Mars

Millionaire Plans First Manned Mission to Mars for 2018
An entrepreneur with more money than God has decided that he wants to be one of the first men to complete a mission to mars. And while this space crusader with deep pockets may have the cash flow to pull of such an ambitious undertaking, some believe that he may have spread himself too thin by annou…
Do You Support a Manned Flight to Mars? — Survey of the Day
Mars is in the news these days thanks to the Curiosity rover which recently landed on the red planet. The goal of the six-wheeled robot is to find signs of life on Mars, and NASA also hopes that its 23 month mission will increase public awareness of the space program.
But will it rekindle interest in…
Mars Curiosity Rover Lands Successfully
The most advanced spacecraft ever sent to another planet landed on Mars today courtesy of NASA. The Curiosity rover is a nuclear powered automated rover, the size of a car. Curiosity landed on the Martian surface just after 11:30pm MST last night (01:31am EST) and began sending back data immediately…