The safest bet for space settlers? Would you believe it’s inside Mars’ moon Deimos?

The safest bet for space settlers? Would you believe it’s inside Mars’ moon Deimos?The smaller of Mars' two moons, Deimos, was named after the Greek god of terror — but the way former NASA flight surgeon Jim Logan sees it, Deimos could be a comfort zone for space settlers. "The Mars-facing side of Deimos is probably the most valuable real estate in the solar system," Logan, co-founder of the Space Enterprise Institute, said today at Seattle's Museum of Flight. Logan laid out his case for Deimos during a conference on space settlement, presented this week by the Space Studies Institute to highlight the late Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill's vision for humanity's expansion into… Read More