Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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    1. Craftivity Creation
      Craftivity Creation
      5 päivää sitten

      I now about space

    2. Craftivity Creation
      Craftivity Creation
      5 päivää sitten


    3. DanAtuch
      7 päivää sitten

      I like the doom references.

    4. alt acount
      alt acount
      15 päivää sitten

      living in mars must be like quarantine but 10x worst.

    5. alt acount
      alt acount
      15 päivää sitten

      mars and venus are jsut what hapened to humans if they were unlucky in 2012 or if the cold war turned into ww3

  2. BustinMayo
    4 tuntia sitten

    7:05 Alright that was a good reference

  3. Juan Hernandez
    Juan Hernandez
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  4. JW - 04PN 835257 Burnhamthorpe PS
    JW - 04PN 835257 Burnhamthorpe PS
    7 tuntia sitten

    Mars' Moons (Deimos, Phobos) mean fear in greece so I guess, don't go there. Very Scary.

  5. nazar En
    nazar En
    12 tuntia sitten


  6. Cosmic Rager
    Cosmic Rager
    Päivä sitten

    Me who has played Surviving Mars Green Planet for 36464852 hours: P a t h e t i c

  7. Cain Ciona
    Cain Ciona
    Päivä sitten

    Alright who wants to colonize Mars with me?

  8. Garry Jones
    Garry Jones
    Päivä sitten

    If Earth dies! Mars dies! So We better take care of home! The only one we would ever truly have! I have a better easier challenge! How about we turn deserts into lush tropical forests! Including Antartica! A lot easier than Mars and also wiser in hindisght! Let's terraform Earth inhospital places first!

  9. Denise Muller
    Denise Muller
    2 päivää sitten

    1:13 I want to go to Mars! You’re lying 🤥!

    1. Denise Muller
      Denise Muller
      Päivä sitten

      1:11 Mars: I hate this guy.

  10. Nazareno Fornari
    Nazareno Fornari
    2 päivää sitten

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  11. Henrik Krystad
    Henrik Krystad
    2 päivää sitten

    (Mars) gravity break your bones no atmosphere means no rescorses ore radiation protection no terraforming, (Venus high altitude) -> similar structure presure and gravity and aaaall to human rescorses thick atmosphere 60°C terraforming no spacesuit

  12. Austin Albaloo
    Austin Albaloo
    2 päivää sitten

    Elon: hold my dogeCoin

  13. mario yu
    mario yu
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  14. Joe Mama
    Joe Mama
    2 päivää sitten

    I still wonder why these videos get dislikes

  15. juoig7799
    2 päivää sitten

    5:12 Also, a spaceship will take somewhere between 7-18 MONTHS to get to Mars, so resupply missions will be uncommon, and maybe the colony will run out of nuclear fuel, food or other things before that travel window opens. If the travel window closed just now, it would not reopen until 2023.

  16. Olaf Fydrych
    Olaf Fydrych
    2 päivää sitten

    Play KSP instead

  17. Ck digital The Q of 6th
    Ck digital The Q of 6th
    2 päivää sitten

    On Earth , when its gets hot, we hang out indoors to stay cool, when its cold, we stay indoor to stay warm, 90% underground will be like for Mars environments, some will choose to safari exploring that 10% surface travel journey.

  18. Bhardwaaj
    3 päivää sitten

    Blackpink is shit

  19. Accountant Of the deep
    Accountant Of the deep
    3 päivää sitten

    Mars is overrated. Venus and Titan are the real money making planet.

    1. B r u h
      B r u h
      3 päivää sitten

      Venus it the hottest planet in the solar system. Definitely not an option right now, and Titan is way too far at the moment, if we wanted to colonise Titan, we would have to colonise mars first.

  20. Josh Lucas Drums
    Josh Lucas Drums
    3 päivää sitten

    Okay so now that we know all this, we should prioritize making earth a MUCH healthier planet to live on. That way earth can sustain humanity until the end of the earth or the end of the sun, whichever one comes first..sounds like we probably won’t ever become multi planetary or multi galaxial. Let’s just be happy we have earth, and work on the things we can do to improve our current atmosphere and soil quality.

  21. A A
    A A
    3 päivää sitten

    I like this realistic video. It's not quite the fantasy world the Elon Musk has created.

