Travel to Mars by 2035 could be possible, NASA scientist says

November 17, 2014 9:33 PM

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It may be unthinkable, but NASA plans to reach the red planet by 2035, hoping to establish a laboratory in order to study the planet’s potential history of evolving life forms.

There are two severe challenges that researchers and astronauts would face: enduring an eight-month trip to Mars; and then to stay alive there in the face of low provisions, high levels of radiation, and unstable climates. Earlier this year, engineers have developed prototypes that might be able to ...

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