Mars is far enough away to be a challenge, while close enough in cosmic terms for this generation to explore it. In comparable terms, it is to this generation what Antarctica was to the generation of the early 1900’s.
Canada’s far north is a terrain geologically similar to much of Mars, with its glacial geomophology and permafrost subsurface. This makes Canadian expertise in northern environments a valuable base from which to learn and explore Mars.
The Mars Society of Canada is a space-advocacy group dedicated to promoting, within Canada, the exploration of Mars by implementing public-outreach programs, by lobbying governments and by carrying out its own technical projects.
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