Description Corporations are competing to transform Mars into a livable planet by spending vast resources and using innovative technology to raise temperature, create a breathable atmosphere, and make oceans of water. SpaceX, is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company. Entrepreneur Elon Musk founded the company in 2002 with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the habitation of Mars. Since the 19th century, a human mission to Mars has been the subject of science fiction. The mission to Mars is no longer science fiction. Proposals and methods to land the first manned cargo party are being drafted. The goal has been set for 2022. SpaceX are making remarkable progress toward their goals of settling on and terraforming the red planet, while utilizing its two moons, Phobos and Deimos. With the launch of CRS-8 in March of 2017, SpaceX vertically landed a first stage on an ocean drone ship landing platform. To successfully re-launch and land the first stage of an orbital rocket makes the mission to Mars a realistic goal. In September 2016, CEO Elon Musk unveiled the mission architecture of the Interplanetary Transport System program, an ambitious privately funded initiative to develop spaceflight technology for use in crewed interplanetary spaceflight. In 2017, Musk unveiled an updated configuration of the system, now named the BFR, which will be the largest rocket in history and will be fully reusable when it debuts in the early 2020s. Mission to Mars, is a digital painting by Spadecaller.
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About the Artist: Spadecaller (Matt Schwartz) is the pseudonym he uses for his visual art, writing, poetry, and video creations; initially, the name came about by his direct approach on subjects that focus on humanitarian issues that impact our world today. He's known to call a spade a spade.
In the late 1950’s, Spadecaller’s formal training in traditional oil painting techniques commenced. He was eight years old, when he started private painting lessons. Through considerable personal sacrifice, his mother, who has since passed away, nurtured his artistic talents and provided him with many of the tools and circumstances to launch his creative journey. Memories of art exhibitions in New York City that his mother introduced him to continue to motivate his quest for excellence. Spadecaller attended The School of Visual Arts in New York City (1970-71), and during the 70's up until the late 80's, he exhibited acrylic and oils in Montreal and New York. As a realist painter, he strives to capture the beauty of nature and the soul of humankind. Due to the onset of chronic illness in the late nineties and with the advent of image editing software, he turned to creating digital hand painted images, mixed media and photographic art - fusing these into an art form worthy of the same gratification that he had once found in oils.
- Spadecaller (Matt Schwartz)
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