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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...

Mars Has Northern Lights As Well

11/05/2015, We live on a very beautiful planet, no doubt about it, and one of the sights that is worth checking out no matter your age in order to imbue a sense of awe and wonder in you would be the aurora borealis and aurora australis: where they happen to be...

Russia Will Be Sending Humans To The Moon

10/28/2015, It has been a while since man stepped on the Moon and Roscosmos wants to fix that, it’s the Russian Federal Space Agency for those who don’t know it by its more common name, the agency has announced today that it will be sending humans to the...

Elon Musk Explains Logic Behind His Idea Of Nuking Mars

10/04/2015, Steven Colbert, host of The Late Show with Steven Colbert, was quick to jokingly liken SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to a Bond villain when Musk talked about his idea of nuking Mars to speed up the process of warming up the Red Planet. Colbert was just having a...

NASA Confirms Liquid Water Flows On Mars

09/28/2015, Mars is considered as a planet where humans could possibly establish colonies some day and work continues to achieve that aim, it’s going to be a long and arduous process and success is not guaranteed but that doesn’t stop NASA and even...

Elon Musk Wants To Nuke Mars

09/10/2015, Yes, you read that right. The Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has expressed his desire to nuke Mars but it’s not because he hates any potential life that might exist on the Red Planet, it’s because he believes this is the best way to make...