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

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    • Batrisya ramzi
      Batrisya ramzi 9 днів тому


    • Fwd
      Fwd Місяць тому

      You paint a pretty picture - and I sorta want to live on the moon now - but something you said gave me pause: are we certain a pregnancy from start to finish under the lunar gravity would even work out? I seem to remember a study on microgravity having adverse effects on embryo development, but that was on the ISS...

    • MyJstorey
      MyJstorey Місяць тому

      I was wondering what would happen if an AI or multiple AI did kill off all humans? Would it pick up were humans left off? And if there were multiple AI how would they get along? And what about AI who dont have free will or have a programed task what would they do? They don't have humans to obay anymore and AI don't have much biological needs. Would AI go to war over territory? And if it was just one AI that had free will and killed all humans would it just keep upgrading itself?

    • Jeejean Lim
      Jeejean Lim Місяць тому

      Excuse me, but when will you make a part 2 just asking but when

  • Arya Shah
    Arya Shah 11 годин тому

    Sent thin to apple because that have a lot of money

  • Edward Kenway
    Edward Kenway 14 годин тому

    To colonize the moon would need us to start a new war just like how they colonized america. It seems nothing motivates us more than a war. Unfortunately...
    Us humans, are too egoistic and independent to go together and work as a whole on something this big. It’s sad but it’s the truth. A moon base would create a new cold war or Even apocalypse here on earth.

  • Mystic Guitar Studios
    Mystic Guitar Studios 14 годин тому

    No... because we’ve never been to the fucking moon.

  • dawidgg
    dawidgg 17 годин тому

    I wonder how he would make the full moon then

  • Domino Manen
    Domino Manen 19 годин тому

    Just tell the us Theres oil there

  • T0G1L
    T0G1L 20 годин тому

    Freaking governments.
    I hope we do this before a ww...
    It's hard to believe tho. cuz they like spending their money to kill people and not to create a future for humanity.

  • Pix3lbr31ker R
    Pix3lbr31ker R День тому

    by creating electricity via solar energy ... i think itll be smart to set up a base on both moon sites, so you can always go to the where it is nighttime, use this bases energy, while the other one is stocking up on energy

  • Trinity 7707
    Trinity 7707 День тому

    if only there's oil on mars.

  • vava EXE
    vava EXE 2 дні тому

    Lets make a Videogame out of this!

  • 1Gamer1life
    1Gamer1life 2 дні тому

    Imagine if people would stop fighting (wars) and do terrorism and drugs we could build this... :(

  • Luigi Cotocea
    Luigi Cotocea 3 дні тому

    Yeah is expensive but we need the moon is US

  • Laid_Ba ck_Cock
    Laid_Ba ck_Cock 3 дні тому

    we have bigger issues that need attention and $$$$ than space exploration

  • Enrico Rafael Quintero
    Enrico Rafael Quintero 3 дні тому


  • J D
    J D 3 дні тому

    That sound horrible beacause in the future we’ll be able to go on mercure venus and mars and we will construct on them so HALF OF THE PLANET WILL BE POLLUED

  • TBHsunnym
    TBHsunnym 3 дні тому

    Was that trump lmao

  • MrSihrus
    MrSihrus 3 дні тому

    Convert the moon into a deathstar. DUH

  • 馮力f
    馮力f 4 дні тому


  • Emre Dinç
    Emre Dinç 4 дні тому

    What is the solution to be protected from astroid ?

