Broadcast 3444 Hotel Mars with Chris Carberry

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Guests: John Batchelor, Chris Carberry of Explore Mars, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  The Chris Carberry new book "Alcohol in Space," known alcohol usage in space, 2020 Mars missions.  You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce.  This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program,  Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF ( note that audio and transition issues are a result of copying the John Batchelor broadcast & are not within my control as they originate in the Batchelor studio.

John Batchelor and I welcomed back Chris Carberry to discuss his new book "Alcohol in Space."  Chris talked about known alcohol usage in space, on the ISS, rules and regulations, a Mars beer and more.  We then switched the topic to 2020 being a big Mars year with the Mars 2020 mission, the ESA ExoMars mission, a UAE Mars mission and the Chinese plans for Mars this year.  Chris talked about all of these missions, plus the need to return to the Moon to help enable our going to Mars.  John asked Chris what he thought of the current administration support for a human Mars mission.  Chris also talked about the respected Explore Mars event, Humans2Mars coming up in a few months.

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08 Jan 2020 John Batchelor, Dr. David Livingston, Chris Carberry
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