Colonization

The Bare Minimum Number of Martian Settlers? 110

So you want to colonize Mars, huh? Well Mars is a long ways away, and in order for a colony…

4 months ago

Learning to Live Sustainably on the Red Planet: Habitat Mars

As the only Mars analog environment in the Southern hemisphere, Habitat Marte is conducting research that will allow humans to…

4 months ago

Ideas for Sustainable Cities and Urban Farming… on Mars?

The annual Mars City Design Challenge is looking for new and innovative ideas for how humans could live sustainably on…

4 months ago

How Do We Colonize Ceres?

How might humanity go about establishing a colony on Ceres, the largest object in the Main Asteroid Belt?

11 months ago

How Do We Colonize the Moon?

Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at that closest of celestial…

1 year ago

Most of the Solar System Should be a Protected Wilderness. One-Eighth Left for Mining and Resource Exploitation

A new study by an astrophysicist and a professor of ethics takes a look at the future of humanity in…

1 year ago

How Big Would a Generation Ship Need to be to Keep a Crew of 500 Alive for the Journey to Another Star?

In their latest in a series of studies concerning generation ships, the team addresses how large the ship would need…

2 years ago

Honey, Where’s the Space Sperm? It’s in Low-Earth Orbit, Dear

It's always wise to be prepared for a disaster, but space sperm is taking it a little too far. Having…

2 years ago

This Bizarre Image is a 3D Scan of a Cave Network in Spain. This Technology Could be Used to Map Out Lava Tubes on the Moon and Mars

A team that participated in the ESA's Pangaea-X program recently produced the largest 3D image of a cave system in…

3 years ago

Elon Musk Details His Vision for a Human Civilization on Mars

Musk has published an essay that outlines his vision for colonizing Mars, which he unveiled last year at the 67th…

3 years ago