People at the Artemis Moon base built by NASA


These 5 futuristic tech ideas could help us explore distant worlds

From the Moon to Pluto, these innovations could solve huge mysteries about our universe.


NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute

Before humans can land on Mars or probe distant, icy worlds in our Solar System, we’ll need new technologies to get us there.

Quinn Morley/NASA

Every year, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program awards grant money to scientists and engineers to explore new technology concepts that could boost future space missions.