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Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Infographic by Megan Ramberg

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor

November 5, 2016

America has been one of the top countries in the world when it comes to sending astronomers into space and collecting information. The argument of space, with intersections of climate change has been an issue for countless years. In early 2015, former Republican candidate Ted Cruz proposed that c...

Students see new possibilities with wifi telescopes

Judd Zaspel

May 20, 2014

Brand new and first of its kind telescope marketed for anyone who wants to learn about astronomy. The Celestron Cosmos 90 GT uses a Wi-Fi connection with a smartphone to do all of the work for the user. The first ever made available for purchase, it costs $400 for the telescope. The telescope has two...

NASA grossly underfunded

Graphic by Clara Illka

Chase Lau

February 28, 2014

“To be sure, we are behind, and will be behind for some time in manned flight. But we do not intend to stay behind, and in this decade, we shall make up and move ahead.” On Sept. 12, 1962, president John F. Kennedy presented his famous speech encouraging America to reach for new heights. Over the next decade, the National Aeronautics and Space...

Virgin Galactic offers first-time trips to space

February 26, 2014

In Sci-fi movies and shows, we see space travel as a regular thing to the characters in those futuristic worlds.  But we may be getting closer to achieving that level of normality.  The Virgin Galactic Program offers trips to space for people who are interested in going through the training to get...

Voyager 1 soars through the solar system

Katie Beedle

October 16, 2013

The Voyager Spacecraft program, initially launched in Sept. 1977, recently left the solar system. This is the first human made product ever to leave the heliosphere. The Voyager 1 of NASA’s Voyager Spacecraft program was recorded to have left our solar system as of Thursday, Sept. 12. It is recorded...

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