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Space Travel


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.

One of the Terms of Service for Starlink Is that You “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet”

While Starlink and Musks’ other ventures are still subject to the law of the land here on Earth, Mars may be a different story.

The new space race: why we need a human mission to Mars

Having more than one home for humanity would increase the odds that our species survives a disaster on Earth.

How to live in space: what we’ve learned from 20 years of the International Space Station

As future missions to the Moon and Mars are planned, it's important to know what people need to thrive in dangerous environments.

Why Mars? Essay by Carl Sagan

Mars is the prime site for self-sustaining communities on other worlds and the most readily terraformed world in the solar system.

What Martian Settlers Need to Know About Soil Can Teach Us How to Grow Better on Earth

When human beings start living on Mars for extended periods of time they will need to be as self-sufficient as possible.

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

People hoping to colonize Venus will have to be satisfied with living in cities in the clouds, at least in the short term.

Is There Life Deep Underground on Mars?

Scientists have come up with a model to understand the conditions for any life to exist in the subsurface oceans of Mars.

Expert claims that we can have space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years

Thousands of people could be living in floating space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years' time, according to a British Interplanetary Society expert.

50 Shades of Mars!

As seen by people of pre-scientific times, Mars was traditionally represented as the god of war: a thing of fury, blood and death.