News & Announcements

Europa Clipper Update Planned for 2017 International Mars Society Convention

May 31, 2017

The Mars Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert Pappalardo, a Project Scientist in JPL’s Planetary Science Division, will provide an update about NASA’s Europa Clipper mission during the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for September 7-10, 2017 at the University of California Irvine. Due for… Read More

World Premiere of New Mars Anthem “Rise to Mars”

May 23, 2017

“Monsieur, your song is worth an extra thousand men in battle!” once said a French general of Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle’s ‘La Marseilles’. For those of us pushing for a human future in space, an inspiring tune could motivate millions and convince governments that we need to get… Read More

Get Your Limited Edition URC 2017 T-Shirt or Decal Now!

May 16, 2017

The Mars Society and Team Mars are jointly producing a special limited series of t-shirts and rover decals to mark the annual University Rover Challenge (URC), the leading world-wide competition for college students to design, build and field the next generation of Mars rovers. Join the growing number of… Read More

[Op-Ed] NASA’s Worst Plan Yet – By Robert Zubrin

May 16, 2017

By Robert Zubrin National Review, 05.15.17 At the recent Space Foundation conference held in Colorado Springs, NASA revealed its new plan for human space exploration, superseding the absurd Asteroid Retrieval Mission (ARM) championed by the Obama administration. Amazingly, the space agency has… Read More

Former NASA No. 2 Dava Newman to Address 2017 Mars Society Convention

May 10, 2017

The Mars Society is pleased to announce that former NASA Deputy Administrator Dr. Dava Newman will speak about current planning for human space exploration at the 20th Annual International Mars Society Convention, scheduled for September 7-10, 2017 at the University of California Irvine. Dr. Newman served as… Read More