exploration

China

Chinese spaceship with 3 aboard docks with space station – Associated Press

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, the manned spaceship Shenzhou-15, atop the Long March-2F Y15 carrier rocket, blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China  Three Chinese astronauts docked early Wednesday with their country’s space station, where they will overlap for several days with the three-member crew already onboard and

Space

Welcome to the space cam! – Northern Arizona University

Covered in “bunny suits” from head to toe, 27 Northern Arizona University students have been hard at work in a cleanroom designing, fabricating and testing a new dual wavelength camera system. The hardware could one day be part of a new generation of small interplanetary NASA missions such as the upcoming Escape and Plasma Acceleration

Science

NASA is returning to Venus to learn how it became a hot poisonous wasteland – and whether the planet was ever habitable in the past

Two new NASA missions hope to answer important questions about Venus’ past. NASA/JPL/USGS Paul K. Byrne, North Carolina State University NASA is finally headed back to Venus. On June 2, 2021, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced that the agency had selected two winners of its latest Discovery class spacecraft mission competition, and both are headed

News

Back to Roots for the Schoolyard Habitat Program

The Highlands Center Schoolyard Habitat Program returns to Coyote Springs for 2021! We are very excited to have our partnership with the Highlands Center come full circle! One of our pillars of learning takes place in our outdoor learning area, the Habitat. Outdoor learning spaces are so important to schools, especially in today’s world. Principal