Kim Stanley Robinson interview – how do we move beyond Earth?

Author Kim Stanley Robinson discusses themes from his novels 2312 and Aurora. He talks about his views on the possibility of human expansion across the solar system and beyond, and looks at some of the problems that deep space travelers will face.
Mr. Robinson also talks about his recent Robert A. Heinlein Award, and mentions his next book, New York 2140, to be released in early 2017.
This interview was recorded at Balticon 50, on May 28, 2016. It was first shown as part of episode 289 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction in February, 2017.