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SpaceX’s Mars Transporter Can Go ‘Well Beyond’ Mars

09/18/2016, SpaceX is just one of the companies that’s working to put humans on Mars. One of its inventions for this purpose is the Mars Colonial Transporter, which as the name suggests is meant for transporting humans from Earth to the Red Planet. It’s...

Musk Reiterates Aim To Land Humans On Mars By 2024

06/02/2016, Sincere efforts are being made to send humans to Mars, not just by government agencies like NASA but also by private space companies like SpaceX. The founder and CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, has said in the past that he wants to put humans on Mars in less...

Jupiter’s Europa Moon Might Be Able To Support Life

05/24/2016, For centuries, man has looked to the sky and wondered if it’s truly alone in this vast universe and if it’s possible to sustain human life on planets other than our own. Sincere efforts are being made to answer these questions and as humans...

Hubble Snaps Beautiful New Image Of Mars

05/22/2016, Mars is a planet closest to the sphere we call home. It’s a planet that humans are ambitious about, that they think they will be able to make a colony on. Sincere efforts are being made to send humans to Mars in order to determine whether or not it...

Scientists Discover Atomic Oxygen In Mars’s Atmosphere

05/10/2016, Despite us humans having inhabited Earth for as long as we have, there are still plenty of things that we have yet to discover, so it shouldn’t really be a surprise that new things are being discovered on other planets such as Mars from time to time....

ExoMars Mission Phase 2 Delayed Until 2020

05/02/2016, Roscosmos, The Russian Federal Space Agency, and the European Space Agency have jointly announced today that phase 2 of the ExoMars mission has been delayed until 2020, as a result of which they will not be sending a rover to Mars until the end of this...

SpaceX Will Send A Spacecraft To Mars By 2018

04/27/2016, We know that SpaceX is very interested in going to Mars, and today we’re finding out that it wants to get this done quickly. The company has just announced its plans to send a spacecraft to the Red Planet by 2018. Given the amount of time required...

NASA’s Mars Mission Is Back On Track

03/09/2016, InSight, NASA’s next big mission to the Red Planet, is now back on track. The space agency is now looking at a May 5th, 2018 launch window with the landing expected to take place on November 26, 2018. It’s not going to be a manned mission,...

Elon Musk Wants To Send Humans To Mars By 2025

01/31/2016, SpaceX is one of the few private space companies that wants to put humans on Mars as soon as possible. Company founder and CEO Elon Musk has said that he’s going to reveal the company’s plans for a Mars spacecraft later this year, adding that...

NASA Gets $55 Million To Build A Habitat On Mars By 2018

12/30/2015, NASA and several private space companies are working hard to take man to Mars, with the idea being to establish a habitat on the Red Planet and eventually colonize it in the future. Much of this has already been done in some excellent Hollywood...

Scientists Want To Try And Grow Potatoes On Mars

12/22/2015, If you’ve seen The Martian movie starring Matt Damon earlier this year, you’re probably aware that Damon’s character, in order to survive on Mars with a limited supply of food, grew his own potatoes. This was done by simulating the conditions back...

Martian Mouse Spotted?

12/02/2015, Is there more than meets the eye on the Red Planet, which is otherwise known as Mars? Perhaps, or perhaps not, but as every scientist will be able to tell you, having water alone is not good enough for a life form to survive – let alone come into...