28 Months on Mars by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found evidence of lakes and streams on a warmer, wetter, habitable Mars.

Published: December 8, 2014 at 07:00PM

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A One-Way Trip to Mars? Many Would Sign Up by NATALIE ANGIER


By NATALIE ANGIER

Would-be Mars pilgrims must count on living, and dying, some 140 million miles from Earth. Nevertheless, there is demand for one-way tickets.

Published: December 8, 2014 at 07:00PM

Mars Curiosity Rover Tracker by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

A selection of images from NASA’s Curiosity rover as it drives toward Mount Sharp.

Published: December 1, 2014 at 07:00PM

(Stronger) Signs of Life on Mars by MARC KAUFMAN


By MARC KAUFMAN

The case for an early Mars that was ripe and ready for living organisms has grown stronger.

Published: December 8, 2014 at 07:00PM

For Dogs, an Eight G Water Break by JAMES GORMAN


By JAMES GORMAN

Canines are powerful drinkers; larger breeds create acceleration of up to eight times the force of gravity.

Published: December 7, 2014 at 07:00PM

NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Lifts Off Into Orbit by HENRY FOUNTAIN


By HENRY FOUNTAIN

The launching of the rocket, which carried no crew, ushers in what NASA hopes will be a new era of space exploration.

Published: December 5, 2014 at 07:00PM

Dawn of Orion: NASA Launch Opens New Era in Space by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft circled the planet Friday on a high-stakes test flight meant to usher in a new era of human exploration leading ultimately to Mars.

Published: December 4, 2014 at 07:00PM

Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.