Teen Girl could be first human on Mars

Alyssa Carson is a name people will remember. She’s currently training to be one of the first people to go to Mars, specifically to build a colony there in a planned 2033 mission. Source: 17-year-old Alyssa Carson could be first human on Mars

Blue Dune on Mars

Sand dunes often accumulate in the floors of craters. In this region of Lyot Crater, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows a field of classic barchan dunes on Jan. 24, 2018. This particular dune, appearing like turquoise blue in enhanced color, is made of finer material and/or has a different composition than the surrounding. Source: …