Space Travel


A Supercut to 46 Years of Space Movies

From '2001: A Space Odyssey' to 'Interstellar,' Russian video editor Max Shishkin traces the history of space in cinema.


NASA Is Making ‘Sustainable’ Space Food for Deep Space Travel

How do you feed astronauts who are going to be propelled 40,000 miles beyond the moon?


Leonardo DiCaprio Says He Wants to Move to Mars with Elon Musk

It's not clear if the actor was truly serious about leaving our little rock behind, but a 'Revenant' reboot filmed on the barren space tundra would be pretty sweet.


How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.


What Does a Former NASA Employee Think of ‘No Man’s Sky’?

We went and asked one, to see if Hello Games' imminent space-faring epic could encourage a new era of interstellar exploration.


Field Trip to Mars in a Real-Life Magic School Bus

All aboard the first-ever headset-free VR vehicle.


NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.


Doing the Worm in Outer Space

Teeny tiny worms are helping us make the next giant leap for mankind.


The Man Whose Job It Is to Constantly Imagine the Total Collapse of Humanity in Order to Save It

An interview with Vinay Gupta: software engineer, disaster consultant, global resilience guru, visionary.


Here's What '2001: A Space Odyssey' Got Right About the Future

Find out how accurate Kubrick's sci-fi epic was—and wasn't—in Gary Leva's 'VISION OF A FUTURE PASSED: The Prophesy of 2001.'


Taxi to Mars

VICE profiles Melissa Ede, a transgender taxi driver from Hull and a successful applicant to the Mars One project, which plans to relocate her to Mars in the year 2024.