Can we, uh, not give up on this planet quite yet?
Short answer: a time machine
And should colonists on Mars be allowed to eat each other?
Suspended animation may help us survive interplanetary travel, but it won't keep us alive for 120 years
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
Space is hard, and Mars is even harder
If he does, he'll beat NASA
Mars500 crew members, in their own words
But its first stop will likely be an asteroid
Natural medicines, made to order in space
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
Just waking up now? You could qualify
NASA's Vickie Kloeris explains the challenges of designing food for deep space missions
Bringing snark to Mars
Changing the desert landscape into a microbial oasis
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
Almost as good as the book
It's salty and seasonal, but kind of promising in the search for alien life
Piping hot Jupiter fries, please!
Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.
More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?
Human hibernation could be a great way to get to Mars (and beyond), but a few big questions remain.
Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.