Last year, NASA announced that they had found water on Mars. This posed a question to scientists: Could we grow plants in the soil of Mars? Trace explains what is necessary to grow crops on Earth, and if Mars is able to sustain life.
Traveling far distances in space is difficult, but advances in jet propulsion and genetics are making it possible. Dr. Kiki Sanford joins Trace to discuss how altering the genes in our bodies can make us more fit to survive on other planets!
When astronauts spend long periods of time in space, their hearts start to become spherical, a new study claims.
While Western nations and Russia trade sanctions over Crimea, for astronauts on the space station it's peaceful business as usual.
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
Space Exploration Technologies is installing landing legs on its next Falcon 9 rocket, part of an ongoing quest to develop boosters that fly themselves back to the launch site for reuse.
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Scientists have solved the mystery of the strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared next to the Opportunity rover.
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