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Mission to Mars

2018 - That's When Elon Musk Wants To Send A Spacecraft To Mars

Michael Lazar | Posted 05.01.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

If Elon Musk has his way, we'll be on our way to Mars a lot sooner than NASA anticipates. As soon as 2018, according to the SpaceX Twitter account. T...

ReThink Review: The Martian -- Is Matt Damon the Next Tom Hanks?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Both actors can handle comedy and drama, have been in a nice mix of Oscar contenders and crowd pleasers, do funny stuff on late night shows, and both display an effortless, non-threatening, regular-guy appeal that makes them easy to relate to and root for.

Mars One Mission Called 'Unsustainable,' And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Elisabeth Brier | Posted 09.03.2015 | Science

The finalists for the Mars One mission might want to think twice before accepting that one-way ticket to the red planet, according to Sydney Do, a gra...

Buzz Aldrin Tweets Epic Superman Photo From Stonehenge

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.17.2015 | Science

Buzz Aldrin is making it no secret that he wants to see humans on Mars. Today, the former NASA astronaut tweeted a photo of himself at Stonehenge,...

Spaceship That Could Take Us To Mars Set For Test Flight Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.05.2014 | Science

Tomorrow is a big day for NASA. On Dec. 4 at 7:05 a.m. EST, the space agency is set to launch its Orion spacecraft, a new capsule that one day may ...

This 13-Year-Old Wants To Be The First Human On Mars

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.08.2014 | Teen

Plenty of people dream of going to Mars. But unlike most of those people, 13-year-old Alyssa Carson of Baton Rouge, La. has been actively pursuing tha...

The Spaceship to Everywhere

Dennis Tito | Posted 05.14.2014 | Science
Dennis Tito

After nearly a year of study and collaboration between the Inspiration Mars Foundation and some of the best and brightest minds in the space industry, the most logical systems architecture for a Mars flyby mission has become crystal clear.

Extended Stay or Suicide Mission?

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

No one can dispute that Mars One intends to send the first humans to Mars, or that these humans will die there, because there are no plans to bring them back to Earth. But does a one-way mission to a planet where we might actually be able to survive constitute a suicide mission?

WATCH: Potential Red Planet Residents Open Up About Fears, Hopes

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Do you have what it takes to pack your bags and leave everyone on Earth behind? A group of potential Red Planet residents recently opened up about ...

Emily Thomas

Mars Colony Plan Takes Next Big Step | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A mission to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2024 just took another step closer to launch. The Dutch nonprofit Mars One said it ...

Barbie Gears Up For Interplanetary Mission | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 08.06.2013 | Science

A new collaboration between NASA and Mattel, the largest toy company in the world, is turning the Red Planet a tad more pink. "Mars Explorer Barbie,"...

Manned Outpost Would Let NASA 'Dip Toes' In Deep Space, Expert Says

Posted 11.20.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 11/20/2012 07:46 AM EST on Sending astronauts to a deep-space outpost beyond the moon's far side could help l...

Artist Blasts Off To Mars With... Duct Tape?

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 06/15/2012 11:45 AM EDT on NEW YORK — Step into the Park Avenue Armory here and you might think you're ...

NASA Goes WHERE To Test Space Suits For Mars?

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Science

VIENNA (Reuters) - Scientists were out of this world on Tuesday about tests in icy Alpine caves of the technology needed for a mission to Mars one day...

JOIN THE DEBATE: Should The U.S. Send An Astronaut To Mars?

Posted 04.04.2012 | Science

When it comes to Mars exploration, the U.S. has been there, done that—with robotic rovers. But while many proposals have been put forth for sending ...

'Hundred Year Starship' Wants To Send Space Explorers On One-Way Mission To Mars

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

"The human space program is now really aimed at settling other worlds," NASA Ames Research Center director Simon Worden said at the Long Conversation ...