People hoping to colonize Venus will have to be satisfied with living in cities in the clouds, at least in the short term.
Scientists have come up with a model to understand the conditions for any life to exist in the subsurface oceans of Mars.
Thousands of people could be living in floating space colonies orbiting the Earth in 20 years' time, according to a British Interplanetary Society expert.
As seen by people of pre-scientific times, Mars was traditionally represented as the god of war: a thing of fury, blood and death.
In so many ways, a permanent human presence on the Moon could open the door to the entire Solar System.
The motivation to settle space comes from the notion that our long-term survival may depend on being a multiplanetary species.
Proposed long-term goals of the human species: Establish habitable environments in multiple star systems.
Mars can be reached in 6 ½ months. Beyond the study of life itself, there are a number of different benefits of Mars exploration.
What will humans look like in the distant future? Space travel may may affect both biological and technological changes in our species.
The Artemis Accords is a framework to encourage international cooperation and ensure a sustainable future for all humankind in space.