What if...? Travelling to Mars, 180314104040-02-stephen-hawking-obit…
What if...? Travelling to Mars
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, the earth is destined to be an uninhabitable planet in the near future due to the irresponsibility of humans, so we won't survive forever in the earth.
, a professor of Aerospace Engineering at MIT and a NASA astronaut, the first humans who get to Mars and settle there will probably live and work at a scientific base
Elements that would allow living on Mars
Hoffman is working on a experiment that will produce oxygen on the planet. It will take some elements of the enviroment to make carbon monoxide and oxygen
It is highly probable that there is there is still water on ice caps and under the surface of Mars
It is a factor that prevents our survival on Mars, although it is already being worked on.
Radiation on Mars is a serious problem but fortunately it can be solved thanks to the Martian rocks that can protect the inhabitants from that radiation
Plans to go to Mars
We need better rockets to get faster.
We have to learn to live in Mars
Hoffman has an experiment that will produce oxygen in Mars so we need to accustom to that
The new enviroment will be very risky making the lifestyle safer and calmer due to the elements of the planet
They will have a hierarchical command system
A new type of economy to maintain their habitat
The education will be pretty difficult for the new enviroment but possible
A new medical system will be essential to keep both mental and physical health safe.