NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars
InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.
Yeast Can Be Engineered to Turn Astronaut Pee Into Spaceflight Materials
“We are planning to try to get our yeast to the International Space Station in next couple of years.”
A Tale of Two Mars Missions
/Musk’s Mars plans stole the show at the Astronautical Congress, but Lockheed’s vision for a Mars Base Camp makes a lot more sense.
How Space Technology Will Produce the Best Weed Ever
Canada's botanists are turning their attention to cannabis research.
A Mission to Mars in the Austrian Alps
If only Mars had as many cows, swing sets, and ski lifts as the Tyroler Mountains.
NASA Is Scouring Mars to Find a Site for Its First Manned Base
If we are going to send humans to Mars in the 2030s, it’s time we selected our digs.
NASA Is Testing a Manned Vehicle That Will Explore the Martian Moon Phobos
It's impossible to drive on Phobos, and it's not going to hover—so what's this excursion vehicle going to look like?