News & Announcements

Mars Society Launches Kickstarter to Create MarsVR Crew Training Program

April 30, 2018

The Mars Society, the world’s largest space advocacy group dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars, launched today a Kickstarter campaign to help raise $27,500 for a new open-source virtual reality platform called MarsVR, which will be used for serious research to support the… Read More

Bridenstine Confirmation : Message from Robert Zubrin

April 19, 2018

A Message from Mars Society President Dr. Robert Zubrin Congratulations Jim Bridenstine for your Senate confirmation as NASA Administrator. The Mars Society offers you its full support in any effort you make to give the American people a purpose-driven space program that is really going somewhere. May you succeed… Read More

2018 Mars Society Poster Contest Extended for 5 Days

April 11, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a number of recent requests from designers, the deadline for the 2018 Mars Society Poster Contest has been extended until Wednesday, April 18th, 5:00 pm MST. The design competition was originally scheduled to end on April 13th. The 2018 Mars Society Poster Contest kicked off… Read More

Mars Society Australia Preps for 2nd Balloon Payload Flight [4.8.18]

April 8, 2018

Mars Society Australia (MSA) announced that its second near-space payload is ready for flight. Set to be lofted into the atmosphere on board a high-altitude weather balloon (courtesy of Robert Brand) later this month, the MSA science package was built by Trent McDougall & Steven Hobbs and… Read More

Utah Mars Society Chapter Planning Inaugural Meeting (April 14) in SLC

April 6, 2018

The Mars Society is a membership-driven non-profit organization that advocates Mars exploration and a human mission to the Red Planet. Our organization thrives on promoting our mission through public and political outreach, establishing educational programs, organizing Mars simulations and STEM-related research projects and much more in the hope of… Read More