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The Life of the First Latina Astronaut

Julissa Guevara-Lopez
March 31, 2022

Ellen Ochoa was the first person of Hispanic descent and first Latina Women in Space. Her life and accomplishments had inspired so many women and people of color to follow their dreams too and make headways...

(Image of JWST. Credit: NASA Goddard Center taken by Chris Gunn)

NASA Launches the James E. Webb Space Telescope

Ally Richardson
January 13, 2022

On December 25, 2021, NASA launched the James E. Webb Space Telescope (JWST) (see Exhibit 1), the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope was launched from the Ensemble de Lancement Ariane...

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Perseverance’s Triumph on Mars

Eleanor Shaw
March 5, 2021

On February 18th, Earth saw another one of its beloved rovers, Perseverance, touch down on Mars’ surface and continues to watch as the device begins its endeavor to explore the surface of Mars and further...

Noises On Mars

Noises On Mars

Natalie Kees
October 17, 2019

Thanks to NASA’s InSight mission, launched in November 2018, we have been hearing new sounds on Mars. The technology that NASA has placed on Mars has led to the discovery of “Marsquakes” (earthquakes...


An Interstellar Object

Mia Noel
December 4, 2017

For the first time ever, an unidentified object, from interstellar space, has been spotted in our solar system. The unidentified object was named A/2017 U1. Paul Chodas, a manager of the center for Near-Earth...

Moon Tunnels

Moon Tunnels

Mia Noel, Writer
November 10, 2017

Before the moonwalk of 1972, a NASA researcher argued that there were tunnels underneath the moon’s surface.  The researcher believed that lava, from volcanoes, could have made these extensive tunnels,...

The Exoplanet Anomaly

The Exoplanet Anomaly

Marwa Hameed
March 17, 2017

Imagine a world where you can walk side by side with a green three eyed alien! Those dreams might just become a reality. NASA and European astronomers, with the help of the Spitzer Space Telescope, have...

Women of STEM

Women of STEM

Nikita Manjuluri
March 17, 2017

Many are aware of the vast gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. The problem is apparent because most girls at Centreville High School that were asked whether they wanted...

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