The third Automated Transfer Vehicle is slated to launch March 23 from French Guiana.
The launches of two privately-built space capsules to the International Space Station will occur later this year.
The solar storm is one of the strongest in five years and could supercharge northern lights displays.
The method of examining the polarization of light could one day be used to spot signs of life on alien planets.
A proposed roller coaster will give passengers the sensation of about eight seconds of microgravity.
A 17-year-old student from Georgia sent her MIT acceptance letter on a high-flying journey to near-space.
The first test launch of SpaceX's Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station will be no earlier than March 20.