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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 have...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Do you have what it takes to become an astronaut?

A lot of children growing up have fantasies of becoming an astronaut. In 2017, more than 18,300 people applied to NASA for its astronaut training program. According to an article published by The Verge, for the 2017 class, applicants had between a 0.04 percent and...

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This Month in Space: February 2020

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? What about enough money in your bank account to book a rocket launch with SpaceX? We cover this and more in our February edition of This Month in Space.     NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Travels Coast-to-Coast to Prep...

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How Do I Plan a Trip to See a Rocket Launch?

You’ve decided that you’re going to be visiting Florida’s Space Coast. Congratulations on making a fabulous choice for your vacation plans!  A rocket launch might be on your agenda, but before you get your hopes up, here are some tips on making sure your vacation is...

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This Month in Space: January

We said goodbye to 2019 and blasted off to a whole new decade. 2020 looks to be another busy year in space exploration and on the Space Coast. We’re recapping some of the highlights that happened in January.   SpaceX Launches 60 Starlink Satellites Marking the...

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