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

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  7 днів тому +28

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    • Death Bone
      Death Bone 2 дні тому

      I was listening to this when i was writong an essay then i acciedentaly wrote kurzgesagt and my teacher noticed and let it slide since she also watched this too

    • Death Bone
      Death Bone 2 дні тому

      At 2:41 we are good at doing hard things
      Then instantly imagines porn yes, yes we are good at doing hard things and dont forget soft things to

      A human brain is really freaking great

    • Undead Games
      Undead Games 7 днів тому

      Our biggest gift, SELF DESTRUCTION

    • Finn Cashman
      Finn Cashman 7 днів тому


    • Tahsin Amio
      Tahsin Amio 7 днів тому +1

      o k a y

  • Nic Papageorgio
    Nic Papageorgio Годину тому

    What happens if we pull the Moon Close to the Earth?

  • Sam Valladares
    Sam Valladares Годину тому

    Wow, what a day when they'll be able to 3D print solar panels out of poop.

  • Noakai Aronesty
    Noakai Aronesty Годину тому

    I think u just described the back story of Red Rising

  • grake brake
    grake brake 2 години тому

    (next episod)disasembling a black hole for more energy

  • Crab Human
    Crab Human 2 години тому

    I love the Weyland Yutani logo

  • Marcus Wong
    Marcus Wong 2 години тому

    You’ve missed out something: asteroids impacting the large scale colonies

  • Román boys
    Román boys 3 години тому

    Can you imagine how expensive the lunar revolutionary war would be.

  • SlyPanther
    SlyPanther 8 годин тому

    I don't think this will end like how everyone imagines it.

  • Hey It's Sarah.
    Hey It's Sarah. 9 годин тому +1

    NASA, listen closely.

  • CowCommander
    CowCommander 10 годин тому


  • 2dahawk
    2dahawk 12 годин тому

    Space elevator on the moon makes so much more sense than on Earth!

  • Mr Slinky dragon
    Mr Slinky dragon 13 годин тому

    It wont happen anytime soon as everyone is busy fighting!

  • ricecookie
    ricecookie 16 годин тому

    *moon you intensifies*

  • John Rhett Laureles
    John Rhett Laureles 18 годин тому

    I know to make the world better.
    First colonize the moon.
    Second mine He3

    Third do i planet hopping and colonizing campain to the sun.
    Last make a Dyson Sphere using mirrors.
    But how the transper energy to space?

  • Deniz gascon
    Deniz gascon 18 годин тому

    What if, we build large railway scaling the entire moon, and put labs, bases, and accommodation on it, therefore we can move it all to get into and out of sunlight

  • Yousaf Zafar
    Yousaf Zafar День тому

    To infinity and beyond....

  • morgorth3242
    morgorth3242 День тому

    how about making mobile suits on the moon and very large space stations like vonbraunw wanted to make?

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs День тому +1

    Let's all just start doing and stop wishing. Even if all we got is a shovel.

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs День тому

    Build it and they will come...

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs День тому +1

    GO GO GO!!!

  • TheViperZed
    TheViperZed День тому

    Personally I wouldn't let Wayland-Yuttani help as a private contractor, but that's just me.

  • Secondary Frost
    Secondary Frost 2 дні тому

    Good idea but since the moon is getting farther away from earth a moon base would be very obsolete.

    • Whistling Banshee
      Whistling Banshee День тому

      By centimeters each year? Its not going to be a problem for thousands of years. And theres a limit to how far itll travel so its fine.

  • Sobiet Ubey menia
    Sobiet Ubey menia 2 дні тому

    The future is now we just need to build it

  • Nick
    Nick 2 дні тому

    0:22 Слава Україні!

