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Mars Diversity

Why Mars Needs Diversity

In Ann Friedman’s 2014 profile of American astronaut Sally Ride, she notes that in 1990, NASA management “quietly ordered a working group of physicians to declare homosexuality a ‘psychiatrically disqualifying condition’” for astronaut selection. Although this rule was never implemented,… Read More »Why Mars Needs Diversity

Mars for all

Mars for All

Your great-grandchild’s first job might be washing dishes in a restaurant on Mars. That may sound oddly mundane, and it should. If you’re a consumer of space exploration news and conversation, then you will no doubt have come across the… Read More »Mars for All

Mars 2020 during EDL

Countdown to a New Year in Space

2020 has been, to say the least, a difficult year for humanity. However, it has also been marked by great achievements in space exploration; a testament to our relentless pursuit for knowledge despite adversity. Before we enter 2021, let’s take a look at the year’s highlights in space exploration.