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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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256 4,980 Today 08:39:39 by NewMarsMember

Mars Society

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Mars Society International

General discussion of Mars Society activities and events

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80 749 Yesterday 02:11:13 by Rxke
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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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43 391 2021-01-13 21:32:07 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 2020-11-30 03:10:04 by Tmcom
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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 88 2020-12-23 07:39:16 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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49 191 2020-11-28 19:29:03 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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1,367 45,786 Today 07:08:35 by tahanson43206
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Interplanetary transportation

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

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715 21,358 2021-05-16 20:25:59 by louis
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Planetary transportation

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

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147 4,352 Yesterday 19:24:15 by SpaceNut
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Unmanned probes

Mars Global Surveyor, ESA Mars Express and future probes

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378 9,493 Yesterday 13:52:30 by Mars_B4_Moon
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Life support systems

The problems of producing food, air and water on Mars

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342 7,391 Today 07:10:51 by tahanson43206
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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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182 1,920 2021-05-15 08:35:56 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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123 1,374 2021-04-04 09:11:54 by SpaceNut
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Terraformation

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

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449 9,221 2021-04-01 11:16:47 by Quaoar
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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 2,275 2021-05-16 07:47:33 by Mars_B4_Moon

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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195 7,288 Today 08:35:05 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 3,769 2021-05-15 16:52:31 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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1,395 34,835 Today 06:00:30 by Mars_B4_Moon
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Science, Technology, and Astronomy

It doesn't have to be about Mars!

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1,142 14,455 Today 07:13:16 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 2,689 2021-05-15 16:48:49 by Mars_B4_Moon
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Other space advocacy organizations

The Planetary Society, National Space Society, SEDS and others

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57 455 2021-05-02 18:02:02 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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52 423 2020-09-18 12:24:26 by tahanson43206

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