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Why is a Wet Dress Rehearsal Important Before Launch?

Jan 26, 2023 - Emily Newton

Before the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission can even head toward the stars, the first step is a wet dress rehearsal. What is this and why is it crucial before a launch?

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Exploring the Mysteries of the Kuiper Belt

Oct 26, 2022 - Emily Newton

The Kuiper Belt could reveal the story of our solar system’s formation billions of years ago. Here’s what awaits at the edge of deep space.

planetary moons

The Coolest Planetary Moons in Our Solar System

Oct 5, 2022 - Emily Newton

Ice volcanoes, ocean life, and methane rain: from Luna to Titan, these are the most exciting moons in our solar system!

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The History of Robotics in Space

Oct 4, 2022 - Ellie Poverly

The history of robotics in space is full of incredible discoveries! From the Moon to Saturn and beyond, here are the highlights.

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The Jovian Planets: When Will We Visit the Outer Solar System?

Sep 7, 2022 - Emily Newton

Here’s a look into the future, at what a mission to the moons of Jupiter or Saturn might look like.

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Extraterrestrial Objects: What Do We Really Know?

Jul 6, 2022 - Emily Newton

Extraterrestrial objects may not be what you think. From exoplanets to ocean moons, the universe could be full of alien life.

20 Solar System Facts: The Ultimate Guide to Our Solar System

Mar 28, 2022 - Emily Newton

Let’s take a look at our closest stellar neighbors. Here are some fantastic solar system facts that you might not have known.

What Made the Spitzer Space Telescope Unique?

Feb 13, 2020 - Emily Newton

Telescopes help researchers learn about the universe. Spitzer Space Telescope could see infrared radiation. What legacy did Spitzer leave? Learn more now!

How to Become an Astronaut: Everything You Need to Know

Jan 17, 2019 - Emily Newton

If you’re wondering how to become an astronaut, a bachelor’s degree is only the minimum requirement. It takes years of training to become an astronaut.

Thankful for All the Opportunity Rover Taught Us

Oct 9, 2018 - Emily Newton

While we wait to hear back from the Opportunity Rover, let’s take a closer look at her journey to-date. The little rover taught us a lot over the years.

The Parker Space Probe: What We Hope to Learn

Aug 7, 2018 - Emily Newton

The Parker Space Probe is one of the newest probes in our fleet, & NASA will launch soon. Where is it going, & what do we hope to learn from the mission?

galaxies

This New Tool Will Help Us Know More About Galaxies

May 15, 2018 - Emily Newton

How could facial recognition be used in astronomy? What can deep learning program teach us about our nearest intergalactic neighbors?

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NASA's Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on the red planet on February 18, 2021. The rover's main goal is to search for signs of alien life. Perseverance will also collect rock samples and regolith for a possible return to earth. Thumbnail Credit: NASA

The term 5G has been a buzzword on the internet for some time now, but what exactly is this technology and how is it different from our current 4G networks? Watch this video Tech Vision to learn about this technology or read our article about 5G technology before it becomes mainstream. Thumbnail Designed by Freepik