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MARS VS EARTH

The problems we’re solving for on Earth will only follow us to Mars

Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler
The Tyrolean glaciers in Austria stand in for Mars on this simulated space mission.
Ben Lamm
By Ben Lamm

Founder, Hypergiant

Whether or not humans will colonize Mars in the near future is no longer a matter of debate.

But what’s a lot less certain is exactly how we’ll pull it off.

There’s a good deal of skepticism about the merits of breaching this next space frontier in the scientific and commercial communities alike. And with good reason: On our own planet, the world is burning (literally in California, the Amazon, and Indonesia to name a few current locations), our ice caps are melting, and around the globe species are dying out.

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