Mars Mission

Space's International Big Guns Announce Plans For Mars Mission

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Perhaps unnerved by the storming progress of private companies in the space industry, the world's leading space agencies have announced a plan to put ...

'Death' Mission To Mars Delayed By Two Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

In possibly the first instance of a delayed death sentence being a negative for those involved, the mission to send people to Mars to die has been put...

'Inspiration Mars' Details First Private Mission To The Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A private, non-profit organisation has published what is claims is a comprehensive plan to send two humans to fly past Mars in 2017. Inspiration Ma...

Are Humans Being 'Overprotective' In Search For Life On Mars?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The exploration of Mars is being unnecessarily hindered by fears that we could contaminate the planet, a report has suggested. Current missions to ...

100,000 Apply To Die On Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Tech

How many people would be willing to travel millions of miles in a fetid, stinking can just to die on an arid, toxic dust planet from radiation poisoni...

Mars Opportunity Rover Celebrates 10th Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech

There's not much scope for cakes and parties on Mars so the Opportunity rover celebrated its 10th birthday the way it knows best - by reaching the hal...

Where On Earth Do You Test A Mars Mission?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Tech

In order to test out instruments to be used in a trip to Mars you need somewhere... well, like Mars. This is the dilemma faced by scientists from t...

Meet The New NASA Astronauts Who May Take Humanity To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has selected its next class of astronauts, indicating that they may be the first humans to travel to Mars. The new group of four male and four...

LOOK: 'Is This What Mars Colonies Will Look Like?'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech

Your mind wanders when you're flying 220 miles above Earth in the International Space Station. From time to time it wanders all the way to Mars. ...

Nasa: Radiation Study Shows Mars Mission Not Safe For Humans

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

Bad news, potential Martians. Data gathered from the Curiosity Mars rover on its journey to the Red Planet indicates that astronauts would not be a...

How To Build A Garden On Mars (With The Help Of Robots, And Kickstarter)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Tech

A team of astrobiologists has launched a Kickstarter to build a concept garden tended by robots ahead of its deployment on a - purely hypothetical - m...

Dark Planet: Mars Mission Admits Astronauts Will Orbit Planet At Night

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Tech

A planned private mission to Mars is facing fresh challenges, after it was revealed the craft would arrive at night - and the crew would require night...

Auditions For One-Way Ticket To Mars Set To Open

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Tech

The company behind an attempt to send human explorers on a one-way trip to Mars will announce its selection process live on the Internet - despite onl...

'Ton Of Applicants' For 2018 Mission To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Tech

A private mission to send explorers to Mars has seen a "ton" of applicants - despite almost insurmountable technical and financial challenges. "We'...

Millionaire To Send Married Couple To Mars In 2018

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Tech

A millionaire wants to send a married couple on an audacious manned mission to Mars by 2018. Dennis Tito, the world's first space tourist, has laun...

Nasa Dusts Off Apollo 11 Engines For Possible Future Mission To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa might be going back to the future. According to the AP, the American space agency is testing an engine once destined for the Apollo 11 space c...

China 'To Grow Vegetables On Mars'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Tech

China is planning to grow vegetables on Mars, it has been announced. That's despite the country's expanding and ambitious - but young - space agen...

Nasa's Rocket To Take Humans To Mars Passes Critical Review

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa's giant new space rocket designed to send humans into deep space has passed a critical independent review. The Space Launch System (SLS) is de...

WATCH: Nasa's 'Seven Minutes Of Terror'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa researchers working on a mission to Mars have described the 'seven minutes of terror' they are forced to endure at the mission's most critical st...

White House Denies President Obama Travelled To Mars Via Teleport At Age 19

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Tech

The White House has denied that President Barack Obama was teleported to Mars in the 1980s as a member of a secret CIA project hosted at a community c...