The US Air Force’s unpiloted and reusable craft is likely to be testing dual-use technologies that might be used in military operations, says one expert.
The European Space Agency predicts portions of the lab will survive a fiery re-entry and reach the surface of Earth.
The SETI Institute has launched a crowdfunding drive for the first "all-sky, all-the-time search" for signs of alien civilization.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declared that the two nations “are increasingly considering attacks against satellite systems as part of their future warfare doctrine.”
Now that we know there's water on Mars, future explorers may use the resource as a part of a novel habitat design that will protect them from harmful radiation.
The 2020 Mars rover will carry special cameras and microphones to capture stunning views and sounds of its descent to the Red Planet.