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Artist Tom Sachs has updated his Nike Mars Yard trainers, which are based on shoes worn by astronauts in space. Read more
As far as many people are concerned, there are just two ways of exploring other planets – either robots do it while all the humans stay back on Earth, or astronauts go and do so in person. Both approaches have their advantages and drawbacks. According to a trio of scientists, however, the best idea may lie somewhere between the two...Continue Reading "Exploration telepresence" may virtually g
The bright blue dot at the center of this photo by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is actually NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, going about its lonely mission on the Red Planet. © Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of ArizonaNo human photographer could capture this aerial photograph. That's because this image is literally out of this world – it was captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbi
Last year, billionaire SpaceX founder and space-fan Elon Musk delivered an expansive, hour-long presentation, outlining his ambitious plan to get humanity to the Red Planet. Musk has recently published a research paper adapted from that presentation entitled "Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species"...Continue Reading Elon Musk publishes 15-page manifesto outlining how to get humanity to Mars
Napoleon said that an army marches on its stomach and so, it seems, do astronauts. To help the crews of future Mars missions remain healthy, associate professor Dominic D'Agostino of the University of South Florida Hyperbaric Biomedical Research Laboratory will spend ten days on a simulated space journey in a laboratory on the bottom of the sea eating a special diet designed to counter the si
It's been said that the first Mars explorers will have to be prepared to take one for humanity. As various studies have shown, they risk permanent neural damage as well as an increased risk of leukemia and Alzheimer's disease. And now, scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have added to this list with a new study that shows how a deep-space mission to Mars could double astronauts'
While it looks like a barren wasteland today, Mars was once much more friendly towards life, and one of the main goals of the Curiosity rover mission was to determine if the Red Planet has ever harbored living organisms. The project has already discovered that the rover's landing site, Gale Crater, was once home to an ancient lake, and now a team at Los Alamos National Laboratory has found "h
NASA scientists have come together with the university of arizona to develop an inflatable greenhouse that can be used to grow vegetables in deep space.The post NASA designs inflatable greenhouse for sustainable farming on mars appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
    Finnish photographer and videographer Jan Fröjdman has a wide array of interests including nature, design, hot-air ballooning, but he also enjoys astronomy and space. Enter NASA’s High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) and it’s a match made in heaven. NASA produced high-resolution stereo images of the Martian surface over the past 12 yea
It took photographer and self-proclaimed space enthusiast Jan Fröjdman three months to produce a video turning NASA anaglyph images of Mars into a simulated flight over the planet. NASA's high-resolution imagery offers depth information and comes from HiRISE, a camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Fröjdman converted the still images into panning video clips using reference points


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