Carl Sagan showed that Mars has the necessary elements to become more "Earth-like", providing some serious changes are introduced.
If we intend to "go interplanetary" and establish a colony on Mars, we need to know how to address the long-term needs of the colonists.
Mars is cold, dry, irradiated, and the air is thin and unbreathable. But with the right kind of technology, living on Mars could be possible.
SpaceX has been working on a launch system that consists of a reusable spacecraft and a super-heavy booster - aka. the Starship and Super Heavy.
Sure, we haven’t figured it all out yet. But the prospect of becoming the first Martians continues to inspire ideas and possible solutions!
With private aerospace companies like SpaceX hoping to make lunar tourism a reality, the message is clear: We’re going back to the Moon.
Interstellar travel is something that is not likely to happen for a long time. But in spite of the challenges, the hope remains.
With Elon Musk looking to colonize Mars in the near future, the size and shape of humanity's future in space is difficult to predict.
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