33 – Camping at Mars (feat. Danielle Richey & Steve Jolly)

Mission designs for human trips to Mars are common, but Lockheed Martin's "Mars Base Camp" is something fresh. That's because it's a collaborative, orbit-first, science-focused approach, so it means the plan is a realistic path forward from NASA's Deep Space Gateway. Complete with a habitat, a laboratory, propulsion, power and two Orion capsules, it's a complete beachhead for a human trip to the red planet. It's even got a lander! Listen to engineers Danielle Richey & Steve Jolly join Jake to talk about the idea and how it might become real. Links Key Twitter Follows Danielle Richey (@dmrichey) Rob Chambers (@marsbasecamper) Tim Chichan (@timcichan) Lockheed Martin (@lockheedmartin) Mars Base Camp Hashtag (#marsbasecamp) You can reach Steve via Email if you have questions Official Lockheed Martin Content The Mars Base Camp site Some high-res B-roll video of the concept Lockheed Martin's Mars Base Camp Flickr The IAC Update White Paper Promo Video for Mars Base Camp The IAC Presentation Video WeMartians music is “RetroFuture”, “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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