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Tonight: "Red Heaven" directors Lauren DeFilippo & Katherine Gorringe
• Red Heaven film site
• Red Heaven on Altavod. It's also on Apple Plus (though, as always, "avoid Apple.")
• HI-SEAS, the NASA project
• The phrase "red heaven" is based on the Dark Mountain essay Openings: Freeing Space for a New Cosmology, by Tim Fox
• Related references:
- Space Madness, the Ren & Stimpy episode
- Packing for Mars, by Mary Roach
- The Martian, by Andy Weir
- Moonbase 8, TV show
- Spaceship Earth, documentary about Biosphere 2
- Techtonic interview of Toby Ord (April 20, 2020), giving odds on humanity's existential crises
- ...and of course, anything about Ernest Shackleton.
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|Artist||Track||Images||Approx. start time|
|Surviving on Mars: "Red Heaven" directors Lauren DeFilippo & Katherine Gorringe.|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune|
|Interview with Lauren DeFilippo & Katherine Gorringe||0:04:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Mark's comments||0:33:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Ren & Stimpy||Space Madness excerpt||0:54:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|