The Future of Space Travel

Space - Darrell Kindley

Since the shuttle missions ended in 2011, some might think that space exploration was put on the back burner. However, there are many projects underway in hopes of venturing to asteroids and Mars. Some predict that by 2060, astronauts will finally be able to land on the red planet.

SpaceX Lunar Tourism Mission

The next space race is on, this time in the private sector. Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company, SpaceX is expected to send paying lunar tourists on a mission around the moon and back by 2023. The first passenger, entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa, put down a deposit last year for himself and at least one companion of […]

There Is Water On Mars! What Does This Mean?

Darrell Kindley

With the recent reports that there is water on the planet Mars, it has gotten the attention of many people. Scientists, philosophers, and the general public are also curious about what this means. This article will talk about the discovery of water on the red planet and what it means for the understanding of our planetary neighbor.

The Requirements To Be An Astronaut

Darrell Kindley

Being an astronaut is like tightrope walking without a net. It’s risky, formidable, death-defying and intoxicating for those who have the right stuff. Candidacy for the job is fiercely competitive. In 2016, 18,300 hopefuls applied to its ranks and only 12 were accepted.

Remembering John Glenn

Space might be the final frontier, but in recent years, it doesn’t seem so far away. After all, we’ve been to the moon, we have rovers exploring the surfaces of other planets, and the International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting the earth for close to nearly 20 years. In light of all of our […]