I woke up this morning thinking about competitive sports in outer space. It’s certainly something that will soon be exercising the best minds at NASA as they think about the social and psychological difficulties of long-distance space travel. 661 more words
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WASHINGTON – A mission to Mars remains a priority of NASA and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, despite disagreements with the Obama administration on the right steps to get humans on the red planet. 673 more words
With the release of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, this was an Empire feature about other movie missions to Mars.
Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) 3D Printing Food for Space Missions
Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) is developing technology for 3D printing food for space missions. 190 more words
I was teaching a third-period science class on April 12, 2004, when I got the phone call from NASA I’ll never forget. Soon I’d relocated to Houston, Texas, close to the Johnson Space Center, to begin training to become an astronaut. 910 more words