In Pictures: NASA’s coolest 'way-out' future proje...
Eugene Boland of Techshot put forth a way of examining whether life could survive on Mars. His Mars Ecopoiesis Test Bed concept would conclude with a device for studying the survival of terrestrial life forms on the surface of Mars. Ecopoiesis is the concept of initiating life in a new place; more precisely, the creation of an ecosystem capable of supporting life. It is the concept of initiating “terraforming” using physical, chemical and biological means including the introduction of ecosystem-building pioneer organisms.
In Pictures: NASA’s coolest 'way-out' future projects