Topic: Space

The conference featured keynote speaker Kimberly Arcand, visualization and emerging technology lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.

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Annual Space Horizons conference convenes

February 11, 2020 0 comments

This past weekend, experts from fields including Industrial Design, Aerospace Engineering, Theology and Planetary Science gathered with students in Hazeltine Commons. There, the 12th annual Space Horizons conference convened to contemplate how future journeys to space could help humanity save Earth.

University researchers analyzed images from CRISM to identify hydrated silica at the Jezero crater on the red planet. The Mars 2020 rover will retrieve samples from the site for further analysis.

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Fossilizing mineral found at 2020 Mars rover landing site

November 22, 2019 0 comments

Identifying life on Mars may be within reach thanks to University researchers’ new findings of hydrated silica on the red planet.

Former astronaut Jeff Hoffman speaks at Space Horizons conference titled “A Century in Space: Designing 2056.” The event speakers ranged from astronauts to researchers to academic scholars.

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‘Space Horizons’ boosts research for life beyond earth

February 5, 2019 0 comments

In a seemingly endless expanse of darkness, planets orbit around shining stars and an invisible frontier awaits exploration, begging a number of questions: How far has prior knowledge guided us? How much further can latest advancements take us, and how long could we survive in space?

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 3 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.

University holds tenth annual Space Horizons workshop

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University holds tenth annual Space Horizons workshop

February 11, 2018 0 comments

This past weekend, students, faculty and aerospace professionals gathered in Barus and Holley to participate in the tenth annual Space Horizons workshop.

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.

BSE sends balloon into atmosphere

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BSE sends balloon into atmosphere

October 1, 2017 0 comments

Brown Space Engineering launched a balloon into the upper atmosphere near Springfield, Mass. the morning of Sunday, Oct. 1.

Scientists map water distribution on lunar surface

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Scientists map water distribution on lunar surface

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Many people are unaware that water exists on the moon, but University scientists have gone far beyond corroborating this fact.