24 – Risks and Rewards (feat. Leonard David)

All the obstacles in spaceflight can theoretically be broken down in to subsets of risk. Whether personal risk, programmatic risk, financial risk or professional risk, these are the things holding back individuals and organizations from accomplishing goals. What does this mean for Mars and how can we overcome it? Jake sits down with award-winning journalist Leonard David to explore this topic and try to understand what steps must be taken next to continue towards the objective of putting people on the Red Planet. Links Leonard's panel on Risk at Humans to Mars 2017 (skip to 4:02:43) Bill Maher's Earth Day Video Editorial (this is what is supposed to be playing in the gap in the above live stream, but couldn't be re-posted due to copyright rules) Buzz Aldrin/Leonard David book Mission to Mars - My Vision for Space Exploration Mars: Our Future on the Red Planet (companion book to the National Geographic series MARS) Leonard David's Website WeMartians music is "RetroFuture" and "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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