Scientists are building a menu for a group of six to eight astronauts for a planned journey to Mars in the 2030s. The menu must keep the astronauts healthy and happy and also offer a broad array of food.
NASA (Nov. 1, 2013) Launch day approaches for NASAs next Mars mission
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NASA (Nov. 6, 2013) Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for November? MAVEN launches to Mars and Comet ISON should be visible before dawn.
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NASA (July 12, 2013) Caleb: It turns out what we discover ends up leading us to new questions.
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NASA (Aug. 2, 2013) DC CELEBRATES CURIOSITY HQ
MSL Control Room at Mars Landing:
Touchdown confirmed, were safe on Mars. (applause)
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Reuters (Feb. 27, 2013) American entrepreneur, Dennis Tito, says he wants to launch a manned mission to Mars in January 2018, but researchers at NASA and Stanford University argue that it may be better to visit the ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 18, 2013) NASA's new Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission, or MAVEN, launches into space for a mission designed to better understand Mars' atmosphere. Rough Cut (no reporter ... watch video
NASA (Dec. 1, 2014) NASA EDGE visits NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory to check in with the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Team. Find out how NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is helping to pave the way ... watch video
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
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Aug. 19, 2016 Comet ISON, a bright ball of frozen matter from the earliest days of the universe, was inbound from the Oort Cloud at the edge of the solar system and expected to pierce the ... read more
Aug. 19, 2016 The search for habitable, alien worlds needs to make room for a second 'Goldilocks,' according to a researcher. A new study suggests that simply being in the habitable zone isn't sufficient to ... read more
Apr. 9, 2015 You always want to be the last man standing, especially at NASA. Optimal functional performance, such as standing, is taken even more seriously when preparing for future missions to Mars and beyond. ... read more
July 29, 2014 If you've ever ordered the wrong food at a restaurant, don't blame yourself; blame the menu. What you order may have less to do with what you want and more to do with a menu's layout ... read more
Dec. 4, 2012 Building on the success of Curiosity's Red Planet landing, NASA has announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020. This ... read more
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