A rocket built by Beijing-based company OneSpace debuted Thursday (May 17), launching from a site in northwest China and reaching a maximum altitude of about 24 miles (39 kilometers), according to media reports.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in May 2018, creating a vast ash cloud visible from space and sending lava spewing from fissures to devastate homes. See photos of the volcano's ash and destruction from space.
Humans may not be the only species on Earth that evolved a brain, but we are the only ones who have used these complex organs to leave the planet. How did the human brain evolve to do things that our fellow brain-bearing creatures of Earth cannot?