Right here in our solar system, researchers think these three small ocean-containing bodies — Saturn’s Enceladus and Titan and Jupiter’s Europa — just might harbor the conditions for existence to begin.

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Take a look at the companies and spacecraft that NASA thinks might help lead humanity’s journeys into space.

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The past, present and future of food in space — from astronaut ice cream to “Enchilasagna” on Mars.

From machine intelligence to post-subsistence economies, Google’s Blaise Agüera y Arcas lays out 6 (okay, 7) ways everything is set to change.