News & Announcements

A Martian Odyssey: We Can Do It

September 29, 2015

The exploration and settlement of Mars is one of the great challenges of our time — a point strongly underlined by Monday’s announcement of the discovery of potentially life-holding liquid water on that planet — so it is not surprising that there have been many good novels investigating its possibilities. Read More

MDRS Hosts Bloggers Covering 20th Cen. Fox’s The Martian

September 24, 2015

The Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS), the world’s longest-serving Mars surface simulation habitat located in southern Utah, played host to a group of twelve international entertainment and science bloggers last weekend. Organized by 20th Century Fox, one of the largest U.S. film studios, the media visit to MDRS… Read More

Let’s Show Our Mars Society Presence at “The Martian”

September 22, 2015

T-Minus 10 Days and Counting… Let’s Show Our Mars Society Presence at “The Martian” Win 2 tickets to our next Mars Society convention in D.C.!! Fellow Martians, Here is an opportunity to represent the Mars Society and share with others your support for a… Read More

Mars Society Announces New Initiatives Following Steering Committee Meeting

September 2, 2015

During the 18th Annual International Mars Society Convention, held in mid-August in Washington, D.C., the Mars Society convened its Steering Committee and decided on a number of major initiatives for the coming year. These include: + The Mars Society will attempt to intersect the political ferment associated with the now… Read More