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The Next Giant Leap

Film exploring the current state of – and attitudes towards – the human exploration of Mars. Landing soon...
 

The Next Giant Leap aims to explore the current state of – and attitudes towards – the human exploration of Mars. Sending humans to Mars is currently the next great challenge in human exploration of our Solar System, and the concept has inspired and fascinated both scientists and the general public for generations.

The film will feature interviews with key figures involved in space science, exploration and its communication to the world. Issues to be discussed include the practical and scientific implications, as well as any philosophical and political hurdles that may have to be overcome before mankind can set foot on Mars.

Film exploring the current state of – and attitudes towards – the human exploration of Mars. Landing soon...
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The Next Giant Leap, aims to explore the current state of – and attitudes towards – the human exploration of Mars. Sending humans to Mars is currently the next great challenge in human exploration of our Solar System, and the concept has inspired and fascinated both scientists and the general public for generations.

The film will feature interviews with key figures involved in space science, exp

loration and its communication to the world. Issues to be discussed include the practical and scientific implications, as well as any philosophical and political hurdles that may have to be overcome before mankind can set foot on Mars. The film will combine this set of interviews, together with multimedia content from NASA and ESA, and other original and archive footage.

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Comment by Anchal Mehrotra on May 31, 2018 at 8:02

What will be the requirements for a human to take a footstep on Mars. 

I'll be very grateful if someone replies. 


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Comment by Sanjoy Som on November 13, 2012 at 8:52

Thanks for keeping us updated! Looking forward to a sneak preview!!


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Comment by Sophie Nixon on November 11, 2012 at 4:07

Edit task for today: fill the film with breathtaking imagery and graphics. Nice way to spend a Sunday!


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Comment by Sophie Nixon on November 10, 2012 at 9:07

In the edit suite: Lewis Dartnell on sending trained astrobiologists to Mars to look for signs of life...


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Comment by Sophie Nixon on November 10, 2012 at 8:52

In the edit suite: Claire Cousins on the subject of robotic vs human exploration of Mars for scientific objectives...


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Comment by Sophie Nixon on November 10, 2012 at 8:12

In the edit suite: an excited Prof Charles Cockell talking manned missions to Mars...


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Comment by Sophie Nixon on August 16, 2012 at 9:17

We hope to have a final cut of the shorter (~15 mins) version by the end of next month, I will keep you posted :-)


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Comment by Sanjoy Som on August 16, 2012 at 8:45

Woohoo! This is great!

 
 
 

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