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New Mars

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Meta New Mars

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

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Mars Society

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Mars Society International

General discussion of Mars Society activities and events

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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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44 404 2021-08-12 19:58:25 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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17 206 2021-07-24 06:38:20 by Mars_B4_Moon
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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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9 107 2021-09-18 07:22:56 by tahanson43206
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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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50 193 2021-09-17 18:00:12 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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1,392 47,001 Today 19:21:36 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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727 21,817 2021-09-20 12:05:36 by RobertDyck
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Planetary transportation

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

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150 4,456 2021-09-19 20:32:18 by kbd512
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Unmanned probes

Mars Global Surveyor, ESA Mars Express and future probes

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380 9,807 Today 19:23:53 by SpaceNut
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Life support systems

The problems of producing food, air and water on Mars

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353 7,559 Today 19:05:31 by RobertDyck
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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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191 1,953 2021-09-03 18:39:07 by louis
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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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123 1,381 Today 00:16:24 by Rxke
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Terraformation

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

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453 9,365 2021-09-20 06:44:41 by Void
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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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75 2,272 2021-07-19 06:47:40 by jorgear

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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197 7,480 Today 19:25:44 by SpaceNut
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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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190 3,797 2021-09-12 08:49:25 by Mars_B4_Moon

The First Hundred

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Martian Chronicles

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

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66 378 2020-11-22 15:03:07 by Terraformer
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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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16 129 2021-01-02 22:02:03 by tahanson43206

Underhill

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Not So Free Chat

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

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Science, Technology, and Astronomy

It doesn't have to be about Mars!

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1,181 15,428 Today 17:22:52 by tahanson43206
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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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110 2,714 2021-09-15 17:14:16 by SpaceNut
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Other space advocacy organizations

The Planetary Society, National Space Society, SEDS and others

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58 485 2021-09-20 17:18:05 by tahanson43206

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 1,717 2018-06-19 18:53:23 by Cozmos
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New Mars Articles

Comment on New Mars articles

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51 421 2020-09-18 12:24:26 by tahanson43206

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