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

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  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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  • Russian Severe Videos
    Russian Severe Videos 18 часов назад

    So basically The Expanse got it right?

  • Spungo Bingo
    Spungo Bingo 20 часов назад

    I love that we're talking about the future of humanity, and our future life in the universe, and it's measured in dollars and cents. Yeah, do we want to spread our species if what we're going to leave to the universe and potential other species, is a monument to a system driven by profit, which by then we would assume be tens of centuries old?
    Who's to say though? Climate change pretty much necessitates the end to that system in order for us to be saved, and I think we'll die before that system does.

  • leonid janeski
    leonid janeski 22 часа назад

    rip 10 minute

  • Patrick Roman
    Patrick Roman 22 часа назад

    Weyland-Yutani symbol at 5:20

  • KVSupernova
    KVSupernova 22 часа назад

    This video makes me think of Anno 2205

  • Razvan Tepeneu
    Razvan Tepeneu День назад

    "While you cant get in a rocket and go to the moon right now..."
    Elon Musk: Challange accepted...

  • Aryn Sanders
    Aryn Sanders День назад

    Let’s f***ing do this! Planet hopping 👏🏾

  • Will BKR
    Will BKR День назад +1

    I’m sorry but the whole problem about the sun... Has no one here read Mortal Engines?

  • Karen aka sapphire fan Miller
    Karen aka sapphire fan Miller День назад

    So basically we have to start over like we did on earth? If that makes any sense?

  • Alejandro Bardo Laserna
    Alejandro Bardo Laserna День назад +1

    5:21 I saw that logo somewhere else.

  • Tilmann Müller
    Tilmann Müller День назад

    The thing I would be afraid of is that after that some countrys say that they own the moon ...

  • GrafAlexus
    GrafAlexus День назад

    The first Kurzgesagt video that didn't make me question my existence.

  • ItzTheNoob
    ItzTheNoob День назад

    did you say CLEAR FUSION ENERGY?!

  • Azra386
    Azra386 День назад

    I think colonisation of the moon will start with the Chinese government and expand with corporations through Space-X.

  • Andrew Zhu
    Andrew Zhu День назад

    This already happened in the novel "The Artemis"

  • Georgia Clements
    Georgia Clements День назад

    The thing I'm excited about it the lunar flag

  • wyclif rae
    wyclif rae День назад

    America will colonize the galaxy no other country can do this

  • wyclif rae
    wyclif rae День назад

    3:24 First Nations = Native Americans. ❤️

  • Ben Moran
    Ben Moran День назад

    Singularity intelligence has more chance to happen than moon colony.

  • Shorty Shorty
    Shorty Shorty День назад


  • Fawaz saad
    Fawaz saad День назад

    لا يوجد ترجمة عربية🙁

  • User Library76
    User Library76 День назад

    Intelligence 💯

  • Unknown Argonaut
    Unknown Argonaut День назад


  • DualWeldy Boi
    DualWeldy Boi День назад

    Someone show dis to Trump!!!

  • Jessica Adam
    Jessica Adam День назад

    that is pretty cool

  • Corpus Crewman
    Corpus Crewman День назад

    If we are going to build a moonbase. They better add a TTS for communication if you know what I mean.

  • Charlie Butler
    Charlie Butler День назад

    could you imagine how fun it would be with dirt bikes on the moon

  • Jaden last
    Jaden last 2 дня назад

    it says we could build a base soon, but how soon?

  • Ciencia Do Desconhecido 2.0
    Ciencia Do Desconhecido 2.0 2 дня назад

    Wow, its vídeo is... FANTANSTIC!!!

  • niranjan nair
    niranjan nair 2 дня назад

    how would the moon look from earth if it had a colony on it?

  • Dianne Penfold
    Dianne Penfold 2 дня назад

    Why arent we doing this? This would be awesome for humans!

  • Noomie N
    Noomie N 2 дня назад

    Sounds like an expensive recipe for war

  • Stefanie Allworth
    Stefanie Allworth 2 дня назад

    As a female scientist, thank you for including all kinds of different humans in your animation. sometimes I feel all hope, may not be lost. thank you

  • Range Rover Sport SVR
    Range Rover Sport SVR 2 дня назад

    This is 'Murica basically.

  • JLock17
    JLock17 2 дня назад

    Its absolutely imperative that someone gets there before Russia or China. The last thing we need is for either of them to set up anti landing measures.

  • Supreet Chavan
    Supreet Chavan 2 дня назад

    One Kurzgesagt video is enough to uplift my mood and increase lateral mindset

  • The Pixel Master
    The Pixel Master 2 дня назад

    These videos all make me think/feel the same thing: Inspiration.

