When we get to Mars, where will we live? What to wear? Architect Michael Morris (Space Exploration Architecture) and Anthropologist Karl Aspelund (Univ. of Rhode Island) will describe collaborations with NASA and 100 Year Starship to answer those questions. Host: Rector of RU Ari Kristinn Jonsson.
Discussion on design and preparations for space travel to Mars and other planets.
Architect Michael Morris, co-founder of Space Exploration Architecture (SEArch+) who has received NASA funding to design space habitats for Mars. Michael Morris teaches at three U.S. universities: Cooper Union, The New School – Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute.
Designer and Anthropologist Karl Aspelund who participates in the 100 Year Starship program, along with teaching at the University of Rhode Island and the University of Iceland.
Rector of Reykjavik University Ari Kristinn Jonsson, who previously worked at the NASA Ames Research Center. Jonsson took part of the Mars Exploration Rover extended mission team.
The event ends with a Q&A session.
The event takes place at Hall V101, Reykjavik University, Menntavegur 1, 101 Reykjavik,
Sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik and Reykjavik University.