A4_7 Terraforming Mars – Orbital Mirrors: Construction

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


This report examines the feasibility of building orbital mirrors at Mars to increase the surface temperature by reflecting used solar energy. It was found that while a large solar mirror can be constructed with current technology the infrastructure to carry out the operation over Mars does not exist.

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