Space news to watch in 2022

Space news to watch in 2022

Conceptual image of a Starship launch that includes two reus stagescapable system.picture: SpaceX Humankind’s access to space has never been greater, with 2022 promising to be one of the most exciting yet. Here are the space stories we’ll be watching in the coming months. Inaugural flight of NASA’s Space Launch System One of the most … Read more

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope won’t hit Santa during launch this Christmas

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope won’t hit Santa during launch this Christmas

NASA launched a massive space observatory early Christmas morning (December 25), but you don’t have to worry about it colliding with Santa Claus. As St. Nick wraps up his annual world tour, likely somewhere in Alaska, Hawaii, or other Pacific islands in western time zones, an Ariane 5 rocket will be launched from South America … Read more

Cuyahoga County Launches New Family Space to Support Local Parents

Cuyahoga County Launches New Family Space to Support Local Parents

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A new early childhood development program launched in four parts of Cuyahoga County in 2022 aims to help rebuild the exemplary village needed to raise a child — and properly support their parents. The Early Childhood Office is experimenting with a “Family Space” program, a kind of neighborhood center where parents can … Read more

How astronauts celebrate Christmas and other holidays in space

How astronauts celebrate Christmas and other holidays in space

The orbiting laboratory hosts seven crew members throughout the holiday season. The international crew includes Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov. NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Dr. Thomas Marshburne, Kayla Barron and Mark Vande He; and European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer. “Although we will be here this year, we have our own space family,” … Read more

This $10 billion space telescope will reveal the secrets of the universe

This  billion space telescope will reveal the secrets of the universe

By Ashley Strickland, CNN We are about to set our eyes on the invisible side of space. The James Webb Space Telescope will be the premier space observatory for the next decade when it is launched on Saturday. The telescope is expected to launch Saturday morning from French Guiana and live coverage will be available … Read more

How to watch the launch of Hubble’s successor

How to watch the launch of Hubble’s successor

NASA launches Earth observation satellite to track the health of the planet NASA successfully launched Landsat 9, a satellite designed to track changes on our planet to report on key areas such as climate change, on Monday, September 27 (Credit: NASA via Storyful) Kourou, French Guiana – The James Webb Space Telescope, Hubble’s larger and … Read more

The Fort Walton citizen is the technical assistant director for the Kennedy Space Center

The Fort Walton citizen is the technical assistant director for the Kennedy Space Center

“It’s good to be important, but it’s more important to be kind.” Jennifer (Cannon) Koons of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center heard these words from her mother many times while growing up in Fort Walton Beach. As with other important lessons from her parents, who still live in Fort Walton Beach, she has carried her with … Read more

The Most Important Explorers of 2021 (Hint: Three Cowboys in Space)

The Most Important Explorers of 2021 (Hint: Three Cowboys in Space)

Berlin, Germany December 01: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for a … [+] Axel Springer Prize 2020 on December 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Britta Pedersen Paul/Getty Images) Getty Images It’s that time of year when the media picks the best people and events for 2021. … Read more

Mission: AstroAccess makes space for everyone

Mission: AstroAccess makes space for everyone

AstroAccess ZeroG Disability Ambassadors. Image credits: Image credits: AstroAccess / Al Powers for Zero Gravity Corporation Recent civilian spaceflights, led by some of the world’s richest men, have included slogans and press releases purporting to make outer space more accessible and open to anyone. Although the term “accessibility” likely brings ideas of ramps for wheelchairs … Read more