Presentation: Why aren’t we living on the Moon already?
Talk Description: It’s been 50 years since humans landed on the Moon, so why haven’t we established a human settlement there already? The answer lies in water. Chandrayaan 1 made headlines by discovering water on the Moon. But do we have the technology to extract it? Is there enough water to power human settlements? Chandrayaan 2 and NASA are finding out! Every so often there is a discovery of water on some part of the moon, what’s the deal with that? Let’s discuss the technological roadblocks that keep us from living on the Moon and beyond!
02:11 – Talk intro
08:19 – Locations of past Moon landing missions
11:07 – What’s so special about the polar regions on the Moon?
15:28 – All about that water on the Moon
26:13 – How much water is there on the Moon exactly?
28:37 – Challenges in tapping the Moon water
38:11 – Q&A Brief