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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 1 month ago

besides Mars, which other planets in our Solar System have even a remote chance of being visited and colonised by us ?

obviously gas planets are not planets we can visit so we can cross em off our list.

what about the others ?

what would it take to be able to achieve this on Venus or Mercury ?

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    The quality living in space will be inside space stations, not on planets like Mars.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    We are yet to land on the Moon.

  • 1 month ago

    Mercury is about it;  land on the night-side of the planet, sufficiently passed sunset so the ground will cool.  But, wait *too* long, and it’s going to be very cold. 

    Venus - there’s proposals to ‘land’ in the upper atmosphere, but there are significant challenges to this - and, frankly, I don’t see the value (outside of the engineering challenge) to pursue this. 

  • 1 month ago

    Try moons dwarf planets?and asteroids. Titan has am atmosphere. Ceres, Vests, Juno and Palmas are all spheres. Maybe Ganymede. Calluses Europa and o.o have too high radiation levels. Enceladus.

    If life like tardigrades is found and we didn't contaminate the place, someone might have to eat ctoe. I am sick and tired of all closed minded curiosity killing  rants.  

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  • 1 month ago

    Why don't you think of gas giants as planets?  

  • 1 month ago

    The way things are going, in the crazy space mad climate of the obscenely rich "entrepreneurs" who seem to dominate the headlines of the media regarding all things megalomaniac, it is likely an insanely underfunded mission to Mars will be mounted that will result in a few charred bodies thumping down into the dry sterile dust of Mars.

    Apart from that, there is zero chance of anything remotely human ever visiting any other planets in our solar system, except in the form of cremated ashes, as were sent out to Pluto in the recent "New Horizons" mission. 

  • 1 month ago

    None. Perhaps a million/billion years ago Venus was inhabitable, but there is no way of knowing now. Perhaps global warming destroyed it.

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