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When will the colonization of Mars? The date is precise

UNITED STATES - Mars One's co-founder, Bas Lansdorp, promised that the first human crew would land on the Red Planet in 2032 to stay there forever. The first colonizers will land on Mars in 2032, said Bas Lansdorp, co-founder of the Mars One project to install...

NASA successfully tests nuclear reactor to support life on Mars

Many are seeking to send manned missions to Mars in the near future. Among those interested in these trips are Elon Musk and US President Donald Trump. But there are a number of problems that need to be resolved before this goal is achieved, most...

US tests nuclear power system to support manned missions to Mars

Initial tests in Nevada on a built-in nuclear power device designed to support NASA's long-term manned mission to the surface of Mars have been successful, officials said on Thursday. Officials at NASA and the Department of Energy at a news conference in Las Vegas gave...

Water on Mars, resource for future human missions

A study published by the journal Science revealed the presence of ice deposits on Mars, often close to the surface, which is particularly important for future human missions. Scientists at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have discovered Mars, at a depth of barely a...

Water and clay forced the rover to linger at the stone “Cumberland”

The unusually large amount of water and clay in the "Cumberland" stone, drilled by the Curiosity rover, will force it to stay at the site of the current parking for 2-2.5 weeks, during which the rover will examine the course of the Martian creek...

NASA discovered a frozen underground “sea” on Mars

The MRO probe instruments helped scientists to measure the amount of water ice on Mars hidden beneath the soil on one of the planet's plains, whose cumulative mass was comparable to the amount of water in the Great Lake, the largest freshwater body of...

In Mars, NASA found structures similar in shape to fossils

The NASA rover discovered on the surface of Mars unusual microscopic structures, similar in shape to petrified microbes or microscopic worm tunnels, reports Space.com. "These structures have extremely small dimensions - their width is only 1-2 millimeters, and the length is about 5 millimeters." We...

NASA discovered on Mars possible ancient fossils

Agency NASA published on its page images taken by the rovers Curiosity on the surface of the Red Planet. In the photographs submitted by NASA, you can see some "rod-like" formations on Mars. The pictures were published on January 2. As the International Business Times writes, referring...

Scientists: The first person will be born on Mars in 100 years

The space industry is developing rapidly. There are several programs for the colonization of other planets and satellites. Elon Musk promises to deliver a person to Mars in 80 days. Theoretically, this task can be started already this year, but scientists only stop one thing...

NASA publishes wonderful images of Mars winter

NASA, the US space agency, published Mars photos of winter time, taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter probe currently in orbit around the Red Planet. NASA experts said the low temperature was changing the appearance of the planet as the carbon dioxide contained in the...

Elon Musk showed a car that will go to Mars

The founder of SpaceX and Tesla Elon Musk published in his instagram a picture of the car, which will be sent to Mars. Red Tesla Roadster, pictured in the photo, will act as a "payload" on the rocket Falcon Heavy, the launch of which is...

Scientists explain why there is no life on Mars

Oxford scientists have found an important discovery about why there is no life on Mars, despite the presence of water in the surface crust of the planet. The new research, led by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University, provides an insight into the...

Unexpected theory of the origin of Mars

An international group of researchers has discovered the possibility of Mars forming in the belt of asteroids, which is one and a half miles away from its current location. Phys.org reports that the international research team published its findings in the journal Earth and Planetary...

Birth of an island may provide evidence of life on Mars

Three years have elapsed since the creation of a new island in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, located between the two oldest islands in the 176-island archipelago. The US space agency NASA has begun studying the island to see where life can be found...

Trump plans to send US back to the moon: White House

The White House said President Donald Trump would sign an order to send Americans back to the moon and eventually to Mars. White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said Trump would sign "the first order on space policy" that directs NASA to "launch an innovative program...

Landslides on Mars move with the speed of hurricanes

Scientists from the University of Milan-Bicocca in Italy said that the movement of soils and soil on Mars occurs at monstrous speeds. The "slowest" landslide, according to scientists, can have a speed of up to 150 meters per second. Unique data can change the perception...

The project of housing for the colonization of Mars

American scientists have developed a housing project for the colonization of Mars called Redwood Forest. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States won the Mars City Design competition. It is noted that according to the project, each building is made in...

Mars surface ‘liquid water’ is more likely to be sand

Water is the source of life and one of the important ways to explore the life of Mars is to find liquid water. There has been a lot of positive evidence, but a new study, "Splashing Cold Water," was previously thought to be "watery" on...

Scientists will send to the ISS barley for Mars beer

Experts are going to organize a brewery on the Red Planet, the colonization of which, according to their forecasts, could begin as early as 2024. At the ISS, 20 grains of brewing barley will be delivered, which cosmonauts will germinate in zero-gravity conditions, the Profibeer...

Water flowed over the surface of Mars in the era of dinosaurs: astronomers

Planetologists have found large deposits of ice in the northern hemisphere of Mars and traces of meltwater flows moving on its surface relatively recently, during the heyday of dinosaurs on Earth, according to an article published in the journal JGR: Planets. "We thought for a...

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