As the dream of human settlement on the Moon and Mars inches closer to reality, the spotlight is on the challenges that must be overcome to ensure astronauts can live in these extreme environments. 

Beyond the technical complexities of space travel, one key aspect is less talked about — the design and construction of habitats that prioritize the well-being and mental health of those who will live on other worlds.

In this article, Interesting Engineering (IE) will explore the necessary components that are necessary for astronauts' comfort and happiness on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. 

We also have an exclusive interview with Danish architecture and engineering studio SAGA Space Architects, a key player in redefining the concept of extraterrestrial living spaces.

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