Talking about deep space.

Deep Space The development of earth independence extends human presence beyond low Earth orbit and cislunar space and onto Mars. Missions during this stage of exploration range from 2-3 years with safe return of the crew to Earth taking months. Johnson Space Center provides agency leadership for the development and analysis of human spaceflight architectures, […]

Planting Food On Mars

Plants in Antarctica for Mars Trip Avery Thompson Popular MechanicsApril 5, 2018 Photo credit: DLR More From Popular Mechanics If we ever send humans to Mars, those humans are going to need a steady supply of food. It’s unlikely we’ll be able to send several months worth of sustenance along with the astronauts, which means […]

The USA Will Celebrate National Robotics Week

In May 2009, top universities and industry leaders appealed to the Congressional Caucus on Robotics to create a “national road-map” for robotics technology. On March 9, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed resolution H.Res. 1055, officially designating the second full week in April as National Robotics Week. This resolution was submitted by U.S. Representative Mike […]

Celebrate National Robotics Week

In May 2009, top universities and industry leaders appealed to the Congressional Caucus on Robotics to create a “national road-map” for robotics technology. On March 9, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed resolution H.Res. 1055, officially designating the second full week in April as National Robotics Week. This resolution was submitted by U.S. Representative Mike […]

Building A Moonbase

Op-ed | Moon Direct: How to build a moonbase in four years by Robert Zubrin — March 30, 2018 SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, which made its debut Feb. 6, is the foundation of author Robert Zubrin’s “Moon Direct” plan for affordably returning humans to the moon within four years. Credit: SpaceX This op-ed originally appeared […]