  22. Wawancraftia Plays
    Wawancraftia Plays
    3 päivää sitten

    Fun fact: when earth is still poisonous billions of years ago, mars looks almost exactly like earth, with water, oxygen, and earth stuff

  23. Taylor Preston
    Taylor Preston
    3 päivää sitten

    It's probably sort of impossible But we know you good at this kinda thing But could we somehow restart the frozen core of planets and moons thus giving them a magnetic field

  24. Julia Cornacini
    Julia Cornacini
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    Donkey Grima
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  26. Sam Wilkin
    Sam Wilkin
    5 päivää sitten

    Props if you watching on mars

  27. Vu Thien Phuong
    Vu Thien Phuong
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  28. Thom
    5 päivää sitten

    How is there dust storms if there’s no wind

  29. RJd9c
    5 päivää sitten

    If Mars ever gets an "invasion" surely someone is going to fight them, *if you know what im talking about*

  30. Sinan Bozkurt
    Sinan Bozkurt
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  31. Craftivity Creation
    Craftivity Creation
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  32. Gokul Payyanur
    Gokul Payyanur
    5 päivää sitten

    We can satellite to create artificial magnetic fields in mars

  33. theTopAdventure - MégaCraft587
    theTopAdventure - MégaCraft587
    5 päivää sitten

    instead humanity should take care of solving the problems on earth ....

  34. Philip Lian
    Philip Lian
    6 päivää sitten


  35. Jacob Costen
    Jacob Costen
    6 päivää sitten

    kurzgesagt, how about a video about terraforming? engineering plants to convert a planet's atmosphere to be breathable and its soil safe for Earth plants to grow in?

  36. Halato
    6 päivää sitten

    Its all nice and all with all that coverage, but id would rather have place the first living space outpost inside a Mountain or at least inside a Hill instead of just covering ourselves in a layer of Mars earth. Reason? Because i think it would be more efficent in terms of protections. It would lowers the amount of work to make such work aswell in my opinion, as the only thing you would need is some Digging Equipemnt and something that would Hold the Entire thing together.

  37. Martha Martha
    Martha Martha
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  38. Steve Weidig
    Steve Weidig
    7 päivää sitten

    Love the shout-outs to Mars Attacks at 4:35 and to the original DOOM at 7:10

  39. TweeligXGamesnl
    7 päivää sitten

    6:10; This is 2020 and 2021

  40. Let’s hang out
    Let’s hang out
    7 päivää sitten

    6:10 maybe I'm an astonaut

  41. huhummmmmmm
    7 päivää sitten

    Terraforming mars.. that can't hold an atmosphere.. and a laughable magnetic field.. it would be easier to fix our contribution to climate change and we can't even do that.

  42. aurorae
    7 päivää sitten

    Phase three: people on Mars declare independence as they don’t want to share resources

  43. David Handley
    David Handley
    7 päivää sitten

    All in all a pretty stupid idea. Why not just fix the planet we already live on?

  44. karlin finder
    karlin finder
    7 päivää sitten

    i like the doom reference

  45. Super Gogeta
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    8 päivää sitten

    Among Us in Mars

  47. Svenan games
    Svenan games
    8 päivää sitten

    Request: Venus sky cities (Venus colonisation)

  48. Erik gamyxualy
    Erik gamyxualy
    9 päivää sitten

    Soooooooo yeeeeewl ammmmmmm😅 where do the astronauts pee huh like everyone needs go toilet so where Mars is not able to do stuff eazy

  49. Jack Winterbottom
    Jack Winterbottom
    9 päivää sitten

    i think that a mars base is good

  50. Mamie Burris
    Mamie Burris
    9 päivää sitten

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  51. Aiden Roger
    Aiden Roger
    9 päivää sitten

    this makes film making seem boring should i quit becoming a filmaker and become a engineer or something what should i do ???

    1. B r u h
      B r u h
      3 päivää sitten

      Do whatever you think makes you happier

    2. Cøøkie Crumbs
      Cøøkie Crumbs
      7 päivää sitten

      If you like filmaking then you shouldnt quit but if you decide its not for you, then I guess you should.

