NASA Lead Scientist Mars Exploration Program Michael Meyer delivers remarks at the opening of the 'Human 2 Mars Summit' at George Washington University in Washington, DC, May 6, 2013.
I’m going to recommend to NASA [that the astronauts going to Mars] should eat three pizzas every day ... They are going to get all the nutrients [they need].
Nearly everything out there today called AR is a marketing gimmick or a science project, and people aren't using them. People talk about this rocket-ship vision of putting a man on Mars, but what AR has delivered is the equivalent of cardboard rocket-ships with hand-drawn NASA logos on the side.
The plan we have in place, the Mars strategy as supported by the president and funded, will have humans with NASA in the Martian environment by the mid 2030sMore quotes »
Aldrin buzzes about missions to Mars
Aldrin called for a national commitment to land astronauts on Mars, and eventually, the creation of a permanent colony on the red planet. An aggressive space initiative should be in place by 2019, the 50th anniversary of the first successful moon launch, he Read more »
NASA sees distant planets that seem ideal for life
twins. They circle the same star, an orange dwarf, and are next to each other closer together than Earth and its neighbor Mars .The planets are slightly wider than Earth, but not too big. Kepler-62-e is a bit balmy, like a Hawaiian world and Kepler-62-f is Read more »
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