Because those space suits are even clumsier than you'd imagine. The post These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet appeared first on WIRED.
When the agency put out its latest application call, it specified that the lucky few might fly in Orion, a deep-space vessel meant to make the Journey to Mars. The post How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars appeared first on WIRED.
Because the space race didn't end with the Cold War. The post China Wants the Moon. But First, It Has to Spend a Month in Space appeared first on WIRED.
Starting this Sunday, former Miss Figure America Jonna Ocampo and three others will spend 30 days inside a three-story building meant to mimic a Mars habitat. The post How a Champion Powerlifter Became an Astronaut Guinea Pig appeared first on WIRED.
Astronaut Megan McArthur spent 16 days aboard the underwater Aquarius Reef Base, conducting research in an environment that simulates space exploration. The post This Aquanaut Is Defining the Next Era of Spaceflight appeared first on WIRED.
The crew of the International Space Station answer the Internet's most pressing questions about their jobs. The post We Forced ISS Astronauts to Answer Your Google Searches About Whistling and Peeing appeared first on WIRED.
The crop of zinnias at the International Space Station is no ordinary Valentine's bouquet.
The post Want to Go to Mars? Get Flowers to Bloom on the ISS appeared first on WIRED.