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The annotated area of Mars in this illustration holds near-surface water ice that would be easily accessible to astronauts.

NASA has pinpointed an area where astronauts could land on Mars. Ice is so accessible there that they could dig it up with a shovel.

Astronauts could harvest the ice, located just an inch below the surface, to use for drinking water and the creation of rocket fuel.

An Ikea designer lived in the Utah desert to learn more about designing for tiny homes

Ikea has helped to redecorate the inside of the station itself using a range of its furniture, and photos show the result.
Saturn's rings would make it seem huge in the sky.

An incredible video shows what we would see if the planets replaced the moon. But that would turn Earth into a volcanic hellscape.

The pretty sky wouldn't last long. If Jupiter loomed above, Earth would be a volcanic hellscape. If Saturn took its place, a moon would crash into us.
Elon Musk says launching nuclear weapons could help make Mars habitable.

Elon Musk thinks it would take 1,000 rockets 20 years to set up a self-sustaining city on Mars

Musk claimed earlier this week that it would only cost $2 million to launch SpaceX's Starship rocket, designed to carry 100 passengers.
This striking view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet on February 12, 2019.

The coolest photos of the solar system taken in the decade you were born

The '60s were all about the moon, while '80s babies saw the first detailed photos of Saturn and Jupiter.
This striking view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and turbulent southern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft as it performed a close pass of the gas giant planet on February 12, 2019.

The coolest photos of the solar system taken in the decade you were born

The '60s were all about the moon, while '80s babies saw the first detailed photos of Saturn and Jupiter.

Elon Musk’s new Starship would be a monster rocket if built. Here’s how the SpaceX launch system compares to NASA’s 2 biggest rocket...

SpaceX's Mars rocket may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V, which sent astronauts to the moon.
Former Microsoft CEO and philanthropist Bill Gates.

A decorated environmental scientist beloved by Bill Gates slams Elon Musk as ‘delusional’ for thinking humans could ever live on Mars

Billionaires like Elon Musk are spending billions on space travel. One of the world's foremost energy scientists says humans will never leave Earth.
SpaceX's 164-foot-tall Starship Mark 1 rocket prototype stands in Boca Chica, Texas, amid a background of stars in the night sky in September 2019.

A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth’s interplanetary transport hub...

Following Elon Musk's presentation about SpaceX's Starship rocket, the company posted a two-minute video showing how it'd refill the system in orbit.
This artist's concept shows NASA's InSight lander with its instruments deployed on the Martian surface. The seismometer is the round device to the left of the lander.

NASA’s InSight lander on Mars has detected more than 20 quakes. Early data suggests the red planet may be less Earth-like than we thought.

NASA's InSight lander has heard lots of rumbling on Mars. A seismologist says the quakes are changing our understanding of the planet's crust.