Some scientists believe that in order to safeguard humanity’s future, we need to leave Earth and colonize another planet. Do we have to consider a Mars or Moon base in light of climate change, and could we do it in time? If you followed CLIMATE STATE over the years you may be aware that we posted some related content to space colonization before.
It seems perverted to explore space colonization only for means to secure our, and other species, yet this is the next logical step to advance our civilization, and maybe we will learn something important along the way.
Space exploration, people living in a colony, their stories and ideas, may also make our society more aware to the fragility of Earth.
Real Martians: How to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation on Mars https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/real-martians-how-to-protect-astronauts-from-space-radiation-on-mars
The proximal femoral bone loses 1.5 percent of its mass per month, or roughly 10 percent over a six-month stay in space https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/benefits/bone_loss.html A mission to Mars is 6-8 months. https://www.mars-one.com/faq/mission-to-mars/how-long-does-it-take-to-travel-to-mars