Exhibitions Mars. The conquest of a dream
Exhibitions Mars. The conquest of a dream

The fascination aroused by the red planet is the protagonist of this exhibition, which reflects on the possible arrival of man.

Espacio Fundación Telefónica
C/ Fuencarral, 3, Madrid
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01
Nov 2017
31
Mar 2018
L M X J V S D
10:00 - 20:00

The fascination aroused by the red planet is the protagonist of this exhibition, which reflects on the possible arrival of man.

The contemplation of the celestial sphere has always had a profound influence on human beings. People have always searched the stars for a representation of our beliefs, and we use them to explain many of the phenomena around us.

Way before the first spacecraft landed on Mars in 1971, the planet aroused the human imagination. A source of fear and fable at the same time, territory of “the others” and a destination yearned for by the man of the future, Mars represents, in the words of Carl Sagan, “a kind of mythic arena onto which we’ve projected our earthly hopes and fears”.

Walking on Mars is, without a doubt, the great challenge that explorers of the 21st century have proposed to bequeath to future generations. A pipe dream for some, an urgent goal for others, the fact is that our arrival on Mars was strong fuel for the powerful driving force of human curiosity which we often use to build the future.

This exhibition addresses the roots of this fascination, and its impact on culture and science, and explores some of the hypotheses for us to become the first interplanetary species.

 
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