Research findings from China's Tianzhou-1 Space Mission showed that the microgravity environment in space promotes heart cell differentiation of mice induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, providing new perspectives on future human space travel.
Virgin Galactic’s rocket plane reached space for a second time in a test flight over California on Friday, climbing higher and faster than before while also carrying a crewmember to evaluate the long-awaited passenger experience.
Russia’s Roscosmos and US company Space Adventures signed a new contract on the flight of two space tourists to the International Space Station (ISS) until late 2021 onboard one spacecraft, the state corporation told TASS on Tuesday.
NASA's Johnson Space Center invited Russian scientists to jointly develop a system of forecasting radiation hazards during solar flares to protect crew of US space agency’s prospective lunar-orbit space station Gateway, Mikhail Panasyuk, the head of the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University, said.
South Africa has won an extraordinary victory in space science, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.