Space Colonization and the Climate Crisis – How we could build a Mars base today

Some scientists believe that in order to safeguard humanity’s future, […]

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Climate State

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July 11, 2019

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? 

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.

FAQ

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

Reaching Mars
Mars entry.
We have arrived!

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