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  • Mars Landscape
    Microsoft is working with NASA to send humans to Mars with virtual reality
    The first humans on Mars might be sitting in an office chair on a Monday morning instead of hurdling down to the red planet in a fancy space-pod. Assuming the new partnership between NASA and Microsoft manages to accomplish its lofty goals, the...
  • Obama to send humans to Mars
    Humans on Mars: Obama makes pledge in State of the Union
    President Obama pledged to land humans on Mars in last night’s State of the Union speech. In a show of his commitment he arranged to have astronaut Scott Kelly in the audience.Kelly is scheduled to spend a year in the International Space...
  • NASA locates the Mars rover Eroupe lost over a decade ago
    NASA locates the Mars rover Eroupe lost over a decade ago
    In a press conference this morning the ESA (European space agency) confirm that NASA found their Beagle 2 rover that has been lost for over a decade. It was on Monday, Jan. 12, the HIRise camera on NASA's MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter)...
  • moon
    Mars sets off the Saturn-Neptune square and powerful New Moon
    Mars entered Pisces January 12, where it will remain until February 20. Pisces is the ruler of the 12th house of the subconscious mind and ruled by Neptune.Mars in this sign will "set off" the Saturn-Neptune square this month. This will...
  • Gillespie Lake Member
    Has Curiosity found evidence for ancient microbial life on Mars? Maybe
    There is a report about Mars which has been getting a lot of attention the past few weeks (in addition to the methane and organics found): that the Curiosity rover may have found evidence for ancient microbial life itself. Specifically, microbial...
  • Colonizing Mars: An Interview
    Colonizing Mars: Interview with the Earthling
    For privacy reasons, the identity/s of this subject will remain anonymous. The subject of Mars colonization can be an impassioned one, so the identity of anyone interviewed for this piece will be shrouded in secrecy. With that said, please enjoy...
  • Some rings on a stick thing
    Kids' ring toy inspires design for inflatable heat shield on manned Mars lander
    The connections between the modern microwave and melted chocolate, between a potato tiller and television or between a bathroom sink and time travel aren’t immediately apparent. Ask Percy Spencer, Philo Farnsworth or Emmett Brown for the...
  • Curiosity Rover image of coffin on Mars goes viral
    Curiosity Rover image of coffin on Mars goes viral
    RT News today ran a story about what appears to be a coffin on Mars filmed by NASA’s Curiosity Rover. The coffin-like object is rectangular and very symmetrical, with smooth edges and curves. Its color is different to nearby rocks. According...
  • Mars
    Mars might have massive underground water reservoirs
    Despite the dry, cold climate of Mars, water has been found on the surface. NASA has discovered H20 tucked away in the planet’s poles and some drifting through the very thin atmosphere. Yet the amount of water on the planet now is a far cry...
  • Mars rock found on Earth confirms Curiosity discovery of water on Mars
    Mars rock found on Earth confirms Curiosity discovery of water on Mars
    A piece of volcanic rock that was expelled from Mars about four billion years ago and was discovered 30 years ago in the Antarctic has confirmed that water once existed in relative abundance on Mars. Researchers from the University of California...
  • Possible Methane Sources and Sinks
    NASA reverses itself on methane and possible life on Mars
    Yesterday was a good day for those proposing that extraterrestrial life currently exists on Mars. In a Dec. 16 paper published in the journal Science, NASA says that significant methane levels were detected by the Curiosity Rover over a two month...
  • MAVEN
    Atmospheric loss on Mars being identified by MAVEN mission scientists
    Key features about the loss of Mars' atmosphere to space over time are beginning to be discovered using early data obtained by newest NASA orbiter.The NASA Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission achieved orbit on Sept. 21 and...
  • Orion, Apollo and Mankind's Future in Space
    Orion, Apollo, and Mankind's Future in Space
    The recent success of the test flight of the Orion manned space capsule, as well as the upcoming rendezvous of the New Horizons spacecraft with planet, dwarf planet, or whatever Pluto, has the promise of revitalizing not only this country’s...
  • Curiosity rover finds new evidence that Mars once had water
    Curiosity rover finds new evidence that Mars once had water
    It was 2005 when a European space probe first found evidence that there was water on Mars. 9 years later NASA's Curiosity Rover made a startling discovery which suggests that not only was there water, but enough water to affect the landscape...
  • Orion Logo
    Orion Takes To the Air and Lands Safely
    I witnessed history today at the Space View Park built and furnished with monuments to space history ran by the Space Walk of Fame Foundation and Museum Staff in Titusville Florida which is directly across the Indian River inlet from NASA KSC on...