Mars-bound astronauts will face many dangers including extended exposure to galactic radiation, which has been shown to cause brain damage.
Can astronauts hibernate during space travel to cut down on needed supplies and lighten their cargo?
Spacesuits get a makeover and shed some pounds for a new streamlined look.
Research has shown that people snore less in space. Could this have any ramifications has for us here on Earth?
In order to reach Mars, our astronauts may have to stop by a lassoed astroid first.
Anyone who spends an extended period of time in space faces serious medical problems due to the near total absence of gravity.
After solving the problem of dining in space, astronauts need to think about the next natural step!
Would food fly off a plate in space? Would astronauts have digestive problems? Learn the science behind space food!