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NASA Developing Autonomous Construction on the Moon and Mars

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Here is the NASA Moon-to Mars Planetary Autonomous Construction Technologies (MMPACT) Overview.

'Robot swarms' could one day build underground shelters for humans on Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

NASA and other groups have looked at different potential shelters on Mars, Thanga says, including ideas for houses made from sandbags or ice.

Plans for Nüwa, a Proposed City on Mars Built Inside a Giant Cliff

Posted in Featured, Reviews, Science on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Nuwa would be the capital in a design made up of five linked cities, each housing 200,000 to 250,000 people.

Elon Musk says SpaceX could put 'miner/tunneling droids' on Mars

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

'Initially, glass panes with carbon fiber frames to build geodesic domes on the surface, plus a lot of miner/tunneling droids.'

US to work with private firms on Mars plan

Posted in Science on 12th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

President Barack Obama says the US will work with private companies on its plan to send humans to Mars in the 2030s.