Engineer John Bradford, a researcher for NASA, stated that it's possible for humans to hibernate. While this is currently limited to other animals, astronauts may be able to use hibernation as a tool for deep-space travel. This would mean they require less food and space, thus reducing overall travel costs.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa launched a girlfriend contest on Twitter looking for women age 20 or older to apply to be his girlfriend and the "first woman to the moon." However, this has received immediate, intense backlash.Updated (January 31, 2020): He's called off the contest due to "personal reasons".
Launched in 2018, the Parker Solar Probe recently finished 24 passes through the sun’s previously unseen corona, providing new information. The main findings highlight a dynamic solar wind and unexpectedly flipping magnetic fields.
According to a now-deleted press release, William Romoser said: “there has been and still is life on Mars.” This came after the entomologist professor’s claim to have found evidence of insect-like creatures on the planet’s surface. A PDF of the research is still available.