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Human Exploration of Mars
Human Exploration of Mars
* Current Plans & concepts: Mars Direct, NASA Design Reference Mission, Caltech missions, Mars One, SpaceX, etc.
* Current Plans & concepts: Mars Direct, NASA Design Reference Mission, Caltech missions, Mars One, SpaceX, etc.
* History of plans - David S. F. Portree has done a lot of work in this area and I have his book. You can also pull up his Romance to Reality site which is in archive.org.
* History of plans - David S. F. Portree has done a lot of work in this area and James has his book. You can also pull up his Romance to Reality site which is in archive.org.
* Technologies needed: propulsion (chemical, nuclear, ion, VASIMR, etc.), ISRU, space suits, lander concepts
* Technologies needed: propulsion (chemical, nuclear, ion, VASIMR, etc.), ISRU, space suits, lander concepts


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* Mars Foundation designs: Hillside Settlement, One way mission, Plains Settlement
* Mars Foundation designs: Hillside Settlement, One way mission, Plains Settlement
* Technologies needed: 3-D Printing using in-situ materials, use of lava tubes, etc.
* Technologies needed: 3-D Printing using in-situ materials, use of lava tubes, etc.
* Article about Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars and what they did.
* Fictional Portrayals of Mars Settlement
** Kim Stanley Robinson: Article about Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars and what they did
*** Based on Proceedings of Case for Mars #2 & #3.  (Bruce has copies of these.)
** Also Ben Bova, Geoffrey Landis, Robert Zubrin, Gregory Benford, Paul McAuley (Quiet War, Gardens of the Sun).
* Other concepts.
* Other concepts.


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* What is Terraforming
* What is Terraforming
* How might you Terraform Mars: plans & concepts
* How might you Terraform Mars: plans & concepts
* 100 year schedule
* First 100 year plan / schedule
 
Miscellaneous Topics
* Whatever you want to write about Mars!

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This is a list of topics that we'd like to be fully covered with articles on the wiki.

Mars

  • The Planet (overview, scientific details, interesting features & locations, the Moons, etc.)
  • History of Mars on Earth (why is it called Mars, theories about it, etc.)

Remote Exploration of Mars

  • Orbiters
    • Mission pages for every robotic mission, including all failed attempts. (feel free to borrow from MarsNews.com which James Burk wrote all of, but much is likely out of date)
  • Landers / Rovers
    • Pathfinder
    • Spirit
    • Opportunity
    • Curiosity
    • Mars 2020
  • Future Missions: Mars Sample Return, ExoMars, Red Dragon

Human Exploration of Mars

  • Current Plans & concepts: Mars Direct, NASA Design Reference Mission, Caltech missions, Mars One, SpaceX, etc.
  • History of plans - David S. F. Portree has done a lot of work in this area and James has his book. You can also pull up his Romance to Reality site which is in archive.org.
  • Technologies needed: propulsion (chemical, nuclear, ion, VASIMR, etc.), ISRU, space suits, lander concepts

Permanent Settlement

  • Mars Foundation designs: Hillside Settlement, One way mission, Plains Settlement
  • Technologies needed: 3-D Printing using in-situ materials, use of lava tubes, etc.
  • Fictional Portrayals of Mars Settlement
    • Kim Stanley Robinson: Article about Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars and what they did.
      • Based on Proceedings of Case for Mars #2 & #3. (Bruce has copies of these.)
    • Also Ben Bova, Geoffrey Landis, Robert Zubrin, Gregory Benford, Paul McAuley (Quiet War, Gardens of the Sun).
  • Other concepts.

Terraforming

  • What is Terraforming
  • How might you Terraform Mars: plans & concepts
  • First 100 year plan / schedule

Miscellaneous Topics

  • Whatever you want to write about Mars!