Mars Society UK

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We are a group of professionals, amateurs, tinkerers, thinkers; but most importantly do‑ers; dedicated to the cause of humanity exploring and settling the Red Planet.

Latest News

  • Upcoming event with Michael Foale
    “An Evening with Michael Foale” is coming to Aylesbury. Hear from British-American NASA astronaunt, Michael Foale. Michael has flown six space missions, spent time on […]
  • Detoxifying more Martian water
    Recent discoveries on Mars by Mars Express show that some of the water ice may extend as deep at 3700 meters below the surface. This […]
  • A Merry Christmas to Beagle 2’s 20th Anniversary
    It’s exactly 20 years since Beagle 2 touched down on Mars. Built in Milton Keynes, UK, on a tiny budget, and flown to Mars attached […]
  • CHASM Wiki release event
    Today another goal was reached for CHASM. They released the new Wiki at a workshop at the British Interplanetary Society (BIS). This new wiki will […]
  • Mars in Ultraviolet by MAVEN
    NASA’s MAVEN orbiter has taken several views of Mars in the ultraviolet light (which is light beyond what our eyes can see). Doing this can […]

Members are now on Discord!

We’ve invited all of our members to a special MS:UK Discord server so that we can better connect with each other, enabling collaboration and inviting discussion. We’re going to use this platform to host AMA discussions with experts, collaborate with our members on technical projects, brainstorm ideas, and connect this group of like-minded people!

Contact Us

We welcome the curious! If you have any comments, feedback, or general enquiries, please get in touch – you never know what may be achieved through reaching out.


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7 Hoopswell,
Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire,
United Kingdom,
OX11 0FU

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Upcoming events

An Evening with astronaut Michael Foale!
7 May, Aylesbury.

Stay tuned for details on our next CHASM conference in 2024.

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