Mars City

Mars City - In the not to distant future humans will...

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In the not to distant future humans will eventually over-run the planet by severely over-populating Earth beyond its limits. When this happens there will need to be somewhere that we as humans can spread to. When the first cities grew too big, people left in order to create other new cities to habituate. What is to stop humans from doing the same with planets instead? The Moon would not be a great enough size to branch off to in the long run, however a planet such as Mars would be perfect. Granted there are many things stopping us from just directly moving right onto the surface of Mars, there is nothing that cannot change without some time and work. The first problem that arises is where to plan the first civilization on Mars. Everything will need to be taken into consideration when selecting a first site, this is because not only is there very little air to breathe, but there are major dust storms that can destroy the habitat. Also, the average temperature on the surface is -80F, which would require major insulation of the outer shells. To battle both of these problems most of the civilization would be built underground. The soil surrounding the structure would provide not only insulation from the cold on the surface, but it would also be away from the high
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