News & Announcements

20th Mars Society Convention to be Held at UC Irvine in September

January 26, 2017

The Mars Society will be marking an important milestone this year with the convening of its 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention on the campus of the University of California Irvine, scheduled for September 7-10, 2017. The four-day international conference will bring together leading scientists, engineers, policymakers,… Read More

Student Rocketry Teams to Compete for FAR-MARS Prize

January 25, 2017

MOJAVE, CA – Student-built rockets will streak into the stratosphere in Spring 2018 as college and university engineering teams from around the world compete for $100,000 in prizes in a contest sponsored jointly by the Mars Society, headquartered in Lakewood, CO and the California-based … Read More

‘Mars Is Within Reach’ (Robert Zubrin – Article)

January 18, 2017

Mars Is Within Reach By Dr. Robert Zubrin, American Thinker, 12.27.16 On November 28, a syndicated op-ed by Charles Wohlforth and Amanda Hendrix appeared in the Los Angeles Times and carried over the following days by a number of other newspapers claiming that journeys to Mars are just… Read More