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June, 2014

New Ion-Propulsion System Could Deliver Time Capsule to Mars

Time Capsule to Mars Cubesat A student-led project aims to send a time capsule of life on Earth to Mars in the form of a cubesat (pictured). The spacecraft will potentially use a new kind of propulsion. WASHINGTON — A student-led mission aims to send a time capsule to Mars, […]

Time Capsule to Mars™ Launches Largest Crowdfunding Campaign in History to Realize First Private Mission to Mars Before 2019

Leaders from Academia, Aerospace Rally Behind $25 Million Student-Led CubeSat Mission Which Will Carry Millions of Digital Images, Video and Data to the Red Planet WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 24, 2014 – At a press conference Monday, Time Capsule to Mars™ (TC2M), a project of Explore Mars, officially launched the […]

Students aim to send a time capsule to Mars by 2017

Read from the Source Most people will bury a time capsule, but a group of brilliant young minds will surely find something more exciting to do with it — like sending it off to Mars. That’s exactly what a team of students from MIT, Duke University, Stanford University and the […]

MIT students seek to send slivers of life to Mars

Student-led mission aims for 2017 launch   This vista of the Endeavour Crater rim on Mars in a photo taken May 21, 2014.  By Yasmeen Abutaleb GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  JUNE 24, 2014 Read from the Source Humans have yet to travel to Mars, but students from MIT and other universities announced Monday […]

Student-Led ‘Time Capsule to Mars’ Funding $25M Mission by Flying Photos

 The student-led Time Capsule to Mars proposes to send a trio of small spacecraft to the Red Planet to deposit photos and digital media to the Martian surface for colonists to discover. Read from Source Time Capsule to Mars (TC2M) is now offering anyone with a computer or cell phone the […]

‘Time Capsule to Mars’ Kicks Off $25 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

BY ALAN BOYLE Read from the Source A student-led project called Time Capsule to Mars kicked off a $25 million crowdfunding campaign on Monday, with the aim of sending 4-inch-wide probes to the Red Planet. For 99 cents, supporters can upload a photo, an audio or video clip or a snippet […]

These Students Want to Send a Time Capsule to Mars

A student-led project aims to send three CubeSats time capsules like this one to Mars. Read from the Source WASHINGTON — A student-led project aims to send a time capsule to Mars for future explorers to discover, its organizers announced today (June 23). Time Capsule to Mars (TC2M), a project […]

“Time Capsule to Mars™ – a $25 Million Student-Led Mission to the Red Planet – to Announce World’s Largest Crowdfunding Initiative and Industry Partnerships

Project to be the First Privately-Funded Mission to Mars, a CubeSat-based Spacecraft with Custom Propulsion Technology June 17, 2014 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time Read from Source. WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Capsule to Mars™ (TC2M), the world’s first student-led interplanetary mission, will host a press conference on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:30 […]