Human Space Flight

Plants Growing in Space are at Risk from Bacterial Infections

I have spent the last few years thinking, perhaps assuming that astronauts live off dried food, prepackaged and sent from…

1 month ago

The International Space Station Celebrates 25 Years in Space

NASA recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the International Space Station (ISS) with a space-to-Earth call between the 7-person Expedition…

3 months ago

Should We Send Humans to Europa?

Universe Today recently examined the potential for sending humans to the planet Venus despite its extremely harsh surface conditions. But…

3 months ago

Should We Send Humans to Venus?

NASA is preparing to send humans back to the Moon with the Artemis missions in the next few years as…

3 months ago

We Don't Know Enough About the Biomedical Challenges of Deep Space Exploration

Although humans have flown to space for decades, the missions have primarily been in low-Earth orbit, with just a handful…

5 months ago

‘For All Mankind’ Gives Harsh Reality Check About Human Space Exploration

* Warning: Mild Spoilers Ahead * The Apple TV+ series, For All Mankind, just wrapped up Season 3 and is…

1 year ago

Crew-4 is off to the Station

Name someone who at some point in their life didn’t want to be an astronaut. The answer is no one.…

2 years ago

NASA’s 1st Orion Complete and Ready to Roll to Launch Pad

Technicians at the Kennedy Space Center have put the finishing touches on NASA’s first Orion crew module, marking the conclusion…

9 years ago

Assembly Complete for NASA’s Maiden Orion Spacecraft Launching in December 2014

Technicians at the Kennedy Space Center have completed the final major assembly work on NASA’s maiden Orion crew module slated…

9 years ago

Tito Wants to Send Married Couple on Mars Flyby Mission

Millionaire and space tourist Dennis Tito announced his plans for funding a commercial mission to Mars, and the mission will…

11 years ago