The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle will have to wait a while longer before it is finally sent to space. Technical and financial difficulties are prompting NASA to consider delaying the two scheduled exploration missions to Mars, EM-1 and EM-2.
Space April 18, 2017
NASA researchers are working with scientists from International Potato Center in Lima to study whether or not potatoes can be cultivated on Mars. The scientists are planning to use the Mars-like soil of Pampas de La Joya Desert for farming.
Space April 17, 2016
SSL has received a contract from NASA to build robotic arms for Mars 2020 rover. The aerospace company will incorporate the arms in the rover to enhance investigations of samples from Mars.
Space March 2, 2016
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is building the world's first asteroid-blasting shotgun.
Animals September 23, 2015
People from all over the world are set to gather for the third annual Humans to Mars Summit in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 5. The event draws hundreds of Mars enthusiasts each year who prepare themselves for their future life on the Red Planet.
Space May 1, 2015
Motherhood is challenging. Maggie Lieu is unfazed, willing to take on the challenges of not just being a mother but being one on Mars.
Space January 31, 2015
Microsoft and NASA are taking Mars exploration to the next level, improving rover use with the HoloLens, Microsoft’s venture into enhanced reality.
Space January 22, 2015
A NASA-funded study exploring the feasibility of putting astronauts in deep sleep during the 180-day spaceflight to Mars shows it can reduce baggage weight of manned missions by nearly 50 percent.
Space October 7, 2014