crewed mission to Mars

NASA Wants Your Ideas on How to Keep Trash-Burning Reactors Working for Future Missions to Mars!

In preparation for missions to Mars, NASA and HeroX have launched their third challenge for dealing with space waste: The…

9 months ago

NASA and HeroX Want Your Ideas for How to Deal with Space Waste!

NASA and HeroX are looking for innovative ideas for what to do about the non-recyclable waste astronauts will have to…

10 months ago

NASA and HeroX Want to Convert Waste in Space and Monitor Air-Quality Here on Earth

NASA and HeroX just launched two exciting incentive competitions to address the challenges of astronaut waste during missions to Mars…

11 months ago

A Human Mission to Mars Should Last a Maximum of 4 Years

According to a new study by an international team of researchers, a mission to Mars would have to be less…

1 year ago

Every Challenge Astronauts Will Face on a Flight to Mars

A team of researchers from India conducted a study that considers all the hazards of sending crews to Mars (which…

2 years ago

Land Heavier Payloads on Mars. Aim for the Ground and Then Pull up at the Last Moment

A team of researchers has devised a new strategy for landing heavier craft on Mars, which could allow for crewed…

4 years ago

Extreme Bacteria on the Space Station are Evolving to Handle the Harsh Conditions, not to Make Astronauts Sick

A new study conducted by researchers from NWU has shown that bacteria do not mutate into super bugs.

4 years ago

NASA Reignites Program for Nuclear Thermal Rockets

NASA recently announced a three-year partnership with BWXT to develop nuclear thermal rockets for future mission to Mars and beyond!

5 years ago

Cancer Risk for a Human Mars Mission Just Got a Lot Worse

A new study by scientists from UNLV indicates that astronauts going to Mars will be at an increased risk of…

6 years ago