  • Dushan Wasilevich
    Dushan Wasilevich 2 дні тому

    There goes that Luna-tic bragging about his new space house, and I can't even get a pre-approval letter!! Lmao

  • FoxFire Jdog
    FoxFire Jdog 2 дні тому

    I watched about 3 kurzgesagt videos, an I feel like einstein

  • Adolfo Fernández García
    Adolfo Fernández García 2 дні тому

    5:20 Weiland Yutani ;)

  • Rodrigo Escudero
    Rodrigo Escudero 3 дні тому


  • Wolf Fre3z3i
    Wolf Fre3z3i 3 дні тому

    You are 1000s of me put into to one body and mind

  • Beatriz Trigo
    Beatriz Trigo 3 дні тому +2

    Proud citezen of the South Moon Republic!
    ~On the fast silver fields and hills
    the great champions of space
    watch over great mother Earth.
    Like the billions off stars, our
    spirits shine brith and warm
    on the long lunar nights.
    We the proud fighters of humanity
    perserve in the cold and the dark
    to reach new beonds of life....~
    Eh, I'm not good at making national anthems.

  • Ian Mitchell
    Ian Mitchell 3 дні тому

    moon colony or mars colony, they need internet to survive XD

  • Clam Smasher
    Clam Smasher 3 дні тому

    5:20 - Not sure I trust one of those companies.

  • The Chosen One
    The Chosen One 3 дні тому

    We need a private company similar to space X but instead they're main purpose is building structures rather than space exploration

    • T0XIC Tutorials
      T0XIC Tutorials День тому

      That would be hard because it takes many years to get billions

  • Lucas Silva
    Lucas Silva 3 дні тому

    We need to build Mars,Moon and Titan bases now! with reusable rockets sending tons of equipament into the outer solar systems would be viable, Titan is so underated and people have so many misconceptions about it.... 1.5 bar harmless 95% nitrogen and 4.9% methane atmosphere (traces gases like hydrogen cyanide are in so low concentration thats not a problem), no need for pressure suit just isolation from the cold and oxygen mask (no risk of despressurasation, if there is a leak the only thing that can happens is a little waste of oxygen and can be almost unnoticible) , low levels of radiation (even lower than earth's), you can fly with wings atached to your body, jet engines are possible, hot air balloons, large amounts of water, protection from micrometeorites etc etc etc even the -180°C won't kill you instanly, much better a cold atmosphere than having none or almost none, rocket fuel is super easy to find, even some strange bbq maybe be possible using oxygen as fuel to burn the methane in the atmosphere
    its not exatly like earth, sure but what do you expect?? living on earth is like living inside our parents house or inside our mothers, everything is free and easy, and when we need to get out is super unconfortable but we get used to it and continue to live our lives.

  • Buhnaan
    Buhnaan 3 дні тому +1


  • Jamvo Enaje
    Jamvo Enaje 3 дні тому

    *Elon Musk wants to know your Location.*

  • Bird Up
    Bird Up 3 дні тому

    Personally I think it would make more sense to get our own house in order before we start looking into space colonization. We cannot hope to support a moonbase if we have to deal with the issues of global warming.
    It's going to take a very long time, and a tremendous amount of money to create a fully fledged moonbase. Perhaps the initial part of the 2nd phase would not be too great of an investment. But getting to the point where we can mine for resources would be very expensive and time consuming. It certainly won't happen in our lifetime.
    There is also the issue of low moon gravity which could be detrimental to human health in the long run. I believe we would need some sort of centrifugal habitat to compensate for this.
    And one thing I have never understood is the logic behind creating another human colony in the event of a disaster. Even if the Earth suffered a global catastrophe, it would still be the most habitable place in the solar system by a large margin. Even a fully fledged moon habitat would be less hospital than a bunker on Earth.

    • Bird Up
      Bird Up День тому

      +Whistling Banshee Even with climate change the Earth will still be far more habitable than a barren moon with extremely low gravity, no atmosphere to protect against radiation and meteors, and lacking any form of life support.
      You don't need a spacesuit on Earth. You do need one anywhere else in the solar system. That ought to be enough proof that Earth will be the most habitable place in the solar system regardless of environmental change.

    • Whistling Banshee
      Whistling Banshee День тому

      +Bird Up its not going to stay that way for long? Theres water on the moon. Amd we can build habitable pods fairly easily.
      Whats easier? Trying get the entire planet to work together to reversr 100 years worth of pollution. Or have a few organisations move some people?

