Russia sparked a new space race yesterday by saying they could put a man on Mars cheaper and faster than the US. Bookies William Hill are offering odds of just 50/1 against a human setting foot there by December 31, 2030. America has an
Race To The Red Planet Daily Record
Aldrin finds latest Disney ride out of this world Daily Record
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin has had another taste of space travel … by blasting off on Walt Disney World in Florida’s newest ride. The space veteran, the second man ever to walk on the Moon, rocketed to Mars on the world’s most expensive roller coaster and loved every minute of it. The hi-tech Mission: SPACE will let thrillseekers experience what it is really like to blast off towards the stars.
Emily Picked To Live On ‘MARS’ Daily Record
SCIENTIST Emily MacDonald is in for an out-of-this-world experience when she finds out what it would be like to live on Mars. Emily, 24, from Troon, Ayrshire, has been picked ahead of 400 other hopefuls to spend three weeks in a simulator that mimics the bitter cold, gravity and rugged conditions of the Red Planet. She will join five experts in a 27-foot dome in the Canadian Arctic. They will do experiments and test equipment to help the astronauts who eventually reach Mars. The Mars Arctic Research Station – or MARS – has been set up on a frozen island by the international Mars Society.