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News Archive / Tagged: The Mars Society

  • Mars Society launches Kickstarter to create MarsVR crew training program

    Press ReleaseApril 30th, 2018

    The Mars Society, the worldā€™s largest space advocacy group dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars, launched today a Kickstarter campaign to help raise $27,500 for a new open-source virtual reality platform called MarsVR, which will be used for serious research to support the goal of sending humans to the Red Planet.

  • Highlights from 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention

    Paul KnightlySeptember 15th, 2017

    IRVINE, Calif. ā€” The 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention happened at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), during September 7ā€“10, 2017. A variety of presentations were made by keynote speakers regarding various aspects of the exploration of Mars.

  • OPINION: Radiation hucksters strike again

    Robert ZubrinJune 16th, 2017

    Dr. Robert Zubrin states his opinion on recent claims by a professor that the cancer risk from cosmic-ray radiation on a mission to Mars is greater than expected.