    • Bird Up
      Bird Up День тому

      +Whistling Banshee The Earth is the most habitable place in the solar system.
      Moving anywhere else would be unfathomably stupid.

    • Whistling Banshee
      Whistling Banshee День тому

      Or maybe we just abandon ours and move house?

  • Ruby Gamer King
    Ruby Gamer King 3 дні тому

    Press f to pay respect to the missing bird

  • hasarutoe tensakey
    hasarutoe tensakey 3 дні тому

    The moon is not a dead moon theres life on da moon

  • yayak heriyanto
    yayak heriyanto 3 дні тому

    NOOO BOMB 8:44 MOON homE WHY !

  • Necrofury
    Necrofury 4 дні тому

    Man the mats and the moon one are very different than each other. Seems as if it would be harder to live on the moon long time. Lack of gravity f*cks you up man.

  • Tyler Garza
    Tyler Garza 4 дні тому

    "A Moonday lasts 29 Earth Days"
    you can say that again

  • Vince
    Vince 4 дні тому

    We`re good at doing hard things...
    That`s what she said lol

  • Cameron McCarle
    Cameron McCarle 4 дні тому +1

    4th Phase:
    PoLiTiCaL cOrReCtNeSs

  • Lisa Sinclair
    Lisa Sinclair 4 дні тому

    excellent video, just wish you'd put an Eagle transporter in there 😁

  • Daeli Dirgantara
    Daeli Dirgantara 4 дні тому

    Would Moon's orbiting changed if human made much base on there and took much Moon's nature resource?

  • Felipe Reigosa Teixeira
    Felipe Reigosa Teixeira 4 дні тому

    You didn't mention tourism. A moon colony could be financially productive by just by letting rich terrans go play with low gravity. Imagine a water park on the moon, giant, slow moving waves inside a dome.

  • Zak Sharaz
    Zak Sharaz 4 дні тому

    Then the Moonians start a revolution

  • JHI Studios
    JHI Studios 5 днів тому

    If they born on the moon they can never walk on earth cuz like it’ll be physical impossible

  • The Juicy Phantom
    The Juicy Phantom 5 днів тому +5

    This seems way better and easier than a mars colony. We should invest in this first.

  • Jupetsu04
    Jupetsu04 5 днів тому

    I don't have words how great quality this is...

  • frey
    frey 5 днів тому

    coming back here after NASA officially announced they're going to build a moon base. it's happening guys :D

  • Hela Isuru
    Hela Isuru 5 днів тому

    I don't get it............... why there are so many dislikes???????????? there's nothing to not like here.

  • Jüma Zhars
    Jüma Zhars 5 днів тому

    As much as I like some Kurzgesagt's videos, this one is totally absurd and unrealistic.

  • Akira
    Akira 5 днів тому

    Hard to imagine, as not much has changed since i was born.

  • Jason Mraz
    Jason Mraz 5 днів тому

    get off UAclips GEZ monkeys

  • Gaming with Zakk
    Gaming with Zakk 5 днів тому

    Revolutionary war
    Revo-luna-nary war
    *no go back*

  • Faolin Siannodel
    Faolin Siannodel 6 днів тому

    The video never addresses the issue of meteor strikes and radiation for more expansive projects.

  • davionaceae
    davionaceae 6 днів тому

    Sign me up.

  • Hussein Al Dirani
    Hussein Al Dirani 6 днів тому

    Moon people: we declare independence. Earthlings: no. Moon people: yes. Earthlings: you asked for it."boys tak'em down. Moon people: you can't take us down. 3 months later, the moon has been conquered by a single man.

  • Wise Ferret
    Wise Ferret 6 днів тому

    Is there a way to generate a feasible atmosphere on the moon? One that can eventually support life on its own without biomes or life support systems?

  • Pranav Madala
    Pranav Madala 6 днів тому

    First of all, how would you protect all that infrastructure from the asteroids that often bombard the Moon? And second, how would you conceive a child in the minimal gravity, and if you could, how would you ensure it grew and developed properly on the Moon to be as strong and healthy as counterparts born on Earth?

