BY ADAM MANN
Image: A human spacecraft and supplies in orbit around Mars. NASA/John Frassanito and Associates
While humans have dreamed about going to Mars practically since it was discovered, an actual mission in the foreseeable future is finally starting to feel like a real possibility.
But how real is it?
NASA says it’s serious about one day doing a manned [...]
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | May 6, 2013 12:48 PM IST
A manned exploration to Mars will be a possibility in another 20 years, according to NASA and otherspace agencies.
NASA/UPI/LandovA journey to the Red Planet could be possible by 2033
The mission of sending man to the Red Planet will be a focus of discussion at the “Humans 2 Mars Summit” [...]
Nasa gives a press conference to discuss the potential of a manned mission to Mars
Tom McCarthy in New Yorkguardian.co.uk, Monday 6 May 2013 15.43 BST
Mars rover Curiosity has cut a wheel scuff mark into a wind-formed ripple at the ‘Rocknest’ site. Photograph: NASA/AFP/Getty Images
Good morning and welcome to our live blog coverage of Nasa’s announcement this [...]
by Joseph McClain | May 3, 2013
NASA veteranJoel Levine is the co-editor of “The Human Mission to Mars: Colonizing the Red Planet,” the seminal preparation book for a human mission to Mars.Photo by Joseph McClainThe first humans venturing out on the surface of Mars may well follow a route first planned out by a team of three [...]
The international community is longing for the next big cooperative goal in space exploration. There have been modest partnerships in space since the 1960s — growing during the Space Shuttle era — but the International Space Station was a turning point in international cooperation. It was far from a perfect model, but it pulled the [...]