Mission to Mars

NASA's Just Approved Its Most Powerful Rocket Since The Moon Landings

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech

NASA is back with a vengeance. After years of unmanned missions to other planets it looks like the organisation that put humans on the Moon is now rea...

Nasa Admits Humanity Will Not Survive Unless We Get To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has admitted that humanity will not survive for very long unless we make it to Mars. Nasa administrator Charles Bolden said that humans have t...

Gulf Imams Issue Fatwa Against Muslims Travelling To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

Gulf imams have issued a Fatwa against Muslims travelling to Mars. Likening attempts to send astronauts on a one way trip to the Red Planet to suic...

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...

Space Cadets Wanted: Mars Society Relaunches After Decade-Long Dormancy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

The red planet has long inspired science fiction movies and schoolboy dreams - but would you actually want to live in a pink and dusty desert on Mars?...

Nasa Loses Key Mars Satellite Ahead Of 'Hardest-Ever' Mission

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has lost a key monitoring satellite ahead of an attempt to land a car-sized robot on Mars, which it said will be its "hardest ever" unmanned miss...

Nasa Reveals Manned Space Capsule Heading To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed the space capsule which it hopes will one day carry astronauts to the surface of Mars. The Orion space capsule might look like th...