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Elon Musk: Private Space Entrepreneur

Elon Musk founded SpaceX with ambitions to explore Mars......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: Science7 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

Expert panel says NASA’s “Journey to Mars” is overly optimistic

Over the past several months, NASA has worked toward a single goal: Going to Mars. Every flyby, rocket launch and new morsel of information is being collected for an eventual trip to the Red Planet, and maybe even colonization. Have you seen...See full .....»»

Source:  TechnobuffaloCategory: Top9 hr. 41 min. ago Related News

Send Humans to Mars Orbit, Not the Surface (Op-Ed)

If the United States shifts priorities from landing on Mars to orbiting it, the mission can start with a single component ready to launch......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: Science10 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

A Meteorite Explodes Over the Mojave in This Incredible Timelapse Video

It sometimes feels like Mars, Pluto, and planets beyond our solar system get all the attention. But let’s be real: Earth is the best goddamn planet period. And in case you’d forgotten it, this brilliant timelapse of the Mojave desert at night ought to.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: Top16 hr. 56 min. ago Related News

The Moon or Mars? NASA Must Pick 1 Goal for Astronauts, Experts Tell Congress

NASA can't afford to put humans on Mars while also pursuing missions to put astronauts back on the moon, a panel of experts told Congress......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: ScienceFeb 4th, 2016Related News

Space experts warn Congress that NASA’s “Journey to Mars” is illusory

Testimony says NASA lacks the financial resources and technology to do the mission. House Republican Brian Babin chaired a hearing in which experts said NASA's plans for Mars lacked real substance. (credit: NASA) For the last half-decad.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopFeb 4th, 2016Related News

Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars

MarkWhittington writes: Testimony at a hearing before the House Science Committee's Subcommittee on Space suggested that NASA's Journey to Mars lacks a plan to achieve the first human landing on the Red Planet, almost six years after President Obama annou.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: TopFeb 4th, 2016Related News

Dejah Thoris #1 Review

Dynamite offers a fresh jumping-on point for the Princess of Mars, but it's not a very exciting debut. Dejah Thoris is the second relaunched comic featuring a familiar Dynamite Entertainment heroine to hit the stands this year. Sadly, it's far from .....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameFeb 3rd, 2016Related News

Astrobotic Technology: NASA’s Doorway to Mars Exploration

Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining......»»

Source:  EetimesCategory: HardwareFeb 3rd, 2016Related News

Tony Lacavera shares the story of building and selling Wind Mobile (Video)

Earlier in January, Globalive chairman and Wind Mobile founder Tony Lacavera stopped by the MaRS Discovery District to talk about building both companies from the ground up, his commitment to...Earlier in January, Globalive chairman and Wind Mobile founde.....»»

Source:  MobilesyrupCategory: TopFeb 3rd, 2016Related News

NASA’s 360-degree view of Mars is why VR is the future

Thanks to the power of VR and reach of Facebook, NASA has released a new 360-degree experience that’s absolutely breathtaking. If someone told me five years ago I’d be able to look out at the Mars landscape from the comfort...See full gallery on Techn.....»»

Source:  TechnobuffaloCategory: TopFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Revisit The Crunchies Of Yesteryear Ahead Of The 9th Annual Crunchies

 The 9th Annual Crunchies are fast approaching, and as we look ahead to what’s shaping up to be our best Crunchies yet, we thought it’d be fun to take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the Crunchies of yore. Mars was on the mind.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

NASA’s New Mission to Mars Will Include a Giant Laser "Lunar Flashlight"

When NASA’s first mission to Mars kicks off in 2018, the goal is to make sure that their new rocket can make it out there, before they start sending people. So, instead of a crew, this first mission will be filled with equipment for 13 science projects,.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: GadgetFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

NASA’s First Mission to Mars Will Include a Giant Laser "Lunar Flashlight"

When NASA’s first mission to Mars kicks off in 2018, the goal is to make sure that their new rocket can make it out there, before they start sending people. So, instead of a crew, this first mission will be filled with equipment for 13 science projects,.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Scientists Try to Grow Peruvian Potatoes on "Mars"

A South American experiment seeks to find if potatoes could be grown on Mars as a food source for future astronauts. They also hope the data will help them better understand how this staple may be... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Mars Curiosity rover gets into VR with a Facebook 360 video

NASA has posted a Facebook 360 video taken by the Mars Curiosity rover from the surface of Mars that Mark Zuckerberg himself re-posted and called "neat." (A one ton, nuclear buggy takes takes a panoramic video from Mars that you can view in a VR head........»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: GadgetFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Cosmic encounters with alien life

Numerous books have been penned on the exciting subject of life on other worlds, and the news almost daily carries stories about potential new habitable sites, ranging from water on Mars to oceans on Europa and exoplanets beyond the solar system. The Impa.....»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Hawaiian space rover can build a landing pad

Scientists and engineers in Hawaii are working hard on a very interesting lander that could be sent to the Moon or Mars to help get the surface of the planet ready for humans. The lander seen here is called Pisces and in the tradition of spacecraft and ot.....»»

Source:  SlashgearCategory: GadgetFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

Curiosity Rover on Mars Snaps Epic Selfie with Sand Dunes (Photo)

The car-size Curiosity rover was hard at work investigating Namib Dune — part of a larger complex of shifting dark Martian sand called Bagnold Dunes — when it captured the photo on Jan. 19......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: ScienceFeb 2nd, 2016Related News

NASA’s Super Guppy Gives Mars-Bound Spacecraft A Lift

 Today the Orion capsule, NASA’s spacecraft designed to bring humans to Mars, starts its next phase of development at Kennedy Space Center. The remarkable part is that just this morning, that large spacecraft was at NASA’s Michoud Assembl.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetFeb 1st, 2016Related News