This is the website for the Dallas / DFW chapter of The Mars Society. The local chapter was formed in September 2003 with 5 members, and has grown to more than 10 members at each monthly meeting.
Our members are space advocates and space enthusiasts from Dallas, Plano, McKinney, Arlington, Fort Worth, and all over the DFW Metroplex and North Texas. The Mars Society advocates human exploration of the Red Planet, for the purposes of science, exploration, and settlement.
The Dallas chapter is working on several activities, including education and awareness outreach, political activities, the Mars Society University Rover Competition http://urc.marssociety.org/, editing an e-book of past convention papers, and volunteering with the National Mars Society convention, with the 15th annual convention having been recently held in Pasadena, California.