Why We Are Not Ready For Mars


Why We Are Not Ready for Mars There is a lot of buzz about going to Mars, but in truth we are very far from sending humans. We need a dose of reality before we get too carried away with this fantasy. Our success rate for sending robotic probes to Mars is about 50%. AContinue reading “Why We Are Not Ready For Mars”

Proposal for a Mission to Jupiter and Europa


Now that Curiosity is safely on Mars and ready to begin its exploration, an exploration that could go on for decades due to its nuclear power plant, I would like to propose the next major NASA endeavor. It is time to return to Jupiter.  The Galileo mission (1995-2003) was a tremendous success even though theContinue reading “Proposal for a Mission to Jupiter and Europa”