NASA, ESA and private companies all have plans to conquer Mars. But how realistic are they? How far advanced is the technology necessary to get there – and could humans even survive on Mars? Former space traveler Thomas Reiter tells us more.
President Donald Trump has directed NASA to return astronauts to the moon, and eventually send them to Mars. He steered clear, however, of offering any specific details about the difficult issues of budget or timelines.
The discovery of seven new Earth-like planets has risen hope to find extraterrestrial life. During space explorations, though, researchers have to be careful to avoid contaminating other worlds with life from Earth.
The Haynes Owners' Workshop Manuals started with a boyhood dream to build a sports car. They are now the number one resource for space travelers who need to fix a Millennium Falcon. Disclosure: this boy's a fan.
For a few years in the 1960s and 70s the moon was "our future." Then it fell from favor. More recently we've dreamt of life on Mars. But looking back at the Lunar Orbiter missions, it may be time to return to the moon.
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