  • EggBoy
    EggBoy 4 дні тому

    like the weyland-yutani thing ya did there at 5:20

  • League of Adana
    League of Adana 4 дні тому +3

    Year: 2117

    North Moon threats USA with -nukes- ion cannons

  • ChineseVideoMaker
    ChineseVideoMaker 4 дні тому +3

    What about the problem of living on the moon making humans bones less dense because of the lack of gravity. Or something like that haha, I’m not an expert but I wanna know about the health changes about living on the moon and what it would mean to come back to earth afterwards

    • Foff Jerkholes
      Foff Jerkholes 2 дні тому

      These projects imply that many new areas of research and development will be needed to colonize, not just rocketry and 3d printers, but advances in gene therapy, like the new CRISPR, technique for gene modding. The only way a single person, or a large society actually change is if your CHALLENGED with a problem you MUST get the right answers on. Just staying here on Earth, we are just not challenging our population to tackle difficult problems like staying alive and healthy on the moon, because you, I, they don't need too. It was the Apollo program that actually lead to the very first Software for those huge computers to actually use and process information from. They were just big adding machines for twenty years, until the Astronauts needed both computation power, but easy to use, able to monitor various life support machines at once, while informing people on the ground with that information. Software, wasn't a thing before the Apollo missions, because we had no real problem and challenge to have our engineers think of this thing called Software you can code into your giant adding machines to give them more capabilities. Actually living on the moon will most certainly challenge the people actually there, and the support at home. These new challenges may accelerate what we can do with CRISPR due to an infusement of cash from the government, to see if it will allow Doctors to code these astronauts genes, to repair, or even not succumb to the effects of low gravity. This would lead to an enormous new area in medicine that could be used to save countless lives here on Earth, giving jobs and making people money. The first Apollo missions, and the ones in the early to mid sixties required over 500,000 thousand people, all from different back grounds and businesses to put their heads together and make it work. It annoys me to no end, these people that deny the moon landing, still don't understand that it was the work of PRIVATE INDUSTRY AND PRIVATE CITIZENS that developed every solution. NASA is a civilian agency, they only work NASA does is administration. They went into the United States private sector, put out a challenge that needed to be solved, this intern got interest from many private businesses to compete against each other to win the contract from NASA. These private businesses all had to demonstrate why their solution is best for the mission, and be chosen over the other PRIVATE BUSINESSES. After the competition was over, a private contract was awarded by NASA, but the Private Business and individuals had to due the work, refining the technology and updating NASA on their progress. It WAS NOT DONE BY THE GOVERNMENT, GETTING TO THE MOON, IT WAS DONE BY THE UNITED STATES PRIVATE INDUSTRY AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS WITH THEIR UNIQUE TALENTS FROM THE COMPETITIVE INDUSTRIES THEY WERE ALREADY ADEPT IN WORKING. NASA works INTIMATELY with the private sector to help them reach their potential, and bring together talent from other Private businesses they have recently worked. This is how Kennedy wanted it done, it was basically Russia and their Command Economy that was showing better results in new technology, and Kennedy wanted to prove to Russia AND THE REST OF THE WORLD that the free market system, utilizing the talents of people that excel in our economy, therefore attesting that the will of every free person can do a much better job, competing and overcoming challenges to get humanity to the moon. Essentially, what helps humanity achieve more, Command Economies, or Private Economies. Look at the results, we got there, and were humble enough to say, mankind got to the moon, not "The US and only the US went to the moon". Deniers of this achievement, slap everyone in the face of the United States and those abroad that know deep down inside, we can adventure to the heavens and endure, possibly thrive. Anyway, staying on the moon is going to require many brains, research and will to make it happen. The money is NOT the issue, as America whips it's ass with 40 Billion dollars, hell, this country wipes it's ass with, 1 Trillion dollars. Look at the new military aircraft that has been in development for over ten years and yes, 1 TRILLION DOLLARS SPENT AND WE DON'T EVEN HAVE A PROTOTYPE done for testing. That is a HUGE WASTE OF CASH, ESPECIALLY SINCE NOTHING EVER CAME OF THAT MONEY. The United States could have used 10 percent of that money, over the same amount of years and have a healthy colony on the moon, with god knows what spinoff technologies we would be enjoying on Earth. So, to finally answer your question; that will be a hard challenge to overcome and your more than welcome to help the effort by going to college and getting your degree in Genetics, possibly cracking the code to make more resilient and healthy moon colonizers.

