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Mars base for children to be built in Gobi desert

Mars base for children to be built in Gobi desert

The Gobi desert - located in China - will soon have its very own Mars base simulator. But instead of professional astronauts, its users will be regular children.
Plants will help us colonize Mars

Plants will help us colonize Mars

Plants are structurally complex, and a lot of the processes they go through could be used for the benefit of mankind. Scientists at the University of Melbourne are currently considering how our Earth neighbors could help us colonize Mars.
NASA announces finalists in Mars habitat design contest

NASA announces finalists in Mars habitat design contest

Launched in 2015, the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge is finally coming to a close. The objective for the challenge was to select the best habitat concepts for life on the Red Planet. Finalists will share a $100 thousand prize and take part in a final Grand Prix in the beginning of May.

Mars-bound Helicopter Passes First Tests

The mission called upon to find out whether life has ever existed on the red planet is scheduled to start out in 2020. It will be carried out by Mars 2020 rover accompanied by a small helicopter. NASA recently announced that the helicopter had passed its first tests.

Drones to help mankind colonise Mars

Using the Martian cavities to house colonisers’ first bases is one of the most popular concepts today. This is where drones come into play to help mapping the intricate alien mazes on the far-off planet.

Mars on Earth: where it is and what it looks like

Devon is one of the largest uninhabited islands in the world, located in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. But this isn’t the only thing that makes it unique: the island’s special climate and landscape make it practically identical to Mars.

Mars X-House project: 3D-printed houses on Mars

3D printing is considered one of the most promising technologies of our time. Having successfully tested it on Earth, people dream of using 3D printing on other planets and these dreams sometimes translate...

Magnetic Tail of Mars

Scientists from NASA announced a new discovery. Using the artificial satellite MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) it was found that Mars has a unique "magnetic tail". Today there is no...