Assuming the plans to send people to Mars actually happen and we do make it to the red planet, what will life be like for those first explorers?
There's an increasing focus on sending humans to Mars, both from private companies and from government agencies such as NASA. But how do we get to Mars, will we survive the journey, and what will life be like when we get there?
As humans look to explore commercial space flight and populate other planets there's a growing concern that space junk could pose a very real threat to our future space endeavours. So how do we actually go about cleaning up space?
Years ago, people believed space travel was impossible. But now the next crazy idea is mining space for the resources that will save Earth’s ecosystem, our global economies, and enable our species to keep growing.
We meet Peter Beck, the Founder and CEO of Rocket Lab - a company building launch vehicles (i.e rockets) for the small satellite market, and which has built their own rocket launch facility on the east coast of New Zealand.
Flavia Tata Nardini shares the story of Fleet Space Technologies, an Australian startup that's building a constellation of nano-satellites to power the internet of things.