Robert Zubrin

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Name: Robert Zubrin
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Martians in Houston: Do We Have a Problem?

Last week 100 or more hopefuls looking for a way to Mars converged at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City, Texas, just outside Houston, for the annual convention of the Mars Society: engineers working on intricate ways to get us there, "aspiring ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nagpur boy, Kerala girl in Mars mission design winning team

MUMBAI: A global team of university students which won a $10,000 international contest to design a mission to Mars has two Indians in it.Kshitij Mall from Nagpur headed the prize-winning team while Kerala-born Ashwati Das played a key role in the project. ... [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Development of an 80,000 person Mars city possible by 2040

A self-supporting Mars colony.The first people could be taken to Mars in 10 to 12 years, according to a hopeful Elon Musk. He thinks it is certainly possible for that to occur. Musk says the thing that matters long term is to have a self-sustaining city ... [Published Impact Lab - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Electric Sail Concept Moves Forward

Just how we follow up on the investigations of New Horizons remains an open question. But we need to be thinking about how we can push past the outer planets to continue our study of the heliopause and the larger interstellar environment in which the ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Night Whispers with Pastor Victor Robert Farrell - Night Whispers - Aug. 3, 2014

August 03rd Dream word – COURAGE Numbers 13:33 "There we saw the giants (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight." NKJV  Hic sunt dracones or hic sunt remuneror I was ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Night Whispers - Aug. 3, 2014

August 03 rdDream word – COURAGENumbers 13:33“There we saw the giants (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.” NKJVHic sunt dracones or hic sunt remunerorI was watching ... [Published Crosswalk - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's Mars 2020 rover to include experiment to make oxygen on the red planet

NASA announced on Thursday the suite of instruments that would fly on board the Mars 2020 rover. Superficially Mars 2020 has the same look and size as Mars Curiosity , a large, car sized rover currently exploring the Martian landscape. But the new rover ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pioneer Energy takes aim at unwanted 'flared' natural gas in oil fields

Robert Zubrin, founder and president of Pioneer Energy Inc. in Lakewood, has spent decades working on aerospace projects aimed at interplanetary travel, including more than 60 contracts for NASA.And he’s translated some of that work into a mobile oil ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

UAE astronauts could participate in simulation of Mars mission

–Astronauts from the UAE could be part of the first detailed simulation of a manned mission to Mars.The Mars Society, a non-profit group led by scientist Robert Zubrin, will send a crew of six scientists to a remote Arctic island for a year next summer ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UAE’s space programme could inspire innovation

A mission to Mars would promote a focus on making breakthroughs in the development of new technologies, which could be patented and sold to foreign space agencies.It could also inspire thousands of Emiratis to pursue careers in the space industry, opening ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

21 Conservative Writers To Read At The Beach

The conservative countercultural revolt is on its way. Conservatives have for a generation spent too much time complaining about the liberal dominance of popular culture, and too little making their own. But — as I argue in National Review this ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Deep Time: Targeting Another Galaxy

Interstellar flight isn’t about possibility as much as it is about time. We know we can launch a payload to another star if we’re willing to burn up enough millennia — about seventy — to get there in the form of a Voyager-style flyby. That’s with today’s ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 24 2014]

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Robert Zubrin, president of Mars Society, said: "the design will be of enormous benefit to the mars society, nasa and anyone else who is willing to take up the challenge." Mars Society is an organization dedicated to promoting human exploration and settlement of Mars
..."Despite its limitations, that Mars-500 simulation was covered in all the world's press," said Dr Zubrin. "this is going to be a far more powerful mars simulation, and far more exciting and more valuable. it will truly draw the attention of the world and would be a tremendous leveraging of funds, given the modest cost of such an endeavour."

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Martians in Houston: Do We Have a Problem? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 16 2014]
Nagpur boy, Kerala girl in Mars mission design ... [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]
Development of an 80,000 person Mars city possi... [Published Impact Lab - Aug 13 2014]
Electric Sail Concept Moves Forward [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 11 2014]
Night Whispers with Pastor Victor Robert Farrel... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 04 2014]
Night Whispers - Aug. 3, 2014 [Published Crosswalk - Aug 03 2014]
NASA's Mars 2020 rover to include experiment to... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 01 2014]
Pioneer Energy takes aim at unwanted 'flared' n... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 29 2014]
UAE astronauts could participate in simulation ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 28 2014]
UAE’s space programme could inspire innovation [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 27 2014]
UAE astronauts could participate in simulation ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 27 2014]
The Second-best Plan [Published Space News - Jul 21 2014]
‘Smart Pellets’ and Interstellar Propulsion [Published Centauri Dreams - Jul 16 2014]
21 Conservative Writers To Read At The Beach [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 08 2014]
Deep Time: Targeting Another Galaxy [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 24 2014]
An Emerging Interstellar Bibliography [Published Centauri Dreams - May 09 2014]
Merchants of Despair [Published RedState Blog - Apr 23 2014]
Exposing Putin's propaganda [Published RenewAmerica columns - Mar 09 2014]
Entering Space – ultimate energy resources? [Published BraveNewClimate - Mar 04 2014]
Fly me to Mars [Published Taipei Times Online - Feb 11 2014]
Letter: A surer salvation than a trip to Mars [Published Marshfield News Herald - Dec 05 2013]
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Electric Sail Concept Moves Forward [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 11 2014]
Just how we follow up on the investigations of New Horizons remains an open question. But we need to be thinking about how we can push past the outer planets to continue our study of the heliopause and the larger interstellar environment in which the ...
‘Smart Pellets’ and Interstellar Propulsion [Published Centauri Dreams - Jul 16 2014]
When Clifford Singer proposed in his 1980 paper that a stream of pellets could be used to drive an interstellar vehicle, the idea emerged at a time when Robert Forward had already drawn attention to a different kind of beamed propulsion. Forward’s ...
21 Conservative Writers To Read At The Beach [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 08 2014]
The conservative countercultural revolt is on its way. Conservatives have for a generation spent too much time complaining about the liberal dominance of popular culture, and too little making their own. But — as I argue in National Review this ...
Deep Time: Targeting Another Galaxy [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 24 2014]
Interstellar flight isn’t about possibility as much as it is about time. We know we can launch a payload to another star if we’re willing to burn up enough millennia — about seventy — to get there in the form of a Voyager-style flyby. That’s with today’s ...
An Emerging Interstellar Bibliography [Published Centauri Dreams - May 09 2014]
Today begins Heath Rezabek’s survey as we look at the curation of a booklist on interstellar flight, using as basis a list of books I’ve gradually accumulated over the years. Before Heath introduces the survey, a few words about my methods: Many of ...
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