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Matt Williams


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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.