Falcon Heavy’s successful launch is one key step in Musk’s goal of reaching Mars by 2024. However with a trip to Venus meaning shorter travel times, better environmental conditions, and a chance to make Star Wars more of a reality one can’t help but ask :is Elon Musk trying to colonize the wrong planet?Read More Is Elon Musk Trying To Colonize The Wrong Planet?
I think that the United States is capable of re-claiming its place as the front runner in the space race. However, we have to change our nation’s perspective on the importance of both scientific innovation and space exploration.Read More Make America Space Again: A Call To Bring the United States Back To The Front of The Space Race
The question “why space” often comes up when share my out of this world aspirations.Read More Why Space Exploration Inspires Me ( And Hopefully You Too)!
Given Trump’s extensive history of boastfulness it is unclear whether he was actually serious. Even if he was joking, a few tweets could easily ignite frantic scurry to put humans on Mars before the end of the Trump administration. Pressure from the Trump administration could force NASA to leave for Mars before they are ready.Read More The Risk of Political Egos to Space Exploration
Currently most of our resources (and funding!) for space exploration are going towards ideas and projects for a manned mission to Mars. However, it may be better if we invested more in robotic missions to the ocean worlds of the outer solar system.Read More Why We Should Explore The Ocean Worlds Before Heading to Mars