Russia Just Sent This Robot, Which Can Shoot Guns, Into Space
Meet "Fyodor," which will arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday and definitely won't become self aware.
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Tardigrade Spill on the Moon Proves We Need Rules for Spreading Life Beyond Earth
Tardigrade mishap on the Moon sparks questions on if we should restrict unusual spacecraft payloads.
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Astronauts Are Growing Microbes in Space to Help Us Mine Asteroids
Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.
50 Stellar Photos of Outer Space
For the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this weekend, curator Jon Feinstein selected a collection of images capturing deep space fantasies.
Interstellar Mold Is Becoming a Problem for Space Travel
Fungal spores can survive the radiation of a trip to Mars, potentially posing health risks to astronauts.
Attending the ‘World’s Biggest UFO Conference’ Showed Me It's a Golden Age for Believers
We spoke to attendees of ‘Contact in the Desert’ about the U.S. military’s recent acknowledgment that UFOs are maybe a thing.
Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks
The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
The Moon Might Be Quaking from Stress, Scientists Find
New research analyzes how the moon's surface moves, from a cooled interior to gravitational pulls.
Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist
Bezos admits that the limitless growth that made him the world's richest man is incompatible with a habitable Earth.
The Milky Way Ate This Star Cluster Billions of Years Ago
The Hubble Space Telescope snapped detailed images of Messier 75, which is part of the 'Gaia Sausage.'
Scientists Have Detected a 'Marsquake' for the First Time
Earthquake-like seismic activity on Mars has been, until now, theoretical.
Why Does the First Picture of a Black Hole Look Like a SpaghettiO?
There's some trippy science behind the curious look of the first-ever direct observation of a black hole, released on Wednesday.