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Space Crafts S2 • E6

Sunshields & Nukes: What We Need to Terraform Venus and Mars

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Published on May 21, 2018

Our nearest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, might possibly host human life in the future. So which of these planets is a better candidate for terraforming? And what would we have to do to make it hospitable?

High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC)
https://sacd.larc.nasa.gov/smab/havoc/
“A recent internal NASA study of a High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC) led to the development of an evolutionary program for the exploration of Venus, with focus on the mission architecture and vehicle concept for a 30 day crewed mission into Venus’s atmosphere.”

Elon Musk Says We Could Terraform Mars By Dropping Thermonuclear Bombs On It
http://www.iflscience.com/space/elon-...
“Elon Musk has made no secret of his desire to get humans to Mars with his SpaceX company, but in an interview with Stephen Colbert last night, he took things one step further: He suggested it could be possible to terraform Mars by dropping thermonuclear bombs on the ice at its poles.”

How Can We Terraform the Solar System?
https://futurism.com/terraforming-sol...
“The primary candidate for terraforming is undoubtedly Mars. But for that to happen, we have to do a few things. First, we’ll have to create an artificial atmosphere, probably by triggering a greenhouse effect using methane, carbon dioxide, or ammonia.”

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