Latest Manned mission to Mars Stories
To some, man setting foot on Mars may seem like a pipe dream, but to one Dutch group, it’s a business idea. Mars One has a plan to send a communications satellite to the Red Planet by 2016, and then set up several stages of other flights until landing man on Mars for a permanent settlement in 2023.
A new study has found that astronauts' eyeballs have become deformed after spending a long time in space.
As the only U.S. organization participating in the simulation, NSBRI monitored the Mars500 crew's rest-activity patterns, performance and psychological responses to determine the extent to which sleep loss, fatigue, stress, mood changes and conflicts occurred during the mission.
After 520-days of a simulated mission to Mars, the Mars500 crew finally "returned to Earth" on Friday after stepping out of their "spacecraft."
After a year-and-a-half of being locked up in isolation, the Mars500 crew's mission is finally coming to an end.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with Space Coast community leaders, Kennedy Space Center employees and news media representatives during a Tuesday visit to Florida.
A green thumb and a little flair as a gourmet chef may be among the key skills for the first men and women who travel to the Red Planet later this century.
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.