Mars Colonization

Permanent Human Settlements


1) Landing Site Selection



2) Cargo Transport



3) In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU)

Water (H2)

Air: Water-Vapor Adsorption Reactor (WAVAR)

Soil: Microwave Water Extraction



Oxygen (O2)

Electrolysis: 4H2O + 2O2



Methane (CH4)

Sabatier Reactor: 4H2+ CO2 -> CH4 + 2H2O



Materials

Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot (RASSOR)



Base Camp Setup


Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids, In fact it's cold as hell...And there's no one there to raise them if you did...

Elton John