Fortunately for our Red Planet dreams, it isn't just up to NASA.
Hawking suggests we should start looking at real estate elsewhere in the universe — but first, we have to go back to the moon.
How much risk are we facing as we get closer to actually reaching and exploring the Red Planet?
NASA has to make a difficult choice in the coming months.
Humans dreams big—and, better yet, we make those dreams a reality. It’s enabled us to tame nature, build new nations, defeat disease, defy gravity and even reach the Moon. And we’re not done yet—not by a long shot. From the quantum internet to terraforming Mars, here are some of mankind’s most ambitious future moonshots.
On September 27, Elon Musk unveiled his most ambitious project yet—called the Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), it’s nothing less than his long-awaited plan for, not only putting humans on Mars, but colonizing the Red Planet as well. In this handy infographic, we’ve distilled the ITS architecture into seven easy steps.
Not a such a bad price tag to go to Mars.
The second phase of the alien-hunting Mars mission has been delayed from a 2018 to 2020.
In order to get humanity to the Red Planet, first, we will need to ensure that we have these technologies.
Due to a malfunctioning seismograph, NASA has decided to temporarily suspend a planned InSight mission to Mars.
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