• Ep 1: Privatisation and Prizes

    Dec 8 2020

    Lucy, Peter and Kellie discuss how private industry and wealth has kickstarted the space race in the 21st Century and identify who the players are. 

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    32 mins
  • Ep 2: Space Tourism

    Dec 8 2020

    Seven tourists have booked a visit to the International Space Station, at huge cost. Lucy discovers who will take us to space, where we can go and when might prices fall.

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    34 mins
  • Ep 3: Mars

    Dec 8 2020

    When will humans eventually reach Mars? Lucy hears predictions about how people will get there, what they will experience and whether travellers will ever come back.

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    31 mins
  • Ep 4: Space Mining

    Dec 8 2020

    The Solar System is abundant geologically. How and when could people mine asteroids and planets; who is attempting this and what are the potential benefits for us here on earth?

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    30 mins
  • Ep 5: Space Law

    Dec 8 2020

    Who owns space? What are the laws governing space mining and the complications of zero gravity crime and punishment? Do aliens have rights under earth law?

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    28 mins
  • Ep 6: The New Space Race

    Dec 8 2020

    Over 70 countries now have a space programme. Will this, together with commercialisation, lead to greater collaboration or potential conflict?

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    33 mins
  • Ep 7: Humans

    Dec 8 2020

    As more of us become space travellers, how will humans adapt both physically and mentally in order to leave our planet for months or years on end?

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    35 mins
  • Ep 8: Over the Horizon

    Dec 8 2020

    Lucy, Kellie and Peter speculate on the sci-fi futures that might become reality as more humans travel into space. Could a new human species emerge on Mars?

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    33 mins