How We Could Build a Moon Base TODAY – Space Colonization 1

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  • Published: 16 September 2018
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    Did you know that we could start building a Lunar Base today?

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    How We Could Build a Moon Base TODAY

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    • Philippe B
      Philippe B  2 weeks back

      Plz make socks !

    • Mystic
      Mystic  3 weeks back

      you legit said the exact plan nasa is gonna do

    • samuel villarreal
      samuel villarreal  3 weeks back

      you guys should make a poster or shirt of 7:07 (Astronaut with his space baby)
      That would be really great

    • Xander van der Veer
      Xander van der Veer  4 weeks back

      NASA has annaunced that THEY WILL DO THIS!

    • ChrisTmas
      ChrisTmas  2 months back

      Ok

  • gloriousholy
    gloriousholy  20 minutes back

    The moon will rise again.

    • Public _NightBot
      Public _NightBot  29 minutes back

      6:48, ugh not Rose Tico

      • Dal Buffo Buio
        Dal Buffo Buio  3 hours back

        Could you do a video about how to pronounce Kzurkzgsreaagt?

        • damon anderson
          damon anderson  9 hours back

          I believe the moon will start with multiple outposts, which will grow into each other and become a merchant hub for the Earth. Then elevators will be put in place and entire Cities will exist in Lunar orbit

          • Dmitry
            Dmitry  16 hours back

            Does Jeff Bezos watch Kurzgesagt?

            • Chris Nat
              Chris Nat  17 hours back

              And then, Levana will rule the moon and we'll have a war with the Moon

              • John Ruben Saragi
                John Ruben Saragi  20 hours back

                0:08 *vsauce music starts*

                • Agent Zuckerberg
                  Agent Zuckerberg  1 days back

                  When the first couple generations live on the moon, there bodies will probably adapt more to space conditions maybe?

                  • Oh yeah yeah yeah yeah

                    Imagine The Earth People Fighting Moon people

                    • David Simmons
                      David Simmons  2 days back

                      "lunar citizens rebel and establish independence"... Literally The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Heinlein

                      • Ahri
                        Ahri  2 days back

                        What's the song called you use in the video, the real song... at 4:35 i hear music that's not in the description

                        • Zhiqian Du
                          Zhiqian Du  2 days back

                          A good feast of optimism and hope for doomers on this planet. Thank you Kurz.

                          • Yankee Gohome
                            Yankee Gohome  2 days back

                            I like the bird astronauts from the mars video more!

                            • MAD MAX
                              MAD MAX  2 days back

                              The moon walk will be lit

                              • D Rageway
                                D Rageway  2 days back

                                Who will own the moon base? Pfft! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

                                • SebastianGaming
                                  SebastianGaming  3 days back

                                  If the moon declared independence the USA and Russia would end is in five min after they launch 10000. Uses at it

                                  • PatrykIE
                                    PatrykIE  3 days back

                                    Who else watches those tutorials but never makes the things?

                                    • Vincent S207
                                      Vincent S207  3 days back

                                      We really need to sort our shit back on earth before doing space colonies and such. Overthrowing the Chinese government, regulate the population of India, transform the countries in Africa and South America into modern societies, stop the endemic corruption in the US and generally complete the démocratisation of the planet.

                                      Also make religions disappear, religions has spread the greatest Evil for all of it’s history, ignorance, and has divided the population of earth.

                                      • Jormangandur83
                                        Jormangandur83  3 days back

                                        I have no doubt that a lunar colony with a significant population with ache for independence, as they will be on the supplying end for helium3. The question I have is will these naturalised Lunarians/Lunites/Moonfolk be confederated into a single nation, or if it will be a bunch of individual city-states? Will Tranq-Urb (Tranquilitis Urbis in Mare Tranquilitatis) be the capital of the Moon, or be more like Singapore?

                                        • Jormangandur83
                                          Jormangandur83  3 days back

                                          (2:07) Leave the white guilt out of it, please. The "murder" went both ways. Settler-families in the prairies were innocent before they were scalped.

