“The atmosphere of Venus is so alien compared to Earth, yet it’s our sister planet. We’ve got the same size, same materials and almost the same gravity,” Kevin Baines, NASA’s planetary scientist, points out that even though Venus is known as Earth’s twin sister, it’s dead. So different from the Earth, yet still so similar. What an interesting planet Venus is, being Earth’s twin sister, but still unable to support life.
Writers have written about humans living on Mars since the 19th century. Meeting aliens known as martians, or just colonizing it for the sake of humans. Either way, it is very controversial on whether or not humans can live on Mars. Many things will determine whether we can, so if you hope to live on Mars one day, read on.
Can Humans Live on Mars?
If only humans had more technology that’s commercially sold and more knowledge on Mars, then yes, humans can live on Mars. But what they currently have, no. Since the explanation is for what humans currently have, my answer is no. Humans cannot inhabit Mars at the moment. For example, what would be the solution for its thin atmosphere? Creating more cures for radiation caused illnesses, making effective space suits that are commercially sold, or both?
And also, what about Mount Olympus, what are humans going to do about that. It’s such a large volcano on such a small planet that even if we lived far from the volcano, it would still indirectly affect you.
In conclusion, Mars is currently not habitable, but in the future, when humans have more knowledge and technology, Mars could be a getaway planet or a vacation spot for some humans. All we can hope for is it just so happens to be in our lifetime.
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