LIVE: Alien Life + Scientists Comments on Titan + Mars Missions + MORE
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She's the Cassini imaging lead. Cassini probe studied, Saturn. And gave us some absolutely amazing. Visuals of that planet. Now I had a little Twitter conversation with her. I asked her a couple of questions about the new titan mission? That's coming up. Titan mission. That will land quad copter. On the moon titan. And take photos, stitching together make video, check out what the surfaces. See if there's any life there. So I had a little conversation and I'm gonna kinda read it off to you. Let you know what she what she says about the, the mission she's not part of this mission, but she's part of the bigger Cassini missions that were happening in the past. So I said this tight mission, how cool is it that we're sending a helicopter to another world? She said how cool two hundred ninety degrees below zero Fahrenheit. And then she said that you expect any other answer from a scientist. Of course, she's joking dufy awesome. But she said, but also dazzlingly spectacular a really hope I'm still around to see it, and that it works. So this mission is going to be launching in the mid twenty twenty s in land on titan in the mid twenty thirties. So from now. Fifteen twenty years from now Ashton, how's it going? About fifteen twenty years from now this thing land. I really hope, Karen, Carolyn can see it. That'd be amazing. Absolutely amazing. So this quad copter thing, this, this drone is autonomous it'll fly around. The surface. Titan. Up zuma. By itself. We don't need to tell it where to go. We don't need anything like that. It'll be scanning the surface as it goes. It'll be landing on the surface. And also taking measurements. For life for composition. For various other things. It also be able to use its rotors to kick up dust. That's another cool thing. So it'll be able to kick up dust, wherever it is an it can read that dust. Now, the other thing is I was worried about this. Right. I was worried about the dust getting into. This quad copters. They Blake this podcasters rotors, because it's crazy sub tear up. It's crazy. How much this world kinda resembles ours, even though it's full of methane so rain on titan is methane. It's not water. It's methane. So what I was worried about is, is this quad. Copter, airtight, is it watertight? Is it Santa tight? So I asked Carolyn I said. The the, the mission looks incredibly complex. Hopefully, the technology is able to withstand that kind of temperature for the mission length seems like sand, maybe a factor in the long term as well. And he thoughts of moving parts on this one. Caroline said, we're not sure the surface is sand like. Now when they did the press conference with NASA when I was on the call with them, the scientists there stated that it will be landing in the sand dunes around the equator. Of titan in when Caroline said that they're not sure that the surface. Ascend like. Of all the people you can trust. With information about Saturn in its moons. You gotta trust Carolyn Porco. She knows everything about everything about Saturn. She was lead Cassini image. That was the probe the. Orbits Saturn for so long. No longer with us. They had to decommission it, but she said she went on to say, we're not sure the services sand, like it could be more like snow made of tar. The but there will be large particles, made of organic compounds in. It's not clear to me what that might due to mechanical mechanisms dust on the moon was a real problem for the Apollo, astronauts. So snow. Tar. That's what they're going to be landing on. The only thing I can really equate it to on earth is. You know, I don't know if you're from a place where there's a lot of snow, but I'm from near Buffalo New York. We get a lot of snow here. When they plow the roads in like all the crap from the tires gets in the snow piles in it's all dirty and nasty in like their brownish blackish snow. And there's little pebbles, you dirt everywhere. That's kind of what I acquainted to. Maybe that's just because the color. But it seems like it would be a little bit more dense than that, you know, like a snow like a dense snow because. My road just got paid a little bit go. So if it's tar like that. If it's like asphalt Qatar or like roofing tar but little particles of it. Like the size of a snowflake. What's the composition of them? How are they gonna stick together? Or are they going to be able to? Be kicked up by the rotors because that's kind of what they were saying, before, like the rotors are going to be able to pick up this sand and the. The sand on titan the quote Sange air quotes, by the way. Could possibly be our kind of Lynch? To another life form in our solar system. Now that being said, it's still a far distance in the future. They still have about ten years to figure out the engineering, and the science. Do as much research, as they can't get the proper instruments in place in tweak them before they actually launch. So they have plenty of time