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

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell  8 дней назад +28

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    • Death Bone
      Death Bone 3 дня назад

      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 3 дня назад

      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 дней назад

      Our biggest gift, SELF DESTRUCTION

    • Finn Cashman
      Finn Cashman 7 дней назад


    • Tahsin Amio
      Tahsin Amio 7 дней назад +1

      o k a y

  • Vyacheslav Belyaev
    Vyacheslav Belyaev 4 часа назад

    Weyland-Yutani Corporation arrived at 5:24. Nice reference =)

  • Phúc Gia Lê
    Phúc Gia Lê 6 часов назад

    The Soviet flag would have been on the moon first.

  • Nic Papageorgio
    Nic Papageorgio 11 часов назад

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

  • Sam Valladares
    Sam Valladares 12 часов назад

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

  • Noakai Aronesty
    Noakai Aronesty 12 часов назад

    I think u just described the back story of Red Rising

  • grake brake
    grake brake 12 часов назад

    (next episod)disasembling a black hole for more energy

  • Crab Human
    Crab Human 13 часов назад

    I love the Weyland Yutani logo

  • Marcus Wong
    Marcus Wong 13 часов назад

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

  • Román boys
    Román boys 14 часов назад

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

  • SlyPanther
    SlyPanther 19 часов назад

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

  • Hey It's Sarah.
    Hey It's Sarah. 20 часов назад +1

    NASA, listen closely.

  • CowCommander
    CowCommander 21 час назад


  • 2dahawk
    2dahawk 22 часа назад

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

  • Mr Slinky dragon
    Mr Slinky dragon 23 часа назад

    It wont happen anytime soon as everyone is busy fighting!

  • ricecookie
    ricecookie День назад

    *moon you intensifies*

  • John Rhett Laureles
    John Rhett Laureles День назад

    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 День назад

    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 назад

    To infinity and beyond....

  • morgorth3242
    morgorth3242 День назад

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

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs 2 дня назад +1

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

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs 2 дня назад

    Build it and they will come...

  • LameWalkThroughs
    LameWalkThroughs 2 дня назад +1

    GO GO GO!!!

  • TheViperZed
    TheViperZed 2 дня назад

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

  • Secondary Frost
    Secondary Frost 2 дня назад

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

    • Whistling Banshee
      Whistling Banshee День назад

      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 дня назад

    The future is now we just need to build it

  • Nick
    Nick 2 дня назад

    0:22 Слава Україні!

  • Dushan Wasilevich
    Dushan Wasilevich 2 дня назад

    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 дня назад

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

  • Adolfo Fernández García
    Adolfo Fernández García 3 дня назад

    5:20 Weiland Yutani ;)

  • Rodrigo Escudero
    Rodrigo Escudero 3 дня назад


  • Wolf Fre3z3i
    Wolf Fre3z3i 3 дня назад

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

  • Beatriz Trigo
    Beatriz Trigo 3 дня назад +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 дня назад

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

  • Clam Smasher
    Clam Smasher 3 дня назад

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

  • The Chosen One
    The Chosen One 3 дня назад

    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 2 дня назад

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

  • Lucas Silva
    Lucas Silva 3 дня назад

    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 дня назад +1


  • Jamvo Enaje
    Jamvo Enaje 4 дня назад

    *Elon Musk wants to know your Location.*

  • Bird Up
    Bird Up 4 дня назад

    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 назад

      +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 назад

      +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 назад

      +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 назад

      Or maybe we just abandon ours and move house?

  • Ruby Gamer King
    Ruby Gamer King 4 дня назад

    Press f to pay respect to the missing bird

  • hasarutoe tensakey
    hasarutoe tensakey 4 дня назад

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

  • yayak heriyanto
    yayak heriyanto 4 дня назад

    NOOO BOMB 8:44 MOON homE WHY !

  • Necrofury
    Necrofury 4 дня назад

    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 дня назад

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

  • Vince
    Vince 4 дня назад

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

  • Cameron McCarle
    Cameron McCarle 5 дней назад +1

    4th Phase:
    PoLiTiCaL cOrReCtNeSs

  • Lisa Sinclair
    Lisa Sinclair 5 дней назад

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

  • Daeli Dirgantara
    Daeli Dirgantara 5 дней назад

    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 5 дней назад

    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 5 дней назад

    Then the Moonians start a revolution

  • JHI Studios
    JHI Studios 5 дней назад

    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 дней назад +5

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

  • Jupetsu04
    Jupetsu04 5 дней назад

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

  • frey
    frey 5 дней назад

    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 дней назад

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

  • Jüma Zhars
    Jüma Zhars 6 дней назад

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

  • Akira
    Akira 6 дней назад

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

  • Jason Mraz
    Jason Mraz 6 дней назад

    get off RUclip GEZ monkeys

  • Gaming with Zakk
    Gaming with Zakk 6 дней назад

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

  • Faolin Siannodel
    Faolin Siannodel 6 дней назад

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

  • davionaceae
    davionaceae 6 дней назад

    Sign me up.

  • Hussein Al Dirani
    Hussein Al Dirani 6 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    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 дней назад +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 7 дней назад

    Our moon's name is Luna

  • Jad Kelly
    Jad Kelly 7 дней назад

    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 7 дней назад

    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 7 дней назад

    wont the babies have birth defects because of the low gravity

    KANEISNINJA 7 дней назад

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

  • Stirling Rutty
    Stirling Rutty 7 дней назад

    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 дней назад +5

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

  • Lowen Kurtz
    Lowen Kurtz 7 дней назад +2

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

  • Mrs. potato head
    Mrs. potato head 7 дней назад


  • Melanie Anderson
    Melanie Anderson 7 дней назад

    When you hear nuclear and China in the same sentence

    GAWEIN 7 дней назад

    Von Braun City
    Universal Century charter
    Sieg Zeon

  • Wesley Mcspadden
    Wesley Mcspadden 7 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    plagiat Jelly noob

  • Tech Freakz
    Tech Freakz 8 дней назад

    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 8 дней назад

    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 дней назад

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

  • More Boris Brejcha
    More Boris Brejcha 8 дней назад

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

  • MassDefibrillator
    MassDefibrillator 8 дней назад

    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 дней назад

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

  • Manny Man
    Manny Man 8 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    Wish Albert Einstein was still alive

  • Jomarco Martinez
    Jomarco Martinez 8 дней назад

    Wait you didn't talk about the gravity

  • Let It Ride DH
    Let It Ride DH 8 дней назад

    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 дней назад +1

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

  • Ramon Weibel
    Ramon Weibel 8 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    We really bouta do dis tho.

  • Replay #1
    Replay #1 9 дней назад

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

  • Creeper Friends - [CANALE CHIUSO]
    Creeper Friends - [CANALE CHIUSO] 9 дней назад

    Elon Musk would be like: hold my beer

  • AMP
    AMP 9 дней назад

    Your voice is so relaxing 😌

  • TheHexer777
    TheHexer777 9 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    great video!

  • the gamer2556
    the gamer2556 9 дней назад

    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 дней назад

    moon can be the perfect trial mode for colonising mars