long-duration missions

Cultured Meat Could Keep Astronauts fed in Space

The ESA is investigating lab-grown meat as a possible application of feeding astronauts on long-duration missions away from Earth.

4 months ago

If Astronauts Hibernated on Long Journeys, They’d Need Smaller Spacecraft

There's a disturbing lack of hibernation in our space-faring plans. In movies and books, astronauts pop in and out of…

3 years ago

Astronauts Could Rely on Algae as the Perfect Life Support Partner

Researchers from Germany are testing a new hybrid life support system aboard the ISS, which uses algae to clean the…

3 years ago

Culprit Found In Blurry Astronaut Vision Mystery

A new study released by the Radiological Society of North America has determined why astronauts who take part in long-duration…

6 years ago