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Madame Mars

WOMEN AND THE QUEST FOR WORLDS BEYOND

a documentary for our newest space age

Tells the story of women and Mars – the challenges they have faced in their efforts to explore the red planet, the contributions they have made to our knowledge of Mars

Educates, inspires and motivates the next generation of Martians – especially the girls and young women who hope to pursue careers as space scientists and space explorers

Prepares us all for our next great space adventure…

Mars!

MADAME MARS IS A PRODUCTION OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM INSTITUTE, THE VETERANS DOCUMENTARY CORPS AND TRANSMEDIA SF.

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Donna Shirley

She sent the first female to Mars, a rover named Sojourner Truth

 

Kenya Armbrister

She spent time in the desert to prepare for life on Mars

 

Susan Ip Jewell

She trains teams to survive in Mars simulations on Earth

 

Yvonne Cagle

She's a pioneering astronaut still waiting to claim her place in space

 

Carol Stoker

She sends robots to search for "life as we don't know it" on Mars

 

Teresa Segura

Her past portraits of Mars paint the planet as wet, warm and wild

 

Margaret Race

She's a "planetary protector" who keeps Mars safe from Earthly contamination

 

Lynn Harper

She forges connections among public and private groups to secure all our futures in space

 

Heather Archuletta

She stayed in bed for 90 days to help humans get to Mars

 

Bas Lansdorp

His vision for Mars stresses diversity

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What is the Madame Mars project? Who is Madame Mars? Find out how Madame Mars is preparing all of us for our next big space adventure!

Madame Mars has assembled an impressive group of scientists, educators and Mars specialists of every kind who will guide, create and populate this unique mission.

Madame Mars invites you to get your Martian on! Connect to interactive features that will entertain, educate and expand your Martian horizons.

Madame Mars invites you take the next steps with us toward Mars! Contribute your time, talent and resources to support our project and help us reach our goals.