To demonstrate how humans might one day build structures on the red planet, scientists have used dirt that mimics the composition of Martian soil to make highly durable bricks. What do you think?


“With that out of the way, getting to Mars, protecting against deadly cosmic radiation, and learning to breathe on the surface should be a breeze.”

Holly Barthelme • Manifest Reader

“I’d love a little red-brick Colonial on the edge of the Schiaparelli impact crater.”

Lloyd Asbury • Retired Shipwright

“Am I the only one who still has any confidence in Earth?”

Sean Lutz • Roller Rink Owner