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Manned Mars Mission

Going To Mars Could Fry Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.04.2015 | Science

Thousands of people have volunteered for a potential mission to Mars, but if any of them end up making the trip, they might lose a few brain cells alo...

Will Extroverts Be Excluded From Mars Missions?

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science

As NASA focuses considerable effort on a mission to send humans to Mars in the coming decades, psychology researchers are looking at what types of p...

Yes, My Daughter Would Love a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Greg Schwem | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Growing up, my father consistently relied on the same threat when he found fault with behavior or actions that displeased him.

Aspiring Martian Colonists Gather For First Time

Space.com | Tanya Lewis | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON — A group of volunteers hoping to become the first human Martians congregated in one spot for the first time Saturday (Aug. 3) to discus...

HUGE Radiation Threat Seen For Mars-Bound Astronauts

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 06.01.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Astronauts traveling to and from Mars would be bombarded with as much radiation as they'd get from a full-body CT scan about once a wee...

So You Wanna Go To Mars?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 04/22/2013 02:21 PM EDT on SPACE.com NEW YORK — If a one-way trip to Mars appeals to you, now's the time to apply...

First Manned Mission To Mars Flooded With Applicants

Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/16/2013 10:01 AM EDT on SPACE.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — They'll be crammed int...