Mars

energyAssembling Large Frames in Space For Massive Mars Colonization Ship

Gateway Foundation is working on creating orbital assembly line and block construction systems. They would want to create a 244 meter long and 71 meter wide Mars Colonial Transport. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and …

colonizationSpaceX Mars Planned Colonization Fleet Compared to American Airline Passenger Fleet

Elon Musk talked about needing one thousand Starship flights to create a sustainable Mars city. American Airlines is the airline with largest fleet of passenger airplanes. American has 957 planes. 157 widebody planes and 782 narrow-body planes. American is a …

futureSuper Heavy Starship Moon Mission Needs a Ten-Ton Lunar Lander

Robert Zubrin indicates there is a need to stage the SpaceX Starship from low earth orbit or injection orbits for the moon and Mars. Missions to the moon would be far more efficient with a ten-ton lunar lander. This could …

colonizationSpaceX Updated Mars Colonization Plans from Paul Wooster

SpaceX Principal Mars Development Engineer Paul Wooster talked about SpaceX Starship and Super Heavy (BFR) at Mars Society Convention 2019. Paul described the impact of full reusability for the Super Heavy Starship to lower costs. He also described the in-orbit …

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1. Universe Today – This Dried Up Riverbed Shows that Water Once Flowed on the Surface of Mars Nirgal Vallis is one of the longest dried-up river system on Mars. It is almost 700 km (435 miles) long. It’s just …

colonizationSpaceX Starships for Dozens of Moon Bases, Mars Colonies and Orbital Space Stations by 2030

SpaceX will leave most Starships on Mars or the Moon, when they are flown for long-range missions. SpaceX Starships will probably cost about $20-40 million and they can be parked in orbit, the moon and Mars for the cheapest space …

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1. Universe Today – Nothing Says Springtime on Mars Like Explosions of Sand. CaSSIS is a high-resolution camera and in May 2019 it captured an image of the melting CO2 at Mars northern polar region. The ESA/RosCosmos ExoMars Trace Gas …

MarsMars Direct 2.0 Using SpaceX Starship

Dr. Robert Zubrin presented his latest ideas on the Mars Direct plan -a plan to get human beings to the red planet within a decade. From the annual International Space Development Conference organized by the National Space Society and held …