One of the many challenges involved in sending humans to Mars is figuring how much and what sort of food they’ll need. The Antarctic greenhouse EDEN ISS is one of several projects looking into how plant life could be sustained in space.
China is taking a small step toward its goal of becoming a space power. Its Chang'e-4 lunar rover is set to become the first manned probe to land on the rugged far side of the moon.
The Osiris-Rex will orbit Bennu and hopefully retrieve samples to bring back to Earth in 2023. The asteroid is one of the oldest that NASA has discovered and could hold clues about the origins of our solar system.
Russia's space agency chief says a planned mission to the moon will verify if a 1969 US moon landing really took place. But his tongue seemed firmly in his cheek.
An American spacecraft, laden with European gear, will be the first to study the deep interior of Mars. InSight will give us a better understanding of how rocky, terrestrial planets like our own formed.
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