• The Train to Mars
  • The Plan to Get There – Elon Musk presents the Interplanetary Transport System

    The first humans on Mars look out of the airlock to see a sunset or sunrise.

    Well folks, we are going to Mars.  There is an actual plan for transport to the red planet.  It was recently outlined by CEO/CTO of SpaceX, Elon Musk. Let’s start with this gorgeous video of SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport System through all phases of flight.   Great!  A huge new rocket and some pretty renderings! But plans are […]

  • News from Mars
  • Mars Sunrise – Gale Crater Panorama in HD Video [semi-original content]

    This early-morning view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover covers a field of view of about 130 degrees of the inner wall of Gale Crater. It was acquired during a period when there was very little dust or haze in the atmosphere, so conditions were optimal for long-distance imaging. The right […]