Loading...

Will Space Travel Save Us All? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

228,015 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Jan 9, 2013

Will Space travel change our perspective on the human condition?

Space, also known as The Final Frontier, has been in our collective dreams and fantasies for decades. Who WOULDN'T want to blast into space, experience zero gravity, or walk on the moon?! But with limited funding to NASA, the day that had been promised to us for years (in addition to flying cars and hover boards), seems no closer now than it did 30 years ago. BUT WAIT! Could private research and funding be the future of galactic exploration? And maybe once we are all able to see the earth from a distance, we'll all gain some much needed perspective. So keep on truckin' Elon Musk, for humanity's sake.

Let us know what sorts of crazy ideas you have, about this episode and otherwise:
Tweet at us! @pbsideachannel (yes, the longest twitter username ever)
Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] com
Idea Channel Facebook!
http://Facebook.com/pbsideachannel
Hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta)
Made by Kornhaber Brown (http://www.kornhaberbrown.com)

Links:
Is There Poop on the Moon? Ft. Smarter Every Day http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNP8wy...
Building a Homemade Spacecraft http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3-q-s...


Music:
Roglok: http://vimeo.com/musicstore/track/21166
EatMe: http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/3483...
Binarpilot - Bend: http://www.jamendo.com/en/track/7582/...


Want some more Idea Channel?

Here's Last Week's episode: "Are Your New Year's Resolutions Bound To Fail?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eF1WI...

Want another one? Here ya go: "Do We Want The World To End?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzNSx0...

Here's Some More: "What Do Santa and Wrestling Have In Common?" http://youtu.be/M26bDPKk-qs

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License

Loading...

Advertisement

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...