The Space Science Of Ad Astra - Offworld Episode 27 ─ Adam Savage’s Tested

We review the new science fiction space film Ad Astra! Ariel and Norm are joined by Dr. Douglas Vakoch, the President of METI (Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence) to discuss the film's portrayal of space travel through the solar system, astronaut psychology, and what commercial spaceflight could look like in the near future.

Spoiler warning: we discuss many plot details about the film beyond what is shown in the trailers!

Doug's book, the Psychology of Space Exploration, is available for free download here:

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Tested is:
Adam Savage
Norman Chan
Simone Giertz
Joey Fameli
Gunther Kirsch
Ryan Kiser
Kishore Hari
Sean Charlesworth
Jeremy Williams
Kayte Sabicer
Bill Doran
Ariel Waldman
Darrell Maloney
Kristen Lomasney

Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman
Set build by Asa Hillis
Set design by Danica Johnson

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