to get this right before the launch. But if anything goes wrong. Say if this thing lands, you know, if they land it properly, the land it well. Then anything goes wrong with the mission. Jeff fix it. It's far away. It's really far away. So there's not going to be any sort of fixing to this quad copter. Once he gets to tighten if it does break down. Now in the other thing is if it sand and it gets in the rotors, if the engines, the Motors, I'm not sure it's probably going to be electric Motors. And I know the what's powering is a nuclear sell similar to curiosity Rover. I think it's actually a same same system is curiosity from not mistaken. But if that's the case that's going to be pretty awesome. But it's also because they can make it a more sealed. Engine for motorized should say, more sealed motor, the rotor a rotor motor. So hopefully, that all goes, well, I mean, ten years down the line, I'll keep you up to date as much as I know about it. But for now we're just kind of hanging back. Waiting to see what actually happens with it because. I was not like there's not a lot of information about it quite yet, just what they kind of said the other day. Which is okay? We're gonna fly a frigging quad copter on titan. Autonomously. Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Crazy. Now, I've got to say real quick. I want to thank Magellan TV for their support for the podcast. It'd been really great if you like science space tech documentaries could could've magilla, TV dot com slash space news pod, and you can get two months for free. Really? Awesome documentaries, posting it and chat right now. Really cool stuff, two months for free, and you get over fifteen hundred premium documentaries, and then after that, it's only four ninety nine a month. 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So if you wanna make a little bit of money while having a cool podcast, while download the crap or go to anchor up FM to get started. Now let's move on to this cool space plane. Nasa has a new plane. Is that a space plane sorry about that? It's a supersonic plane. They have this really crazy new plane, but it doesn't have a windshield. They're using a monitor like you would like video game monitor there's three monitors. There's one with a camera attached to that. You can see the front, then there's other monitors with other information on them. And if all goes to plan in twenty twenty one NASA will start test piloting this thing. Is a very long nose cone. In it will fly faster than speed of sound. Demanding to be looking through window. They're going to be looking at a four K monitor. Cameras in the front of the ship. We'll send real time video to the pilots feel the view rate to that. Four-game monitor. So the flight is going to be pretty standard pretty normal. And the creators of it hope that it will break the speed of sound without producing the sonic boom, there were so used to. If it can get through the sound barrier, choir quieter than a traditional supersonic plane. It might be able to. Length that technology to future. Planes that fly over regular civilians, like you and me. Which would be really great because there are some planes out there that are super loud. And the reason why they don't have a windshield is basically drag. You want it to be as era anemic as possible in a windshield. Gives it that little bump. For the glass, and if they don't have that, bump, they can cut down on drag. So said they have a couple of. Couple of cameras up there shooting video directly forward and also streaming it back to that fork display. Pretty cool stuff has a camera on the top of the nose cone, and a camera underneath. That's the one atop, we'll be looking forward in the one underneath will be looking downward, giving a view of the runway for takeoff in landing. So instead of just I mean this thing looks crazy, I'm going to post a picture here. Popular science. Check that out. Now. There's a couple of problems with this, though. Humanize see a specific rate. And if this monitor's refresh rate, isn't properly tuned. Then the pilots can get motion sickness. And. You know, your eyes could start seeing a little bit of late and see. For a plane, that's going this fast. You can't have any latency s dangerous. The goal is. If they do a right. It'll be as if there's a real window there and not a monitor in the pilots won't really be able to notice the difference. So that's pretty cool. That was a pretty neat thing that I came up on the other day. Nasa is also doing some Mars in moon studies. And they're picking some people to do this some different entities to help them out. This is for the solar system. Exploration research virtual institute. Center for lunar and asteroid surface. Science is one of them. The UCF's team will so regular, which is the soil like material on other planetary bodies on the moon and asteroids specifically looking at the physical properties in resources, regular and its behavior in the space science or in the space environment. So they're basically going to be