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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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297 7,913 Today 09:23:59 by NewMarsMember

Mars Society

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Mars Society International

General discussion of Mars Society activities and events

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88 955 2023-01-11 20:30:31 by SpaceNut
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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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49 590 2022-10-26 19:24:21 by Mars_B4_Moon
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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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18 210 2022-09-23 11:02:33 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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9 108 2021-12-07 13:04:14 by Mars_B4_Moon
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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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1,421 48,742 Today 10:14:40 by Void
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Interplanetary transportation

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

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764 23,498 Today 08:36:29 by Void
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Planetary transportation

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

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163 4,829 2023-01-29 11:43:34 by SpaceNut
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Unmanned probes

Mars Global Surveyor, ESA Mars Express and future probes

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394 10,463 2023-01-20 21:03:34 by SpaceNut
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Life support systems

The problems of producing food, air and water on Mars

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377 9,147 2023-01-29 16:22:23 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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199 2,030 2023-01-08 21:16:59 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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124 1,408 2023-01-21 19:32:41 by tahanson43206
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Terraformation

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

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464 10,660 Today 10:35:39 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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79 2,310 2022-10-25 09:59:18 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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214 8,598 Today 07:58:01 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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204 4,057 2023-01-12 12:31:09 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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67 409 2023-01-16 19:07:43 by tahanson43206
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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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1,461 39,231 2023-01-31 19:48:10 by SpaceNut
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Science, Technology, and Astronomy

It doesn't have to be about Mars!

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1,296 20,247 Today 11:56:03 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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111 2,897 2023-01-25 21:00:22 by SpaceNut
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Other space advocacy organizations

The Planetary Society, National Space Society, SEDS and others

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61 610 2023-01-31 13:07:01 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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51 422 2022-04-26 12:24:00 by tahanson43206

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