Mars expedition: Astronauts simulate life on planet for 8 months

For eight months, six astronauts will be essentially locked into a small dome in Hawaii as NASA attempts to study the consequences of living the quiet, lonely lifestyle that humans would experience on Mars.

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India’s low-cost space mission reaches Mars orbit

India has become the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt after its Mars Orbiter Mission completed its 10-month journey and successfully entered the Red Planet’s orbit.

The Indian Space Research Organization’s unmanned drone, also called Mangalyaan, was … Read the rest