Showing posts with label Mars Colony. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mars Colony. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Mars colony apartment block

British The Sun has published an article what the human residences on Mars could look like by 2050 with architects and scientists prototyping several possible types of homes for would-be Martian colonists. All the designs are meant "to protect interplanetary homeowners from hazardous cosmic rays, space radiation and Mars' severe dust storms, as well as insulate them from the cold."

Here are images for the 2nd design - apartment block covered with Martian regolith.
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Mars colony apartment block covered with regolith (The Sun)
Interior of one of the apartments:
Mars apartment interior (The Sun)

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Concept art from "Dome City" - cancelled VR adventure game set on Mars

"Dome City" was a space adventure video game project with multiplayer (rarely seen in adventure games) and virtual reality support. It was developed by a small indie game developer "Overon Station", relaying on a (unsuccessful) crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, and never left past the pre-Alpha stage. In the game three young characters would be stranded fighting for survival in a domed city on Mars abandoned for 100 years. Sad the game didn't saw its release; the concept was interesting.

Here are some concept art images and a teaser for the game project:

Dome City on Mars


Sunday, December 16, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

NatGeo's MARS TV series: full episodes of season 2

National Geographic's MARS season 2
Watch the full season 2 episodes of National Geographic Channel's MARS TV series without the geographic restrictions here. In season 1 the part documentary, part fiction series depicted first human mission to Mars and hardships of building a base on Mars in a lava tube. The six-episode season 2 is digging deeper into the challenges of life on Mars, covering everything from the first Martian-born babies to surviving the common cold to the first commercial efforts by Lukrum Corporation to exploit the planet's resources.


More content from season 2: ► HD images  ► Trailer & images from it  ► Cover art


Episode 1 - We are not alone s02e01

Images from Episode 1

Those located in US can watch episode 1 in HD quality at NatGeo's site.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Sandstorm in a Martian city by Giacomo Tappainer

Picture of the Day 4/11/2018 - a severe sandstorm in a Martian city by Italian concept designer Giacomo Tappainer.
More of his art here.
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Sandstorm in a Martian city by Giacomo Tappainer

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Alien Martian canal by Mark Salwowski

Picture of the Day 11/10/2018 - Alien Martian canal and a city by Australian illustrator Mark Salwowski - a cover image for Lance Parkin's and Mark Clapham's book "Beige Planet Mars" (1998).

Alien Martian canal by Mark Salwowski - cover for 'Beige Planet Mars' (1998) book

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Mars Police illustrations by Matt Chinworth

Illustrations of Mars police's daily life by American illustrator Matt Chinworth for an article "How Will Police Solve Murders on Mars?" in The Atlantic. More of his illustrations here.

Mars Police field work illustration by Matt Chinworth

Mars Police training illustration by Matt Chinworth

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Spaceport in large Mars cave by Connor Sheehan

Picture of the Day 9/9/2018 - Spaceport in a large Mars cave by British concept artist Connor Sheehan. More of his art here.
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Spaceport in large Mars cave by Connor Sheehan

Friday, August 31, 2018

Mars colony with domed gardens and spaceport by Duncan Li

Picture of the Day 31/8/2018 - Human colony on Mars with domed gardens and a spaceport by Australian concept artist Duncan Li. More of his art here.
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Mars colony with domed gardens and spaceport by Duncan Li

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mars colony on the edge of a canyon by Tomas Honz

Picture of the Day 16/8/2018 - Mars colony built on the edge of a canyon by Czech digital artist Tomas Honz. More of his art here.

Mars colony by Tomas Honz

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Mars colony by Peter Silva

Picture of the Day 10/8/2018 - Mars colony during a sandstorm by concept artist Peter Silva. More of his art here.
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Mars colony by Peter Silva

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Mars colony city by Mariano Ruiz Manzano

Picture of the Day 8/8/2018 - Mars colony city by Mexican computer graphics artist Mariano Ruiz Manzano.
More of his concept art here.
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Mars colony city by Mariano Ruiz Manzano

Saturday, July 21, 2018

HD images from the season 2 trailer of NatGeo's "Mars" TV series

National Geographic has released a season 2 trailer for its "Mars" TV series. The fictional documentary series depicted first human mission to Mars and hardships of building a base on Mars in a lava tube in season 1. The six-episode season 2 promises to dig deeper into the challenges of life on Mars, covering everything from the first Martian-born babies to surviving the common cold to the first commercial efforts to exploit the planet's resources. Season 2 will be broadcasted worldwide starting on November 12th.

Here are some HD images from the trailer. Open link in new tab to view images in full resolution.

BFR landing pads - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesHuman base - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Astronauts - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesExploration rovers - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Human base and rover - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesPipeline accident - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Capital city of Mars by Nick Hvostik

Picture of the Day 15/7/2018 - "Opportunity: The Capital of the Corporate Republic of Mars" - cover art for Half Life 2 unfinished game mod "Badge of Blood" by concept artist Nick Hvostik from "Massive Black".

Capital city of Mars by Nick Hvostik (Massive Black)

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Elon future on Mars by Victor Hegger

Possible future on Mars inspired by Elon Musk - a drawing by Dutch comic artist Victor Hegger. More of his art here.
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Possible future on Mars inspired by Elon Musk

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell, National Geographic

Gradual terraformation of Mars by concept artist Stefan Morrell from New Zealand. His picture was used to illustrate Robert Kunzig's article about terraforming Mars in National Geographic Magazine, February 2010 issue, and many more articles about colonization and terraformation of Mars since then.
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Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell

Close-up of the central section:
Terraforming Mars by Stefan Morrell

"Making Mars the new Earth" by Robert Kunzig, National Geographic Magazine, February 2010:

Terraforming Mars - stages 1-2 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.30)Terraforming Mars - stages 3-4 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.31)Terraforming Mars - stages 5-6 (National Geographic, feb. 2010, pg.32)

Monday, May 28, 2018

Domed city at night by Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe

Picture of the Day 28/5/2018 - Domed city at night by German digital artist Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe; part of cover image for Joseph Vasicek's eBook "Desert Stars".

Mars city under a dome at night by Lorenz Hideyoshi Ruwwe

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Conference hall at Mars colony by Tarik Keskin

Picture of the Day 23/5/2018 - conference hall at Mars colony by Turkish digital artist Tarik Keskin. More of his art here.
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Conference hall at Mars colony by Tarik Keskin