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Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Mars One unveils first stage of plan to colonize Red Planet

An ambitious project that aims to send volunteers on a one-way trip to Mars unveiled plans for the first private unmanned mission to the Red Planet Tuesday, a robotic vanguard to human colonization that will launch in 2018.<p>The non-profit Mars One foundation has inked deals with Lockheed Martin …

Details of 1st private manned Mars mission revealed

A nonprofit space exploration group revealed exactly how it plans to launch two married astronauts on an ambitious manned flyby mission to the Red Planet by early 2018, a scenario that would involve NASA and federal funding along with a healthy dose of the pioneering spirit.<p>The Inspiration Mars …

India launches Mars mission in giant leap for super cheap space exploration

India has launched its first mission to Mars on Tuesday in what its leaders hope will be a giant leap forward for super cheap space exploration<p>Scientists from the Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched their Mars Orbiter Mission on Tuesday, amid celebrations at mission control.<p>As …

Move over, Mars: Manned Europa mission considered

Mars has been getting all the manned-mission love lately, but let's not forget all the other heavenly bodies. Jupiter's icy moon Europa is the target objective of a group of volunteer scientists, conceptual artists, and social-media experts looking into sending a one-way crewed mission on a search …

Learn Spanish 24/7 app review: the fun way to learn Spanish

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The 2 Secrets to Sending People to Mars

Mars Rover Curiosity Drives Itself For The First Time

In Mars's Gale Crater, Curiosity breaks free of its human shackles.<p>The rover Curiosity, our best friend on Mars, has always had the ability to pilot itself around its new home. But for its first year away from Earth, it's been piloted remotely by humans here on its birth planet. That just changed: …

Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …

The Mars Society

The time has come to go to Mars<p>The exploration and settlement of Mars is one of the most daring and audacious human endeavors of our time.<p>We're …

Man can set foot on Mars in less than 15 years: NASA scientist

Man could set foot on Mars in the next 5 to 15 years, says Anita Sengupta, an Indian origin scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space …

Elon Musk's mission to Mars

Elon Musk has flown so high, so fast, it is hard not to wonder when, and how, he will crash to earth. How could he not? Musk is so many things – inventor, entrepreneur, billionaire, space pioneer, inspiration for Iron Man's playboy superhero Tony Stark – and he has pushed the boundaries of science …

Mars Society Proposes A Year-Long Arctic Mission To Better Prepare for the Red Planet

The Arctic’s a lot like Mars, according to the Mars Society. It’s cold, it’s isolated, and it’s kind of dangerous. And, the society says, it’s ready …

Subjunctive vs. Indicative in Spanish

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Using Reflexive Verbs in Spanish

A verb is used reflexively when the subject of the verb is also its object. As you will soon see, verbs are often used the same way in English. What …

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