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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How Long Would a Person Survive on the Moon Without a Spacesuit?

Not that such a thing could ever happen, but what if an astronaut does indeed find himself naked outside the spaceship? – The good news is that he won’t swell up until he explodes, as is commonly thought after watching some science fiction movies. What if you didn’t wear a spacesuit in space? Let’s start… Continue reading How Long Would a Person Survive on the Moon Without a Spacesuit?

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How Would Humans Evolve on Mars

Future missions to the red planet and its colonization.

Can we adapt to life in space? – space is a hostile environment for humans. But could we possibly adapt? What would it be like if human explorers visited an object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter? What would human researchers find when they visit Jupiter’s icy moon Europa and get there? What… Continue reading How Would Humans Evolve on Mars

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