Excerpt from Commander Chris Hadfield’s TED talk.
Michio Kaku explains how we may move from a type 0 to a type 1 in the next 100 years, and what that means.
Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror. A great breakdown of what the Curiosity landing on Mars will be like, and what’s involved. Inception music helps. Why couldn’t they just use the big bouncing ball of death landing technique?!? (the answer is size)