human spaceflight

An Astronaut Might Need Kidney Dialysis on the Way Home from Mars

Long term space exploration comes with many challenges. Not least is how much toilet paper to take but more worryingly…

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Should We Send Humans to Mars?

Universe Today has explored the potential for sending humans to Europa, Venus, Titan, and Pluto, all of which possess environmental…

4 months ago

Should We Send Humans to Pluto?

Universe Today has examined the potential for sending humans to Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, the planet Venus, and Saturn’s largest…

5 months ago

NASA Astronauts are Trying Out the Starship Lunar Elevator

As NASA continues to ramp up efforts for its Artemis program, which has the goal of landing the first woman…

6 months 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…

6 months ago

Astronauts Could Wear a Device to Prevent Disorientation in Space

A recent study published in Frontiers in Physiology examines how vibrating wearable devices, known as vibrotactors, can be used to…

7 months ago

Sit on the Toilet while you Gaze at the Earth from the Edge of Space

You’re an excited, spacefaring passenger strolling about a pressurized cabin approximately 30 kilometers (20 miles) above the Earth. Your trip…

8 months ago

What’s the Bare Minimum Number of People for a Mars Habitat?

A recent preprint paper examines the minimum number of people required to maintain a feasible settlement on Mars while accounting…

9 months ago

The Private Axiom-2 Mission is Almost Ready to Fly to the International Space Station

SpaceX’s second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Axiom-2 aka Ax-2, which is sponsored Axiom Space, received…

1 year ago

NASA and Axiom Space Do a Partial Reveal of the Spacesuit That Will be Worn on the Moon

NASA and Axiom Space Inc. provided a first, limited look at the new spacesuits that will be worn by the…

1 year ago