Elon Musk Launched a Sports Car Into Space

Are you ready to break the speed limit? Put on your seatbelt and let’s go to Mars. SpaceX recently tested their new Falcon Heavy rocket, however, launching a new rocket wasn’t enough. Elon Musk topped the technological sundae with an expensive cherry—a red Tesla 2008 Roadster. Because that’s what smart people do. Falcon Heavy […]

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How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains

How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains
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http://ift.tt/2dk34rJ The health of astronauts will be one of the main challenges for Musk. (credit: D. Mitriy/wikimedia, CC BY-ND) By Christian Schroeder, Lecturer in Environmental Science & Planetary Exploration, University of Stirling. Disclosure statement: Christian Schroeder is a NASA Mars Exploration Rover Athena Science Team collaborator. University of Stirling provides funding as a member of The […]

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