looking at. Space soil. There's a bunch of other ones too. And basically, what these things are different teams from around the world. Around the country, I should say. And what they do is, if we're got to science different kind of engineering center for luth's lunar science and exploration, that C, L SE, but by David kring at the lunar planetary institute of Houston through modeling geochemical analysis. This team will track the distribution of form of volatile from the early solar system to the formation of the moon and subsequent evolution today. So it's basically all the moons. We're going to be working on our moon and Mars, men and more stuff, too. That was pretty neat pretty excited about that one. They also wanna let you know about. Some updates to the trip. Ever fifteenth is still tentative. It's not a sure thing that's kind of a. Kind of a, let's figuring out as we go. But November fifteenth is the plan to launch astronauts back to the ISS from US soil for the first time. Since the space shuttle, docu got decommissioned, and my plan is to road trip down. There have a friend who is a videographer Filmer editor works in. Works in film, works and TV and he's really great at it. So hopefully, I can get some really cool. Youtube videos out of it, and I can share the experience with you guys along the way. I have some kind of getting it altogether as I go just kind of like piecing it together, what I need to do. And. Where I need to go, what I wanna do on the trip. Because it's a. Twenty one hour trip altogether. So if I take that's basically, like if I drive one whole day I get there, if I started at, like six in the morning and ended at six in the morning. You know, I'd get there. They say you know, twenty one hours so split in half ten hours each day. A lot of driving so via trove ten hours from where I have right now let me take a little little trip on Google maps. Come along on this trip with me real quick. The ten hours from where I am right now. Is I well, I have to go through. Pennsylvania. By friend lives in New York City, either he can come up here and meet me here or I can drive to somewhere in between me and hip, Scranton, Pennsylvania is pretty much in between my friend and myself. From there. We can pretty much goes straight down. Through Tom Pennsylvania, near Philly pass. He though the jersey shore is pretty cool. You know, Baltimore in Washington. Now, the other thing that I didn't really want to do is hit Washington DC. That's tough. That's tough drive. The beltway is insane Baltimore, too. I mean this just one big giant mess down there. So what I would prefer to do. I've got to talk to him about this, but I would prefer to do it's him to come up here. And then we could go through Harrisburg into her she. I'm just looking at this right now and go through Woodstock down south near Charlottesville and Richmond and stuff like that. And that kind of hit Richmond, go south from Richmond, Virginia. Near the ocean on the way there. But, you know, if he came down, if you came to me to start which kind of sucks for him because it's a lot of traveling for him. Some kind of like throwing out ideas, which I was kind of pondering. At the same time. Today. I, I kind of figured about, but we could travel through the forests of Pennsylvania, which be really cool. Really beautiful. Beautiful scenery. Awesome. Nice guys too. So it's possible you know, maybe I'm going to be traveling down the coast. Or maybe I'll be traveling through the inlands of Pennsylvania, in down south through there. Some kinda still trying to figure out what's the best way. I want to save money. But I also want to have the best experience like driving over to New York City doesn't sound like fun going to Philly. Philly's red cool Baltimore, Washington. That's just a big mess. Richmond isn't bad. Been of Richmond. Newport News we can go to Richmond. We could. Maybe we could do is drive one day to Richmond, Virginia. It would take us all day to get there. Let me see how far that is from here. That is a Richmond. Virginia is a seven hour drive. I so we can go to Richmond. That's a pretty decent. I chunk from my house, go to Richmond. Or we could go to Virginia Beach, maybe. Virginia Beach, which would be your really insane. Be really fun. So let's say Virginia Beach from me is eight about nine hours. So that's pretty much halfway, Virginia Beach. Go to the beach a little bit. Hang out. You know, skateboard whatever. Did you hire cells have little vacation on her way to NASA? Where we will see one of the most important rocket launches of our lifetimes. Launching humans back to the international space station from. US soil on a US rocket SpaceX capsule on top of it. So that's pretty cool man. That's my trip and working on it. I've got to go fund me. I'm going to post it up. It's not done yet. I'm working on a video for it. So here's the go fund me, I want to keep you guys up to date with it. That's the go fund me. If you're interested already got some people that helped me out, Blake helped me out so far. And