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Watch Nat Geo's MARS Monday 11/14 at 9/8c: http://makemarshome.com/ 
Watch Kevin and Jake's videos! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_MhErD-EA0&index=2&list=PLiyjwVB09t5xDxwO8KpwJA2HTA13xarpf
*Thanks to Nat Geo for sponsoring this video*

Earth and Mars size comparison: http://www.space.com/16871-how-big-is-mars.html

calculate how much you’d weigh on Mars: http://www.exploratorium.edu/mars/yourweight.php

Martian ‘sun dial’:

http://www.universetoday.com/96930/curiositys-sundial-carries-a-message-of-hope/
http://mars.nasa.gov/multimedia/interactives/revealing-mars-before-after-image-comparison-slider/rover-opportunity/

Touching Mars images (walnut regolith): http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/multimedia/images/2005/dust_devils.html

Pascal Lee:

http://www.pascallee.net
https://www.facebook.com/PascalLeeOfficial/photos/a.533740600028877.1073741831.518292958240308/951932401543026/?type=3&theater

Other flag ideas:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20151214-what-would-the-flag-of-mars-look-like
https://astrosociety.org/edu/publications/tnl/66/flag.html

Kim Stanley Robinson’s excellent trilogy: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000QCS914/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

terraforming of Mars: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming_of_Mars

Outer Space Treaty: http://www.state.gov/t/isn/5181.htm#treaty

Extraterrestrial Liberty: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-18063-2_3

Time on Mars:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timekeeping_on_Mars
http://jtauber.github.io/mars-clock/

Mars orbit: http://www.windows2universe.org/mars/mars_orbit.html

Mars orbit proximity chart: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_mission_to_Mars#/media/File:Mars_close_appr.png

NASA Mars time program: http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/mars24/

Mars Watches:

http://mars.nasa.gov/mer/spotlight/spirit/a3_20040108.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20120525133718/http://executivejewelers.com/jewelscart2000/store/jewelscart2000_listCategoriesAndProducts.asp?idCategory=10

Darian calendar: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darian_calendar

Ask a Mathematician physicist article: http://www.askamathematician.com/2012/09/q-is-it-likely-that-there-are-atoms-in-my-body-that-have-traveled-from-the-other-side-of-the-planet-solar-system-galaxy-or-universe/

Apollo quarantine: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Quarantine_Facility

Buzz tweet: https://twitter.com/therealbuzz/status/631818861424308224

space dust: http://www.universetoday.com/92807/rocks-from-mars/

Blood and skin cells changing: https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1q16hw/im_32_is_there_a_single_cell_or_even_molecule/

Planetary protection:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planetary_protection
https://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/

Mars sample return [PDF]: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/pss/presentations/200803/04-Atlas-PPSonMSR.pdf

The International Committee Against Mars Sample Return http://www.icamsr.org/

glow worms: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arachnocampa_luminosa

ANSMET: http://caslabs.case.edu/ansmet/

AH84001: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allan_Hills_84001

Bill Clinton speech on Mars rock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHhZQWAtWyQ

All music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow

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