space


Notes from the Star Field

On Nov. 19 I attended one of several planned high-level preparatory meetings in anticipation of UNISPACE +50 to be held in 2018. The UNISPACE conferences are organized by the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space with the intent of bringing nations together.



2015: A SPACE odyssey

On Nov. 10, the United States Senate passed H.R. 2262, also known as the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (SPACE) Act of 2015. What…


Music of the spheres

An international collaboration is shedding light, or rather radio frequencies, on the true shape of distant galaxies. Among those involved is the University of Manitoba’s…


Notes from the Star Field

I travelled from Vienna to Jerusalem for the Space Generation Congress (SGC), held Oct. 8 to 10, and the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), held Oct….


Water, water, everywhere

Recently NASA announced that liquid water has been found on Mars. This water was discovered after analyzing streaks that appeared on slopes which disappeared in…


Notes from the Star Field

The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) is a think tank organization for space policy, established by the European Space Agency Council and the Austrian Research…


Notes from the star field

Those who know me know that I have aspirations to eventually work in the space industry. Why space? I like to think I just have…


The search for extraterrestrial life

NEW WESTMINISTER, B.C. – For hundreds of years, humans have asked “Are we alone in the universe?” This question has been particularly prominent in the…