Could Comets Teach Us how to Terraform Mars?

The Cosmic Companion
May 30 · 4 min read
As humans star to populate Mars, we will either need to bring air with us, or be forever trapped within colonies and spacesuits. Image credit: NASA

Kinetic energy of carbon dioxide can be converted into energy to split the molecule apart, forming breathable oxygen. Image credit: Caltech
Konstantinos Giapis poses with the machine capable of turning carbon dioxide into oxygen. Image credit: Caltech

A look at how the early colonization of Mars could resemble current-day missions to Antarctica. Credit: National Geographic

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time