trip to mars

Worms on ISS mission reproduce in space

November 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) British researchers sent a type of worm that shares 20,000 genes with humans to the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they deal with space ... Read more...

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Scientists conduct a 17-months Mars simulation exercise

November 5th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are still investigating life on Mars. In a bid to further understand the planet which bears the closest resemblance to earth in the Solar System, ... Read more...

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Simulated Mars mission crew returns to ‘Earth’

November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS) Six researchers who participated in a simulated trip to Mars successfully completed the challenging 520-day mission and returned to "Earth" Friday.The metal door of their ... Read more...

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NASA presents new launch system with eye on Mars

September 15th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) NASA presented Wednesday the new space launch system with which it wants to re-establish itself at the head of space exploration and achieve new goals ... Read more...

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NASA must study sex in space: Scientists

January 13th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Experts have suggested that NASA must touch on the topic of space sex.According to them, there haven't been any studies on whether a child be conceived in zero-G ... Read more...

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The guide to ‘Colonizing the Red Planet’

January 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A manned mission to Mars would be the greatest adventure in the history of the human race and one man has penned a book on how to make ... Read more...

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Send 60-year-old astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars: Scientists

November 17th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Colonization of Mars would be faster and cheaper if astronauts behaved like the first settlers to come to North America - not expecting to go home, according to ... Read more...

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Voyage to Mars Would Dangerously Weaken Astronauts Muscles

August 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that a trip to Mars may not be all it is cracked up to be, since the long trip in zero gravity will ... Read more...

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Mars Voyage Certain To Cause Weakening Of Muscles

August 20th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A study conducted by Robert Fitts of Marquette University along with his team revealed that the Astronauts making the trip to Mars might end ... Read more...

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Mars Voyage Could Lead To Dangerously Weak Muscles

August 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has revealed that astronauts to plan to undertake a 10 month journey to Mars will face extreme muscle strength loss and will land ... Read more...

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Isolation and monotony would plague astronauts traveling to Mars in future

July 29th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A group of volunteers that spent 105 days locked up in a mock spaceship simulating a trip to Mars has said that the most difficult part of the ... Read more...

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Apollo astronauts dream of trip to Mars

July 21st, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) It's been decades since they set foot on the moon, but the pioneers of the Apollo programme remain committed to exploring space with the goal of sending a ... Read more...

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Mars astronauts should stay there for life, says Buzz Aldrin

October 25th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Edwin Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, has said that the first astronauts sent to Mars should be prepared to spend the rest of their ... Read more...

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