NASA's laser-powered spacecraft will fly to Mars in 72 hours - Mars exploration compilation

1. NASA was forced to cancel six attempted launches of a saucer-shaped Mars landing test vehicle in early June, 2014 because of unusually strong winds at the Hawaiian test site. 2. NASA scientist Philip Lubin is working on perfecting laser technology that could propel a light spacecraft to Mars in as little as three days. 3. NASA is developing an inflatable heat shield it plans to test in 2016 that could one day be used to send astronauts to Mars. 4. Fusion rocket engines could take a manned crew to Mars in 30 to 90 days, NASA-funded scientists at the University of Washington say. 5. A NASA-funded study written by aerospace engineering company SpaceWorks says that keeping astronauts unconscious during long flights in space cuts down on the equipment and resources needed on the shuttle, and also eliminates the negative psychological effects of long hauls in space. Be sure to subscribe to TomoNews for more of the craziest news stories from around the world. ------------------------------------------------------- For news that's fun and never boring, visit our channel: Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories: Visit our website for all the latest, uncensored videos: Check out our Android app: Check out our iOS app: Stay connected with us here: Facebook Twitter @tomonewsus Google+ Instagram @tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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