Ever thought about putting our species’ DNA in space? Or preserving our life on Earth, it’s blueprint, and records for a possible Earth to be reproduced in the future? Ben has. As a matter of fact, Ben is currently doing it. And with his company, LifeShip, YOU can be a part of Ben’s mission by sending your very OWN DNA to the moon or to orbit! Who knows? Maybe one day your great, great, great, great, great ancestors will unfreeze you and thank you.
What is LifeShip? Has this ever been done before? Why now? What can this mean for the future of space exploration and life preservation? And finally, how can you be a part of this idea turned company and send your DNA to space? It’s all right here in this episode with Beth Mund and Ben Haldeman, CEO of LifeShip, and space entrepreneur.
About LifeShip: (from the website)
Inspire: We need missions of hope to remind us of our connection to each other, to our Earth, to all life, and to the universe. LifeShip celebrates each being’s purpose in the cosmos.
Preserve: We are rapidly losing species. LifeShip exists to help Earth’s biodiversity now and save the blueprint for our incredible planet till the end of time.
Spread: Life on a single planet is fragile. Humanity has the opportunity to continue the fundamental existence of life in the universe. Helping Earth reproduce may even be humanity’s purpose.
About LifeShip: https://lifeship.com/
How to get your kit: https://lifeship.com/pages/products
Ben is space entrepreneur, long-term thinker, and product designer. He founded LifeShip to back-up Earth in space and spread life to the stars. LifeShip sends people’s DNA to the Moon and beyond.
Ben was an early engineer at Planet Labs where he worked on hundreds of satellites for imaging the Earth daily. Ben built a global robotic telescope network with LCO that is discovering new planets. While at grad school in Berkeley, Ben built life detection instruments for Mars rover missions. Ben lives in San Francisco with daughter Luna. He is a certified yoga teacher and often finds inspiration amongst the redwood trees in Marin.