NASA Tests Orion for Trip to Mars

NASA Tests Orion for Trip to Mars

Finishing touches to NASA’s revolutionary spaceship called Orion were completed on Oct. 30. Orion is the first space vehicle designed with the specific purpose of sending humans into deep space. The first destination is expected to be Mars, with the first test flight scheduled for Dec. 4. Currently housed in Kennedy’s Launch Abort System Facility, […]

Mock Mars Missions Motivate Many

Mock Mars Missions Motivate Many

Mock Mars missions are occurring at various places on earth, gathering data, building a wealth of material and information for the eventual first trip to Mars and motivate many to succeed. Several such experiences conducted by the European Space Agency have taken place in a series of caves on the island of Sardinia in the […]