  • Anthony Chang
    Anthony Chang 4 дні тому

    Worry about the change of lunar orbit due to the change of mass of the moon, if the base is established...

  • shotya
    shotya 4 дні тому

    no we cant.

  • Abdulatif Feda
    Abdulatif Feda 4 дні тому

    Government please watch

  • Canberk Hancan
    Canberk Hancan 4 дні тому

    This is a perfect illustration and I'm dead sure moon colony will declare its independance just like how US, AU and CA after some point :)
    I am an earth scientist aka planetory scientist and specialised in mining engineering. I will be more than glad to work in any excavation projects. For free! Just put me on the moon, provide me a personal shelter and provide me sufficient food and water. I will work 24/7/365 its super exciting! Just imagine the whole new rock cycle and brand new orebodies and volcanic activities omg the thrill is real.
    And just imagine lunar people's adaptations with new generations.
    Much longer spines resulting in very tall people due to lower gravitational pull, more radiation resistant skins and eyes due to hawking cosmic radiation etc. They may even invent a new language! Very exciting topic :)

  • Jeremy Dirr
    Jeremy Dirr 4 дні тому

    These cute Kurzgesagt graphics even made European colonists and conquistadors look very cute, harmless, and endearing. Little smiles on their faces as they plant flags and build plantations. Is there nothing this channel can't cute-ify?

  • Abelhawk
    Abelhawk 5 днів тому

    Wouldn't it be awesome to look up in the sky and see lights or even vegetation on the moon?

  • Richard
    Richard 5 днів тому

    Stop thinking about moon and let's focus on our own planet. Loads of pollution, environmental threats, extintion in mass, obesity, wars, diseases, famine and starvation, etc, etc, etc....

  • John Mann
    John Mann 5 днів тому

    Apollo was not 60 years ago...

  • Sadad Pannoppha
    Sadad Pannoppha 6 днів тому

    Will we eventually have a Flat Mooner too?? Because place and time does not confine stupidity .

  • Gim Tabel
    Gim Tabel 6 днів тому

    It makes me so sad that I will never be able to experience the world 500 years from now :(

  • Antonio Garcia Oriola
    Antonio Garcia Oriola 6 днів тому

    Part Twoooooo

  • EWEE 100
    EWEE 100 6 днів тому

    4:36 also you can make oxygen to breathe on the moon.

  • Hasan Hussain
    Hasan Hussain 7 днів тому

    I FUCKING love this channel so much but I feel as though this video was worse than usual. I know it's hypothetical but they forgot some of the issues that affect people living in space. "A phase 2 colony would have to take shelter" but then how would a phase 3 or a phase 4 function? Big structures mean they don't fit in the shelter anymore and they'd be at risk from asteroids and impacts. Would they build some sort of dome? Or make it underground? Also, doesn't living in space screw with your spine and bone structure (asking idk)? It'd be really cool and id be dying to be in an extraterrestrial colony. Anyway just some questions I had

  • Mike Ruban
    Mike Ruban 7 днів тому

    Unfortunately I doubt the government would ever fund this. The only way I can see this happen if we do it for patriotism, for the glory of America, or some shit like that.

  • Lola Fischer
    Lola Fischer 7 днів тому

    i like how you guys think.

  • Idiot
    Idiot 7 днів тому

    we have already destroyed the earth.we should leave moon alone.

  • Hey Wassup
    Hey Wassup 8 днів тому

    Did anyone smile when he said "but we're good at doing hard things" or just me?

  • Sagar Saini
    Sagar Saini 8 днів тому

    Where's part 2!

  • solo dolo
    solo dolo 9 днів тому

    great humans will destroyed the moon one day

  • baron von Productions
    baron von Productions 9 днів тому

    Like Frank Sinatra said fly me to the moon

  • Do Dodakowski
    Do Dodakowski 9 днів тому

    20-40bn. $?
    Thats not realistic.
    You have to put at least two 0's behind it.

