Despite claims by NASA and private outfits such as Mars One, we don’t have the know-how or funding to send people to the Red Planet, according to many scientists, policy experts, and one outspoken lawmaker. “To say we have put the cart before the horse is an understatement,” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher said.
Vaccines? Climate change? Yup.
Are you willing to go without pizza, beer and Snapchat for the rest of your life?
This one goes out to all my red planet homies!
Compare your predictions about the future with scientists’.
The special relationship of Curiosity and the Beagle 2.
NASA banned alcohol, but that didn’t stop the Russians.
Scientists had presumed the spacecraft lost after they did not receive any signal from it on Christmas day 2003.
And also parts of the northern U.S.! Insert the “I Don’t Want to Live on this Planet Anymore” GIF right here.
The universe might be big and wonderful and scary, but that doesn’t mean we can’t understand it.
I asked people in Times Square if they want to go to the red planet, even if it means they’ll die there. This is what they said.
From health to feminism to space exploration – jai ho across the board.
But… it’s still 162 million miles away from its destination.
The spacecraft is not carrying humans, though NASA hopes it will eventually allow astronauts to explore deeper into space than ever before. The launch was scuttled Thursday due to high winds and a valve issue but completed successfully on Friday.
A Mars One candidate showed a glimpse into astronaut life on The Real. Adult diaper FTW.
The “Elite Space Club” has just been taken down a peg.
Are we out of the woods yet? Here’s why the once-in-a-lifetime event is a big deal.
You have questions, and science has answers.
Mars tells BuzzFeed News that it’s answering fans’ pleas for Crispy M&M’s this January, much like Coca-Cola did with Surge.
With private companies taking over transit from Earth to the International Space Station, NASA will focus on its mission to send humans to Mars.
You have to be on location to get these shots — on location in outer space! While these science cameras explore the universe, you can explore our solar system in Destiny, available now!
No cheating! Close your Google search tab.
Prepare yourself for a fact blitzkrieg!
It’s basically Bio-dome without Pauly Shore… thankfully.
Would you leave Earth forever? Meet a candidate willing to go on a one-way trip to the Red Planet.
And he thinks Sandra Bullock deserved an Oscar for her performance in Gravity. That and more from his Reddit AMA.
The Red Planet wasn’t so red four billion years ago.
Happy anniversary, little guy!