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Concept map gallery

The weekly gallery showcases concept maps created by learners participating in How to Survive on Mars. The gallery is curated by the course team, and they’ll select a small number …

Weekly feedback

Watch Jasmina and Tina’s feedback video on YouTube Course Educators Dr Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway and Professor Tina Overton have recorded an informal video that’s now available on this step. In the …

Mapping your survival

Surviving Mars takes planning. For this course we want you to create a concept map to plan how you might survive in such a hostile environment. A concept map is …

Concept map gallery

The weekly gallery showcases concept maps created by learners participating in How to Survive on Mars. The gallery is curated by the course team, and they’ll select a small number …

Weekly feedback

Watch Jasmina and Tina’s feedback video on YouTube Course Educators Dr Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway and Professor Tina Overton have recorded an informal video that’s now available on this step. In the …

Challenges to human psychology

In many ways the technological and engineering advances that will make living on Mars possible are the easiest part of a Mars mission. These aspects can be designed and tested …

The ethics of going to Mars

Why are humans so interested in going to Mars? Is it simply that it is there, the next great uncharted territory? Our next frontier? Do we feel we have exhausted …

Getting ready for Mars

Watch Marion talk about what first colonists need to consider when choosing a landing site on Mars and why we should get ready to go to Mars.

Rocket equation

Watch Jasmina describe how space travel is determined by the rocket equation. The step-by-step calculations are: [3,{rm km/s} – 0, {rm km/s} = (3, {rm km/s}) times ln Big( frac{M_i}{10^6, …

Weekly feedback

Watch Jasmina and Tina’s feedback video on YouTube Course Educators Dr Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway and Professor Tina Overton have recorded an informal video that’s now available on this step. In the …

Glossary

Explore the glossary for definitions of scientific terms used in this course. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Course philosophy

Watch Tina and Jasmina talk about the philosophy of the course. We created sub-topics within each week’s topic, and we encourage you to complete these sub-topics (usually with 3-4 steps) …

Weekly feedback

Watch Jasmina and Tina’s feedback video on YouTube Course Educators Dr Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway and Professor Tina Overton have recorded an informal video that’s now available on this step. In the …

Concept map gallery

The weekly gallery showcases concept maps created by learners participating in How to Survive on Mars. The gallery is curated by the course team, and they’ll select a small number …