  52. Bubitalk But the account is newer
    Bubitalk But the account is newer
    9 päivää sitten

    Am I the only one who thinks Kurzesagt’s voice is soothing?

  53. Jasmine MacLean
    Jasmine MacLean
    9 päivää sitten

    This is the most terrifying thing I have ever seen in my life 🙈

  54. Shining Armour
    Shining Armour
    10 päivää sitten

    Honestly, humanity is better off engineering a human body that isn't so picky because of evolution before they expand outside Earth. At the moment humanity is like a kid *begging* to rough it out outdoors, but 1 second they're outside? -they get asthma -sunburn -allergies -pretty much just keel over and die Earth is earthling's safe bubble and they want to venture outside of it without fixing that issue first to make their bodies be able to adapt anywhere.

    1. This channel does not exist.
      This channel does not exist.
      10 päivää sitten

      The thing is we're not really able to properly engineer our DNA yet.

  55. josephsheranda
    10 päivää sitten

    How will terraforming work when the soil is literally poisonous? What crops will break down the salts into base elements to be used as fertilizer? All the technology in the world means nothing unless a robust agriculture can be established.

    1. zorbathegreek
      8 päivää sitten

      I think we can only colonise Mars the same way we'll be able to colonise any lifeless and hostile world orbiting in a star's goldilocks zone---by advances in biochemical and biophysical engineering, i.e., we'll have to be able to transform the planet into a habitable one. Such a task certainly won't be easy, by any means.

    2. This channel does not exist.
      This channel does not exist.
      10 päivää sitten

      You realize we can literally just wash the soil?

  56. Ian Hogben
    Ian Hogben
    10 päivää sitten

    Oh the perseverance of humanity

  57. Jeff Black
    Jeff Black
    11 päivää sitten

    If we crashes comets on Mars there will be nitrogen so it will make the thick atmosphere and the atmosphere will absorb heat and stay remain in the Mars and the forze water will turn in liquid and the heat will make the liquid into vapour and it will rain and there will be water cycle in Mars👍

  58. Shamsddinne Soumare
    Shamsddinne Soumare
    11 päivää sitten

    or we could colonize venus NEED I REMIND U VENUS IS BURNING AT +400 DEGREES CELSIUS WITH VOLCANOES AND STUFF! yes but instead of going down, we could head up ??? float at a 50km altitude and the temp. would decrease at an enjoyable 30 degrees think of giant floating cities above lava land the atmoshperic pressure goes down as well OK BUT WE NEED TO BREATHE RITE?? fortunately we could harvest the sulfuric acid to make air and water BUT WAT ABOUT THE RAIN?! we could reinforce the windows and metal so it can survive an acid storm AND THE CLOUDS! we can reconstruct the molecular make-up of the clouds(CO2 to H20) so it rains water instead of acid to cool venus down making colonizing venus surprisingly easier than colonizing mars! p.s im senegalese

  59. pratyush bghosh
    pratyush bghosh
    11 päivää sitten

    8:50 love the pun in the background

  60. Jelena Kukic
    Jelena Kukic
    11 päivää sitten

    Let's move earth to a different orbit

  61. Liheng Fu
    Liheng Fu
    11 päivää sitten

    From the hostile deserts to lonely islands and the highest mountains, wherever there is space to expand into, the BIRDS do so.

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  64. Sterge
    12 päivää sitten

    I honestly think we should set up a base on the moon before Mars.

  65. Andy Nappy
    Andy Nappy
    12 päivää sitten

    2:30 knee

  66. Pratham Gaming
    Pratham Gaming
    12 päivää sitten

    Elon musk left the chat:

  67. Psymøn
    12 päivää sitten

    what do we actually benefit from going to mars to actually make this worth it? sure, it's fun, but do we actually benefit? mars just looks like open real estate, not actually a good place to live at all.

  68. Bernard Edwards
    Bernard Edwards
    13 päivää sitten

    Your video on Mars colonisation is the most realistic I have seen. No nonsensical fantasising about terraforming. However, far from making light of the enormous difficulties as most videos do, you have gone the other way and exaggerated some of the problems, low gravity for example. A 12 stone astronaut wearing the obligatory space suit necessary to go outside his living accommodation would weigh about 6 stone. There are plenty of 6 stone people on Earth, and they don't suffer bone and muscle wastage. Space suit and accommodation quarters will reduce radiation to acceptable levels. Nitrates for agriculture can be provided by sewage and ammonium nitrate fertiliser. The latter could also be used as an explosive for clearing obstacles. The main hazards will not be on Mars, but on the journey there and back.

