Boeing Eyes Moon-Orbiting Space Station as Waypoint to Mars

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

"If we're thinking about going that far away to Mars, we need to take a kind of interim step,"

First Launch of NASA's New Megarocket On Track for 2018

Posted in Science on 30th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

NASA said it will adjust the flow of work to prepare for the launch of Exploration Mission 1, the first Space Launch System flight, to keep it on schedule for the fall of 2018.

U.S. and Russian Scientists Are Making Plans to Go Back to the Moon Together

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Organizations on both sides are quietly toying with the idea of going back to the moon together. That is, if politics don't get in the way.

NASAs Mars-Bound Rocket Just Passed a Major Test

Posted in Science on 29th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

NASA successfully fired-up one of those 77-tonne rocket boosters by lighting it up at full power, all while never leaving the ground.

Space experts say sending humans to Mars worth the risk

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

There's a long-standing joke that NASA is always 20 years from putting astronauts on Mars. A to-do list from 2015 looks remarkably similar to one compiled in 1990.