Human missions to Mars

What’s the Bare Minimum Number of People for a Mars Habitat?

A recent preprint paper examines the minimum number of people required to maintain a feasible settlement on Mars while accounting…

9 months ago

The 9th Annual Achieving Mars Workshop Report has been Released! How to Make Mars Affordable…

The Ninth Community Workshop for Achievability and Sustainability of Human Exploration of Mars (AM IX) just released its official report.…

1 year ago

NASA Wants Your Ideas on How to Keep Trash-Burning Reactors Working for Future Missions to Mars!

In preparation for missions to Mars, NASA and HeroX have launched their third challenge for dealing with space waste: The…

2 years ago

Could Astronauts Hibernate on Long Space Voyages?

The ESA is investigating hibernation technology that could allow astronauts to remain healthy during long-duration missions to Mars and beyond

2 years ago

How to Prevent our Spacecraft From Contaminating Mars

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences highlights the importance of planetary protection for future missions destined for…

3 years ago