Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SpaceX's Heart of Gold spaceship leaving Earth by Jon Ross

Picture of the Day 16/5/2017 - SpaceX's 1st Mars Colonial Transporter "Heart of Gold" performs its Trans-Mars Injection burn, an image by Jon Ross.
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SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter "Heart of Gold" performs its Trans-Mars Injection burn

Saturday, May 13, 2017

"Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species" by Anastasiya Prosochkina & Aleksey Mazur

Picture of the Day 13/5/2017 - SpaceX's Interplanetary Transport System will enable Mars as the other home for humanity, a painting by Russian sci-fi artists Anastasiya Prosochkina & Aleksey Mazur.
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Terraforming Mars by Anastasiya Prosochkina & Aleksey Mazur

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Map of possible landing sites for Red Dragon and Mars2020/ExoMars missions

Jake Robins from WeMartians Podcast has created a map of possible landing sites for SpaceX's first Red Dragon lander and NASA's Mars 2020 / ESA&Roscosmos's ExoMars rovers.
  • Red X = crashed/failed landings 
  • Green circle = successful landings 
  • Yellow ? mark = candidate sites for Mars2020/ExoMars 
  • Space "X" = candidate sites for Red Dragon

Map of possible landing sites for Red Dragon and Mars2020/ExoMars missions

It is presumed that the most possible landing site for SpaceX's first Red Dragon lander is southern Arcadia Planitia. We will see.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Mars colony by Lockheed Martin

Picture of the Day 6/5/2017 - Concept art for a Martian colony by American aerospace, advanced technologies and defense company Lockheed Martin.
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Mars colony wallpaper by Lockheed Martin

Monday, May 1, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

HD images from Mission to Mars (2000) movie

Mission to Mars (2000) is a bit weird sci-fi movie where a mysterious Martian structure is found on Mars. When all of the first astronaut crew on Mars is killed by a monstrous sandstorm force a rescue mission is launched from Earth to investigate and bring back possible survivors. They find one barely sane and make contact with the last Martian ship long left in the alien structure.

Despite the weird story Mission to Mars has some of the most memorable Martian movie scenes; here are HD images from them
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Exploring Mars - Mission to Mars movie imageWorld Space Station - Mission to Mars movie image

Exploring Mars with rover - Mission to Mars movie imageAstronauts on Mars - Mission to Mars movie image

Astronauts in Sandstorm - Mission to Mars movie imageSpaceship - Mission to Mars movie image

Observing sandstorm on Mars from orbit - Mission to Mars movie imageAstronauts in Mars orbit - Mission to Mars movie image

Smiling astronaut in Mars orbit - Mission to Mars movie imageDead astronaut in Mars orbit - Mission to Mars movie image

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rover approaching Mars base by Tiago Santos

Picture of the Day 16/4/2017 - A rover approaching Mars base by Portuguese concept artist Tiago Santos. More of his art here.
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Rover approaching Mars base by Tiago Santos

Friday, April 14, 2017

Industrial Mars by Evgeny Kazantsev

Picture of the Day 14/4/2017 - Industrial landscape on Mars by Russian sci-fi artist Evgeny Kazantsev. More of his art here.

Industrial landscape on Mars by Evgeny Kazantsev

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Images from Ghosts of Mars (2001) movie

Ghosts of Mars (2001) is a Mad Max's style violent sci-fi action movie set on partly terraformed Mars at the end of 22nd century. Its story is a complete nonsense where evil Martian ghosts take control of the minds of human colonists to violently destroy everything and everyone around. Nevertheless here are some images from the less absurd scenes in the movie :)

Martian train - Image from Ghosts of Mars movieHuman colony - Image from Ghosts of Mars movie

Martian train - image from Ghosts of Mars movieMartian landscape - image from Ghosts of Mars movie

Martian train - image from Ghosts of Mars movieMartian train - image from Ghosts of Mars movie

Nuclear explosion on Mars - image from Ghosts of Mars movieHuman colony on Mars - image from Ghosts of Mars movie

Friday, April 7, 2017

Concept art for The Martian by Artem Cheboha

Picture of the Day 7/4/2017 - Mark Watney posing for a picture in front of his Martian hab as a concept art for The Martian by Russian digital painter Artem Cheboha (Артём Чебоха or Rhads). More of his art here.

The Martian concept art by Artem Cheboha (Rhads)