Tag Archives: NASA

SOFIA with telescope door open

Two Milwaukee educators chosen as NASA Astronomy Ambassadors

Milwaukee educators Jean Creighton and Kathy Gustavson chosen by NASA to serve as astronomy ambassadors.

NIAC 2014 Symposium

NASA symposium looks ahead

The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium took place February 4–6, 2014 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

NASA Kepler

Kepler’s biggest discoveries still lie ahead

NASA’s Roger Hunter says Kepler’s biggest discoveries are yet to come.

Asteroid 2012 D14 and the Russian meteor — a connection?

The Russian meteor that slammed into Earth’s atmosphere on Friday (injuring over 1,000 people) hit just hours before larger Asteroid 2012 D14 made its closest approach to Earth. Asteroid experts...

“Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...”

One of my Astrobiology instructors (Eric M. Wilcots) began class this past Monday with a slide labeled “Pay no attention to that fast-moving asteroid...“1 Prof. Wilcots was talking about Asteroid...