Running head: ASTRONOMY
Astronomy Journal Entry
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Colonization and Terraforming
The idea of the colonization of outer planets is not new. Agency’s such as NASA have long
made successful coordination of activities in space. As such, the ideology of the colonization of
another planet may not be impossible. The most probable planet choice for colonization is mars.
After earth, mars is the most suitable planet for human survival. This planet offers an opportunity
for the utilization of resources that provide air for astronauts to breathe. Besides, this planet has
polar ice caps that grow and depreciate over time. Besides, the planet has evidence of water
channels that are present on earth today. Also, Mars has terrains, plains, mountains, craters and
river beds which is similar to earth.
Terraforming is a process of transforming a planet with hostile conditions such as extreme
cold, extreme heat, o...
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