Latest Manned mission to Mars Stories

2009-03-30 10:55:00

A simulated manned mission to Mars, scheduled to start on Tuesday, will see six European and Russian volunteers locked up in a capsule in Moscow for over three months to simulate the conditions of a trip to the Red Planet.

2009-03-05 14:35:00

On March 31, a crew of six, including a French pilot and a German engineer, will embark on a 105-day simulated Mars mission.

2009-02-26 12:16:22

ESA has announced the European prime and backup crewmembers for the 105-day Mars500 study. From March 31, 2009, two Europeans are set to join four Russian crewmembers on a simulated human mission to Mars.

2008-12-11 14:44:56

The final four Europeans who are set to take part in a 105-day simulated Mars mission were presented to the media in Paris today.

2008-12-05 12:30:20

China and Russia have plans to send two satellite probes to Mars and one of its moons in October 2009, according to a Shanghai Space Administration official.

2008-07-22 18:00:17

By Josh McAuliffe, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 22--It's funny where life takes you. One minute, you're 20 years old and scrambling to get that first post-collegiate job.

2008-07-02 10:44:01

ESA and the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) will be co-hosting, in cooperation with NASA and the International Mars Exploration Working Group (IMEWG), an International Conference on 9 and 10 July in the Auditorium of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris to discuss the next step in the exploration of Mars.

2008-07-02 09:10:00

The French government is making ambitious plans for European missions to the Moon and Mars.

2008-06-19 12:00:06

By Mark K. Matthews, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jun. 19--WASHINGTON Sending what supporters called a "strong message" to the next president, the U.S. House agreed 409-15 on Wednesday that NASA should get more money to continue its mission of returning American astronauts to the moon by 2020.

2008-05-28 20:30:00

Life in outer space is an absolute certainty, and it is likely to be more familiar than we might think, according to an article in the May issue of Microbiology Today.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.