As space agencies gear up for long-term space travel, NASA is looking at exactly what happens to the human body in this harsh environment.
It isn't only vegetables that are being grown in space. Flowers are also having a turn. NASA has announced that flowers could be blooming on the International Space Station after the New Year.
Medicine doesn't degrade faster in space. Scientists have conducted an opportunistic, pilot-scale study and have found that medication on the International Space Station (ISS) does not degrade faster than medication on Earth.
In a recent study, researchers attempted to grow crops on Martian soil like Mark Watney did in "The Martian." Since its release, "The Martian" has had a major influence on potential farming on the Red Planet, causing these researchers to implement their own Martian farming techniques.
Want to be an astronaut? NASA is recruiting. The space agency is hiring new personnel for its new missions into deep-space, Mars and beyond.
During a spacewalk at the International Space Station, NASA astronauts found leaking ammonia while performing plumbing work.
What happens to astronauts during long term space travel? Scientists are taking a closer look at astronaut health, and have found that sleeping pills and skin cream may just be key.
Astronomers discovered that the hottest and most massive pair of stars are about to collide with each other.
Astronauts are testing out an innovative "skin suit" that's designed to reduce the debilitating physical effects of spaceflight. Called the SkinSuit, the new full body suit could help astronauts during long spaceflight missions.
As NASA gears up for a mission to Mars, planning a route to the Red Planet is important. Now, researchers have found that to save on weight, a detour to the moon is the best route to Mars.
What happens to your brain in space? This is particularly important to figure out as NASA and other agencies gear up for a manned mission to Mars. Now, an investigation on the International Space Station (ISS) is looking at how the brain changes in space.