The astronomy and astrophysics decadal survey for the 2020s lays out plans to search for life on distant planets.
A lunar return, a Jupiter moon, the most powerful rocket ever built and the James Webb Space Telescope – space missions to watch in the coming months
2021 was a year full of records for space programs around the world, and that momentum is carrying forward into 2022.
Science gets a lot of respect these days. Unfortunately, it’s also getting a lot of competition from misinformation.
When the first baby is born off-Earth, it will be a milestone as momentous as humanity's first steps out of Africa.
Mars has sunlight and reservoirs of water, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen. One planet lived and the other died. Perhaps we can make it live again?
If early colonies are restocked with new recruits from Earth, physiological changes will be modest. But subsequent colonists may sever the umbilical.
The colonists will be a young offshoot of the human tree, with the potential to evolve into a different species.