Space News: Mars Missions, Space Brain and Becoming a Citizen of Asgardia

In this handout provided by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, dark, narrow streaks on the slopes of Hale Crater are inferred to be formed by seasonal flow of water on surface of present-day Mars. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona via Getty Images)

In this handout provided by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, dark, narrow streaks on the slopes of Hale Crater are inferred to be formed by seasonal flow of water on surface of present-day Mars. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona via Getty Images)

Rod Pyle is an award winning author, producer and speaker about space.

His latest books are “Mars:  Making Contact” and “Blueprint for a Battlestar: Serious Scientific Explanations Behind Sci-Fi’s Greatest Inventions,

In this conversation with Brian Noonan (in for Steve Cochran), they discuss if we’ll make it to Mars by 2030, space brain and how you can become a citizen of Asgardia, a new formed “space nation.”