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  1.         DURHAM, NC – As Duke University students continue to savor the Blue Devils’ national basketball championship a week ago, many no doubt have set their sights on the school’s next title. But some students have their sights set higher – much higher. As in, on Mars, […]

  2. TC2M Team member Cassidy Chain set to be a prominent speaker for the April 29th Pioneers’ Spring Banquet, in conjunction with the 43rd SPACE CONGRESS. Click below to learn more about Cassidy’s speech and reserve your spot in this exciting conference! “Developing the Global Center for Commercial Astronaut Training” presented by […]

  3. DURHAM, NC – David Rokeach is going to be an astronaut one day. He’s been saying so since he was three. “I don’t know how I’m going to do it, but I figure being a part of Time Capsule to Mars will help me get there,” he jokes. But he […]

  4. MELBOURNE, FL – Feb 23, 2015 – Cassidy Chan ‘15, aerospace and mechanical engineering double major, a team of other Florida Tech students are part of the world’s first privately-funded and student-led interplanetary mission to Mars through one of the largest crowd-funding campaigns in history: Time Capsule to Mars (TC2M).  Together […]

  5. Read from Source An audacious plan by eight universities for a student-led mission to Mars took a big step forward with the completion of a key technical review of systems requirements at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in January, with the team targeting a launch within the next few […]

  6. by Jeff Foust — July 2, 2014 Time Capsule to Mars Mission Director Emily Briere, a Duke University rising senior, explains her $25 million Mars mission concept June 23 at the National Press Club in Washington. Credit: Brian Berger/SpaceNews  Read from the Source WASHINGTON — A project to send the first student-built small spacecraft […]

  7. 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, […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11.  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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. A group of students wants to send a time capsule filled with images and sounds from life on Earth to Mars. The project, called Time Capsule to Mars, aims to develop and load three small, identical spacecraft with photos, messages, audio and video provided by people from around the world… […]

  16. The project is called Time Capsule to Mars, and could be the first commercial mission to the planet, if all goes according to plan. Launched by Duke University student Emily Briere, the mission is the latest attempt to crowd fund a space trip… Read from source. “For a Buck, You’ll […]

  17. A Duke University junior is leading a cohort of students from across the nation on a mission to Mars—and she’s hoping the rest of the world will join them for the journey. “It is one that, like sending man to the moon, involves technologies that do not yet exist and […]

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