Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition
Western leads global project observing rare meteor showers and meteorite falls
The investment will add to our understanding of the Moon’s geology and geophysics, in advance of plans to land a rover on the Moon within five years.
Variety of virtual offerings for school-aged children in July and August
Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover, which is set to land in Jezero crater on Mars.
Science is outpacing policies for responsible resource extraction in space.
In its first full year, Western Space explored, discovered, dreamed – and became recognized as one of the leading authorities for all things terrestrial and extra-.
A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’ surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice -not by free-flowing rivers as previously thought – a new Western-led study shows.
Western astronomers may have spotted six new moons orbiting planets in solar systems far from our own – an otherworldly discovery so rare it must wait on future technologies to confirm.