I just I literally just kind of like hinted at the other day, not even a solid Las promoted on anywhere on social media. So you all get the first glimpse of this whole trip trying to figure out everything. In, you guys are important in my decision making because I think it'd be kind kinda cool to get your guys feedback on what are some the things to do on the way down there. So if you know anything, just let me know. So that being said, I'm working out another video a long form. Maybe long for about ten minutes. Ten minute YouTube video about UFO conspiracies and also did we land on the moon. Just because I know their stuff out there already. But I think a lot of these places that try to bucket. Debunked the conspiracy theorists go too crazy about it. They don't take the layman's terms. They don't take the normal path of somebody who's just logical. Not somebody who is a scientist. I'm just a normal that likes space stuff. It even I can tell it's like four hundred thousand people, I believe something like that. It was some ridiculous amount of people working on Apollo eleven. Some ridiculous. It's like half a million people. It was. So it was like so many people, I'm probably completely wrong about that might be like fifty thousand let me see how many people worked Apollo. Four hundred thousand people worked on Apollo eleven. Four hundred thousand people they had to keep their mouths shut. Four hundred thousand people that if they were in this part of the conspiracy, if they were part of it. Almost half a million people would have had to keep their mouths shut for the rest of their lives. There's no way there's no way that many people can keep their mouth shut about. So there is like one thing because I'm going to be working on with this next video. Also, if you go to YouTube dot com slash space news pod. All these podcasts are available there as well. And also like shorter clips things like that going to start doing more. Informative clips going to be doing some more more produced highly produced or higher producers think maybe now highly because I'm not that really great at it. But I'm working on it YouTube videos about space science, and technical along with the podcasts because a podcast automatically uploaded, which is really nice. So working on that stuff. There's all sorts of fun things that are going on. Silica was seen before. There's other cool stuff. That's going on. It's just kind of. Kinda just a fun thing. Right. So like science doesn't always have to be about crazy stuff in about, you know, conspiracy theories and keeping it super crazy in intense all the time. It doesn't have to be I want science to be fun. I want science to be. Enjoyable for everybody and not a pain in the butt. Speaking of Apollo, though. They're going to allow NASA. We'll be allowing. Scientists get their hands. On moon rocks? The United States. Has twenty two kilograms seal, the way, the mass going to open up after several decades of scientists waiting. They'll be able to study them using current technology the technology when they last studied them was different than what it is now. Twelve moon-walker gathered, this lunar material. Some of it was vacuum packed on the moon and never has been exposed to earth's atmosphere. Somebody has been frozen or Stockton, gaseous helium, but they all remain. Untouched. These moon rocks will be. Divvied out to different scientists. And they're not going to be contaminated. There will make sure that they're going to be. In tubes, or containers that are pristine. Very pristine. Geologist will be required to wear protective suits and lab gear provided by NASA in will only receive a specific amount of material to conduct their proposed research. So. The sample vault which contained seventy percent of the original amass lunar material has to come nations and takes two people to unlock. That's some high stakes stuff right there. So that's kind of cool. It's very cool that they're doing this, like, it's not super crazy moon. Rocks are really cool, but it's just fun science. We get to learn a lot about the mood. Probably do this. So hopefully, they get a lot more information with our new tools new technologies. And we are able to. Some more info. About how are we going to land on the moon to what's the moon's surface, made of we know it's dusty, we know it's rocky. We know what kind of made of, but maybe our new tools can come up with other options and other ideas. And maybe the tools that we're using now to study, this will bring up other experiments, the future for future, boomer landings human literally endings, which will be happening if everything goes, right? Twenty four. No. If all goes off at moon mission. What are we going to be studying? We don't know yet. We're not sure exactly what. We're going to be studying we're going to be studying definitely going to be bringing back some samples. The first woman will be setting foot on the lunar surface. Twenty twenty four followed by the next man. They'll be. Lending making sure everything goes. Right. And