Is Mars our New Home II: Requirements for Safe Expedition

piatok 2022‐09‐23 17:35 – 17:50
Danica Žilková
Fakulta matematiky, fyziky a informatiky, Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave

Planning is underway for returning humans to the Moon, followed by human missions to Mars. The dangers of extra-terrestrial missions are vast therefore it is eminent to assess the integrated human health risks for long duration expeditions beyond low Earth orbit and potential engineering solutions to mitigate these risks. Regardless of the pragmatic reasons for and against such missions, let us investigate potential efforts which could be advantageous in making these missions – safe Mars return trip - a success.