  • that one Dude
    that one Dude 6 днів тому

    i swear i saw a weyland yutani logo on one of the buldings >.>, this gonna be Alien Isolation all over again

  • Nuclear Impact
    Nuclear Impact 6 днів тому +1

    I really fucking hate the human race, we're stuck here fighting like cunts, killing each other and starting wars. If we stopped after the first World War and actually tried we could have easily started a civilisation on the moon and would advance in technology like never before. However, what do we do? Fight and kill like madmen.

  • Kiseki Kashimura
    Kiseki Kashimura 6 днів тому

    Our moon's name is Luna

  • Jad Kelly
    Jad Kelly 6 днів тому

    I can see the creator is fond of the alien franchise, as he included a xenomorph in one of his videos and the Weyland Yutani symbol in this one.

  • luke peace
    luke peace 6 днів тому

    1:00 "It's hard to get governments interested in long term investments in the future of humanity" Even more proof that the wrong side won WWII.

  • Adam Hakim
    Adam Hakim 6 днів тому

    wont the babies have birth defects because of the low gravity

    KANEISNINJA 6 днів тому

    The lunar colonists will be the zen and drop a satellite on earth lol

  • Stirling Rutty
    Stirling Rutty 6 днів тому

    If a moon base is such a good idea, why are we focusing so much of our energy on colonizing Mars instead?

  • poland ball master el pro
    poland ball master el pro 7 днів тому +5

    Politics are only a distraction for us to go 2 another stars

  • Lowen Kurtz
    Lowen Kurtz 7 днів тому +2

    take my money. why doesn't someone, NASA, Musk, Etc. start a worldwide crowdfund campaign?

  • Mrs. potato head
    Mrs. potato head 7 днів тому


  • Melanie Anderson
    Melanie Anderson 7 днів тому

    When you hear nuclear and China in the same sentence

    GAWEIN 7 днів тому

    Von Braun City
    Universal Century charter
    Sieg Zeon

  • Wesley Mcspadden
    Wesley Mcspadden 7 днів тому

    Building a Colony on the moon will be faster than building a Colony on mars because we can send supplies every few days to a week to the moon, while we can only send supplies every 2 years to mars, that means mars have to become self relying in those years, we would also have to have nuclear energy as well as solar panels so when we run out of nuclear energy there would be back up power from the solar panels.

  • Florent Delteil
    Florent Delteil 7 днів тому

    plagiat Jelly noob

  • Tech Freakz
    Tech Freakz 7 днів тому

    I believe that the nation which will be able to colonize the moon for the first time will rule the entire world.

  • Numberjack Fiutro
    Numberjack Fiutro 7 днів тому

    Before space colonization becomes practical, the launch costs must come down drastically! It currently costs a minimum of $3000 per kilogram to get people and cargo into orbit, this is unacceptably high! We don't want government astronauts to have all the lunar fun now do we? I don't!
    Space elevators, stratospheric\ mesospheric based launch systems using modified weather balloons and special aircraft to hoist spaceships to altitude, mass production of large reusable civilian rockets, rail guns, etc could help drive launch costs to a new hundred dollars a kilogram, which is roughly in line with the cost of traveling by air.

  • YI0218
    YI0218 8 днів тому

    Meanwhile we haven't even explored the majority of our oceans yet.

  • More Boris Brejcha
    More Boris Brejcha 8 днів тому

    The bad thing is, every people watching this video will be dead when humans achieve these, if they will.

  • MassDefibrillator
    MassDefibrillator 8 днів тому

    Here is why this happening will mean very bad things for earth.The return on investment for gathering precious resources from outside the earth is currently negative. The only way that starts to become positive is when the difficulty to acquire resources from earth starts to equal the difficulty of acquiring them from the moon and surrounding asteroids. If this ever happens, it means we will have completely fucked up the earths natural resources beyond all recognition. The exception here is moon unique resources like helium 3. The only other way this happens is if costs to reaching the moon become accessible to individuals and groups who do not have high access to earth resources. In that instance ROI doesn't factor in much, because those people have no well established resource exploitation on earth anyway. But this requires large technological advances reducing the cost of space access to levels where entrepreneurs, start ups and pioneers can access, ruling out it happening any time soon.

