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Ben Haldeman, CEO and Founder of LifeShip, joins us to talk about how his company is saving the genetic code of humanity, sending DNA to the Moon, and preserving it there for eternity. As a long-time space enthusiast, Ben ‘Spaceman’ Haldeman has previously been involved in a lot of camera work, building big telescopes around the world, followed by designing camera systems for satellites.

9 Aug 2021

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Bonus. Joseph Mascaro and Ben Haldeman. The Awe of Art and Space.

Shaping Business Minds Through Art - The Artian Podcast

This bonus track is part of a series of interviews we conducted for episode 23 Draw Everywhere: Space and Quantum Computing Art with Forest Stearns.This time we interview Joseph Mascaro, a space ecologist, writer, and science advisor, as well as Ben Haldeman, the founder and CEO at Lifeship.We spoke about their experiences with art and how it created space for unique problem-solving and gives people permission to be creative.


18 Feb 2021

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89: LifeShip with Ben Haldeman

Casual Space

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 About Ben 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. 


17 Sep 2020

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#40 Send Your DNA To The MOON, with LifeShip CEO Ben Haldeman

Curious Chimps Podcast

LifeShip is a San Francisco-based, mission-driven space and genomics company, on a mission to spread life in the universe and save Earth's blueprint for eternity. LifeShip CEO & founder Ben Haldeman joins us today to talk about life, space, and the future of humanity. Check out LifeShip https://lifeship.com/ Website https://www.curiouschimps.com Youtube https://www.youtube.com/curiouschimpspodcast Connect with us Twitter https://www.twitter.com/curiouschimps Facebook https://www.facebook.com/curiouschimps Instagram https://www.instagram.com/curiouschimps Also available on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/0FqvpZMrucVNYZcmJ1IOJR Itunes https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/curious-chimps-podcast/id1483233468 Stitcher https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/curious-chimps Google Play https://play.google.com/music/m/I7nqsh6aqkdgpro6npmyc7zixtq?t=Curious_Chimps_Podcast SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/curious-chimps/

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6 Jul 2020

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Too Be Blunt: Ben Haldeman Episode

Too Be Blunt

Too Be Blunt: Ben Haldeman EpisodeThis episode was recorded while Ben sat in his quiet SF home.Ben Haldeman is the Founder/CEO of LifeShip! He has over 15 years experience in building satellites and is responsible for launching one of the largest fleets in the world. On this episode of Too Be Blunt, we talk about listening to the plants and how Mother Nature can provide intuition and direction. Becoming more connected with the earth is a feeling I believe can help shape the next generation. Ben believes in collecting and storing human life beyond the stars. “One of the leading theories is that we are martians and we came from Mars”. We spend time talking about the possibilities of impacting life’s longevity and what he believes we can achieve by storing DNA 🧬 on the moon!Welcome to Too Be Blunt. We look forward to sharing our vulnerability with you in hopes that it encourages you to go on your own journey of self discovery.


16 May 2020