Tag Archives: space exploration

Returning to the Moon: NASA’s Artemis Program

It has been nearly fifty years since the last time humanity set foot on the Moon. Now, with NASA’s new Artemis program, humanity may reach the rocky surface of our only natural satellite once again. With a focus on both science and society, NASA’s hope with the Artemis program is to put the first woman … Continue reading Returning to the Moon: NASA’s Artemis Program Continue reading

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4,375+ Exoplanets

With earth being the only known habitable planet in our solar system and little knowledge regarding what lies outside of our solar system, its easy to feel like we are the only ones in the universe. However, would you still think that if you knew that NASA has confirmed 4,375 planets outside of our solarContinue reading “4,375+ Exoplanets” Continue reading

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NASA’s NExSS Project to Lead the Way for the Search for Alien Life

NASA is currently assembling a group that it plans to call the Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), which will be a group of specialists from various scientific fields in hopes to study the nature of exoplanets and figure out if some might be suitable for life. Currently the project has garnered support among planetary and […] Continue reading

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Strange Light Found on Dwarf Planet Ceres?

Scientists claim to have spotted a strange bright light or object recently on the surface of Ceres, a dwarf planet and the largest object lying within the Asteroid Belt of our solar system. The following picture was taken of the planet as NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft flew in toward the object on January 13th. What is […] Continue reading

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Astronomy Past and Future

After completing this course in Astronomy I think the two most lasting impressions I have are the sheer magnitude of the Universe, and a better understanding of the importance of Astronomy. So much has been discovered and there is so much more left to be discovered and understood. It is through this process of discovery […] Continue reading

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