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Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Colony on Mars?

It seems clear that the colonisation of Mars is not so much a matter of “will it happen?” as “when will it happen?”

What Happens if Perseverance Finds Life on Mars?

As the next most-habitable place in our Solar System beyond Earth, Mars is a major focus of our astrobiological efforts.

Every Challenge Astronauts Will Face on a Flight to Mars

Sending astronauts to Mars will present many challenges, many of which have to do with simply getting the astronauts there in one piece!

How Life in Space Will Change Us

Zero-G living and cosmic rays are dangerous obstacles to navigate. The effects on our bodies and minds will be far-reaching.

Mars: how Ingenuity helicopter made the first flight on another planet

What is the importance of Ingenuity’s maiden flight? Above anything, it is a technology and engineering achievement.

Five ways artificial intelligence can help space exploration

From designing missions to clearing Earth's orbit of junk, here are a few ways artificial intelligence can help us venture further in space.

Mars is Still an Active World. Here’s a Landslide in Nili Fossae

In the past few decades, robotic missions have found ample evidence that Mars is still an active place.

SpaceX will go to Mars in two years, then humans in four, Elon Musk says

Elon Musk plans to send the first SpaceX craft to Mars by 2022, with humans following within the next four to six years.

Mars colony: how to make breathable air and fuel from brine – new research

A new way has emerged to use the brine (salty water) found on Mars to make breathable air and fuel using electrolysis.

The Driest Place on Earth Could Help Predict How Life Might Be Surviving on Mars

In the next few years, Mars will be visited by three new rovers searching for evidence of past and present life.