no accessible radioactive elements.”

Vor 4 Monate
Mr. Elh
Mr. Elh

I think it would take a machine to produce a magnetic field, since there is no magnetic field on Mars. Good video ! ;)

Vor 2 Monate
Maxleid
Maxleid

Could you make a video about how a planet would be terraformed?

Vor 3 years
Jeff Vader
Jeff Vader

@Mountain Rider "Without earth, we are nothing" All the more reason to have a second Earth.

Vor 2 years
Vatsyayana
Vatsyayana

@cudroid lol and what in the world is that supposed to mean? i cant recall a single thing Pewdiepie has ever said that made me think, oh this person is kinda smart or knows anything about planetary colonizing / terraforming..

Vor 3 years
alphakillson
alphakillson

@Mountain Rider thats the attitude thatll halt human progress. We can literally do anything with time and hard work.

Vor 3 years
Kerbodynamic X
Kerbodynamic X

Play TerraGenesis and you’ll know how to terraform a planet.

Vor 3 years
Natan Ark
Natan Ark

What software did you use to make such amazing graphics. I love the colors. I am creating a video game and would like to incorporate these colors and graphic style into it.

Vor 7 Monate
SuperFire64
SuperFire64

I was just thinking "well then, what about Venus?" Lucky me, you guys already made a video about that too

Vor 10 Monate
Artecor
Artecor

6:12 all of that has already been experienced by many of us in this COVID period so it might not be such a bad thing

Vor 8 Monate
William Irwin
William Irwin

This would be viable but we aint even made a self sufficent base on the moon yet

Vor 5 Monate
The amazing cat wizard
The amazing cat wizard

Kurzgesagt usually refers people as “Humans,” and has a lot of birds, so is Kurzgesagt secretly a bunch of birds able to talk working together and possibly helping/warning Humans about the near future?

Vor year
Ethan Forsyth
Ethan Forsyth

@The Gavinator I agree, "In short loves birds." Great job g translate

Vor Monat
Ethan Forsyth
Ethan Forsyth

@dogwater royalist 👑 I- Is A Duck On Your Spaceship

Vor Monat
Orez Eno
Orez Eno

Birds are secretly the dominate species of the planet. 🌏

Vor 2 Monate
Angel Estelle
Angel Estelle

I like how your mind thinks

Vor 2 Monate
Romi Arkan
Romi Arkan

I think it'd be a long time before we send manned crews to Mars. A century at best, never at worst. Hell since the Moon landings we haven't sent any more humans there. Let's start with the Moon.

Vor Monat
Nate Shrager
Nate Shrager

Can we please just keep making awesome telescopes like the JWST and maybe send a probe to Titan instead of this. A moon base could be useful also. This is an utter waste and, yes, a HORRIBLE idea. Nice one elon

Vor 6 Monate
Luisina Casirola
Luisina Casirola

I love the idea of another planet and whoever gets to colonize it gets to decide its rules and politics

Vor 4 Monate
DarthAdipose
DarthAdipose

This concept could be the base for a great horror movie! It would be like The Shining but in space.

Vor 8 Monate
Bubble Gum
Bubble Gum

I can't even imagine the fear and panic it would cause to be stuck on Mars if there was some sort of mechanical failure. Just knowing how delayed your communication is, Earth is extremely far away, and that death is certain. Honestly if we ever do send humans to Mars, I wouldn't be surprised if the first mission ends in disaster, and that it stains interest enough to where manned Mars missions are abandoned.

Vor year
Schinshikss
Schinshikss

I'd imagine any viable human mission on Mars would require hundreds of robotic precursor missions to deal with so many infrastructure constructions to establish a basic human outpost. But our current progress in AI programming is so shit that it had to be shut down seconds before a predicted car crash for the developers to avoid any legal trouble....

Vor 16 Tage
Olly
Olly

They’ll die of radiation sickness on the 2 year journey whilst losing 40% of their bone mass so habitation of the surface isn’t a worry 👍🏻

Vor 19 Tage
silver takana
silver takana

Do you know there’s a movie made about it? It’s callEd The Martian. A man got stuck on mars, living off growing potatoes.

Vor 22 Tage
DaGoattMan
DaGoattMan

The Martian lol

Vor Monat
Thanos but with an Afro
Thanos but with an Afro

@Quentin Walker sadly, lol

Vor 3 Monate
FsaeFerth
FsaeFerth

I’ve an idea, we can always put space stations between mars and earth, so we can send rockets from there

Vor Monat
Fight Guy
Fight Guy

Can't wait for technology to be so advanced that current supercomputers that take entire rooms would be in an outdated smartphone..

