Latest Manned mission to Mars Stories
By elevating its life and physical sciences research program, NASA could achieve the biological understanding and technical breakthroughs needed to allow humans to be sent deeper into space, including to Mars, says a new National Research Council report.
Two crewmembers participating in a simulated mission to Mars have taken their first steps on a replica of the Red Planet's surface.
On Saturday a group of volunteers will reach a stage in their one-and-a-half year experiment to study the effects of a mission to Mars when they "land" on the Red Planet's surface.
The KEFTY Company announces today that its revolutionary home exerciser system has been selected by the Mars Institute for use in Summer 2011 onboard concept rovers for future human Moon and Mars exploration operated by the Haughton-Mars Project on Devon Island, High Arctic. St Paul (PRWEB) December 4, 2010 The KEFTY Company announces today that its revolutionary home exerciser system has been selected by the Mars Institute for use in Summer 2011 onboard concept rovers for future human Moon...
Two US scientists have proposed a unique and somewhat controversial solution to the challenges presented by a potential mission to Mars--they suggest making it a one-way trip.
About eight months before the NASA rover Curiosity touches down on Mars in August 2012, the mission's science measurements will begin much closer to Earth.
For the chance to watch the sun rise over Olympus Mons, or maybe take a stroll across the vast plains of the Vastitas Borealis, would you sign on for a one-way flight to Mars?
GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's mission to investigate the mystery of how Mars lost much of its atmosphere passed a critical milestone on October 4, 2010.
A manned space flight to Mars could be so exhausting that a crew of 30- to 50-year-old astronauts might return from their voyage with the muscular structure of men and women up to 50-years their senior.
Astronaut muscles waste away on long space flights reducing their capacity for physical work by more than 40%.
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