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Space Travel


Why is Mars so important for humanity?

As seen from Earth, the big red dot in the night sky has caught the attention of humans since we started contemplating the universe.

How gene therapy could help astronauts survive deep space deadly radiation

NASA has turned to the fast-moving world of gene therapy to solve several potential medical issues facing astronauts on lengthy space missions.

Here’s what potential Mars colonists really need from Earth: A large gene pool

If we really want Martian colonies, we can’t send just a few Adams and Eves. We can’t set-up a Martian Jamestown of 100 people.

How to Go to Mars – To Stay

Let’s get this over with once and for all: We are going to Mars. The only questions are: When? Who? How? Which way? And why?

We Must Be Our Own Kennedy

While in Kennedy's time the reason “Why?” was derived from war, this time it can be born of hope. It really is up to us.

It is time to return to the Moon, open Free Space and go to Mars

Wherever we go between here and Mars, the challenge is not as daunting as going from the Earth to the Moon in 1961.

Quest to colonize space demands boost from biotechnology, synthetic biology

Synthetic biology will become indispensable to establish a long-term human presence off-Earth, namely colonization.

Space technology is improving our lives and making the world a better place. Here’s how

The global coverage of satellites offer a unique, fact-based perspective that can help us overcome our greatest challenges.

Deep-space travel, colonization may rely on genetically engineered life forms

As humanity looks outward, we ponder what kind of life we ought to take with us to support outposts and eventually colonies off the Earth.

For Human Survival – Look Up

To establish human settlements on the Moon, Mars or in the free-space between humans will have to again rapidly adapt.