Did you know there are caves on Mars? Lava tubes more precisely. When I was at NASA Ames Research Center, I worked on a project called Assessing Cave Capabilities and Evaluating Specific Solutions (ACCESS) Mars, to determine if underground habitation is more feasible for humans than surface habitation. ACCESS Mars explores the future of robotic and human Martian exploration via subsurface habitation. The understanding of the Martian environment has changed over time… Read More