You've likely outlived the company that wanted to film you dying on Mars.
The dirt simulations are not perfect. But they're the future.
Short answer: a time machine
The baron of low-Earth orbit
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
How much are we really paying to explore the universe?
Science takes off.
Launching little spacecraft to pay for big spacecraft
If you want to go to Mars, fly American
The LDSD uses a huge parachute and a surface-wide balloon as supersonic brakes
While cutting funding for its own Mars programs
A mission to Phobos and Deimos could pave the way for putting humans on Mars
This rover is made in China
But the new Mars orbiter is a big success
...We just don't know what the new plan is yet.
A rover of her own.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
The anniversary of the Viking landing
NASA to take a supportive role in the 2018 mission
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy test is just the latest.
Protecting future Mars payloads from fiery blasts
Step 1 toward colonizing the red planet