Freeze-Dried Food and 1 Bathroom: 6 Simulate Mars in DomeCrammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.
NASA Study in Hawaii Paving Way for Human Travel to MarsA group of NASA-funded researchers is poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars.
Thanksgiving in Space: Turkey, Green Beans & Even FootballTurkey and football will be the main Thanksgiving headliners up on the International Space Station.
Obama Pushes US Goal to Send Humans to Mars by 2030sPresident Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his six-year-old call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, a mission NASA has been slowly and quietly trudging away at.
NASA's 1st Asteroid-Sampler Poised for Evening LiftoffNASA's first asteroid-sampling spacecraft was poised for an evening takeoff Thursday as crowds gathered to witness the start of its seven-year quest.
Ex-Astronaut Indicted Traffic Deaths of 2 Girls in AlabamaA grand jury in Alabama has indicted a former NASA space shuttle commander on four felony charges in the traffic deaths of two girls killed on a rural highway in June, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Spacewalking Astronauts Installing New Door for VisitorsAstronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Friday to install a new door for visitors at the International Space Station.
NASA Spacecraft Barreling Toward Jupiter For July 4th MeetupA NASA spacecraft is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved. As Juno approaches Jupiter's harsh radiation environment,
Little Mercury a Black Dot as it Crosses Vast Face of SunFor the first time in 10 years, Mercury passed directly between the Earth and sun on Monday, resembling a black dot against the vast, glowing face of our star.
SpaceX's Recovered Rocket Back at Port After Sea LandingThe rocket that made a historic landing at sea last week is back at its home port.
New NASA Launch Control Software Late, Millions Over BudgetLaunch control software under development for NASA's deep-space exploration program is more than a year behind schedule and tens of millions of dollars above projected costs, according to an internal audit released Monday.
Yearlong Spacemen Embrace Fresh, Frigid Air Back on EarthAh, there's nothing like a blast of fresh, frigid air to welcome you back to the planet after nearly a year cooped up in space.

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