TED Talks: How to go to space, without having to go to space

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Lee Wright 9:02 PM
Not much meat.
an isolation experiment
challenges of living on Mars

me 9:04 PM
Lin can you speak today?

Lee Wright 9:04 PM
ecology, people, technology
LIved in a closed environment with a small group of people.
Claustrophobia?
To cope
co-exist
3-6 months
Food recycling, waste, oxygen
experiment

Gerard Arbat 9:07 PM
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Lee Wright 9:07 PM
catastrophe (kuh TAS truh fee)

Vasanth Prabakar 9:07 PM
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Lee Wright 9:07 PM
“Swedish family”
Some training was provided
Human mind is unpredictable
perhaps unstable?
Some isolation experiments were successful; others failed.

Gerard Arbat 9:09 PM
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Lee Wright 9:10 PM
Arguments and conflicts
habits

Gerard Arbat 9:10 PM
echo

me 9:10 PM
Lin mute please

Lee Wright 9:10 PM
It would be interesting.
I did though. On a submarine.
125 people.
in a long tube
for many months

Vasanth Prabakar 9:13 PM
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Lee Wright 9:14 PM
Very stable
Underwater, no sense of motion at all.

me 9:15 PM
1. What was your opinion about space 20 years ago and what is now?

Lee Wright 9:16 PM
I like to think about space.
Get off this planet mentally for a while.
Our Apollo program to reach the moon was fascinating, but having achieved that goal, we took a long vacation for some reason.
Elon Musk
announced something new?
He plans to be on Mars in the 2030s.
2033…
echo
EH ko
Entrepreneur
Pioneer
Visionary
To go where no man has gone before. (Star Trek)
Bold.
Not afraid to take risks.
Saying: Put your money where your mouth is.
(put yourself at risk)
SpaceX has done good work to date.
Russia has Roscosmos Agency.
Space exploration is part of Russian history.
Expensive.
Governments use to pay.
SpaceX is able to make some profit from NASA.

me 9:24 PM
paypal

Vasanth Prabakar 9:25 PM
crowd funding?

Lee Wright 9:25 PM
Kickstarter project?
Crowdfunding
Tesla, solar energy

me 9:26 PM
2. Do you think it’s hard to live with a crew for 100+ days in a confined place?

Lee Wright 9:26 PM
Don’t discuss religion, politics.
Forbidden topics are necessary.
Small dormitory room with one roommate.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:27 PM
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Lee Wright 9:27 PM
Four roommates in a room.
If one person is sloppy and one is neat, this is a problem.
Washing dishes…
Body odor.
Take a shower!!!
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noise, neatness
work load sharing
boarding school
live and study there
Large room for sleeping
Movie “Passengers” – two people, an entire ship to watk around in.

me 9:31 PM
3. What would be the most challenging thing in your opinion? Ecology, people, technology?

Lee Wright 9:31 PM
Astronaut food – paste or powder mixed with water
Peopler

Gerard Arbat 9:31 PM
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Lee Wright 9:31 PM
People
Bartender
300-baud modem
Boredom is the key problem.
Boredom can drive you insane.
social animals
affection
play board games
what kind of “government” for decision-making?
Lord of the Flies
Book
Military relationship
Democracy
Someone will be pissed.
Minority may always be left out.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:37 PM
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Lee Wright 9:37 PM
We can’t decide.
Nothing happens.

Gerard Arbat 9:38 PM
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Lee Wright 9:38 PM
conflict resolution is an art

Vasanth Prabakar 9:39 PM
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Lee Wright 9:39 PM
compete, collaborate, cooperate, avoidance

me 9:40 PM
3. What would be the most challenging thing in your opinion? Ecology, people, technology?
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Lee Wright 9:41 PM
Sunshine!
Raining outside.
Italy?
Turkey
About 50-50 about Turkey’s situation
Always two extreme poles
Controller, controlled
predator, prey
yin, yang
small group of isolated people
how to govern

Vasanth Prabakar 9:44 PM
Another question to fill up the remaining time: Do we really in need to explore space? Why don’t we look up the earth instead?

Lee Wright 9:44 PM
Abduct me, please!
Everyone should have input and be a volunteer.
Training…
Psychological testing is needed…
If Earth is wiped out, Vasanth, all is lost. Being on Mars might allow the human race to survive.

Vasanth Prabakar 9:48 PM
off the records

Lee Wright 9:48 PM
Spain’s police are stopping Catalonia’s referendum.
Turkey, Poland, Spain.
“The BIg Lie”
There are no Russians in Ukraine.
Half of Turkey are traitors. We must root them out.
Too much conflict.
Too much disinformation.
independent (IN de PEN dent)
Civilian unrest
Still have terrorist activities in Turkey?
Subjugation = give your money to us.
Spanish government is NOT winning people’s hearts.
California wants to be a separate country.
Perhaps even Texas.
But our Constitution does not allow “leaving the union”.
Spain’s Constitution is similar.
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Franco’s dictatorship forbade teaching Catalonian language.
When people are free, they work better and produce more.
Ideas flow more freely.

me 10:04 PM
culture and economeis

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