This week in science

Unity 22 test flight and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Virgin Galactic

Jared Isaacman

The week of July 8–14 saw SpaceX and Virgin Galactic hitting big milestones for commercial space travel. Scientists also solved a 40-year-old mystery on Jupiter and saw Mars from a new angle.

Here are the biggest science stories of the week, told in 8 amazing images.

Philip Kiberd