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.
As new moon-going efforts ramp up, space explorers must remember to safeguard what humans left there previously — and also study it before it’s too late.
NASA has a plan to combat rogue interstellar objects — and even a Planetary Defense Officer. Asteroid hunter, space scientist and writer Carrie Nugent reveals the array of tactics, from the tested to the far-out.
When Danish chef Thorsten Schmidt was asked to create a banquet in space, the endless tangle of restrictions helped him understand what really matters when it comes to food.
Dark, isolated and largely unexplored, caves help astronauts prepare to do extra-terrestrial science