While the moon and Mars are the big next steps on everybody's lips, some researchers aim even further.
Satellites are getting smaller and cheaper to launch. To prevent these satellites from becoming debris and to extend their expected life, a Swedish startup has developed a novel propulsion system.
A rowing machine is the latest exercise machine from SportArt that turns calories burned into electricity.
By studying muscle tissue in microgravity, the MicroAge project hopes to enable the elderly to maintain muscle mass. This could mean healthier, more independent and longer lives.
3D-printed food could bring back the joy of eating for older people, which is associated with health benefits and an improved quality of life in general.
Elon Musk is Time's Man of the Year. And his future plans are only more ambitious than his past achievements. How about putting astronauts on Mars by 2027 or using the planet as a Noah's Ark?
The United States military wants to improve mobility and reduce vulnerability in war zones. This desire could be of great importance to the green transition.
Touching the sun might be a metaphore for hubris, but that's basically what the Parker Solar Probe just did.
Retrieving samples from the moons of our solar system's gas giants, gaining the ability to launch astronauts in space and tackling climate changes. These are the goals that will return Europe to the forefront of space. At least according to a recent ESA manifesto.