"We can—and should—develop space without government help," says Reason Foundation's Robert W. Poole.
Robots don't get cabin fever, develop cancer from cosmic radiation, miss their families, or go insane.
"Synthetic wombs make having kids much faster, easier, cheaper, and more accessible."
Next stop Mars?
Survey finds 47 percent of people believe in the existence of intelligent alien civilizations in the universe.
Reason editors discuss Trump's Warsaw speech, the Putin meeting, Mike Pence's Mars shot, and more.
Space X gets serious about its mission to the Red Planet
The Martian author Andy Weir on Mars Colonization, Commercial Space Travel, and Going From Programmer to Best-Selling Author
Q&A with the man who wrote the book behind the upcoming Hollywood film starring Matt Damon.
Mission was supposed to last 90 Martian days
Wants to partner with NASA to send two astronauts on a flyby mission to Mars
97 percent of NASA employees furloughed
Robot that can bounce on Mars
Collision or volcanic eruptions
Some parts of Earth might as well be an alien planet
22 miles traveled on Mars
Nothing better to do?
By analyzing argon in the air
Curiosity, Opportunity and the satellites supporting them won't be able to communicate with Earth for about the next month