What Happens to the Human Body in Space

What would space do to the human body?

While researchers are working on thrusters, possibilities for space colonization, and ways to provide water and power in space, other scientists are trying to understand how space affects the human body. Much of their knowledge has now been compiled in a collection of 29 articles that is the result of what is known as The… Continue reading What Happens to the Human Body in Space

Did We Contaminate Mars with Genetic Material From Earth

Any sign of life on Mars would have to be carefully scrutinized to make sure it did not originate here on Earth.

Did We Contaminate Mars? – Since the early days of Red Planet exploration, humanity has hoped to find life there. NASA reduce the risk that what we discover are creatures we brought with us from Earth. Imagine the day when astronauts will reach the planet Mars. They will take samples from the ground and from… Continue reading Did We Contaminate Mars with Genetic Material From Earth

Terraforming: Changing the Atmosphere of a Planet

Terraforming is a theory about the hypothetical possibility of changing the climatic conditions on space bodies: moons, asteroids and stars. But first of all, of course, we are talking about planets. It is assumed that it is possible to make the climate, atmosphere and environmental conditions suitable for the comfortable life of humans, land animals… Continue reading Terraforming: Changing the Atmosphere of a Planet

Possible Signs of Life on Saturn’s Moon

The icy crust surrounding Saturn’s moon Enceladus has long fascinated and intrigued astronomers. Recently, the moon revealed another part of its mysteries, which may indicate the presence of life. Evidence collected by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft of NASA and the European Space Agency suggests that the huge subterranean ocean potentially harbors microorganisms very similar to those… Continue reading Possible Signs of Life on Saturn’s Moon

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What Is the Kessler Syndrome

The space race is far from over and today there are several countries competing for supremacy in space. It has become clear from the international news that space agencies in at least four countries – the United States, Russia, India and China – have ambitious plans. And it’s not just for exploration or travel to… Continue reading What Is the Kessler Syndrome

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Space Suit Fantasy

Except for a few examples, science fiction movies depicting the adventures of humans in space present space suits whose connection to reality is coincidental. Recall the space suits designed for the heroes of the following movies:  Armageddon The Fifth Element James Bond Star Trek and many others Space Suits in Films While suits designed for alien… Continue reading Space Suit Fantasy

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