  • First Last
    First Last 2 дня назад

    Already hyped for the next space colony video

  • LIN CF
    LIN CF 2 дня назад


  • LIN CF
    LIN CF 2 дня назад


  • The Khal
    The Khal 2 дня назад

    First video in this channel, and i most say it's a good beginning. And I noticed that the channel name is in German language 🇩🇪

  • David Muniz
    David Muniz 2 дня назад

    Born to early for the moon base and space travel, too late for dinosaurs, why oh why must it be so!!!!

  • Braneeto
    Braneeto 2 дня назад


  • Fabrice Schäfer
    Fabrice Schäfer 2 дня назад

    Ja klar wir haben einen haushalts überschuss xD

  • Germán Rinaldi
    Germán Rinaldi 2 дня назад

    I just want to read all of Asimov's sagas, this is so Robots and Empire

  • mahrukh zia
    mahrukh zia 3 дня назад

    Bad idea !

  • Rama khalifa
    Rama khalifa 3 дня назад +1

    I must share this with elon musk right away

  • Someone Curious
    Someone Curious 3 дня назад

    THE MOON IS............................round????

  • xKing966 - Fortnite Mobile
    xKing966 - Fortnite Mobile 3 дня назад

    If this does happen I wonder what the moon would look like when you look at it from earth

  • Wierd
    Wierd 3 дня назад

    This would have happened ages ago if humans didn't hate and fight each other so much...if everyone stayed United...

  • Allu
    Allu 3 дня назад

    I heard theres oil on the moon.

  • anddudewaslike
    anddudewaslike 3 дня назад

    They should build it and call it Horizon Lunar Colony

  • Brandon Jung
    Brandon Jung 3 дня назад

    Kurzgesagt, can u do a face reveal??

  • Brandon Jung
    Brandon Jung 3 дня назад

    All Hail Kurzgesagt!

  • Hande Ercel
    Hande Ercel 3 дня назад

    does there will be time looping when the people stay in moon?

  • Laois Ayeetson
    Laois Ayeetson 3 дня назад

    The fact that humans would rather spend trillions to kill each other than fund a fucking moon base really pisses me off.

  • Heimerblaster
    Heimerblaster 3 дня назад

    Lots and lots of problems with permanently living on the moon, what low gravity does to the human body is a big one.

  • Ibrahim Hassan
    Ibrahim Hassan 3 дня назад

    Never will happen, yiu makw it sound easy

  • Victor Chen
    Victor Chen 3 дня назад

    War for Lunar Independence intensifies.

  • Red Maka3213
    Red Maka3213 4 дня назад

    There will still be people on Earth, right?

  • Edvinas Vinciūnas
    Edvinas Vinciūnas 4 дня назад

    I wish that this would happen right now

  • nutella lover7
    nutella lover7 4 дня назад


  • Manar Alsaffar
    Manar Alsaffar 4 дня назад


  • Alan Duran
    Alan Duran 4 дня назад

    Can we please master earth first please? Thank you.

  • Vesperin
    Vesperin 4 дня назад

    imagine being that one lucky fucker that gets to be born on the moon

  • Can we get to a million subs without anything

    Kurzgesagt: Why not start now
    Me: Because the UN is too busy snorting horse shit

  • William Armitage
    William Armitage 4 дня назад

    More of this plz


    omg send this to nasa

  • Roderykz
    Roderykz 4 дня назад

    What about the helth of those moon people? hasnt been proved that gravity change weaks our bones and therefore, kills us faster?

  • ivan0590
    ivan0590 4 дня назад

    0:41 Resources are never unlimited...

  • erikfinnegan
    erikfinnegan 4 дня назад

    I love your videos and watch each and every one. Here is some criticism on this one : space exploration has yet to justify the myth of science and discovery made that would not have been possible otherwise. You are making this claim again for the lunar base, which is a problematic claim, and it would not even make the point for a lunar base any weaker by leaving it aside.
    Secondly, you claim the moon had "unlimited resources". In an age where we finally trust the knowledge how limited Earth's resources actually are ( where I like to think that the Club of Rome had already pointed this out in the 60s ), I find it extremely irritating to hear this claim again, now for the moon. Just say : fresh pile of resources to keep us going for another century or so. It is still a lot.

  • Taxi Rob
    Taxi Rob 4 дня назад

    Why not build a rail line around the moon at its equator? With the moon's lower gravity, we could build a huge mobile base on several parallel rail lines and keep it in direct sunlight for the entire solar day so that it would never be without power. Better still, we could use the same rails as a central power transmission line for fixed mining bases. Think of it as an orbital ring built on the surface, and with proven 19th century technology. We already have machinery that can do it very quickly. The moon has a circumference of about 6800 miles. The first transcontinental railroad was built in six years and covered 1800 miles using manual labor, I'm pretty sure we can build the whole thing in about half that time. We could do the same thing on Mercury using tungsten rails, but to keep the base in the dark rather than in the light. We could still transmit power through parallel lines buried below the surface, and again, using existing terrestrial construction technology for the railroad itself.

