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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?

It Looks Like Home: Facts About Barred Spiral Galaxies

Jan 2, 2023 - Emily Newton

The Milky Way Galaxy is the one we call home, but what is it? Let’s explore facts about barred spiral galaxies.

A Little Strange: Facts About Irregular Galaxies

Dec 28, 2022 - Emily Newton

What happens if a galaxy isn’t spiral, barred spiral or elliptical? Let’s explore facts about irregular galaxies.

Not Just Gas: Exploring Jovian Planet Characteristics

Dec 14, 2022 - Emily Newton

Jupiter. Saturn. Uranus. Neptune. What Jovian planet characteristics set these gas giants apart in the solar system?

More Than Spirals: Facts About Elliptical Galaxies

Dec 7, 2022 - Emily Newton

Spiral galaxies aren’t the only ones out there in the night sky. Here is an exploration of some intriguing facts about elliptical galaxies.

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Spinning in the Black: Facts About Spiral Galaxies

Nov 30, 2022 - Emily Newton

The Milky Way Galaxy — the one we call home — is a type of spiral galaxy. Let’s explore some facts about spiral galaxies!

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Dark Matter: The Universe We Can’t See

Nov 15, 2022 - Emily Newton

To this day, no scientific instrument have yet detected the existence of dark matter particles. But lo and behold, there is evidence that indicates it is real!

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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.

What Could Future Satellite Launches Look Like?

Oct 19, 2022 - Emily Newton

Traditionally, satellites are launched atop rockets. What will the future of satellite launches look like?

Exploring the Characteristics of Terrestrial Planets

Oct 12, 2022 - Emily Newton

Exploring the characteristics of terrestrial planets may not seem as exciting as you think, but wait until you find out that there’s a whole lot in store for you to marvel over.

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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!

Getting Cozy: Exploring Clusters of Galaxies

Sep 28, 2022 - Emily Newton

Come and explore these clusters of galaxies and see what they might be able to teach us about the universe as we know it.

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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