Tomorrowland emphasizes the importance of imagination. But what does NASA say?
It’s not the most obvious part of the process, but NASA does need to test its space tech before strapping it to a rocket and blasting it off. So, where do they do that?
NASA has a whole lot of ideas, but not a whole lot of money, so there are several options vying to be the space agency’s next big project. One of them would send this awesome plane to Venus.
It’s been a while since we had a blockbuster movie to remind us about the threat of an asteroid wiping us off the face of the Earth, but we won’t always have Bruce Willis to defend us.
Getting into space, and setting up shop on a planet like Mars, is obviously a big part of the equation — but having something to live in once we get there is also fairly important.
Here's a breathtaking Hubble photo of radiant stars on the run.
Is that mysterious signal atmospheric interference from lightning strikes? Aliens sending us a message? Nope, it’s just Bob heating up his burrito.
Though we keep an eye toward the stars, scientists are still working to determine exactly how our little corner of the solar system was carved out.
If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to stand on the surface of Mars and watch the sun set, wonder no more. It’s gorgeous.
We still have a ways to go until humans actually set up shop on Mars, and NASA is putting out a public call for ideas while they’re still in the planning stages.