News & Announcements

We’ve Got a Winner!! 2019 Mars Society Poster Contest

April 26, 2019

The Mars Society is very pleased to announce the winner of its 2019 Mars Society Poster Contest – Joseph Sweeney of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. In addition to being a creative designer, Joseph is a data analyst and program manager and is also the founder of ‘Aspiring Martians.’ Graphic artists who… Read More

Zubrin Comments on New Independent Report on Human Mars Mission

April 18, 2019

According to an article by Jeff Foust in the April 18th issue of Space News, an “Independent report concludes that a 2033 human Mars mission is not feasible.” Foust reports: “STPI (the Science and Technology Policy Institute) at NASA’s direction, used the strategy the agency had laid out in… Read More

[R.Zubrin Op-Ed] Lunar Gateway or Moon Direct? [4.17.19]

April 17, 2019

By Robert Zubrin Space News, 04.17.19 NASA has proposed to build a lunar orbiting space station, called the lunar Gateway, to use as a base for lunar exploration. This plan is severely defective. The Gateway project may be compared to a deal in which you are offered a chance to rent… Read More

Robert Zubrin to Introduce New Book at SoCal Meeting

April 15, 2019

The Mars Society Southern California (SoCal) chapter is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a special event this Friday (April 19th) at 7:00 pm in Pasadena with Mars Society President Dr. Robert Zubrin speaking about his new book, “The Case for Space: How the… Read More

Happy Yuri’s Night from Mars

April 10, 2019

Members of Crew 208 (Medical Makers) recently celebrated Yuri's Night 2019 at the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah. Completing its 10-day field simulation this past weekend, the 5-member team was glad to join in the world-wide… Read More

Mars Society China Takes Off

April 4, 2019

Following a whirlwind tour of eastern China by Mars Society President Dr. Robert Zubrin and his wife, science educator Hope Zubrin, the Mars Society China has taken off. During the course of the week-long visit in late March, organized by Mars Society China Executive Director Angela… Read More