NASA Heads Back to the Moon, This Time With Robots and Laser-Powered Space Internet

It’s not a Mars colony mission, but it still sounds pretty cool. Here’s the launch video.
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More Than 100,000 People Eager to Die on Mars

Interested in a one-way ticket to Mars? Get in line.
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With PayPal Galactic, PayPal Wants to Know How You’ll Pay for Your Room at Hotel Mars

When on Mars, do you tip like a New Yorker or like a European?
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Elon Musk on Why Humans Should Set Up Shop on Mars: It’s a Fixer-Upper

Sure, Mars is a fixer-upper of a planet, but if we only stay on Earth something will wipe us out eventually.
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Tech Renaissance Man Elon Musk Talks Cars, Spaceships and Hyperloops at D11

“Mars is a fixer-upper of a planet, but we could make it work,” says Tesla and SpaceX head Elon Musk.
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Mission to Mars

I’ve said I want to die on Mars. Just not on impact.

Elon Musk, speaking at South by Southwest about his desire to travel to Mars

NASA Engineers Prep for a Software Upgrade. On Mars.

And you thought your last upgrade was complicated.
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Stages of Guilt (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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“We Are on Mars Again. It’s a Great Day.”

Precisely on time and target, NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down safely on Mars Monday to begin an ambitious two-year trek through a mountainous crater that promises to reveal whether the red planet was ever hospitable to life.

Bull’s-Eye! Curiosity, NASA’s $2.5 Billion Rover, Has Landed on Mars.

Years of work, minutes of high tension and, finally, success.
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Viral Video: “John Carter” Is on Mars