An astronaut finds himself stuck on Mars, alone. Best case, a rescue mission is a year away. How will he ever survive? Colin reviews The Martian, a fascinating novel that’s equal parts science and survival.
It was a bad week for private spaceflight and some critics declared that people shouldn’t be dying for it. Well… they’re wrong. And here’s why.
A guy in Russia is redesigns NASA’s logo and it’s pretty good. But is NASA’s logo really the problem?
NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for walks on extraterrestrial bodies, with an eye specifically directed at Mars and the Moon. We have the photos and are not impressed.
In an article published today, Ars outlines a NASA rescue plan that could have saved the Columbia’s crew. And, man, it would’ve made a great movie. Until you let reality set in.