The Impracticality of Space Travel

In our second podcasting experiment, two inveterate nerds (Neal & Steve) lament the grim reality of space travel. Physics, space junk, time, money, technology—everything seems stacked against long term journeys.

We’re optimistic about the future of Von Neumann probes, 3D printing ships, etc. - but probably not in our lifetime. The difference between landing on the moon and reaching another solar system is HUGE.

Podcast Liftoff in 3…2…1…GO!

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