The European Space Agency tested its ExoMars landing parachutes for the first time, and happily, the trial parachute made it to ground without incident.
The UK is considering plans to launch a satellite-navigation system as a rival to the EU's Galileo project.
SpaceX is sending another cargo-loaded rocket to space — and the mission could lead to advances in medicine, agriculture, and construction
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will launch experiments to study Earth's thunderstorms, space gardening, potential pathogens in space, and more.
Anticipating the dangers of space: Researchers use supercomputers to estimate radiation risks for low Earth orbits
Astronauts and future space tourists face risks from radiation, which can cause illness and injure organs. Researchers used supercomputers to investigate the radiation exposure related to the Manned Orbital Laboratory mission, during which a dangerous solar storm occurred