December 2013

The 7 Ships of the New Space Age

December 30th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 vehicles that will change how we work and play in space. XCOR Aerospace Lynx Lynx Type: Self-launched space plane Who: XCOR Aerospace Launching: 2014 Destination: Suborbital The Odds: [...]

Incredible Technology: How to Mine Water on Mars

December 23rd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The bone-dry desert of present-day Mars may seem like the last place you would look for water, but the Red Planet actually contains a wealth of water locked up in ice. Evidence that Mars once supported liquid water has been mounting for years, and exploratory missions have found that water [...]

November 2013

Going to Mars: Billionaire Dennis Tito plans manned mission with possible 2017 launch

November 23rd, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Billionaire Dennis Tito, tired of being told that we can’t send humans to Mars just yet, on Wednesday revealed his scheme for launching two astronauts to the red planet as early as December 2017. Dubbed “Inspiration Mars,” the flyby mission would exploit a rare alignment of Earth and Mars that [...]