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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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261 3,881 2020-09-27 10:12:22 by tahanson43206

Mars Society

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Mars Society International

General discussion of Mars Society activities and events

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77 567 2020-05-02 10:57:13 by tahanson43206
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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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38 364 2020-08-15 09:19:57 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 2020-05-11 19:37:52 by SpaceNut
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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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48 189 2020-08-09 14:50:37 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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Interplanetary transportation

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

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705 20,380 Today 13:31:18 by RobertDyck
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Planetary transportation

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

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139 3,990 2020-09-23 17:24:26 by SpaceNut
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Unmanned probes

Mars Global Surveyor, ESA Mars Express and future probes

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365 9,225 2020-09-25 13:32:16 by tahanson43206
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Life support systems

The problems of producing food, air and water on Mars

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332 6,994 Today 14:30:17 by Calliban
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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 1,904 2020-08-26 20:10:07 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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121 1,360 Today 09:04:43 by tahanson43206
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Terraformation

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

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447 9,112 Today 07:41:42 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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76 2,259 2020-09-28 04:14:39 by Tmcom

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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191 6,923 Today 06:55:02 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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187 3,772 2020-09-22 22:04:04 by SpaceNut

The First Hundred

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Martian Chronicles

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

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66 377 2020-08-06 12:50:43 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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16 126 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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Science, Technology, and Astronomy

It doesn't have to be about Mars!

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1,103 13,426 Today 13:07:08 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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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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53 391 2020-09-28 17:33:13 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 1,719 2018-06-19 18:53:23 by Cozmos
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New Mars Articles

Comment on New Mars articles

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52 423 2020-09-18 12:24:26 by tahanson43206

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