Time Capsule to Mars
WASHINGTON–At a press conference Monday, Time Capsule to Mars™ (TC2M), a project of Explore Mars, officially launched the largest crowd-funding campaign in history to realize the world’s first privately-funded and student-led interplanetary mission to Mars. The team will design, launch, fly and land a CubeSat-based spacecraft on the surface of Mars, carrying digital content from tens of millions of people across the globe for future colonists of the Red Planet to discover.
Explore Mars hosts the2nd Humans to Mars Summit(H2M)at the George Washington University (GWU), Washington, D.C. from 22-24 April 2014.
Every step of the planning and executing process of getting humans to Mars will again be discussed
The last H2M summit can be viewed in
Workshop Report WASHINGTON, DC — January 14, 2014 — A global working group of more than sixty leaders from more than thirty government, industry and academic organizations issued a joint statement today announcing consensus that a human mission to Mars is both feasible and affordable assuming policy consistency among international space agencies and levels of funding consistent with pre-sequestration levels and modest increases annually in line with inflation…
Explore Mars is pleased to announce collaboration with Uwingu to help advance our shared goals and to build excitement and support for Mars exploration. As part of this collaboration, Uwingu will become a sponsor of the Humans to Mars Summit that will take place on April 22-24, 2014 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Explore Mars and Uwingu will also publicize each other’s programs over the upcoming weeks.
“May this survey be a call to action, a validation that the American public is still committed to doing great and noble things, ‘not because they are easy, but because they are hard.’ Americans are united in confidence and spirit that men and women will walk on Mars within their lifetime. Let us commit ourselves to this noble cause of the human spirit.”
Artemis Westenberg, President, Director, and Co-Founder of Explore Mars
Beverly, Massachusetts: Explore Mars, Inc., is joining the mission to inspire students to participate in Orion’s first space flight in 2014 through NASA’s Exploration Design Challenge. The Explore Mars organization will be collaborating with NASA, Lockheed Martin, and the National Institute of Aerospace to encourage students in the U.S. and abroad to think and act like scientists to overcome one of the major hurdles for deep space long-duration exploration – protecting astronauts and hardware from the dangers of space radiation…
The Mars Education Challenge (MEC) has successfully developed curriculum in accordance with U.S. standards effective methods for using Mars to illustrate and explore STEM topics like biology, geology, chemistry, engineering, and astronomy.
The teaching materials have been collected in a free downloadable database…
ISS & Mars
The International Space Station (ISS) can be used in planning human Mars Exploration.
ExploreMars organized a series of large scope discussions to draw attention to the ISS as analog for preparing for human Mars exploration.
International space community participation made these events a big success.
Complete video available…
Don’t forget to check out Gale Crater where Curiosity landed on August 5, 2012.
Soar over Mars and hop from famous crater to Vallis, to Mons.
Visit all the landing places of our rovers and landers.
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