  • NyanPlayz
    NyanPlayz 8 днів тому

    Who else, when they hear these kinds of things, think of starbound?!

  • Manny Man
    Manny Man 8 днів тому

    Unless you have artificial gravity and got the baby to exercise it would die if it were to go back to earth

  • D-Vex Rust and more
    D-Vex Rust and more 8 днів тому

    Wish Albert Einstein was still alive

  • Jomarco Martinez
    Jomarco Martinez 8 днів тому

    Wait you didn't talk about the gravity

  • Let It Ride DH
    Let It Ride DH 8 днів тому

    What if you could recreate gravity by injecting in our body a kind of metal particle that sticks to some sort of magnetic floors in Lunar bases ?
    If such a technology could be invented, would it work tho ? :p

  • Liam-Man 72
    Liam-Man 72 8 днів тому +1

    It’s no question that if we are settling ourselves on the moon that we are becoming aliens.

  • Ramon Weibel
    Ramon Weibel 8 днів тому

    well... uhm, if on the moon is everything we need for concrete, why don't we just place a beacon for positioning and then let a few "3d printers" pront a settlement, with walls thik enough to provide adequate protection?

  • Killer Instinct Season 4
    Killer Instinct Season 4 8 днів тому

    We really bouta do dis tho.

  • Replay #1
    Replay #1 8 днів тому

    The first child of the moon should become the first president of the moon

  • Creeper Friends - [CANALE CHIUSO]
    Creeper Friends - [CANALE CHIUSO] 8 днів тому

    Elon Musk would be like: hold my beer

  • AMP
    AMP 8 днів тому

    Your voice is so relaxing 😌

  • TheHexer777
    TheHexer777 8 днів тому

    The only thing is that there are A LOT OF THINGS THAT ARE BEING LOOKED OVER HERE (physical condition, mental, unexpected changes) there is just too much that can go wrong

  • Silviu
    Silviu 9 днів тому

    great video!

  • the gamer2556
    the gamer2556 9 днів тому

    years from now be like:
    america: ok we protect you now we'er broke can you pays us back
    lunar colony: no
    america:(tarts taxing the hell out of them)
    lunar colony: give me liberty or give me death
    and thats how our lovely country was made (insert lunar name here)
    Britain: now you know how we felt america hmmmmmm

  • Anjaney Tiwari
    Anjaney Tiwari 9 днів тому

    moon can be the perfect trial mode for colonising mars

  • Rambo Shamone
    Rambo Shamone 9 днів тому

    So what you're saying is that I just need a hundred billion and a team of people passionate about actually doing this and we can make a start. Okay, so... Crowdfunding, if the people that cared put money into it then I'm sure we could make that money a reality. But then we would need somebody we trusted to handle it. And an official business so it's not just some dude giving money to astronauts and getting supplies like some sort of whacky but extensive online shopping spree. It's kinda crazy to think of the number of companies that make billions every single year and yet we're not doing this. For one we could finally halt global warming effectively. For another thing we would have an easier time with launching more exploration of space, we would be taking a step towards solving over population, we would be taking positive steps forward technologically. It makes me sad that not enough people with the money or power actually give a fuck about any of these problems. Instead they're sitting on their piles of gold like greedy dragons and manipulating the mindless masses into arguing and fighting about arbitrary things that could be solved if we would stop bickering for five seconds. I need a drink. My desire to build a moon base is dead. Let's all just give up and ride our living spaceship until it eventually dies because we've poisoned it with the nuclear bombs we threw at each other because that guy said the wrong pronoun or that girl has the wrong skin colour, or that person follows the wrong religion. Eh. Maybe I need a single bullet and a gun instead of a drink.

  • - Sargent dave
    - Sargent dave 9 днів тому

    There are so many Star Wars reference references in this.