  • RI Sajib
    RI Sajib 5 дней назад

    if we use moon's resources and keep wasting them wont that cause climate imbalance in earth in the far future???

    • Artur Renato B.B
      Artur Renato B.B 4 дня назад

      The moon doesn't have an atmopshere in the first place, pumping Carbon Dioxide would be beneficial, but useless, as she doesn't have a magnetic field, so the Sun would blast all the gases away.

    • RI Sajib
      RI Sajib 4 дня назад

      Not even in the far future? And what abt pollutions? Would we be polluting the atmosphere? And fyi when fire was invented and people cut down trees to cook food they never thought that trees would be so important like now or co2 would be that much of a deadly gas

    • Artur Renato B.B
      Artur Renato B.B 4 дня назад

      No, the Moon is a celestial body, mining trillions of kilograms wouldn't make a noticeable difference.

  • ismael aw hussein
    ismael aw hussein 5 дней назад

    The moon has been found to have gold in it.

    • Artur Renato B.B
      Artur Renato B.B 4 дня назад

      As well as most bodies in the solar system.

  • Shafi Sekalala
    Shafi Sekalala 5 дней назад

    You should add penguins to your duck teams

  • iodineclip
    iodineclip 5 дней назад

    new ways to be racist?

    • That One Country That Everyone Loves.
      That One Country That Everyone Loves. 3 дня назад +1

      “Uh I can’t believe I have to interact with these stupid Earthlings. They’re so inferior to our advanced moon society. I bet they still roll around getting filthy in that,what is it called.?....Ah I believe it’s called mud.”

  • Marco Poulin
    Marco Poulin 5 дней назад

    That's how you can lose bone mass and immune system efficiency. If they go there, they better stay there if they don't want to suffer earth's conditions. A sacrifice for the greater good ? Might think on that...

  • David Settles
    David Settles 5 дней назад

    I feel like the main issue not being accounted for here is the effects that low gravity will have on humans when they interact in that environment for long periods of time

  • kanae tachibana fan
    kanae tachibana fan 5 дней назад

    i need Vietnamese

  • CO2taminuim
    CO2taminuim 5 дней назад

    Moon school
    Teacher:Why didn't you do your homework?
    Student:I turned off my gravity in my room and now it's on my ceiling
    Teacher:Very well be it

  • Cabrera Neo Elrond
    Cabrera Neo Elrond 5 дней назад

    Sadly something tragic will happen to earth before we even build a colony on moon...

  • Matthias Deja
    Matthias Deja 5 дней назад

    What about health? Can a human body stay healthy for long in that very reduced gravity?

  • SouthWestScott
    SouthWestScott 5 дней назад

    *Good luck terrorists.*

  • bendy the gamer
    bendy the gamer 5 дней назад

    Show this to NASA

  • Saif Bahi
    Saif Bahi 5 дней назад

    where is the arabic subtitle ?????????????????/

  • A Kumar
    A Kumar 5 дней назад

    What if there already is a moon base ? But we can’t see it through telescopes because the bases uses light deflecting cloaking technology ?

  • Des
    Des 5 дней назад


  • Almond The Nut
    Almond The Nut 5 дней назад

    Wait what about time dilation?

  • arda
    arda 5 дней назад +1

    Keşke 250yıl sonra var olsaydım

  • geneticTechnician
    geneticTechnician 6 дней назад +1

    I want a moon base as much as everyone else, but you guys are making a lot of assumptions here

  • MuriloMartini
    MuriloMartini 6 дней назад

    Eta caraiooo

  • Chestnut
    Chestnut 6 дней назад

    All hail Elon Musk.
    God Emperor of Mankind.

  • Thiscord d
    Thiscord d 6 дней назад

    How is nobody talking about the effects low gravity has on the human body? We lose bone density. This is a major issue. Not to mention the lack of an atmosphere to protect the people from cosmic radiation. We simply have not evolved to live under such conditions thus I think maintain that both lunar and mars colonies are a utopia.

  • Mang Crow
    Mang Crow 6 дней назад

    you make a lot of assumptions in this video

  • Wallus 81
    Wallus 81 6 дней назад

    if only the space race was in 1700's or earlier this could probaly be happening right now

  • ShadyThePen
    ShadyThePen 6 дней назад

    can we still build it today?

  • yo yo
    yo yo 6 дней назад

    son: mom ill be going to school!
    mom: sure just dont forget your oxygen helmet :D
    son: *oh shit i forgot*
    son: **dies**

  • Maxidine
    Maxidine 6 дней назад

    What about air

  • Skeletal Pirate
    Skeletal Pirate 6 дней назад

    Future U.S. state 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 🇺🇸