A Syracuse native will soon take Central New York to space with her during a spaceflight in May of 2018. NASA announced that Jeanette Epps will serve as an International Space Station crew member for Expeditions 56 and 57 as a flight engineer.
Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean is coming to Central New York. Bean will be here to discuss "My Experience as an Artist on the Moon" as part of the Project Fibonacci STEAM Conference series of speakers on August 3rd. We got to chat with the famous moonwalker, and ask him some in…
Scott Wilson was born and raised in Frankfort, NY and for the last 25 years has been working for NASA on several projects. In April, Wilson will return to his hometown with other NASA officials to speak at local schools.
Throughout history, NASA and other organizations have left junk behind in space. This junk could consist of silverware and actual trash to whole pieces of old rockets. Now, that release of space junk is coming back to haunt us. Ironically it will haunt us on Friday the 13th!
It's an amazing time to be alive scientifically speaking. NASA announced it's discovery of water on Mars, and now it looks like Pluto may have water. Thanks to the New Horizons mission, it was discovered that Pluto has blue skies and water ice on the surface.
NASA just announced that water is on the surface of Mars. One would think we would just send either the Curiosity rover or Opportunity rover (both are currently on the surface of Mars) to investigate the area. However, NASA actually can't. Why?