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Meta New Mars

Have your say about this website and forums. All opinions welcome!

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241 3,408 Today 19:06:44 by louis

Mars Society

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Mars Society International

General discussion of Mars Society activities and events

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75 542 2020-02-13 09:13:59 by Grypd
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Mars Analogue Research Stations

Current and future activities of the F-MARS and MDRS, as well as other planned research stations

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35 344 2020-01-21 21:23:09 by SpaceNut
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Mars Rovers / University Rover Challenge

Discussion on the various Mars Rover projects being pursued by the Mars Society

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16 205 2019-08-17 10:46:20 by chastotnikbof
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Mars Gravity Biosatellite

An artificial gravity project to simulate the effects of Martian gravity on animals, initially the Translife project

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8 87 2018-07-29 11:24:31 by SpaceNut
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Youth Group / Educational Outreach

Discussion of what the future colonists of Mars can do to help the Mars Society now and educational outreach through projects like GenMars

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45 180 2020-02-19 17:30:10 by SpaceNut

Acheron Labs

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Human missions

Cost, logistics, funding, technology and timeframe for manned missions to Mars

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1,332 43,502 Today 19:14:22 by louis
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Interplanetary transportation

Present and future methods of spaceship propulsion, e.g. fission, fusion, solar sail

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692 19,094 Today 17:08:31 by SpaceNut
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Planetary transportation

Transportation within Mars; rovers, Mars suits, dirigibles, gliders and more

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138 3,804 2020-02-17 20:56:09 by SpaceNut
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Unmanned probes

Mars Global Surveyor, ESA Mars Express and future probes

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354 9,064 Yesterday 22:58:00 by SpaceNut
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Life support systems

The problems of producing food, air and water on Mars

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318 6,498 2020-02-16 19:20:23 by SpaceNut
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Life on Mars

Discussion of evidence for past and present life on Mars as well as methods of detection. No "image artifact" discussion.

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177 1,886 2020-02-18 18:49:38 by SpaceNut
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Water on Mars

Was water present on the surface on Mars in the past, and in what quantities? Where is the water on Mars now?

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120 1,345 2020-02-16 11:38:50 by SpaceNut
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Terraformation

How, when and why (or why not) we should terraform Mars

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439 8,892 Yesterday 11:17:40 by tahanson43206
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Pictures of Mars

Paintings, images, photos, videos, animations, movies of all things Mars. No "image artifact" discussion.

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Dorsa Brevia

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Martian Politics and Economy

How should Mars be governed? Should there be a planetary government with constitution? What sort of economic systems should be used?

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190 6,532 Today 05:34:10 by tahanson43206
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Civilization and Culture

Discussion on the social, cultural and anthropological aspects of human missions and colonies on Mars

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185 3,727 2020-01-21 16:08:06 by louis

The First Hundred

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Martian Chronicles

A forum for creative ideas (such as short stories and poetry).

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65 376 2020-02-14 14:53:07 by louis
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Liberum Olympia

Wiki collaboration forum. This is where wiki users can talk about adding new content and changing things around.

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16 126 2019-02-27 18:27:11 by SpaceNut

Underhill

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Not So Free Chat

Off-topic discussion of mostly anything and everything, except politics

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1,380 33,288 Yesterday 17:40:16 by SpaceNut
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Science, Technology, and Astronomy

It doesn't have to be about Mars!

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Space Policy

Light political discussion relevant to Mars exploration and space; outreach to politicians in the US and worldwide. Refrain from general politics.

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103 2,658 2019-11-24 11:35:17 by louis
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Other space advocacy organizations

The Planetary Society, National Space Society, SEDS and others

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49 370 2020-02-18 03:06:41 by HerbertKin

Archive

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First Words

Planning the New Mars event for World Space Week (October 4-10th)

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18 127 2005-07-22 17:53:37 by srmeaney
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Intelligent Alien Life

*All* posts pertaining to this topic should be made in this forum

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111 1,719 2018-06-19 18:53:23 by Cozmos
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New Mars Articles

Comment on New Mars articles

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50 418 2019-10-12 01:07:20 by ROLLAND

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