UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce join forces to develop nuclear-powered spacecraft engine

The technology is predicted to halve the projected duration of journeys to Mars to up to four months

Scientists develop tech to transform Mars’ salty water into fuel and oxygen

The system creates hydrogen which could be used to fuel the astronauts’ trip home

NASA inks new agreement with US Department of Energy

They will continue to work together on scientific discoveries, including the development of nuclear power and propulsion systems for the Moon and Mars

ELF 2018: Nuclear is the best energy tech for Mars but solar is most convenient

Bas Lansdorp, CEO and Co-founder of Mars One, aims to establish a permanent habitable settlement on the red planet

Mars inks sweet deal for 100% renewable energy down under

The Kiamal Solar Farm in Victoria will match the power requirements of its six Australian factories and two sales offices

‘First journey to Mars will be a one-way trip’

Mars One CEO said although the technology to make the voyage is available, it is currently not possible to return home

Talking Energy with Bas Lansdorp, CEO of Mars One

Sumit Bose talks to the CEO of Mars One, Bas Lansdorp about Mars, Aliens, Solar Panels and why our children will live on the red planet.

‘Journey to Mars will change how we live on Earth’

Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp thinks it will help people appreciate Earth more and introduce useful new technologies

Tesla Roadster takes one-way rocket ride to Mars

  Tesla and SpaceX plan to send one of Elon Musk’s electric sports cars to Mars on the back of their new rocket in a launch scheduled for later today. The CEO’s old Tesla Roadster will be strapped to the Falcon Heavy, which is able to lift nearly 64 metric tonnes into space, making it the […]

NASA develops mini-nuclear system for Mars

NASA has conducted successful initial tests of a small-scale nuclear fission system designed to power a long-duration manned mission to Mars. Officials from the agency have said a full-power run of the Kilopower project is scheduled for March. Its purpose is to enable robotic missions and potentially develop colonies in space, which requires a power […]