Whitepaper #488 submitted to the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032. Topics: Mars
To support NASA’s Human Exploration of Mars, programmatic considerations must be delineated in the Decadal. This white paper supports closing all strategic knowledge gaps. A sustainable human presence on Mars encompasses data, simulations, models, and considerations on how, with humans on the surface, Mars will be transformed or terraformed.