                                          • Kings Dominion Network

                                            We are doing this in 2024

                                            • ShadowBlitzGamer
                                              ShadowBlitzGamer  3 days back

                                              “We’re good at hard things.” That’s what she said 😆

                                              • Don’t Censor Hentai
                                                Don’t Censor Hentai  4 days back

                                                *Starts a race made by 12 year olds on who will moon on the Moon first*

                                                • Anonymous Rapper
                                                  Anonymous Rapper  4 days back

                                                  Russia did the phase one first bitch

                                                  • Dauske
                                                    Dauske  4 days back

                                                    I appreciate the rebel pilot.

                                                    • Martim Vilela
                                                      Martim Vilela  5 days back

                                                      I really hope the currency of the first lunar country is named Starbucks.

                                                      • Rusty Pudder
                                                        Rusty Pudder  5 days back

                                                        For everyone commenting NASA has plans for 2024. Yes, NASA has had plans the last 20 years for exactly that and many other things. They never happen.

                                                        • Nobody
                                                          Nobody  5 days back

                                                          send this to trump fast fast fast rats fats

                                                          • Arun
                                                            Arun  5 days back

                                                            I think building a moon base would be important too learn how humans can survive in a life unfriendly environment because our earth will definitely get more unfriendly for humans soon.

                                                            But I really can't imagine that it would be possible. Alone because of the difference in gravity will be hard for every living thing like plants which is adapted to earth's gravity. There would be so many incredible difficult problems so you would need to put so much energy and lives in this, we would need to send all food from earth because you couldn't produce it there. it would never be self sufficient...

                                                            • ุ ุ
                                                              ุ ุ  5 days back

                                                              There is now way countries will allocate a sizable portion of their budgets to colonize Moon unless something very valuable and accessible is found. Unfortunately, Moon colony is a very long road to take.

                                                              • NPC 01927361
                                                                NPC 01927361  5 days back

                                                                wouldn't the moon people do a revolution... like america

                                                                • Flaky 96
                                                                  Flaky 96  5 days back

                                                                  NASA announced moon base by 2024, now I understand why Trump created a space force, many ppl think he had nothing to do

                                                                  • MegalodoN
                                                                    MegalodoN  5 days back

                                                                    NASA should do it cuz I wanna yeet things with the low gravity.

                                                                    • Glitched Fox
                                                                      Glitched Fox  5 days back

                                                                      but how would this affect the earth? tidal waves, animals, among other things?

                                                                      • Tarskii
                                                                        Tarskii  5 days back

                                                                        A game like those phases at the start would be mad

                                                                        • Insta im_boredforever Because why not

                                                                          Ur wrong a moon day last 24 early hours but a year is 29 earth days we learn this shit in 6th grade

                                                                          • The United Malfoy
                                                                            The United Malfoy  5 days back

                                                                            "But we're good at doing hard things 😏"

                                                                            This made my day!

                                                                            • Industrial bro
                                                                              Industrial bro  5 days back

                                                                              Guess what Nasa wants to do now!

                                                                              • Charls K
                                                                                Charls K  5 days back

                                                                                what did you use to make this cartoon? my students would love these!

                                                                                • Regine Young
                                                                                  Regine Young  5 days back

                                                                                  Quack

                                                                                  • Kamelskih
                                                                                    Kamelskih  6 days back

                                                                                    Why in the history of the exploration of the Moon did not recall the first soft landings on the surface of the Soviet automatic stations and the Soviet LUNOHOD?
                                                                                    Feel cheated

                                                                                    • goldiefox
                                                                                      goldiefox  6 days back

                                                                                      Then the moon declare independence from earth >.>

                                                                                      • Rein Elliot
                                                                                        Rein Elliot  6 days back

                                                                                        This sort of stuff kinda makes me want to cry happy tears

                                                                                        • Joseph Sahagian
                                                                                          Joseph Sahagian  6 days back

                                                                                          2:40 were good at doing hard things 🚗😂😂😂😂😂 I was dead

                                                                                          • Brian C
                                                                                            Brian C  6 days back

                                                                                            It was already built by Aliens and given to the Nazi's.

                                                                                            • 0 fuckz given
                                                                                              0 fuckz given  6 days back

                                                                                              5:20 Wayland-Yutani Corporation from Alien vs Predator game

                                                                                              • .dot
                                                                                                .dot  6 days back

                                                                                                This video makes me irrationally optimistic.