Pasadena’s JPL Designs First Ever Mars Chopper For 2020 VoyageNASA’s “marscopter” will weigh under four pounds with a fuselage the size of a softball and blades that rotate 10 times the rate of a helicopter.
Will SpaceX Build Its BFR At The Port Of LA?The space giant is headquartered in Hawthorne — and its mission to Mars could expand in the South Bay, according to a new report.
Elon Musk On First Mars Explorers: 'Good Chance You'll Die'While the tech mogul says humans must branch out into space, Musk admits the planet's first travelers to Mars may not make it back alive.
Tesla Roadster To Be Launched Into Mars' Orbit On New SpaceX Rocket, Elon Musk SaysIn January, Musk says, he wants to launch the new Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, with the aim of putting its payload -- a Tesla Roadster with David Bowie on the stereo -- into orbit around Mars.
Budweiser Sets Sights On Being First Beer On MarsThe brewing giant is planning to launch a supply of barley, a core ingredient in beer, to the International Space Station (ISS) on December 4.
Elon Musk Unveils Ambitious New Details For Mars ColonizationThe SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled some of the details of his grand plan to make life possible on the Red Planet in a presentation in Australia Friday.
SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Mars Making Closest Pass To Earth In More Than 10 YearsMars will make its closest pass to Earth in more than a decade later this month, as stargazers have already reported spotting the planet with the naked eye over the weekend.
SpaceX Announces Plans To Send Dragon Spacecraft To Mars As Soon As 2018Hawthorne-based aerospace company SpaceX announced plans Wednesday to send one of the company's Dragon spaceships to Mars as soon as 2018.
NASA To Soon Accept Applications For Astronauts For Space MissionsNASA says it’ll soon be looking for the next class of explorers for space missions, including the agency’s journey to Mars.
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NASA Announces Discovery Of Free-Flowing Water On MarsNASA announced Monday that a source of free-flowing water has been discovered on the surface of Mars.