All posts tagged space

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Observatory Corner: view Saturn this week

Hello and welcome to this year’s first edition of Observatory Corner! Initial weather forecasts continue to look promi...

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Curiosity uncovers surprising amount water in Martian soil

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has found water on Mars. Analysis by the rover Curiosity reveal...

The project brought back enough components to fashion displays of two full F-1 engines. Photo by Bezos Expeditions
Piece of space history recovered from ocean floor

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed the first men on the moon, one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments. While most p...

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NASA’s Voyager 1 approaches the edge of our solar system

“Space: the final frontier…to boldly go where no man has gone before.”–Star Trek Original series opening...

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$12.8 billion granted to European Space Agency

In a budgetary compromise last Wednesday, the European Space Agency (ESA) was granted 10-10.1 billion euros, the equival...

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Space X: The next generation of flight

“We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are...

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Observatory Corner: King of the Planets

A poll was recently conducted of all on-campus Sci-Tech writers whose last names end with “ooten”, and in a statisti...

Students and professors present on space at conference

Saturday a group of Calvin astronomers and physicists traveled to Ann Arbor to represent Calvin at the Michigan Space Grant Consortium’s Annual Conference. Hosted at the University of Michigan, the conference featured a day of talks […]

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Neil Armstrong’s life celebrated at memorial service

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., hosted the memorial service for NASA pioneer and first man on the moon Neil ...