NASA Continues Splashdown Tests, This Time With DummiesNASA says it's simulating a splashdown of its Orion spacecraft, this time with crash test dummies, as it prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsDuring an interview on Wednesday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that, if things go according to plan, people will be on Mars just nine years from now. "We should be able to launch people in 2024, with arrival in 2025," he said.
Mars, Earth, Sun Line Up Perfectly This WeekendSky-watchers, gazing to the southeast at nightfall, can enjoy a brighter, seemingly bigger Mars into June.
Space Station Getting Inflatable Room, A Cosmic 1stForget blowup air mattresses. Space station astronauts are getting their first inflatable room. It's a technology demo meant to pave the way for moon bases and Mars expeditions.
Texas-Resident Scott Kelly Reunited With Relatives After Year In SpaceAh, there's nothing like a blast of fresh, frigid air to welcome you back to the planet after nearly a year cooped up in space. That's the word from astronaut and Texas-resident Scott Kelly.
U.S. Space-Endurance Champ Says He Could Do Another YearAfter nearly a year in orbit, America's space-endurance champ, astronaut and Texas-resident Scott Kelly, is just a few days away from returning to Earth — and he can't wait.
Record Number Of Astronaut Wannabes Apply To NASAI guess the phrase 'to infinity, and beyond' really caught on! Apparently, space travel never looked so good. NASA has announced that it received a record number of applicants for its next astronaut class.
"The Martian" Lands With $55 Million DebutJust days after NASA announced findings showing water on Mars, "The Martian" soaked up at the box office.
NASA Confirms Intermittent Water Flows On MarsMars appears to have flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that could have major implications for the possibility of life on the planet.
Mission To Mars Finalist Is A Texas NativeThe Mars One Project is a one way mission.
Mars Rover Holds Off-Earth Distance RecordNASA officials said Monday that Opportunity drove 157 feet over the weekend, which was enough to surpass the miles covered by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.

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