There's one big hurdle we still haven’t overcome.
It could completely change space travel 🚀
It's cheaper and more powerful than anything Space X has worked on before.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has unveiled plans to build a £100m 'Martian City' right here on Earth in the Emirati desert. Known as the Mars Scientific City, this 1.9-million-square-foot compl...
The sad robot takes a selfie.
NASA plans to send people to the red planet to build a human colony.
If you've ever spent a birthday alone quietly singing to yourself, congratulations, you have more in common with the Mars rover than you may have thought! Saturday marks five years since of NASA's Cur...
The magical and mysterious secrets of life are yet to be unlocked.
It is not the first time that Elon Musk has spoken about his plans to colonise Mars, but now his detailed vision has been made public, including how much it is going to cost and what he wants to build...
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Space travel just got a lot more dangerous. Mars astronauts are at a far greater risk of cancer than previously thought, a new study has revealed. The study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has...
NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for over four years now, which when you think about it is a truly remarkable achievement. Since its landing in 2012 it has done some incredible things...
International Potato Center
It took the filmmaker three painstaking months to edit.
It's a novel approach; scientists have simulated conditions on Mars to find out if potatoes can grow in extreme environments on Earth. The answer? They can, confirming what anyone who's read or wat...
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Now this is a work of genius. Someone called 'seebotschat' has made the excellent decision to put aside a not inconsiderable amount of their time and get two Google Home AI-powered speakers to talk...
The space agency wants to make use of a resource the planet already has in abundance.
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Don't be fooled by the dark object in the image above. It's about the size of a golf ball, but appears bigger in the picture. It was discovered on the surface of the red planet Mars and photographed o...
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We don't run the mission, but we sure as hell contribute.
FRANKFURT - A Mars lander is due to leave its mothership on Sunday and head toward the red planet's surface to test technologies for Europe's planned first Mars rover, which will search for signs of p...
It's located 140 million miles from New York City.
The discovery of the 3.7 billion-year-old fossil pushes back earliest life on Earth by 220 million years, raising chances that Mars once had life, when both planets were similar.
Just, you know, in case you end up there.
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The crew “returns to Earth” Sunday after 365 days in isolation.
Beijing is aiming for a manned moon landing by 2036.
NASA's Curiosity Rover snaps another great shot!
The Red Planet just got cooler.
NASA's new campaign means you could make the most of those childhood dreams to be an astronaut.
Get your telescopes ready -- tonight's sky is expected to be a bright one. Mars will be the brightest it's been in two years as it undergoes what's called Mars opposition, an orbital placement that pu...
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Just when you thought Elon Musk couldn’t possibly aim any higher, the billionaire tech magnate’s private space company unveiled plans Wednesday to begin sending Dragon spacecrafts to Mars by 2018. Spa...
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There are no humans on Mars (yet, anyway). So, for now, we must content ourselves to explore the Red Planet from the comfort of our desk chairs. This week, NASA released a new 360-degree image of Mars...
It's hard to talk about space mining without thinking of Bruce Willis striding across an asteroid in Armageddon, and the scientists, engineers and lawyers at the forefront of space exploration know it...
You're probably not planning a trip to the Red Planet anytime soon. But if you do ever end up visiting Mars, rest assured you'll have an easy-to-read map to help find your way around. Britain's Ordnan...
For many, it begins as a childhood dream. For one Aussie astronaut, it is becoming a reality. Josh Richards is edging closer towards his goal of setting up a colony on Mars. "I said to my folks one...