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Mars

Building a Martian Base

Building a Martian Base

Despite our fascination with Mars, the red planet isn’t exactly the most hospitable place. Kurzgesagt looks at some of the many challenges we’d face if we ever wanted to colonize Mars. Humans can’t breathe there, it’s freezing cold, and Martian dust is poisonous.

AstroReality Mars AR Bundle

AstroReality Mars AR Bundle
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Explore Mars in the palm of your hand with this 2-piece set, which includes a precise 3D-printed, 2.3″ diameter model of the planet, along with a notebook and augmented reality app which lets you explore much more about the red planet. Save 22% in The Awesomer Shop.

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How to Make a Print of Mars with Rust

How to Make a Print of Mars with Rust

Redditor barryabrams figured out a way to accurately replicate Mars’ rusted red color: with actual rust. He sprayed sheet metal with hydrogen peroxide to instantly induce oxidation. Then he screen printed Mars’ topography in black over the rust.

Five Years on Mars

Five Years on Mars

See what NASA’s Curiosity Rover has seen over the last five years trucking along the surface of Mars, as it meandered its way across the Gale Crater. The map on the right of the video provides an overhead view of its trek, collecting data along a 6.1 mile-long path.

A Fictive Flight Above Real Mars

A Fictive Flight Above Real Mars

Jan Fröjdman painstakingly parsed through thousands of images captured by NASA’s HiRISE camera to recreate the topography of Mars. While his aim wasn’t to create a scientifically-accurate representation of the planet’s arid surface, the result is still stunning.

Mars (Trailer)

Mars (Trailer)

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s upcoming Nat Geo miniseries looks ahead towards the first manned mission to the red planet. The story takes place in 2033, but is peppered with interviews with some of today’s most visionary and notable scientists and business leaders.

Take on Mars

Take on Mars

This sim puts you behind the controls of robotic vehicles to explore the sandy and rocky surface of the red planet. While it’s not the most action-packed game, it’s the closest you’ll get to driving NASA’s Mars Rover. Coming to Windows PC.

Mars Attacks! Ornament

Mars Attacks! Ornament
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Add a little alien life to your Christmas tree this year, with this big-brained martian inspired by Tim Burton’s cult-classic Mars Attacks! (and the 1950s trading cards that inspired Burton.)

Mars Rover Panorama

Mars Rover Panorama

By stitching together high-res images captured by NASA’s Curiosity Rover, EDS systems created this stunning 360° panorama of the landing site, putting you right there on the dusty Martian surface.

Mars One Private Colony

Mars One Private Colony

Want to be a Martian? Dutch startup Mars One has very ambitious plans to setup a human colony by 2023. They’re also funding the $6 billion project by making it a reality show. Imagine getting voted off.

Video: The Case For Mars

Video: The Case For Mars

Sampling Carl Sagan and popular science shows, The Case for Mars is the latest in the Symphony of Science video series, designed to deliver scientific knowledge and philosophy in musical form.

Mars Attacks Wall Graphics

Mars Attacks Wall Graphics
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LTL Prints has launched a collection of Mars Attacks wall graphics featuring original artwork from the classic collectible Topps trading cards. They’re self-adhesive and available in a variety of sizes.

Cool Photography of Mars

Cool Photography of Mars

Hmmm, does crowd-sourcing in outer space sound surprising to you? Startlingly beautiful photographs of the surfaces of Mars, in locations picked by we, the gen pop, through NASA’s HiWish program.

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