Christine Heinicke is a geophysicist and researches the ideal Martian apartment. In the podcast she reveals how important research into Mars technologies is and what requirements a dwelling on Mars must meet.
Geophysicist Christiane Heinicke is researching the ideal home for Mars at the University of Bremen in the Center for Applied Space Technology and Microgravity. How does a building have to be constructed so that scientists can spend a long time there? And are such houses conceivable as a refuge for normal people in the event of a climate catastrophe destroying our planet?
The search for the ideal Martian apartment
Christiane Heinicke talks about the work of her team in this podcast. She explains why it is important that a Martian apartment not only ensures survival, but also has to meet the requirements for a feel-good atmosphere. She reports what research into Mars technology can already do for us on earth today – and how realistic films like ‘The Martian’ really are.