life in space

8.28.17
11.4.16

Astronaut Kate Rubins Tells Us What It's Like to Live in Space

She just got back from 115 days on the International Space Station.

5.27.16

How a Scientist on Earth Is Studying a Floating Astronaut’s Veins

Astronauts’ arteries undergo troubling changes in space. A Canadian scientist is trying to figure out why.

4.19.16

Why We Desperately Need to Study More Female Astronauts

Women face a higher risk of UTIs in space. Men are at risk of kidney stones.

10.28.15

Why Cassini’s Close Flyby of Saturn’s Moon Is Exciting for Alien Hunters

Cassini is plunging into Enceladus's plumes of water vapour today.

6.4.15

​How to Make Tacos in Space

Microgravity cooking lessons from astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.

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