Topic: NASA

EQUiSat was launched into space early Monday morning on a rocket headed for the International Space Station. The satellite is equipped with an LED light that will allow people to see it from Earth.

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Student-built satellite launches into space

May 24, 2018 0 comments

The night before their satellite was launched into space aboard a NASA rocket, past and present members of Brown Space Engineering gathered to celebrate the last seven years with a cookout, said Anand Lalwani ’18, leader of the group’s team in charge of solar power and battery construction.

Professor brings international science to University

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Professor brings international science to University

April 1, 2018 0 comments

In the midst of the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States competed in virtually every arena, each power vying for the political, economic and military advantage.

EQUiSat to launch into space May 9

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EQUiSat to launch into space May 9

March 21, 2018 0 comments

Since its conception nearly seven years ago, a continuously revolving group of University undergraduates has been diligently working to send a satellite into space.

Mineralogy found on moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin provides evidence for mantle and volcanic material on the lunar surface, according to a study by University researchers.

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Scientists map mineralogy of large lunar basin

March 6, 2018 0 comments

University researchers recently published a study examining the mineralogy of the moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin, which could serve as guidance for future explorations on the moon.

Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

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Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

November 29, 2017 0 comments

The Earth is a dynamic system, constantly in motion both above and below its surface.

Margaret Hamilton, one of the women represented in the new Lego set, worked as a programmer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and created software for the Apollo Space program.

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New Lego set celebrates women in NASA

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Today, young girls who dream of becoming astronauts or space scientists will be able to literally hold their futures in the palms of their hands.

Scientists created a model of ancient Mars that shows the formation of water, which explains some geographical features of the planet.

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Scientists explain water on ancient Mars

October 25, 2017 0 comments

Though scientists have long observed signs of water on ancient Mars, they could not explain how it came to exist in the frigid climate of those times.