  • JustAsSimple
    JustAsSimple 9 днів тому

    What about the military fund? That is a lot of money compared to Germany

  • Stellar Studio
    Stellar Studio 9 днів тому


  • Yihua Pu
    Yihua Pu 9 днів тому

    People in this channel and anyone that truest understand this deserve a life amongst the stars

  • ExCal
    ExCal 9 днів тому

    Next what?
    The moon is flat?

  • EEK!
    EEK! 10 днів тому

    what about the gravity change? can we live long term in low gravity?

  • Freaky Snuke
    Freaky Snuke 10 днів тому

    anno 2205 intensifies

  • Wongus Blongus
    Wongus Blongus 10 днів тому

    We will only colonize the moon if oil is found and there was no living things on the moon

  • 愛貓
    愛貓 10 днів тому

    After this, give us a 100 years more. We'll become the Gundam Universe

  • David Pring
    David Pring 11 днів тому

    Finally I'll be able to eat genuine moon cheese.

  • RuDa The -G-
    RuDa The -G- 11 днів тому

    3 thumbs up

  • Fotoseg Analucia
    Fotoseg Analucia 11 днів тому

    Eu amo os vídeos de vocês são um dos poucos canais que servem pra algo no UAclips

  • Jaeden Sanabria
    Jaeden Sanabria 11 днів тому

    good video you should send that video to doodoo trump or nasa

  • Kalil Blake
    Kalil Blake 11 днів тому

    this is good we was just doing somthing about this bout a little diffent

  • AmazedKevin618
    AmazedKevin618 11 днів тому

    8:50 those look cool

  • Mr.Swetty. Guy
    Mr.Swetty. Guy 11 днів тому

    when this happens
    we all will be die

  • Lou H
    Lou H 11 днів тому

    You love your space elevator

    OLIVER HENRY 11 днів тому

    "we're good at doing hard things"...

  • Georgiy Roykhman
    Georgiy Roykhman 11 днів тому

    “Without murdering millions of people” makes me feel like this is a euro/us colonization of the moon rather than a group human effort.

  • bennies fried chicken
    bennies fried chicken 11 днів тому

    what would a lunar child sound like?

  • James Roman
    James Roman 12 днів тому

    I think rewritting the treaty barring anyone from claiming land in space would make countries race to claim land leading to colonization, their is no competition because no one is allowed to compete.

  • Ethan Ferns
    Ethan Ferns 12 днів тому

    Would turbines be extremely effective on the moon? Since there’s nothing to stop it from rotating it could generate constant power forever.

  • Jesusdragon737
    Jesusdragon737 12 днів тому

    Kurzgesagt, you make me so hopeful for the future!

  • Соɾу ℛ.
    Соɾу ℛ. 12 днів тому


  • Соɾу ℛ.
    Соɾу ℛ. 12 днів тому

    "We'll go through the same phases, without murdering millions of people in the process."

  • •『Nおob Gamえr』•
    •『Nおob Gamえr』• 12 днів тому

    After a 10 years I’m gonna be 20 ._.

  • Englundz
    Englundz 12 днів тому

    UNSC! united nations space command

  • Juan Canham
    Juan Canham 12 днів тому

    Given.the history of companies & corporations exploiting people and resources, are they really needed in order to get a self sufficient moon? Surely if you look at the successful countries like Norway, the moon could declare independence as soon as they can protect themselves and use a democratically controlled extraction, in the hands of engineers, scientists & elected officials instead of billionaires.

  • Larbi Amzil
    Larbi Amzil 12 днів тому

    This video gives so much hope

  • Fabric Sterling
    Fabric Sterling 12 днів тому

    *chanting* Moon base moon base
    *Whisper* the lunaites!
    Honestly I link they’d prefer to be referred to as a race. They’d also ask for independence however they’d be more of a Canada like nation as they do not feel the need to prevent trade with those on earth as it is beneficial for the growth of our race. The Lunists would have more of a progressive view in many regards helping with decisions about space travel and offer support to those who wish to return to earth and those who want to transfer to the moon.

