mars colony

Here’s the Best Place for Explorers to Harvest Martian Ice

Water ice, especially any located in the sub-surface, has long been a focal point of Mars exploration efforts. Reasons abound…

9 months ago

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…

1 year ago

Mars One, the Plan to Make a Reality Show on Mars, is Bankrupt

According to multiple sources, Mars One - the organization intent on crowdsourcing the colonization of Mars - is apparently bankrupt.

3 years ago

Musk Gives an Update on When a Mars Colony Could be Built

In a recent tweet, SpaceX founder Elon Musk indicated that his company may be able to build a Martian colony…

3 years ago

Is Human Hibernation Possible? Going to Sleep for Long Duration Spaceflight

We know trips in space will take a long time. Can we go to sleep for the journey and then…

4 years ago

Can We Own Space? Buying Your Own Piece of the High Frontier

Owning land here on Earth is nice and legal. But what about a plot of land on the Moon or…

4 years ago

United Arab Emirates Has a Plan to Colonize Mars with 600,000 People in 100 Years

During the 5th World Government Summit, the United Arab Emirates announced a bold plan to build a permanent settlement on…

5 years ago

Could We Marsiform Ourselves?

Changing another world to support Earth life is called terraforming. But maybe it's a better idea to just change Earth…

5 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 429: Living on Mars

When Elon Musk announced plans to send humans to Mars, he conveniently left out one important aspect. How are we…

5 years ago

Can We Get Space Madness?

If science fiction has taught us anything, it’s that nothing makes a person go crazier than the harsh isolation of…

5 years ago