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NASA's Public CO2 Challenge Could Help Astronauts Endure on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: research, astronomy, Mars, NASA, space )

Farah
- 169 days ago - engadget.com
NASA would really prefer that Mars astronauts produce their materials on Mars, but that's not so easy when resources we take for granted on Earth are hard to get on the Red Planet.
Why We Should Save Earth Before Colonizing Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: colonizing Mars, Earth, Mars, saving the Earth, space travel )

Judy
- 238 days ago - forbes.com
"Upon hearing NASA's confirmation that Mars has complex organics, a reader took heart that someday soon we would be colonizing the world next door. But my first thought was why don't we simply start by cleaning up this one?"
SpaceX's Roadster Could Be a Martian 'Biothreat'
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, contamination, design, humans, Mars, microbes, Nasa, Planetary Protection, science, space, technology, terrestrial microbes, terrestrial life, Tesla Roadster )

RosemaryR
- 351 days ago - livescience.com
2nd paragraph But in addition to the "Starman" dummy sitting in the driver's seat, the vehicle likely also carries a payload of uncounted and unseen hitchhikers that could spell trouble for the Martian environment: terrestrial microbes.
From Space.Com: Martian Dust Storms Caused By Loss Of Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Martian Dust Storms, Atmospheric Loss, astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 389 days ago - space.com
Dust storms that take over the Martian globe play a key role in promoting gas escape. Scientists know that water flowed on the surface of Mars in the ancient past. Why Mars dried up, however, is still under investigation.
HOW SPACE COLONIZATION COULD CHANGE THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, colonies, Moon, Mars, astronauts, spaceships, evolution, human survival )

Freya
- 717 days ago - wearechange.org
Just 500 years ago, humanity was going through a migratory revolution that allowed us to fully explore the world and settle colonies in areas we weren't entirely sure existed. This process led to the creation of new countries, cultures, and of course...
Is Mars Already Forming A Ring System?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, investigation, nasa, research, astronomy, Mars, Phobos )

Michael
- 723 days ago - iflscience.com
In about 20 to 70 million years, it is thought that the Martian moon Phobos will be torn apart as it moves closer to Mars, creating a ring of debris around the Red Planet similar to the planet Saturn.
New Signs of Water on Mars! Clear Signs Thereof!
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, ancient, climate, discovery, Mars, Mars Rover, interesting, nasa, research, science, scientists, space )

Mitchell
- 797 days ago - forbes.com
Finding boron,on Mars, which on Earth is an "elemental sign of past water," solidifies the case (No pun intended) for a possible, potential, life supporting situation on Mars, in ages past!
Planetary Researchers Find Evidence of Ancient River Systems in MarsâEUR(TM) Arabia Terra | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, Mars, water.flowing )

Nelson
- 909 days ago - sci-news.com
University College London researcher Joel Davis has identified over 10,500 miles (17,000 km) of ancient river channels in a Martian region called Arabia Terra, providing further evidence of water once flowing on Mars.
Evidence of Ancient Tsunamis on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Ancient Tsunamis, Mars, Scientists )


- 1005 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tsunami-borne sediments (arrow) inundate the land in an upslope direction (towards bottom-right) , Scientists think they see evidence of two huge tsunamis having once swept across the surface of Mars.
Lockheed Martin Is Building Orbiting Base Camp for Mars Astronaut Explorers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, human space exploration, interesting, Lockheed Martin, Mars, NASA )

Kayleen
- 1006 days ago - csmonitor.com
It will house six astronauts in Martian orbit, remotely driving robots, flying drones, and studying samples from the Red Planet in real time before landing humans on its surface. Logged in Doomwatch legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Many Fantastic Colors
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Nili Fossae region, Isidis impact basin, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA/JPL, HiRISE, Solar System )

Steve
- 1022 days ago - nasa.gov
The Nili Fossae region, located on the northwest rim of Isidis impact basin, is one of the most colorful regions of Mars.
Development of High-Power Solar Electric Propulsion
Science & Tech  (tags: Hall thruster, NASA, Glenn Research Center, Asteroid Redirect Mission, Space flight, Mars )

Steve
- 1033 days ago - nasa.gov
A prototype 13-kilowatt Hall thruster is tested at NASAs Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. This prototype demonstrated the technology readiness needed for industry to continue the development of high-power solar electric propulsion ...
Inside the Grand Plan to Send Humans to Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, NASA., moon, Orion, SLS, space, new technology, space travel, humans, health, design, concept, discovery, astronomy, research, nasa )

Roger
- 1035 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
this is a REAL project to send humans to Mars, not a gimmick like some ...
'Mars Matters' for the Future of Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, NASA )

Freya
- 1043 days ago - space.com
During his speech, Bolden emphasized the challenges of spaceflight missions, and provided various examples of spaceflight challenges that were considered to be impossible to overcome in the years preceding their accomplishment.
Alluvial Fans in Saheki Crater, Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Saheki Crater, Martian water, NASA/JPL, HiRISE, Mars )

Steve
- 1062 days ago - nasa.gov
Alluvial fans are gently-sloping wedges of sediments deposited by flowing water. Some of the best-preserved alluvial fans on Mars are in Saheki Crater, an area that has been imaged many times previously.
 

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