The US president said the government has contracted companies to build prototype ‘habitats’ that could sustain human life in deep space
President Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his six-year-old call for the US to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, a mission Nasa has been slowly and quietly trudging away at. Related: Prepared to die: why people are willing to risk their lives to visit Mars Related: The Guardian view on space exploration: the final frontier | Editorial Continue reading.
President Obama said Tuesday that he wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s. Obama first said in 2010 he wanted to send astronauts “to orbit Mars and return them safely to Earth” by the mid-2030s with “a la...
The president says NASA is working with private space companies to build habitats for living in space and eventually sending humans to the Red Planet.
President Barack Obama says the United States is partnering with commercial companies to build "new habitats" to try to send humans safely to Mars within two decades. Obama set a … Click to Continue »
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years, pledging to work with private companies to “to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts on long-duration missions...