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While a NRC report released Wednesday endorses the continuation of the US space program and its ultimate goal of sending humans to Mars, it also concluded that NASA will be unable to accomplish that mission using its current approach, due in part to financial constraints.
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA regarding the National Research Council report, "Pathways to Exploration - Rationales and Approaches
The White House has proposed a $17.5 billion budget for NASA that includes $848 million for the development of commercial vehicles to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
Out of 200,000 applicants to establish a colony on Mars by 2025, Mars One announces the selection of 1058 candidates. Mars One is a non-profit organization with the goal of establishing a permanent human settlement on mars.
NASA planetary scientist Christopher McKay is calling for the establishment of an American lunar base in a recent editorial published in the journal New Space.
Newly released data from the Curiosity rover indicate that Martian radiation levels are very close to being acceptable for future manned missions to the surface of the Red Planet.
Students, some of whom will have only recently earned their driver’s licenses, will soon have the opportunity to test drive vehicles for use on other planets, asteroids, moons and comets.
In the last half century, mankind has begun to explore the solar system. We’ve imaged foreign worlds, discovered new moons, and reached beyond our Sun’s influence. But much has changed; our dreams of learning about the heavens are only expanding and becoming more ambitious.
One of the key elements of equipment for a future human expedition to Mars will be a spacesuit that allows astronauts to roam the Martian surface.
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