  69. BlackWeaf
    13 päivää sitten

    terraforming mars? pfft the planet has a solid core, meaning little to no magnetic field. to restart a planets core, only a star exploding would to the job not even every nuclear weapon in the world can do that, so its pretty much impossible.

  70. Petrolosis
    13 päivää sitten

    4:58 I take it you guys haven't seen "The Waters of Mars"

  71. Byrd Allie
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  73. Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin
    13 päivää sitten

    You never had a childhood if you don’t remember this 🌎

  74. Charles Hampson
    Charles Hampson
    14 päivää sitten

    "Breathing on mars is impossible." CRISPR: *Why hello there.*

  75. Hayden Summers
    Hayden Summers
    14 päivää sitten

    just pull a quick “the martian” (Which is a movie)

  76. Arlon Refeyl
    Arlon Refeyl
    14 päivää sitten

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  77. Kjell
    14 päivää sitten

    Killing your own parents is a horrible idea! Let’s do it! Sorry but the title just sounded so weird

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    John Roehsler
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  80. red imposter
    red imposter
    14 päivää sitten

    7:26 DO I SEE DOOM GUY,S HELMET p.s located on the left side of the screen

  81. gypsycruiser
    14 päivää sitten

    Humans are not suitable for Mars. It will be impractical for humans.

  82. Pixxel Wizzard
    Pixxel Wizzard
    14 päivää sitten

    I feel like Astroneer and Kurzgesagt are secretly developed by the same team.

  83. Big Mike
    Big Mike
    14 päivää sitten

    Shielding, insulation, nuclear power.

  84. alt acount
    alt acount
    15 päivää sitten

    living in mars must be like quarantine but 10x worst.

  85. alt acount
    alt acount
    15 päivää sitten

    to goive you an idea of how stressfull that would be, it would be like this quarantine except with ACTUAL 0 percent access to the outside, and no videogames and a shit shit shit ton of tasks.

  86. Izz Airell
    Izz Airell
    15 päivää sitten

    One day in the future, one guy is gonna make a Dyson Sphere, a Mars and moon base, a stellar engine to move the solar system and a quantum computer.

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      14 päivää sitten

      I mean yeah... That's my plan How did you know

  87. Bread man
    Bread man
    15 päivää sitten

    I'm gonna be dead 100's of years before we turn mars into another earth.

  88. YellowplaysMCO -random
    YellowplaysMCO -random
    15 päivää sitten

    Kurzgesagt: "building a mars base is a bad idea:lets do it" Me: "going to a party without asking mom is a bad idea: lets do it"

  89. VelociraptorGaming
    15 päivää sitten

    7:06 appreciate the Marine’s sacrifice

  90. Occupy Mars Original Man
    Occupy Mars Original Man
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  91. tripptrev
    15 päivää sitten

    7:20 doom guy lost his helmat

  92. OLLGY
    16 päivää sitten

    6:10 quarantine in a nutshell

  93. Liam McLaughlin
    Liam McLaughlin
    16 päivää sitten

    I feel good watching birds get tortured for terrible science

  94. Alex Flores
    Alex Flores
    16 päivää sitten

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  95. Theodor Podhorský
    Theodor Podhorský
    16 päivää sitten

    to ne dává smisl

  96. Shreedev Thakur
    Shreedev Thakur
    16 päivää sitten

    I just came here to read the comments.

  97. Russell Dwyer lll
    Russell Dwyer lll
    16 päivää sitten

    If we do colonize space we'd be in the trillions

  98. DaBoihhh
    16 päivää sitten

    Kurzgesagt : Building a Marsbase is a horrible idea Also kurzgesagt : lets do it!

  99. alex Brav
    alex Brav
    16 päivää sitten

    Lol, he describes those astronauts lived like a horrible and stressfull one. But know in the pandemic is literally like he describes it.

  100. Legionary assassin
    Legionary assassin
    16 päivää sitten

    As long as we dont try to extract argent energy from hell