Posts in: mars

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Space travel disclaimer: You might die from cancer

Space travel disclaimer: You might die from cancer

Enthusiasm to send people to Mars may dampen knowing the health risks of exposure to space radiation — something we still don’t know how to fix

By | Posted October 16, 2017

Not just a dream

Not just a dream

Space hibernation could make long-haul space travel cheaper and safer

By | Posted December 14, 2016

Getting ready for a real-life “The Martian”

Getting ready for a real-life “The Martian”

Interplanetary travel requires tackling the same problems Matt Damon did — only better

By | Posted November 21, 2016

Unfazed by radiation

Unfazed by radiation

NASA takes it seriously but Elon Musk is undaunted

By | Posted October 21, 2016

REVIEW: Rise of the Rocket Girls

REVIEW: Rise of the Rocket Girls

Nathalia Holt tells the story of female “computers”

By | Posted June 16, 2016

The final frontier?

The final frontier?

Mars may be our next step, but Louis Friedman says it may also be our last

By | Posted February 7, 2016

Making like Matt Damon

Making like Matt Damon

Could you survive on the Red Planet with a dozen potatoes, iron oxide dust, and your own poop?

By | Posted October 12, 2015

A clue to Martian life could be on Earth

A clue to Martian life could be on Earth

If there’s water on Mars, the Arctic hints there may also be life.

By | Posted October 7, 2015

NASA opts out of new moon race

NASA opts out of new moon race

Did the U.S. make the wrong call in choosing an asteroid mission over a moon base?

By | Posted February 4, 2015

MOM is circling Mars

MOM is circling Mars

India’s Mars Orbiter has made it to the top, but is it a one-hit wonder?

By | Posted September 23, 2014

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