eventually, eventually. We'll be able to. Build a colony on the moon. That's the plan, you know, give it ten years from when we've relance on the moon and we'll start making colonies if all goes. Well, and I keep saying, if all goes well for a reason. We all know that funding for NASA. It's kind of a weird thing. It's really weird that politicians have their hand in science is really weird that politicians can steer the nation's science objectives. When they aren't scientists. You can say you want to go to Mars, all you want, but is it realistic to go to Mars within the four years that your president? You know during the time that. You're getting funding from for NASA for certain projects. We've been to the moon. Been in the mood a lot. We don't know everything about the Mon, but we don't know everything about the earth either, should we be focusing on further objects in the cosmos, such as Mars? Such as titan. Tighten them. We'll have a robot on it is about ten years earn about twenty years, I should say, but we need to learn a lot about the moon in how to live in space in order to live on Mars. If we don't send people back to the moon. Will we be able to send people tomorrow's? That's the question. Think about it. It's baby steps. The first explorers that. Crossed the sea. He didn't cross the sea. The first try. They crossed there. See once they knew how to do it. They went out little by little. And they nudge themselves out further and further. Little boats built up the bigger boats build up bigger boats. And eventually, they crossed sees two different land. Now, this is similar because our se- is space. And our boats, spaceship's rockets pods for humans to live in. Now, if we go straight from earth to Mars without knowing how to live halfway there. In a tin can. What's going to happen to our astronauts, they fly towards the hurdle towards the red planet? We have no idea. We have to learn that stuff. It's a it's a process. So all these new moon. Studies the survey studies the solar exploration research virtual institute studies the really important the really important to the fact. Of humans going to other planets is if they're going to be studying the moon, they're going to be studying Mars. And also, if we're going to be landing on the moon. That's our baby step. That's our pedal boat to get to the bigger ocean to cross the sea of the solar system to get to the red planet. Bittel structure. You probably die. They're just the way it is. You got to understand these astronauts, when they go to Mars, they have to expect that they're going to die. Like that's just in your head. Like you gotta do it man says, how that works. You know, you're probably not going to come back. Mars is really far away takes five hundred plus days to get there. If something goes wrong in between here and Mars. You're not gonna get save man. There's nothing you can do you're going to be on your way to Mars. You're probably going to die on the way to Mars. If something goes wrong, when you are there. Then you're probably gonna die on Mars. That's just the way it is in it sucks. You know, we can send people around and come back slingshot back to the earth from ours. That's possible. You know, we're going to have to give them a lot of materials. A lot of stuff to sustain them. In order to do that whole trip. It's a thousand plus days. So a thousand days. Three years. In a tube with somebody else. No place to go. You can't leave. Could you do that three years in habitat? Let's see how long it will actually take. Desk, searching a little bit for you guys how it takes to get to Mars from earth can be between. Okay. So it's about three hundred eight hundred fifty to three hundred days depending on Mars in relation to the earth. So let's say my math was completely wrong. I'm going to fess up to that. I said, five hundred days hundred fifty to three hundred dollars three hundred days. So let's just say in between two, let's say, two hundred dick is this. What today's there two hundred as back four hundred days that's about a year. So in a year, could you sit in a can with somebody? It's about the size of a bedroom. That's about as much as you're gonna have. And that's in the pods that we have currently. Will we be able to build a structure like the international space station to send people to Mars? Why don't we take the international space station wants his decommissioned? Straps rockets on it, send it to Mars, the plenty of room. Plenty of room to move around, do science live. And then when you get there you have. You have a. Just put it trajectory to swing back around at back towards earth. Get some of the gravity wave. Not the gravity waves. But slingshot from Mars back to earth. Is that possible? I'll ask around. See if that's possible. That sounds like a pretty cool idea, though. Especially if you're going to be sending somebody that far away. And if they're going to decommission the anyway, would it make the trip would last that long? It's already built to withstand. It's built to withstand. What's it