In this episode of Engineering Reimagined, Aurecon Associate Dr Gabi Wojtowitz, interviews Adriana about her motivation for moving to Mars and why we should be excited about the future. We also chat about how engineers can contribute to the pursuit of space discovery and why the SKA telescope will help to drive innovation.
Dialling in from South Africa, and drinking her own bottle of bubbly, Adriana chats to Paul and Cookie about her aspirations of living on the Red Planet, why the move is so important for the future of Earth, and ‘pikey’ humans?If moving to a different planet isn’t risky, then we don’t know what is.
RMB Solutionist Thinking is a podcast series hosted by Bruce Whitfield which focusses on great South African minds thinking differently and going against the norm. In this episode, Whitfield interviews South African theoretical physicist, aspiring extraterrestrial and Head of Innovation at SAP Africa, Dr Adriana Marais.
What would motivate someone to leave the comfort of Earth to go for the unknown and make a whole new planet their home? Gareth gets to the bottom of this by chatting to South African Mars One candidate Adriana Marais. The self-described aspiring Martian chats about her love of what lies in the sky above us and what it would mean for her to be selected to live on the fourth planet from the Sun.
Carmen Murray speaks to Adriana Marais (South African shortlisted to the top 100 to pack her bags and take a one-way ticket to Mars to establish a human colony. #MarsOne Project) | “MARS”terclass #MarsOne