Vor 7 Monate
A.P.O.Y.T.
A.P.O.Y.T.

Or, we could just send robots there first, have them construct everything we need with provided materials and what they can gather from mars, then we go to mars once we have a working colony. Then again, Venus would be easier than mars, because at least Venus HAS an atmosphere

Vor 11 Tage
John Clifford Bañadera
John Clifford Bañadera

Living the lifestyles in Mars might be hard, but worth it, because Kurzgesagt, you really considered humans as real humans, so that's better, but I hope that ants and bugs will find ways to survive in Mars, but this was a bad idea if we sent bugs in mars to live they will evolve in another 300 years.

Vor 8 Monate
Joran De Braekeleer
Joran De Braekeleer

I can't believe how much this channel has grown in quality. There is especially a lot more detail in the animations. Amazing work!

Vor 3 years
Alex Turner
Alex Turner

If some people can't handle a mask that saves their lives then they'll be even more mad about a helmet that saves their lives

Vor 8 Monate
Phone-Phobia
Phone-Phobia

probably i may recommend a underground base because Mars a planet that has a dust storm any time, so you may need a base that u can rebuild like a lego or a underground base

Vor 5 Monate
Pamela Thompson
Pamela Thompson

The best solution is to send the robots to get the important things ready! I think Mars is not realistic in our human form

Vor 6 Monate
ChuotVy
ChuotVy

The question we should be asking is: what happens if they forget about you and leave you on the earth/moon?

Vor 8 Monate
optimus bryan
optimus bryan

The youtube vids would be titled: "What to bring when visiting mars" "My mars morning routine" "Redecorating my space dome"

Vor year
juno drifts across youtube dot com
juno drifts across youtube dot com

awh all of these comments are kinda cute tbh

Vor 8 Monate
sharon joe
sharon joe

ASMR eating in mars

Vor 9 Monate
【 Suki 。💭 】
【 Suki 。💭 】

"Moving to my new space dome! | aesthetic”

Vor 9 Monate
bhrz
bhrz

100 years from now people will read this and will commend your vision :D

Vor 9 Monate
The pie ate the lie!
The pie ate the lie!

You forgot something "FLAT MARS **PROVEN** **NOT FAKE**" "ALIENS FOUND ON MARS! **NOT CLICKBAIT** **WE ARE IN DANGER**"

Vor 9 Monate
Gabriele Trovato
Gabriele Trovato

Also, with genetic engeneering, we can transform the human to adapt it to other planets.

Vor 4 Monate
Alfonso Anton Romero
Alfonso Anton Romero

You are much more inspiring to me than Carl Sagan's Cosmos. You go more to the point, without so much sentimentality, and you explain it in a more didactic way. It is one of the best explained videos with enormous amount of small details about the colonization of Mars.🥰🤯🤯🤯💪🤔🤠👨‍🔧👨‍🏭🚀👨‍🚀👩‍🚀🛰️🛸🚀🌌🌌🌕🦸‍♂️👨‍🚀🌌🌌

Vor 9 Monate
Md. Abdul Mazid
Md. Abdul Mazid

What if the crew were to be genetically engineered to be able to adapt to mars

Vor 6 Monate
MR MLG PRO
MR MLG PRO

mars: *literally nothing can survive* cockroaches: "are you challenging me?"

Vor 10 Monate
emeraldo splasho
emeraldo splasho

cockroaches are immune to radiation so yea

Vor 9 Monate
Nikhil M Warrier
Nikhil M Warrier

Meanwhile tardigrades be like:

Vor 9 Monate
Évariste Galois
Évariste Galois

Other scientists: “Let’s colonize Mars” Elon Musk: 👏Meme👏Review👏

Vor 3 years
Yar Bolog
Yar Bolog

@Ifraz Ali The guy is much more than a business man. He has a pretty advanced knowledge of science and engineering as well. Just because he has a ton of cash doesnt mean he is only a business man.

Vor 3 years
frogge gorl
frogge gorl

Im the 2000 like YEET

Vor 3 years
Mystic_Necrozma
Mystic_Necrozma

Musk is a business man

Vor 3 years
Ollie Smith
Ollie Smith

Stuck in one place for a long time with the same people doing the same things sounds very Familia A lot to worry about as well as reminds me of 2020 and 2021

Vor 7 Monate
Cryo Crystal Inc
Cryo Crystal Inc

Also due to radiation on Mars there is a technology that allows us to collect the radiation and converted into Viable electricity

Vor 9 Monate
DDx16
DDx16

Why would we start building a colony on Mars right now, when we haven't fully colonized earth yet?

Vor Monat

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