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NOVA scienceNOW

Plasma Rockets

A new rocket might be able to zip us to Mars and back in under three months.

Plasma Rockets

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NOVA scienceNOW

Profile: Vandi Verma

A daredevil engineer born in India now drives the Mars rovers.

Profile: Vandi Verma

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NOVA scienceNOW

Next-Generation Space Suits

Today's suits are bulky. MIT's Dava Newman is out to change that with a sleek new design.

Next-Generation Space Suits

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NOVA scienceNOW

Space Dangers

Can we protect Mars-bound astronauts from deadly meteoroids, radiation, and other hazards?

Space Dangers

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NOVA scienceNOW

Space Food

How do you keep food fresh on a three-year round-trip to Mars?

Space Food

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