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NASA Reports Huge Water Deposits On Mars

Mars Water Found in 2018

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/mars-buried-water-ice-subsurface-geology-astronauts-science/ If this analysis is confirmed, then we suddenly have prime targets for human landing sites.  We would also have a huge bump up in the odds that a sustainable Mars Outpost and/or eventual Mars Colony could be established? I know I’m getting way ahead of things but I’m already …

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Creating an Artificial Martian Magnetosphere to Start Terraforming

Mars Terraform

http://nautil.us/blog/how-to-give-mars-an-atmosphere-maybe This article is interesting but leaves out some details: Power: It mentions that “An inflatable structure can generate a magnetic dipole field at a level of perhaps 1 or 2 Tesla (a unit that measures the strength of a magnetic field) as an active shield against the solar wind. …

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Space Advocates Debate Moon vs Mars vs Asteroids as Mankind’s Future Destinations

Should humans devote most of our resources to the development of a colony on the Moon, Mars or towards the utilization of Asteroid resources?  Space advocates debated which location in space should be our primary focus at this week’s “New Space Age” conference at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Geekwire.com reported on the …

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