A team of researchers of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) analysed observations of the atmosphere of Solar System planets, together with a simulator of chemical abundances, to help answering questions about life outside Earth, volcanism on Venus, and the water history on Mars. Read more
Fifteen years have passed since Mars was so close to the Earth, and it will not be this close again until 2035! Come to Quinta do Covelo, in Porto, to observe the red planet, a moon eclipse and Saturn using telescopes
Is Mars capable of sustaining human life? As soon as a crew lands on the surface of Mars, its resistance will be tested under the harsh conditions of the red planet. Talk with researchers Isabel Abreu and Pedro Machado about surviving on Mars. Read more
How can a staffed space mission survive on Mars? Which mineral and energetic resources will be available? A conversation with Isabel Abreu e Pedro Machado about surviving on Mars.
Which other places in the Solar System can we try to inhabit? Will the future generations have a colony awaiting them on one exoplanet? A conversation with researchers Nuno Santos and Ricardo Louro about going beyond Mars.