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Three Supermoons Coming this Summer

Three Supermoons Coming this Summer

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

May 16, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

From causing lunacy to creating natural disasters, there are a lot of misconceptions about supermoons. This summer, there will be three supermoons, coming on June 13th, 2018, as well as July 13th, 2018 and August 11th, 2018. These three supermoons will fall at the new moon phase, so unfortunately the...

SpaceX Successfully Tests Falcon Heavy Rocket

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time on February 6, 2018. The rocket was successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk's’ 2008 Tesla Roadster as its cargo, with plans to put the car into orbit around Mars...

Voyager 1 Thrusters Fired After 37 Years

Voyager 1 Thrusters Fired After 37 Years

Anna Levin, Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Science & Technology

The first man-made object ever to make it to interstellar space has been dormant for 37 years, until now. For the last 40 years, the Voyager 1 has been floating through space, communicating information back to NASA. With the use of thrusters, the spacecraft can be turned and oriented so that an ant...

NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

NASA Accepting Applications for Future Astronauts

April 1, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Brenna Holycross That childhood dream of becoming an astronaut might be able to come true. Nasa was accepting applications for future astronauts on December 14, 2015 through mid-February 2016. They expect to announce the candidates selected mid-2017. According to NASA, more than 18,300 peopl...

Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

Astronomers Announce Discovery of 9th Planet

February 19, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology, World

By: Brenna Holycross One new planet was found, and it proves you don’t have to see to believe. On January 20th, 2016, astronomer Mike Brown announced that there appears to be a ninth planet in our solar system. This ninth planet that he found is expected to be ten-times more massive than Earth,...

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