NASA's Mars Recruitment Posters Call for Explorers, Farmers and Teachers

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NASA's new poster series calls for explorers, farmers, surveyors and teachers to travel to Mars. NASA

The environment is extreme, the days are long, and the food will probably not taste that good, but no matter to the brave pioneers NASA is calling upon in its latest poster series.

The World War I-style recruitment posters ask for explorers, farmers, technicians and teachers to help build future colonies on the Red Planet.

“Have you ever asked the question, what is out there? So have we!” one poster caption reads. “That curiosity leads us to explore new places like Mars and its moons, Phobos and Deimos. Just what lies beyond the next valley, canyon, crater or hill is something we want to discover with rovers and with humans one day too.”

It is the latest poster series to be released to the public by NASA, and follows on from the agency’s space tourism posters made available earlier this year. The entire set is available to be downloaded free on NASA’s website.

NASA poster Mars exploration NASA says: "We need many things for our Journey To Mars, but one key piece is you!" NASA

nasa mars exploration poster NASA's poster series offers potential astronauts the chance to "hike the solar system's largest canyon... where you catch blue sunsets in the twilight, and see the two moons of Mars." NASA

Mars NASA poster NASA's own caption reads: "Night owls welcome! If you lived on Mars' moon Phobos, you'd have an office with a view, mining for resources with Mars in the night sky. Settlers below on Mars would see Phobos rise and set not once, but twice in one day!" NASA

mars surveyors wanted by NASA If humans want to colonize Mars, surveyors will be needed. NASA

Mars farmers wanted NASA In an image reminiscent of the Golden Globe-winning blockbuster movie The Martian, NASA calls for farmers on Mars. NASA

nasa mars recruitment poster Future generations on Mars will need schools and teachers. NASA

Nasa mars posters recruitment NASA's recruitment posters call for "people with special talents" to work in the extreme environment of Mars. NASA

MARS NASA RECRUITMENT POSTER NASA's own caption asks: "Are you someone who can put things together, solving challenges to ensure survival? Dare to forge our future with space-age tools - build spaceships to carry us to Mars and back, and habitats to protect us while we're there." NASA