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September 17, 2015


radiation particles

Radiation in Deep Space

Mars-bound astronauts will face many dangers including extended exposure to galactic radiation, which has been shown to cause brain damage.

February 13, 2015


ECG showing hypothermic state

Hibernating In Space

Can astronauts hibernate during space travel to cut down on needed supplies and lighten their cargo?

January 27, 2015


space terminal

Space Suits of the Future

Spacesuits get a makeover and shed some pounds for a new streamlined look.

August 30, 2014


An artist's rendering of a pyramid structure on Mars.

Live On Mars

Mars One hopes to send settlers to the red planet by 2024.

April 4, 2014


Photo of the International Space Station with Earth behind.

Sleeping In Space

Research has shown that people snore less in space. Could this have any ramifications has for us here on Earth?

January 31, 2014


Computer generated image of a Mars rover

Deep Space Rodeo!

In order to reach Mars, our astronauts may have to stop by a lassoed astroid first.

August 29, 2013


three astronauts waiting to go into space

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Is there such a thing as zero gravity?

March 21, 2013


space walking astronaut

Why Is Gravity Good For Us?

Anyone who spends an extended period of time in space faces serious medical problems due to the near total absence of gravity.

September 7, 2012


a space shuttle bathroom

How Do Astronauts Go To The Bathroom In Space?

After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!

September 6, 2012


two astronauts sit while their burgers float in the air

Dining In Space

Would food fly off a plate in space? Would astronauts have digestive problems? Learn the science behind space food!

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