Journey to Mars

2033 is the Perfect Year to Send Humans to Mars (With a Bonus Venus Flyby)

According to a new study, 2033 would be a unique opportunity to send a low-risk, lower-cost mission to Mars -…

1 year ago

Explorers Could Build Bricks on Mars with Bacteria and Pee

The famous Russian rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky once said, “Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot remain in…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Orion Capsule Passes Key Launch Abort Test. Next Stop: The Moon!

NASA recently conducted their second test of the Orion's Abort Launch System (ALS), bringing them one step closer to returning…

5 years ago

NASA Report Outlines How it Will Go Back to the Moon, to Mars, and Beyond in a Sustainable Way

NASA recently released its National Space Exploration Campaign Report, detailing a sustainable plan to return to the Moon and go…

6 years ago

NASA Moving Ahead with Deployment of Orion Capsule and Space Launch System

NASA recently concluded a critical review of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, and is on track to…

7 years ago

NASA Undeterred by the Threat of Space Radiation

According to a recent statement by members of NASA's Human Research Program, the threat of radiation will not stop the…

7 years ago

VP Mike Pence Lays Out Administration’s Plan to go Back to the Moon

At the inaugural meeting of the newly-reestablished National Space Council, VP Mike Pence laid out the administration's plan for renewed…

7 years ago

Settle the Moon Before Mars, Says Astronaut Chris Hadfield

In a recent interview, former astronaut and science communicator Chris Hadfield advocating settling the Moon before going to Mars.

7 years ago

Need a Job? NASA is Looking for a New Planetary Protection Officer

NASA recently announced that it is looking for a new Planetary Protection Officer, a position which is growing in importance,…

7 years ago