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It Looks Like NASA Found ESA's Crashed Mars Lander

On Wednesday, the European Space Agency attempted to land a probe on Mars and things went bad. While the ExoMars mission team continues to piece together why its Schiaparelli lander lost contact with the Earth, NASA has now obtained photographic evidence of what appears to be a crash-landing.

Barack Obama Is Stoked About Mars

Barack Obama is really pumped about getting humans to Mars.

Astronauts Travelling To Mars Will Have Their Brains Bombarded By Radiation

Elon Musk made it pretty clear than anyone hoping to colonise the Red Planet has made a tactic agreement to be a blood sacrifice to SpaceX. Fine, no one said space travel was safe. But the survivors have a new danger to consider: Space brain.

Two Space Agencies Will Try To Make A Historic Landing On Mars Next Week

A joint mission led by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos arrives at Mars next week, and its first order of business will be to make history. If all goes well, NASA is about to lose its bragging rights as the only space agency to successfully land probes on the Red Planet.

T-Mobile CEO Says He'll Send Someone To Mars If He Gets 1 Million Retweets

John Legere, the CEO of US telecom T-Mobile, has promised to give away a trip to Mars if his tweet gets a million retweets by October 11. That’s right, the CEO of a major American company is promising something that doesn’t exist using the tactics of a common chain letter.

Is Elon Musk's Crazy Mars Plan Even Legal?

Earlier this week, Elon Musk revealed his plan to make humanity a multi-planetary species by building an express train to Mars. There are a lot of open questions about how this will work, technically speaking, and who will pay for it. But there’s another fundamental issue that must be addressed before anybody can reserve a seat on the first spaceship out: Is going to Mars even legal?

Watch Elon Musk Respond To Truly Bizarre Audience Questions

If you thought the average Q&A session at a celebrity appearance could get a little strange, you really have to hear the audience questions at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, where Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk revealed his plan to colonise mars.

Burning Man, Michael Cera, toilets…this has it all.

How Crazy Is Elon Musk's Mission To Mars?

Yesterday, billionaire tech entrepreneur and noted late guy Elon Musk unveiled his hotly-anticipated plan to send humans to liveand die — on Mars. And not just a few humans: A lot of them. In a talk that wavered between overreaching science fair presentation and straight-up science fiction, Musk described sending fleets of spacecraft, each packed hundreds of colonists, to live on a dusty, airless wasteland that we’re apparently going to fix up with nuclear reactors and artificial magnetic fields.

SpaceX Wants To Venture Much Further Out Into The Solar System

Image Cache: Elon Musk finally revealed his plans for a mission to Mars today. But a new set of images from SpaceX show the Interplanetary Transport System going even further in the solar system than the Red Planet.

This Is How We're Getting To Mars: Elon Musk

There was some concern recently that Elon Musk wouldn’t be attending Guadalajara for the 2016 International Astronautical Congress, where SpaceX had scheduled to reveal the technical construct transporting humans to Mars for colonisation. The reason for this concern was the “fast fire” that occurred during a static fire test of the AMOS-6 mission, which was carrying Facebook’s satellite.

The satellite was lost, Mark Zuckerberg was “disappointed”, and the damage to the site where the incident occurred was extensive. Many thought since this is the second vessel SpaceX have lost in 15 months and given the complexity of the investigation into the root cause, Musk would prioritise investigation and cancel his presentation. But there he was.

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