National panel urges 'putting human boots' on Mars

After 18 months of research and deliberation, the Committee on Human Spaceflight – a diverse national group of scientists and professionals convened by Congressional request, and co-led by a Cornell professor – issued ...

Robonaut 2 set to move freely about space station

Legs—yes, legs—are on the manifest for the next SpaceX Dragon flight. The commercial spacecraft is expected to blast off March 16 with appendenges for Robonaut 2 on board, allowing the humanoid to move freely around station. ...

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