Moon to Mars
- Oct 18, 2003Prototype gliders for long-distance flying on Mars have reached their testing phase. A seasoned soaring guide and former President of the US Hang Gliding Association, David Glover, talks about the challenges of soaring on Earth and potentially elsewhere.
- Sep 27, 2003A new mission to survey the moon, called SMART-1, will also demonstrate a number of technologies for efficient space travel, including solar and ion propulsion. The probe launched flawlessly on September 27, and is currently on course for its lunar rendezvous.
- Dec 11, 2002Thirty years ago today, the astronauts of Apollo 17 began the final human visit to the Moon. Relive the drama and majesty of the voyage by viewing the Apollo 17 Anniversary Commemorative Visualization. And learn how scientists and space agencies around the world are gearing