called? Radiation. Has everything you need to live in there. You gotta do you have to ship up some more food, we make trips to. ISS all the time. So maybe attached a little bit thruster to it. Or unit towards Mars. And have the calculations and whatnot have some people to get that out. I wonder if that has been discussed. I'm sure it's been discussed. What are we going to do with the international space station when we're done with it. Plummeted into the earth's atmosphere and burn up into an ocean. It's probably what's going to happen. Why waste it though. I'm sure there's three people three or four people that are astronauts, that would be willing to take the trip to Mars. At any cost be like, do you want to try it? All right. Do it jump in. We're going what do you think happened? The old timey explorers Bryn giant wooden boats traveling across the seas wasn't like, hey, we're gonna make this, no matter what. And we're gonna live. It was like all, we know we're probably to die. We wanna live. We wanna make it to a new land, but we're probably not gonna make it back. For do make a back. It'll probably be fifteen or twenty years later, after a boat crashes in Iran, stranded dot restraint on island somewhere, so why not take the international space station. Turn that sucker sideways launched it towards Mars possible. Maybe I'll ask around. See if it's possible it is, I'll get back to you guys. Let you know. We'd have to tweak it a bunch. I'm sure I'm sure we'd have to make some out of cases to it. I'm sure we'd have to put some sort of shielding on it. So it'll be traveling through space not orbiting earth like it is now. But I think that would be our one of our best chances to get there in not a tin can not a little pod for seven people in actual living quarters. Instead of building something new, you know, is it possible? Let me get on Twitter. Let me see if anybody they'll answer. Who should I ask for should I ask? I just found a new. Nasa? Researchers have found a way to grow wheat at the international space station. Dwarf wheat. But from seeds to plants back on earth plants use gravity as a Cutie grow, but here, they have to adapt to wait us environments. That's really cool. That's where he's, here's recreated a little mother earth. Or the international space station. Cool. Is that? We just growing instead of facility. The size of a mini fridge called the advanced plant habitat. Thank you, mash -able for that. That's really cool. I'm going to ask the international space station here. We got this tweet them. Chance. We can't turn the space station. Toward. Mirus and. There we go. Probably not going to be by the end of this podcast. But any chance we can turn the space station towards Mars and fi the station there, but it's time to commission. It includes some astronauts, we have a grand journey. Tweeting twitted. There we go. Done and done. This is good stuff. If you have any questions about anything, just let me know, hit me up and say, hi. Appreciate you sticking out sticking out stick in out with me through this hot cast. It's sticking it out with me through everything that I've been through with this podcast. I started last year. Late last year. But see how many episodes I have altogether. I think I have two hundred fifty. I have a hundred and twenty one thousand total plays of the show. Holy crap. What the heck? How many episodes do I have two hundred and fifty one episodes? 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Any device anywhere, anytime two months for free. And after that, it's only four ninety nine a month. So thank you to Magellan. Thank you to everybody who's helped out. Thank you to anybody. Who's? Checked out. Mike. Oh, fun to me. I really do appreciate. Here's a link to that one again. Now. As far as. Earth goes. There is a mass water reserve reservoir. It's been discovered under the Atlantic Ocean. A huge reservoir of relatively freshwater discovered locked under layers of rock beneath. Eat landing ocean off the east coast of the United States. So there could be other aquifers. Near other seas. Neither other oceans. Because we need these sort of fresh aquifers to continue to give water to us, basically. This one's fifteen thousand square miles. It stretches from New Jersey out beyond Martha's Vineyard and holds about six hundred seventy cubic miles of water. That's quivalent to about half the volume of Lake Michigan. This is water trap within the pores of rocks. So it's sort of like a water soaked sponge. That's what they said, an NBC news. So it's not a lake under the ocean. It's water in rocks. Support rocks have this water at. So you have to think like is this ocean water that kind of seep down into these rocks, and it gets filtered because the rocks filter possible. They were companies drilling offshore for oil, and they found evidence of fresh water reserves nearby. But this new study as the first Alker for size in map in detail from New Jersey almost near like middle New Jersey jersey shore all the way up near tuck it. Martha's Vineyard