28 episodes

Welcome to Red Planet Radio presented by the Mars Society, a podcast dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of Mars. Each episode, the Red Planet Radio podcast includes interviews with leading scientists, space experts, government officials and other important figures connected to the ongoing exploration of the Red Planet.

Hosting Red Planet Radio on behalf of the Mars Society will be Bill Hargenrader, Innovation Strategist, and Founder of Facebook’s popular I Love Mars page, and John King, entrepreneur, and Mars exploration advocate.

The show and its contents are presented by The Mars Society and co-produced with I Love Mars Media. Find out more at: www.marssociety.org and www.ILoveMars.info

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    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Welcome to Red Planet Radio presented by the Mars Society, a podcast dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of Mars. Each episode, the Red Planet Radio podcast includes interviews with leading scientists, space experts, government officials and other important figures connected to the ongoing exploration of the Red Planet.

Hosting Red Planet Radio on behalf of the Mars Society will be Bill Hargenrader, Innovation Strategist, and Founder of Facebook’s popular I Love Mars page, and John King, entrepreneur, and Mars exploration advocate.

The show and its contents are presented by The Mars Society and co-produced with I Love Mars Media. Find out more at: www.marssociety.org and www.ILoveMars.info

    RPR 28: Dr. Antonio Paris, Astrophysicist, Author "Mars: Your Personal 3-D Journey!"

    RPR 28: Dr. Antonio Paris, Astrophysicist, Author "Mars: Your Personal 3-D Journey!"

    In today's episode we speak with speak with Dr. Antonio Paris! Dr. Paris is the Chief Scientist at the Center for Planetary Science, an Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at St. Petersburg College, FL, and a graduate of the NASA Mars Education Program at the Mars Space Flight Center, Arizona State University
    In this interview, Ron and Antonio discuss his passion for Mars, his time studying at the NASA Mars Education program, his recent paper on using the lava tubes of Mars as human habitats, and much, MUCH more!

    • 45 min
    RPR 27: Dr. Robert Zubrin on his discussion with Elon Musk about colonizing Mars & Starship!

    RPR 27: Dr. Robert Zubrin on his discussion with Elon Musk about colonizing Mars & Starship!

    In this interview, Ron and Robert discuss this week's launch of humans to the ISS, his trip to see the Starship shipyard, his discussion with Elon Musk about Musk's goal to colonize Mars, Zubrin's new book "The Case for Space", the issues with the SLS and Lunar Gateway missions, his recent op-ed on using Starship for the Artemis Moon missions, and more! 

    • 44 min
    RPR 26: Dr. Jim Green, NASA's Chief Scientist

    RPR 26: Dr. Jim Green, NASA's Chief Scientist

    In this interview, Ron and Jim discuss Jim's job as NASA's Chief Scientist, getting back to the moon in 2024, the Lunar Gateway, SLS's recent milestones, what finding life on Mars will mean for humanity, Mars 2020 rover, Curiosity's discovery of Methane, the Mars Sample Return mission, and more!

    • 21 min
    RPR 25 - Dr. James Rice, Astrogeologist

    RPR 25 - Dr. James Rice, Astrogeologist

    In this interview, Bill and Jim discuss the Artemis/Moon 2024 program, the future of space exploration, the new space race with commercial and government space agencies, recent methane discoveries by Curiosity, and much more! 

    • 1 hr
    RPR 24 - Dr. Michael Chalmer Dunn, 4th Planet Logistics

    RPR 24 - Dr. Michael Chalmer Dunn, 4th Planet Logistics

    In this interview, we discuss Dr. Dunn's work in subterranean habitats on the Moon and Mars, his incredible expeditions around the world , leading the expedition to take Neil Armstrong to the North Pole, working in underground systems to develop the techologies live on other worlds, what those other technologies are (3D printing,etc.), and much more! 

    • 53 min
    RPR 23: Dr. Robert Zubrin on InSight, Moon Direct, & More

    RPR 23: Dr. Robert Zubrin on InSight, Moon Direct, & More

    In this interview, we discuss Mars InSight's successful landing, Zubrin's Moon Direct plan, his critiques on the Deep Space Gateway, working with SpaceX to get back to the moon, and much more!  

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

jemartin89 ,

Great for Mars Colony Enthusiasts

This is one of my favorite space podcasts. Very cool intro music/sounds too! My only complaint is that there are not enough episodes.

SeattleGator ,

Awesome podcast

I love learning about Mars and this is a great podcast for doing so!

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