The New Martians

Mars

We’ve landed on Mars. It’s time to build a brave new world in a hostile environment. What are the challenges we’ll face? (ages 8+)

Have you thought about?

  • Why can we only travel to Mars every two years?
  • What is the air on Mars made from?
  • Why are kidney stones such a problem for space travellers?
  • What new technologies will be required to support life on another world?
  • Why can we only travel to Mars every two years?
  • What is the air on Mars made from?
  • Why are kidney stones such a problem for space travellers?
  • What new technologies will be required to support life on another world?

WHEN AND WHERE

8+

Learn About

Explore the issues that humanity will need to tackle when it comes time to colonise a new planet. What new technologies will be required to support life on another world? This show explores how we can construct the building blocks for life in an environment not suited to it.

For Educators

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