The Habitat

11 EpisodesProduced by GimletWebsite

On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress re… read more

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Introducing Three New Gimlet Shows

April 6th, 2018

2:36
New series premiering this April:
Sandra (April 18) 
The Habitat (April 18) 
We Came to Win (April 25)

Trailer

April 17th, 2018

4:17

The true story of a fake planet. Listen to the entire series starting on Wednesday, April 18th. 

Episode 1: This Is the Way Up

April 18th, 2018

28:46
The crew leaves Earth behind.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, …

Episode 2: Every Day Goes By Faster and Faster

April 18th, 2018

29:31
The crew explores their new home.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. …

Episode 3: Why Are We Like This?

April 18th, 2018

28:35
The crew gets bad news.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound …

Episode 4: She Likes to Camp Alone in the Finnish Winter

April 18th, 2018

30:36
The crew feels all warm and fuzzy.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. …

Episode 5: Tortilla!

April 18th, 2018

31:47
The crew gets pissed.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Additional …

Episode 6: I Feel Like A Million Dollars

April 18th, 2018

30:32
The crew opens the hatch.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, …

Episode 7: And Now I Can See Everything

April 18th, 2018

33:55
The crew comes back to Earth.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. …

Bonus: This Is Not My First Rodeo

May 8th, 2018

35:22
What's it going to take to actually get us to Mars? Plus, what to do once you’ve listened to every episode of The Habitat.

The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan …

New From Gimlet: The Cut on Tuesdays

November 29th, 2018

40:07
Introducing The Cut on Tuesdays, a new podcast from New York Magazine’s The Cut and Gimlet Media. It’s a show about being a woman in the world, about how weird and messy and laugh-until-milk-comes-out-your-nose funny …
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