Mars Explorers Wanted Posters
Explorers Wanted Posters

Be A Martian!

Mars needs YOU! In the future, Mars will need all kinds of explorers, farmers, surveyors, teachers . . . but most of all YOU! Join us on the Journey to Mars as we explore with robots and send humans there one day. Download a Mars poster that speaks to you. Be an explorer! Download All
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Artist's concept of an astronaut exploring Mars, rappelling down a canyon wall, with a Martian moon in the night sky.

Explorers Wanted on the Journey to Mars

Hike the solar system's largest canyon, Valles Marineris on Mars, where you can catch blue sunsets in the twilight, and see the two moons of Mars (Phobos and Deimos) in the night sky.

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Artist's concept of an astronaut working on the Martian moon Phobos, mining materials, with a small ascent vehicle and Mars in the night sky.

Work the Night Shift on Martian Moon Phobos

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!

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Artist's concept of an astronaut working in a greenhouse in space, growing tomatoes, with Mars in the night sky.

Farmers Wanted for Survival on Mars

Got a green thumb? This one's for you! In space, you can grow tomatoes, lettuce, peas, and radishes just like you would find in your summer garden. New ways of growing fresh food will be needed to keep brave explorers alive.

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Artist's concept of two astronauts on a canyon ledge, gazing at a mountain horizon with two moons in the Martian sky.

Surveyors Wanted to Explore Mars and its Moons

Have you ever asked the question, what is out there? So have we! 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.

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Artist's concept of a teacher astronaut leading a line of student astronauts into a canyon valley, observing the two Martian moons and inspiring wonder.

Teach on Mars and its Moons

Learning is out of this world! Learning can take you places you've never dreamed of, including Mars and its two moons, Phobos and Deimos. No matter where we live, we can always learn something new, especially with teacher-heroes who guide us on our path, daring us to dream and grow!


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Artist's concept of an astronaut repairing a communications antenna on Mars, with Martian moon Phobos in the sky.

Technicians Wanted to Engineer our Future on Mars

People with special talents will always be in demand for our Journey To Mars. Whether repairing an antenna in the extreme environment of Mars, or setting up an outpost on the moon Phobos, having the skills and desire to dare mighty things is all you need.

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Artist's concept of an astronaut soldering the door of a habitat on Martian moon Phobos, with Mars in the night sky.

Assembly Required to Build Our Future on Mars and its Moons

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.

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Artist's concept of an astronaut pointing to the viewer with Earth, the Moon, and Mars in the sky. It is a more peaceful version of the World War I and World War II posters of Uncle Sam pointing to recruits with the slogan 'I want you.'

We Need You

We need many things for our Journey To Mars, but one key piece is YOU!

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Frequently Asked Questions


When did NASA develop these Mars Explorers Wanted posters?
NASA originally commissioned these posters for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Complex in 2009. As part of our Journey to Mars, these versions are now available to everyone online.

How can I make copies of these Mars Explorers Wanted posters?
Download the full-size posters above and provide the files to your local print shop. You can print these posters for non-commercial use.
Please consult the NASA Reproduction Guidelines for further details on this or other uses.

Want to share how you've used the Mars Explorers Wanted posters in your home, school, or community?
Share a picture with us through Facebook or Twitter. #MarsPosters

Does NASA have other sizes of the Mars Explorers Wanted posters?
The only size available for this artwork is 30 x 48 inches at full scale.





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