area, kind of insane that exists. A measured electromagnetic fields below the coastal region, and they drop receivers to the seafloor and ship to Toan apparatus that emitted electromagnetic pulses, sin saltwater, conducts conducts electromagnetic waves better than freshwater. The researchers could pinpoint the aquifer based on the fields produced beneath the sea floor. So there's water under our water water out our ocean in rocks strapped. And the extend out is far as seventy five miles near the edge of the continental shelf, six hundred feet below the seafloor. And the deepest sections of it, go down to about twelve hundred feet. That's on earth. That's here that's near me. I could drive there tomorrow. Well, that is if my car wasn't broken down to say to say, I kind of. I kind of took it into the shop the other day because it was spitting in sputtering, and I got thirty one error codes. What the heck said, even possible do I get a plaque for that thirty one error codes? We've been does that. So Carson shop for about a week, trying to figure everything out emissions kind of stuff, probably whole new exhaust system. But if my car on the road, I could drive down the Martha's Vineyard and go look it out there in the ocean. That's where the freshwater is. Go. The jersey shore. I've been jersey sharp before. Spittal people then summertime. But it's still beautiful. Extracting the water locked in the rock layers, treating it to make it potable would likely be costly and possibly impractical. They said. So we're not going to be able to get this anytime soon. Probably not gonna unlock this water under the ocean anytime soon. Gonna cost a lot of money, take a lot of time, a lot of resources and this probably better ways to get water than these. Water supplies under the ocean. It's probably easier. I mean, I'm not sure if it is an app, but I would assume be easier to just take ocean water. Desalinated. Make it potable drink. That would be my guess. But if they have no other choices. I think that would be. That'd be a, a thing to consider. Is that there's a limit to how much you can pump sustainably? I would take a long time to empty out prefers, but we wouldn't want to get to a point where we've pumped so much that we've exhausted the supply. It's a lot of water. It's a lot of drinking water for a lot of people. For people that might not have good water to drink. Flint, Michigan possibly is that fixed yet. It's what Michigan anybody know. I don't think it is. My are we working on that stuff? That's like a fix it. I'm sure they could get a bunch engineers over there. Help them out. What people make the argument about. Why do we spend money in space? Instead of fixing the problems here on earth. Things aren't that easy. It's not that easy. You can't take money from one organization. Or the science from one organization, and fix the world's problems. You just can't do it. It's like saying, hey, if NASA were better funded we'd be on. We'd be to the next galaxy by now. It's not the way it works. Can't throw money at something and make it work. And I'm not just talking about Flint, particularly I'm talking about everything. That's wrong with earth climate change. Lack of food like water for a lot of people. Vaccinations, you know, people that are vaccinated to help them out, so it doesn't spread disease. That's a huge problem. Get your kids vaccinated, people seems to seems to be a thing, some people are against, but. You could make choices but. Scientists the science says otherwise no mommy blog. We'll tell you the actual science of the things that are just going to tell you hearsay in conjecture. Now. I'm not an expert but I do know experts in the field and they've told me numbers things in. They're not paid off by the government. They're not paid off by big pharma to give you these injections. If you think that. Running down to a weird rabbit hole. Man ticket. Look yourself. Why are you thinking about this stuff? I understand question everything. Right. You got to trust the professionals. Sometimes. They don't want your kids to die or have autism, right? Those are the two major things like I don't want my kid to get sick want my kids. They have autism. Why would it? Dr. Give you something they would cause your kid to get them. To quote unlock it. Some people say. That's just stupid. You being silly. The doctor would never do that. They took an oath. They would never do that. They would never harm your kid on purpose. That's one of the things you got to think about. As a parent. Also, you gotta think about, you know, how are we going to get this money to fix these problems? Right. We have all sorts of problems in the United States. One of them being Flint, Michigan. How are we going to fix that can't throw money at it? There's tons of problems over there. We haven't fixed it yet. Why is it? This administration done anything about it. Why isn't it fixed yet? When did Flint, Michigan start? Let's find out. People are still in trouble there. Let's see here. Recently. I know that. Twenty four teen