Should We Colonize Venus Instead of Mars? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Mars One. The Mars Rover. Bruno Mars. Mars Bars. It's pretty clear we're OBSESSED with the idea of Mars, especially in regard to it being a potential colony for earthlings. But is that really the best option? Is there a better place for us to colonize in our solar system? Well, how about Venus? Sure the surface temperature is over 450 degrees Celsius, with crazy pressure, but there might be a smart way around that, making Venus a better option for long term colonization than Mars! How? Watch this week's episode of SpaceTime and find out! Extra Credit: Temperature of Hell http://astro.berkeley.edu/~gmarcy/thermal/tpteacher/jokes/heaven.html NASA HAVOC Project http://sacd.larc.nasa.gov/branches/space-mission-analysis-branch-smab/smab-projects/havoc/ ----------------------------------------­­------------------------------- Comments: awtizme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXfhGxZFcVE&lc=z13oh3vzotuawrnvx22ldngp3nvzwvcyd04 lingwingzing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXfhGxZFcVE&lc=z13ri1pappfhgbfvh22nfztxlxitg5fjp04 TheMattman1313 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXfhGxZFcVE&lc=z12igdnbhkjusfrku22sif4xqpjhylgye04 Brandon Spears https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXfhGxZFcVE&lc=z132yhcyuw3mzpxaw04cdbpxnrf1d3yoyoo0k ----------------------------------------­­------------------------------- New SpaceTime episodes every Wednesday! Want to ask some sort of crazy question about Space?: Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Hosted by Gabe Perez-Giz Made by Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com)

 

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