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Latest Manned mission to Mars Stories

US Institute Wraps Up Mars500 Data Collection
2011-11-09 04:55:03

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.

Image 1 - Mars500 Finally 'Returns To Earth'
2011-11-04 09:10:50

After 520-days of a simulated mission to Mars, the Mars500 crew finally "returned to Earth" on Friday after stepping out of their "spacecraft."

Mars500 Mission Finally Coming To End
2011-10-28 11:22:09

After a year-and-a-half of being locked up in isolation, the Mars500 crew's mission is finally coming to an end.

2011-10-12 04:25:22

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden met with Space Coast community leaders, Kennedy Space Center employees and news media representatives during a Tuesday visit to Florida.

Mars in 1980 as seen by the Viking 1 Orbiter
2011-08-29 06:29:30

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.

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2011-06-01 08:11:30

What would it take to make a manned mission to Mars a reality? A team of aerospace and textile engineering students from North Carolina State University believe part of the solution may lie in advanced textile materials.

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2011-04-25 14:25:00

A team from the Austrian Space Forum will arrive back in Austria today following a week testing its analogue space suit in the semi-desert of Rio Tinto in Spain.


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