Day: February 13, 2018

Star Talk: Exploring Space… from Earth

“Exploring Space… from Earth” with Dr. Marianne Mader Abstract: Learn how planetary scientists explore other planets here on Earth, through comparative planetology and meteoritics, and how we are preparing for future space missions by conducting terrestrial analogue missions. Dr. Mader will share stories from the field, including her work in the Arctic and Antarctica. Step…
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February 2018: Picture of the Month

Last week, a car orbited the Earth. The car, created by humans and robots on the Earth, was launched by the SpaceX Company to demonstrate the ability of its Falcon Heavy Rocket to place spacecraft out in the Solar System.
Purposely fashioned to be whimsical, the iconic car was thought a better demonstration object than concrete blocks