SpaceX recently announced their plans to send a Dragon 2 on a voyage to Mars as early as 2018. In this episode we chat about their plans and what it means for the future of Mars colonization.

In Space News:
* Sentinel 1B Launch via Soyuz
* Mikhailo Lomonosov via Soyuz 2.1a
* IRNSS 1G Launch via PSLV
* Atlas V anomaly discovered
* NASA seeks to boost Mars communications network
* SpaceX receives GPS3 launch contract
* Hubble discovers a moon orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

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  1. DougSpace on May 2, 2016 at 5:36 pm

    If SpaceX succeeds with Red Dragon, just consider where else it could go…the Moon, Phobos, Mercury?, Valles Marineris, Olympus Mons, Vesta?, beyond?

  2. JE Thompson on May 2, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    Great shows. Always educational and informative.

  3. Jason Damisch on May 3, 2016 at 2:49 am

    we will wait and see

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