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Learning Resource Centre: Mission To Mars

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Food, Water & Oxygen

Opinion Pieces

Future Martians Podcast

If Podcasts are more your thing, check out this podcast that features interviews with the 100 people in the running to go to Mars

Books on the topic

Where Can I Find More Information?

Mars One aims to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. The main difference between this and other initiatives is the funding method. Mars One is not government funded.Did you know there are seven Australians in The Mars 100 (the current shortlist for the Mars One project)? During 2017 they should find out if they make it into the top 24 selected for astronaut training. The best known of these is Dianne McGrath

SpaceX is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk and has the goal to send the first crewed mission to Mars in 2024.


NASA's Journey to Mars information. There is some other Mars related information there such as where we are at now, preparing for Mars and how we will get to Mars.



Clicking the logo will take you to the Mars section of the National Geographic website. National Geographic provides videos, articles and images.

  • a selection of the latest news stories from the worlds of science and technology
  • in-depth features exploring the latest ideas that affect the world and how we understand it 
  • reviews of the latest culturally relevant books, films or art and stunning imagery
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The Conversation is an independent, non for profit news service. It's motto is 'academic rigour, journalistic flair' and a it publishes online articles written by academics in a scholarly, yet entertaining style. 

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