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Elon Musk Unveils Plans to Put Humans on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chief Elon Musk’s elaborate plan for a mega-rocket to carry astronauts to Mars may have some down-to-Earth applications.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, speaks during the launching of new initiative 'Dubai Cares', in Dubai, 19 September 2007. The initiative aims to collect funds to educate one million children in under developed countries. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB MORE PICTURES …

Space Invaders: United Arab Emirates Plans a Colony for Mars

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced plans to colonize Mars. The ambitious aim is contained in a statement titled the “Mars 2117 Project” which at its final stage involves building the first habitable human settlement on the red planet by 2117.


Elon Musk: ‘I’d like to Die on Mars, Just Not on Impact’

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plan for “bold moves by private enterprise” to colonize Mars, beginning in 2022, at his keynote speech this week for the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Skittles, I Hardly Knew Ye

The company behind my favourite candy thinks that virtue signalling is a good marketing strategy. Oh well, I’m on a diet anyway.

Mars One cuts list of potential colonists to 100

Safe Space: The Guardian is Worried About Sexism On Mars 

The first woman to be raped in space has probably already been born. Far from the utopia we’ve cruelly been duped into expecting by patriarchy-produced propaganda such as Star Trek, it turns out that our future lives on Martian colonies won’t

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Buzz Aldrin to NASA: ‘Get Your Ass to Mars’

Apollo 11 and Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has been enlisting the help of famous scientist Stephen Hawking, actress Marily Monroe, Albert Einstein’s birthday, Pi Day, landmark Stonehenge and other iconic entities in a series of social media posts promoting his plan for NASA to make a space voyage to the red planet, Mars.