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The Mars Lunar Greenhouse is designed to supply 100% of the air and 50% of the food an astronaut needs for 2 years.

To survive on Mars, we need a ‘technology that replaces what the Earth does.’ This tube might be NASA’s best hope.

NASA wants to visit Mars, and Elon Musk and SpaceX want to colonize it, but traditional life support systems will quickly run out of food, water, air, and other supplies. Plants and bacteria can recycle astronaut waste while growing them food to eat, an approach called bioregenerative life support.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space changed him.

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly shared what it was REALLY like to live in space for a year

Astronaut Scott Kelly shared some of the strangest, most interesting details about floating around the International Space Station for a year.
Astronaut Scott Kelly floats inside the International Space Station.

Astronaut Scott Kelly: ‘I think that China will overtake the US in the space business — if we allow them to’

Scott Kelly, who lived in orbit for 520 days and flew on four missions, thinks China's prowess could soon rival that of NASA and the US space industry.
Boeing's new Starliner spacesuit worn by former astronaut Chris Ferguson.

Every spacesuit NASA astronauts have worn — and the new models that may revolutionize how they explore the solar system

Spacesuits worn by astronauts have evolved since their first debut in the 1960s. NASA as well as commercial companies, like Boeing and SpaceX, continue to push the envelope as the space agency looks to explore the moon and Mars.
Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars with SpaceX.

Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars with SpaceX but has yet to explain how people will survive there

Experts are eager to know what life support systems SpaceX is researching to keep Martian explorers alive for years.

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

Based on a study in mice, the risk of cancer on Mars could be twice as high as researchers previously thought.

Uranus is officially the weirdest planet in our solar system

It has a magnetic field unlike any other planet.

A company that wants to balloon travelers into the stratosphere is launching a KFC chicken ‘space sandwich’

KFC's balloon launch is tied to something bigger than a spicy chicken 'space sandwich' — it may help fuel a coming era of extreme balloon tourism.

How going to space affects men and women differently

NASA found some surprising differences.

President Trump just called outer space to congratulate NASA’s record-breaking female astronaut

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson chatted with Donald Trump about reaching Mars, the next generation of astronauts, and drinking your own urine in space.