Tag : deep space travel
Is it possible to grow potatoes on Mars? title : Fancy Some French Fries On Mars? A New Project Might Make That Possible
summary : The thought of relocating humanity to a new planet has always been the stuff of science fiction, and will continue to remain so in the immediate future. We are not built for long distance space travel, but even if that were possible, what about our sustenance on a hostile planet? A new research project shows that is possible to grow potatoes in conditions that emulate the soil on Mars.
date : Mar 10, 2017 05:01 PM EST
Stephen Hawking title : Stephen Hawking Reveals Plan To Send iPhone-Sized Probes To Nearest Star, Across 4.37 Light-Years Away
summary : A group of world's brilliant minds come together to make an amazing journey to the stars. Physicist Stephen Hawking, Russian philanthropist Yuri Milner and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed their plan on Tuesday to send hundreds of robot spacecraft no bigger than iPhones to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star from earth, approximately 4.37 light-years away.
date : Apr 13, 2016 11:30 AM EDT
NASA's Orion Test Flight title : NASA's Orion Launch Live Stream Video: Watch Online Spacecraft Test Launch
summary : In an event that may harken back to the days of the 1960s space race to the moon, NASA plans to launch its new Orion spacecraft Thursday morning at 7:05 a.m. EST, with a 2 hour, 39 minute launch window. which can be watched online via live stream below.
date : Dec 04, 2014 01:07 AM EST