colonizing Mars

Want to Start a Farm on Mars? This Rover Will Find Out if it’s Possible

Travelling to Mars has its own challenges. The distance alone makes the journey something of a mission in itself. Arrive…

2 months ago

Should We Send Humans to Mars?

Universe Today has explored the potential for sending humans to Europa, Venus, Titan, and Pluto, all of which possess environmental…

4 months ago

NASA is Pushing Back its Moon Landings to 2026

I wasn’t around for the Apollo program that took human beings to the Moon. I would have love to have…

5 months ago

Space and Sustainability: How the Lessons of Biosphere 2 Inspired SAM²

Guided by the lessons of Biosphere 2 experiments, a team of experts is launching the Space Analog for the Moon…

3 years ago

Chitin Could be the Perfect Building Material on Mars

It's hard to deny that we're heading for a future with a human presence on Mars. But to develop sustained…

4 years 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 years 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 years ago

Want To Explore Mars? Send Humans To The Moons Of Mars First: Phobos And Deimos

Humans to Mars. That’s the plan right? The problem is that sending humans down to the surface of Mars is…

5 years ago

Five Teams Compete to Design a 3D Printed Mars Habitat for NASA

As part of their 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial Challenge, NASA recently awarded five teams with a total of $100,000 for their…

6 years ago

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Due to the lack of a magnetosphere and its very thin atmosphere, the surface of Mars is exposed to a…

8 years ago