In September of 2021, MSC Mars Engineering Developer Jin Sing Sia went on the journey of a lifetime. After numerous delays due to the global pandemic, he found his way into the desert in pursuit of a dream. As a… Read More »Diaries from Analog Mars: Part 3 and Beyond
Evan Plant - Weir
Evan Plant - Weir HBSc is a space exploration enthusiast and a Co-Founder of the Mars Society of Canada.
Tim Haltigin is a Senior Mission Scientist at the Canadian Space Agency. On July 29th, 2021, I had the pleasure of speaking with him on the subject of Mars. Throughout the following Q&A we touch on a range of subjects… Read More »Mars Sample Return & Coffee Shop Craters: A Conversation With CSA Scientist Tim Haltigin
It’s been just over two months since NASA’s experimental helicopter touched down on the Martian surface, and Ingenuity is still alive and well. Despite having encountered some difficulty during its last transit, the increasingly impressive aircraft has now completed its… Read More »NASA Mars Helicopter Still Going Strong
Yesterday evening marked a significant turning point in human spaceflight, with the first operational mission of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program getting underway. CSA Astronaut David Saint-Jacques shared his comments on this historical moment. From Yuri Gagarin’s landmark voyage 59 years… Read More »Canadian Astronaut: NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Mission is “the dawn of a new era”
Today Jim Bridenstine showed us under the hood of NASA’s current Moon program, with a candor that cuts through otherwise nebulous public relations rhetoric. Finally, I almost get it. The Artemis program often receives harsh criticism within the space exploration… Read More »NASA Administrator points to the Moon as a political gateway to Mars (opinion)
Are you new to the concept of Mars colonization? Having seen images of the dusty surface, perhaps you found yourself wondering: “How could we possibly bring enough supplies to survive there?” The human exploration and settlement of Mars will not… Read More »Mars Resources Infographic