  • Μιχάλης Διακονικολής

    I agree with all that and I can't wait until humanity accomplishes these goals but what happens with the lower gravity of the moon? Considering that Scott Kelly spend a year in 0g and his body changed a lot, how will it be possible for a baby to get born on the moon and not be deformed?

  • TheShadotz
    TheShadotz 12 днів тому

    You make me happy to be able to call myself a human, your videos inspire and are very informative, love em!

  • Josimar Lopes
    Josimar Lopes 12 днів тому

    you would need a dom to live their

  • jason joashon
    jason joashon 12 днів тому


  • Finn L.
    Finn L. 12 днів тому

    fuck yeah

  • Trap Bay
    Trap Bay 13 днів тому

    I hate when the classic economist will said "this is stupid,we cant do it right now, we doing earth frist, " they so dumps selfishness and fool of environment developing

  • Balgore8
    Balgore8 13 днів тому

    You didnt discuss a huge problem with phase 3 moon colonization, gravity. Or lack thereof. Moon people would have deteriorating bodies, and babies most certainly wouldnt be equipped for long term survival and could certainly never go to Earth.
    Furthermore the lack of atmosphere is a HUGE barrier to even accomplishing stage 2. The moon is bombarded daily with hundreds of tiny meteorites. Any long term infrastructure would have to have some kind of shield or defence against this, and right now we dont have that technology.

  • Shaamaan
    Shaamaan 13 днів тому

    This screams "MOON WAR!"... ;P

  • Magicae!
    Magicae! 13 днів тому

    sub to pewdiepie...pls

  • Jeffree luve
    Jeffree luve 13 днів тому

    2:15 there is nobody there xd

  • KarmicJester
    KarmicJester 13 днів тому

    Why dont you guys just run NASA 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • MlgFox
    MlgFox 13 днів тому

    This video is deeply inspireing

  • lanang bayup
    lanang bayup 13 днів тому +1

    now after i watch this video i think we are the real alien

  • Alex 238
    Alex 238 13 днів тому

    This makes me sad... Why can't humanity act like they're a team and not enemies. If humans would stopbeing this stupid and ignorant, we could expand our knowledge and work together.

  • Tino Trivino
    Tino Trivino 13 днів тому

    There are actually 4 phases. The fourth is the self expansion (colonization)...

  • TyTimeIsAwesome
    TyTimeIsAwesome 13 днів тому

    Everyone is in favor of a Moon base. But no one is in favor of sacrificing their future for it. There in lies the problem may never be resolved.

  • Michael Meyers
    Michael Meyers 14 днів тому

    It's so beautiful! How do I transfer all of my assets into striving towards this endeavor? Do I become a scientist or a politician or a billionaire?

  • Shukun G M
    Shukun G M 14 днів тому +1

    so inspiring, yet so informative and easy to understand..

    SPACE SAMURAI 14 днів тому

    Watch this while high y'all

  • matrix3509
    matrix3509 14 днів тому

    The first act of the newly independent moon people: "Stop calling it 'the moon'. This is Luna."

  • voll idiot
    voll idiot 14 днів тому

    I love your Videos.👍

  • cadkls
    cadkls 14 днів тому

    Anyone notice the weyland yutani corporation logo on the ship to the left at 5:17?

  • Paul S
    Paul S 14 днів тому

    Will never happen

  • alejandro garcia
    alejandro garcia 14 днів тому

    we're being kinda forced to do this via "end of space"

  • Large Soda
    Large Soda 14 днів тому

    They should make a death star, but instead of a death ray, the satellite dish is for ultra fast wifi.

  • 丂ひ尺キ
    丂ひ尺キ 14 днів тому

    *welcome to horizon lunar colony*

  • Batu Gunduz
    Batu Gunduz 14 днів тому

    If kurzgesagt doesn't make you excited for the future i don't know what will

  • Mizan Mizan
    Mizan Mizan 14 днів тому

    can someone set up a go fund me for space colonization