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Learning Resource Centre: Mission To Mars

Latest on the Mars Mission

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?

NASA are aiming to put humans on Mars in the 2030s. They are currently using rovers to explore Mars and learn about the terrain. Their website has the latest news on current and future missions. 

Search NASA's Website

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. There are 100 people around the world being considered on the shortlist to go to Mars with Mars One, including Australian Diane 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.

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

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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