Earth and Moon as seen from Mars

Recently, NASA published an amazing image of Earth (and Moon) from Mars, taken on November 20, 2016, by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera (see notes 1) on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (see notes 2). The image is so incredibly detailed that we can see even the continents and clouds of Earth.

SpaceX unveils the Interplanetary Transport System to colonize Mars

Elon Musk, the founder, CEO, and Lead Designer of the private space travel company SpaceX announced that “they are planning to get humans to Mars in six years”. In order to achieve this goal, Musk revealed the Interplanetary Transport System, which aims to reach Mars with a human crew for the first time in history.

360-Degree Interactive Image of Mars

NASA has released an interactive 360-degree interactive image of Mars. You can see the red planet’s surface with your own eyes, in ultra HD! The component images of this scene were are taken at the downwind face of “Namib Dune” by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover during the 1,197th Martian day, …

Why we should colonize Mars (and other planets and the satellites too)

Alex Kuzoian and Jessica Orwig of Business Insider have prepared a video titled “Here’s why Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars”. In the video below, we see some reasons why we should colonize Mars someday.