A4_5 Mars Airport

Matthew Grant, Amy Edgington, Jasmine Sandhu, Naomi Rowe-Gurney


This report looks at the use of air transportation on Mars for the purpose of manned missions. Differences in atmospheric density and gravity on Mars compared with on Earth where used to compared transport methods. For a Balloon it was found that on Mars it would have to be 76 times bigger than on Earth. Aeroplanes and helicopters are also discussed and it was found that helicopters were a much more feasible option.


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