NASA’s 3D Printing Human Habitats on Mars

One of the biggest challenges for potential habitants on Mars is shielding from intense solar radiation and maintaining an artificial environment. In order to protect themselves from the severe and toxic Martian atmosphere, human beings need a pressurized environment on Mars at all times. However, one of the biggest challenges is to reach Mars itself, which includes starting the journey from Earth and sustaining it till the surface of Mars. One convenient factor for us is the Mars air, which supports aerobraking, which means that there is less requirement to moderate a special landing mechanism.

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