Tag : space

Science | Human settlement on Mars by 2023, would you take the one way trip?

5 years ago / 0 comments

The red planet, commemorating  the roman god of war, may cause many people to visualise a dry, arid landscape composed primarily of silicate rocks, complete with craters, volcanoes, deserts and an overall inhospitable environment, however it seems over 200,000 applicants are desperate to make Mars their final destination. The non … Read More

Did Curiosity kill the Moon?

6 years ago / 0 comments

On July 20th, 1969 Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar module pilot Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moons’ surface and in doing so became immortalized in Earth’s history. This was done thanks to the vision of a man, U.S. President John F. Kennedy. This landing … Read More

Voting from space

6 years ago / 0 comments

As we all saw from Tuesday’s US presidential election, every vote counts. With “absentee” American’s casting their vote early by post or in person, how could the few that are not even on Earth cast their vote? The ultimate “absentee” voters would be living on board the International Space Station, … Read More