Chinese scientists will attempt to grow potatoes on the moon. Potatoes and silkworm eggs will be placed inside a container that will be sent during China's lunar mission in 2018.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are promoting the "Passengers" film by being NASA ambassadors for the agency's space exploration. NASA collaborated with Sony to educate the public about its space programs.
In movies, growing food on Mars may seem easy. But according to scientists, establishing a sustainable life on the Red Planet is a complex task that involves creating soil from scratch and a billion dollar worth of food supply missions.
Elon Musk just revealed his plans to take humans to Mars and Leonardo DiCaprio wants to be one of the first Martians to walk on the red planet.