NASA says the first humans will set foot on Mars in the mid-2030’s. It will be the most dangerous mission any human has ever taken. Glad You Asked host Cleo Abram wants to know: What comes after that? Not how do we get there, but how will we survive once we do?

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International Space Station Integrated Medical Group Medical Checklist

Examining Psychosocial Well-Being and Performance in Isolated, Confined, and Extreme Environments

Mars Exploration Program, NASA

NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project

“The Great Salt Lake Desert: Exploring the Habitability of Paleolakes on Earth and Mars”

“Inventory of CO2 available for terraforming Mars”

“A future Mars environment for science and exploration”

“The human factor in a mission to Mars”



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