New Project To Design, Build A Home On Mars Mars Homestead Project

Over the past summer, a new non-profit organization was formed and began a systematic effort to design and build the first permanent habitat on the planet Mars. The Mars Homestead Project, located online at, is composed of a growing corps of scientists and professionals in the fields of Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Materials Engineering, Architecture, Agriculture and Nutrition, Systems Integration, Project Management, Public Outreach, Data & Telecommunications, Mars Geology, Space Transportation and other fields in science, engineering, and management. An expanding board of advisors to the Project includes NASA/Ames scientist Chris McKay.

Editor’s Note: This is the first public release by the Mars Homestead Project and will be carried on the worldwide PRNewsWire and other media outlets.