SpaceX Chief Elon Musk Predicts People On Mars In 9 YearsSpaceX CEO Elon Musk says if things go according to plan people will be on Mars just nine years from now.
Trick-Or-Treaters At NW Side Mars Factory Get Their Fill Of Free CandyIt's the ultimate Halloween treat, a bag full of Mars candy, free. It was handed out directly from the Northwest Side's factory, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
NASA Says They’ve Discovered Evidence Of Water On MarsNASA researchers make a game changing discovery on Mars. Everything we thought we knew about the red planet is turned upside down.
Purdue Grad Student Hoping For One-Way Ticket To MarsA couple hundred thousand people applied for the Netherlands-based Mars One project, and now there are only about 660. By Monday, there will only be about 200 still in the running for the plan to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.
Three Chicagoans Vying For Mission To MarsIt is an ambitious project that is literally out of this world. It's called Mars One. When and if it achieves lift off a decade from now, people will travel to Mars to live there permanently.
Wisconsin Man Makes First Cut For Proposed Mars ColonyAaron Hamm, 29, hopes to be aboard the first four-person mission of Netherlands-based Mars One in 2025.
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Oswego Engineer Celebrating 1st Anniversary Of Mars Rover Landing“It’s just unbelievable. They’ve had great success with tons of interesting science,” said Oswego native Neil Mottinger, a navigation engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California.
Field Museum Studying Martian MeteoriteScientists at the Field Museum have been studying a meteorite from Mars that could lead to a demotion of the Red Planet.
Curiosity: More Than A Rover, Space Lab To Analyze Mars For Signs Of LifeAn Adler Planetarium astronomer who said he'd go to Mars "in a heartbeat," said he's thrilled by what the rover Curiosity might find on the red planet.
Chicago Native To Oversee Curiosity Landing On MarsThe landing of the rover Curiosity early Monday on Mars is being called the science event of the decade, and Chicago-native John Grunsfeld will oversee the operation in the first major undertaking of his new tenure as NASA’s top scientist.
Adler Planetarium To Televise Hunt For Life On MarsThe hunt for life beyond earth continues as rover curiosity heads for a Sunday landing on Mars.