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How To Drink Your Own Urine – 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

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Dr Kevin Fong puts his faith in science, and drinks his own wee after it’s been filtered through a semi-permeable membrane. Watch the full final lecture of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES on ‘How to survive in space’ on the Ri Channel now: http://richannel.org/christmas-lectures/2015/how-to-survive-in-space#/the-next-frontier Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe In the third and final of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, space doctor Kevin Fong explores the 'The next frontier' of human space travel. In a series finale, Kevin investigates how the next generation of astronauts will be propelled across the vast chasm of space to Mars and beyond, with explosive demonstrations, expert guests, and a live spacewalk from the ISS. So, how will life be artificially sustained as we travel the millions of kilometres to the Red Planet and on into the cosmos? How will our food last for 3 years or more? And what is waiting what for us when we finally land? With earth shattering experiments, top space scientists and a spacewalk live from the ISS, Dr Kevin Fong reveals how we'll survive that voyage to space's next frontier’ and beyond... Watch more science videos on the Ri Channel http://richannel.org The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://richannel.org/newsletter