27 minutes | May 4, 2021

The Ethics of Space Settlement with Dr. Erika Nesvold

In this episode we talk to Dr. Erika Nesvold, creator of the podcast miniseries Making New Worlds and cofounder of nonprofit the JustSpace Alliance. Erika Nesvold has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and has conducted astrophysics research at NASA Goddard and the Carnegie Institute of Washington. She currently works as an Astrophysics Engineer on the Universe Sandbox astrophysics simulator. Nesvold created the podcast miniseries Making New Worlds in 2017 about the ethical issues of settling in space. In 2018, she co-found a nonprofit called the JustSpace Alliance, along with Lucianne Walkowicz, to advocate for a more ethical and inclusive future in space. The mission of the JustSpace Alliance is to advocate for a more inclusive and ethical future in space, and to harness visions of tomorrow for a more just and equitable world today. If you’d like to contact and/or listen to Erika’s limited podcast series, please refer to the links below: Limited Podcast Series: Making New Worlds JustSpace Alliance Erika on Twitter If you are keen to hear on the go, this episode is available on Audius, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio and other podcasting platforms under Clayming Space. Enjoy! And please like, share, and subscribe, so we know the type of content you want us to produce. Support Clayming Space by becoming a Patreon supporter or on Anchor for listener directed content. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/clayming-space/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/clayming-space/support
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