Mars en Making a fast track to Mars <p><strong>Right now traveling to Mars would be a full-time commitment.</strong> Astronauts would be cooped up in a rocket for seven months and if they were able to take enough fuel to get back to earth, they would have to wait another two years before the planets would be close enough again. During this time their bone densities would greatly decrease and crumble once back on earth.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 25940 at Making a fast track to Mars Would you go to Mars? <p>Ten years from now a crew of four people may just be getting used to the Red Planet. Eventually up to 40 people could populate a colony on Mars. Would you go?&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 14297 at Would you go to Mars? Mars Science Lab Curiosity <p><span class="text"><b>Dr. Steve Squyres</b>, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University and Principal Investigator for the Mars Exploration Rover, joins the <b>Cincinnati Observatory&rsquo;s Dean Regas</b> to discuss Monday&rsquo;s landing of the <b>Mars Science Lab Curiosity</b> and the ongoing exploration of Mars by three orbiters and the rover Opportunity.</span></p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:09:10 +0000 Dean Regas 2077 at Mars Science Lab Curiosity