A History of Human Space Flight

A History of Human Space Flight

On May 27, 2020, astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will lift off in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule launched into orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket in Cape Canaveral from the Kennedy Space Center. This will mark the first time in 9 years that NASA astronauts...
This Month in Space: April 2020

This Month in Space: April 2020

Do April Meteor showers bring May flowers? We cover what’s happening in space and science on April’s edition of This Month in Space.   A Gigantic Asteroid Passes Near Earth  An asteroid roughly the size of Mount Everest will zoom past Earth on April 29. Named...
What are Black Holes and How do Scientists Study Them?

What are Black Holes and How do Scientists Study Them?

The Mystery Behind Black Holes If you’re a fan of science fiction movies and books, you’re probably familiar with the phenomenon of black holes and maybe even feel a shiver of fear radiate down your spine when someone mentions black holes. But, what exactly is a black...
This Month in Space: March 2020

This Month in Space: March 2020

Right now, things are a little different and uncertain here on Earth, but there’s a lot happening throughout the rest of the universe. We’re covering it in our March edition of This Month in Space.   NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Has a New Name After a nationwide...