Mars

04.28.16
Curiosity snaps a pic of the most rugged plateau it crossed
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Curiosity snaps a pic of the most rugged plateau it crossed

The 360-degree panorama shows the plateau's craggy surface.

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04.27.16
SpaceX wants to land on Mars as early as 2018
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SpaceX wants to land on Mars as early as 2018

An unmanned Dragon capsule could touch down on the planet in just a couple of years.

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04.23.16
NASA pours $67 million into solar electric spacecraft engines
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NASA pours $67 million into solar electric spacecraft engines

It wants super-efficient power for missions headed to asteroids and Mars.

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04.08.16
Watch SpaceX launch a Dragon supply ship for the ISS today
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Watch SpaceX launch a Dragon supply ship for the ISS today

The rocket will drop off an expandable living space that NASA may eventually use on Mars.

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03.25.16
NASA to use the ISS as a testbed for inflatable living modules
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NASA to use the ISS as a testbed for inflatable living modules

Before any sort of experimental gear can go to Mars, it needs to be trialed closer to home.

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