The last time anything was on the Moon it was the 1972. Part-Time Scientists (@ptscientists) have won the Google Lunar Prize in January this year to bring Audi Lunar Quattro, a rover, to the Moon. Their dream is only 384,400 km away, the distance from Earth to the Moon.
If you are a geek, this Dinglecast episode is for you: we talk with Robert Böhme and Kirsten Becker from Part-Time Scientists about science, jumping from space, the Moon, Mars, Elon Musk and SpaceX and finally, The Martian.
“Today commercialization is supposed to make everything that exists better. But that way, you don’t make anything new. Life can’t just be about optimising things for capitalism!”