Colonization of Mars

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    Introduction Mars colonization is a topic that has been brought to the attention of the media and of the public in recent years by aspirations made by companies such as SpaceX and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Several factors make it a topic worth discussing about, like concerns regarding the continuity of the human species and economical, technological and scientific worth of that endeavor. In this way, markets will suffer significant impacts once humans strive to and succeed in becoming multi-planetary. This paper seeks to analyze these changes in the economic structure of human society. This analysis will be made by taking into consideration three separate moments in the process of humans becoming a multi-planetary…

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    While the idea of living on Mars may seem worthless and impractical, the colonization of Mars could have a worthwhile effect on not only the Earth, but the Universe. Space travel has been on hold since the space race in the sixties, but given the current spark in curiosity and drive, the idea of going to Mars is becoming a reality. Having an alternative Earth may seem frivolous, but at the rate at which the Earth itself is depleting, an alternative home planet is the most viable option for…

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    The Colonization Of Mars Life is defined by the decision we make; from how we act, to how we coalesce into our environment. If the earth became unsafe, we as a people would have to make a very drastic decision. Envision a whole new world, but this time on Mars. The colonization of Mars could benefit humankind because expanding our species to a second planet could help maintain our existence longer, the colonization of Mars could also help us as a way for people to gather information about the…

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    Imagine a horrific world where the average temperature is -81oF, the atmosphere is 96% carbon dioxide, and one year lasts approximately 687 days (“Mars Facts”). This seemingly inhospitable world is Mars, and recent debates have surfaced over whether humans should explore and settle it. Many believe that we as a species must venture onto planets beyond our own. The arguments in favor of colonization, however, often lack real support and make rushed and misguided assumptions. Analyzing available…

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    Human Exploration and Colonization of Mars Must Be Funded “Roman mythology tells of the god of war [...] who was despised by his parents; [...] the Romans called him Mars. Romans [...] glorified war, and considered him a mighty warrior [...] some Romans worshipped him, even leaving sacrifices at his altar” (“All about Mars”). The first observers of the planet Mars date back to the ancient Egyptians in the 2nd Millennium, the Chinese in 1045 BC, and the Babylonians in 400 BC. The Polish…

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    that has been repeatedly asked during the last years. It all begun with the Apollo 11, which was the first step in sending mankind into space. Since then, the possibilities to inhabit another planet had been open. NASA has made missions to Mars, our closest neighbor planet, since not so long ago. Even there are plans to make a human colony on its surface. But, will it be possible? There had been probes on its surface, checking conditions, while here on Earth the future “martians” are under…

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    One disaster could kill us all. In order to ensure that the human race will live on and prosper, Mars needs to be colonized. Mars will be colonized because of the fact that we need a backup because of possible disasters ,the amount of mining for valuable items would help the economy, and the location of mars and the similarities Mars has to Earth. Some peoples views on moving to Mars are not good. One opposing view is that the world is already in debt and by traveling to Mars and building all…

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    area on earth in the near future. There is no doubt that colonizing uninhabited deserts is still much easier than going to other planets. But it is perhaps more about the challenge, which mankind carry against the wide universe. And perhaps is due to the imminent depletion of the planet's resources with the terrible population explosion, and the need to search for new resources. In addition to this, in the very distant future, earth population may reach to numbers that the planet cannot stand.…

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    Both of these standings are flawed, and are easily debatable. It must have been hard for people born in the early 20th to think about all of the technology and advancements we have today, from our phones and how we use them, to reaching the moon and mars, or just what our everyday life consists of. When lifelike androids are commonplace, it is safe to assume society will be different, in a sense where there will be different social norms. How to react to and interact with androids as compared…

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    book about the first colony on Mars, depicts this hope. Mars. Mars is the first choice planet for humanity to settle because it is the closest, and there is a chance it could one day support life. Before people get all gung ho to go to Mars, there is some moral questionability to this topic. Brian Patrick Green discusses and comments on these moral questions in his article, “Is it Ethical to Colonize Mars.” Some of Green’s techniques are weak, but he effectively builds an argument for why people…

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