Category Archives: Back to the Moon, Onward to Mars

Humanity’s return to the Moon: building orbital and lunar surface bases; preparing for deep space missions, including expeditions to Mars.

The Mars Mission That Hasn’t Happened Yet: 1954

From 1952 to 1954, Collier’s published “Man Will Conquer Space Soon!” — a series of articles describing a step-by-step plan for landing on Mars. The first step was building an Earth-orbiting space station. Then we would build ships to reach … Continue reading

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Back to the Moon, Onward to Mars: Artemis I

Nobody’s in the Artemis I Mission’s Orion capsule. But if today’s test flight goes well, Artemis II will carry four folks around the Moon before returning to Earth. And Artemis III will bring humans to the Moon’s surface for the … Continue reading

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