twenty thirteen somewhere on there. Why have we fixed it can't just throw money at it? I wish you could I really wish you could. But you can't. Get through money at NASA. I joked I lost a listener because I joked about giving. Taking the department offense money giving to NASA using part of the department of defense, telling them that. There's China's evil. And they're gonna start a war on the moon. So we can get back to the moon faster. So we can have better technology joked about that. And somebody left my podcast sent me a note that said there was ranting about. Nasa and the department of defense working together having another red scare? Somebody wrote me a letter, which is I mean, if you're gonna leave the podcast, that's the way to do it. That was pretty funny in a holy cow. I have like I've influenced somebody so much in some way. Upset them so much that they completely wrote me a letter and left podcast. It's not funny. But it's it was weird to me when I got that I was like holy cow. Took me seriously about that. So I gotta make sure to do disclaimers every once in a while. I'm like, I'm just joking about some stuff man joking about little Rian men on other planets. Sometimes the serious stuff. We gotta talk about. But most of the time, it's just fun science in education stuff. And that's what I want everybody to, to understand. Is it like this? If you listen to this right now, make sure to follow it should follow the podcast, if you like it if you like this kind of conversation, make sure to follow the podcast. It's never like it's never super serious. I would never be that guy that's going to be Mr. science man. And cramp faxed on your throat this all about fun. It's all about having a good time together and a joint science and talking about these things these topics you'll love. I'd love to talk about this stuff and I'd love to learn about everything in the cosmos, including here on earth. We have problems, so we bring those up every once in a while. Sometimes it's deep some most of the time, it's guilty. Maca. You know, I'm not the science communicator guy that is going to be all wacky. I'm not I'm not that guy does not who I am. Pretty easy. Trust me. Give me in the right mood. I'm an absolute. Goofball, but. Shows about enjoying ourselves and having fun. So. See if the space station contacted me back yet. Nothing yet. Nothing yesterday station. No, nothing yet. Unfortunately, so we'll have to find out about that. We'll have to find out if we could turn the space station and point it towards Mars. What if I know any rocket scientists off the top of my head here? I gotta know somebody. It's gotta be somebody in my Twitter feed somewhere, I could ask him about it. Got wonder if it's even capable if the space station is capable of flying to Mars in its current form, probably not more than likely. It doesn't have rockets on it. That'll shoot it there. But if we strap some rockets on that sucker. Pointed towards Mars, pull the trigger. Let's go see what happens to it. Puts people on their first martians. There we go. Guess martians have little escape pod for him to launch themselves from the national space station down to the surface of Mars. First martians. We got. Would be amazing. I can't wait for us to start doing missions demars with people that we don't really have to do Mars missions with people. It would be better faster, if we were to discover on Mars with humans with shovels. Said a waiting, you know weeks for a reply from our science lab. We just have to take a whole another hole. And, you know, scout Martian surface. From there. Put it in the thing in the science lab crank it up to science that run overnight. Whatever we gotta do how long it takes. And then if that didn't work out we just walked back take on the shovel scoop it up. Do it again with the current Rovers. We give it a mission to do instead of. Taking minutes to get ten or fifteen feet. It takes days to get that far hours far. So. Having people if there's very very. Positive. The really cool. I'd be excited about that. That'd be the first life on Mars that we know of human life. And if we did mean we have a ton of science done very quickly. If we have humans on Mars. We can learn if there's anything in the Martian soil, if there's anything that did live in the Martian soil. Much faster than if we. If we. Sent a Rover up there. Case niki. How's it going? So, yeah, you gotta think about that. Would it be better if we have humans on Mars, probably, I think it'd be awesome. Now. My friends. Like I said, before, if you like this kind of topic like space, science tech, make sure to hit the follow button, make sure to check out. Clip podcast. You can check that out at space news. Pod dot com. That's every episode is available on their on cast box. I have the cast box list there, the player, you can also check it out on cast box. On YouTube YouTube dot com slash space news. Pod. Also periscope. Periscope right now too. I totally neglected you scope. 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