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Matt Williams


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.

Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Lunar Colony?

In so many ways, a permanent human presence on the Moon could open the door to the entire Solar System.

Are We Going to Colonize the Moon?

With private aerospace companies like SpaceX hoping to make lunar tourism a reality, the message is clear: We’re going back to the Moon.

Habitat Mars: Learning to live sustainably on the red planet

There's quite a bit of buzz these days about how humanity could become a "multiplanetary" species.

Reaching for the Stars: The Case for Interstellar Travel

Interstellar travel is something that is not likely to happen for a long time. But in spite of the challenges, the hope remains.

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.

Making the First Martians: Building an Economy on Mars

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.

How to make the food and water Mars-bound astronauts will need for their mission

If we ever intend to send crewed missions to deep-space locations, then we need to come up with solutions for keeping the crews supplied.

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.

Making the First Martians: Making a Garden on Mars

Carl Sagan showed that Mars has the necessary elements to become more "Earth-like", providing some serious changes are introduced.