Sol Star System - Planet Mars
3.03 Light Minutes from Earth
Sol
Sol - G2V Dwarf Star



Mercury
Mercury - Hot Mercurian
0.387 AU

Venus
Venus - Extremely Hot Terran
0.723 AU

Earth
Earth - Warm Terran
1.000 AU

Mars
Mars - Cold SubTerran
1.523 AU

Asteroid Belt
Asteroid Belt
2.2-5.3 AU

Jupiter
Jupiter - Freezing Super Jovian
5.203 AU

Saturn
Saturn - Freezing Jovian
9.538 AU

Uranus
Uranus - Freezing Neptunian
19.819 AU

Neptune
Neptune - Freezing Neptunian
30.058 AU

Kuiper Belt
Kuiper Belt
37-525 AU

Planet 9
Unconfirmed Plant 9 - Freezing Neptunian
700 AU
Mars


Phobos


Deimos






Travel Time

6
Months
Earth Similarity

20%
Not Similar
Intelligent Life

No
Aliens
Technology Level

No
Tech

Mars Overview

The Planet Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. Mars is a cold Sub-Terran sized non-Earthlike Planet with a thin toxic atmosphere. Mars has an iron core and silicon crust with low gravity. Mars has a rocky desert surface with sandy, cratered, and mountainous terrain. Mars has no known life.

Mars Habitability

Habitability

Mars Colonization

Mars is a good candidate for human colonization. Several companies and organizations are committed to placing real colonies on Mars in the near future. They include SpaceX, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin, and The Mars Society.

Can you breathe the air on Mars?

Can you live on Mars?

Mars Formation Theory

Formation Theory

Mars Atmosphere

Atmosphere details

Mars Climate

Climate details

Mars Surface Geology

Noachian Period
Hesperian Period
Amazonian Period

Mars Surface Features

Olympus Mons
Valles Marineris

Mars Eploration Missions

1M No. 1 Mars Flyby - Launch Failure (Soviet Union)
October 10, 1960 (Failure)
Mariner 4 Mars Flyby - Mission Duration 3 Years (United States)
November 28, 1964 (Successful)
Mariner 6 Mas Flyby - Mission Duration 3 Years (United States)
February 25, 1969 (Successful)