Tag Archives: Mars

The Humans to Mars Podcast

A Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) is a key mode of transportation on the Red Planet in "The Martian."

The goal of sending Humans to Mars has been a driving force for many in the space community for decades. In 1949 Dr. Wernher von Braun, who was instrumental in developing the U.S. rocket program, published the seminal book, Project Mars, a Technical Tale. As recently as last year, NASA was marketing an eventual human mission to Mars as the Journey to Mars.

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Bigelow’s Expandable Activity Module Operations Extended and Could be Used at a Future Deep Space Gateway

Future space explorers are now one step closer to surviving in the harsh vacuum of outer space. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), a privately-built prototype expandable module built by American-based Bigelow Aerospace and currently attached to the International Space Station (ISS), has been renewed by NASA to at least 2020.

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