News Archive / Tagged: The Mars Society
Mars Society launches Kickstarter to create MarsVR crew training programPress ReleaseApril 30th, 2018
The Mars Society, the world’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 ConventionPaul KnightlySeptember 15th, 2017
IRVINE, Calif. — The 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention happened at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), during September 7–10, 2017. A variety of presentations were made by keynote speakers regarding various aspects of the exploration of Mars.
OPINION: Radiation hucksters strike againRobert 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.