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Space news briefs

Sentinel-2A ready for launch Sentinel-2A, an Earth observation satellite, is currently undergoing a last round of tests before being shipped to French Guiana for launch….


State of NASA address

On Feb. 2 Charles Bolden, the administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), gave the first State of NASA address. Following the same…



Science Briefs

Baby talk Researchers from Ireland have found that reading to your newborn may not be the only way to stimulate their brain. The study looked…


2015: A space odyssey

The year 2014 saw many exciting space missions come to fruition; the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission saw its first rover land on a…


A mission 20 years in the making

On Nov. 12, 2014 the European Space Agency (ESA) accomplished a very important first: they landed a probe on a comet. While it is common…



Careers in Space

On March 12, the University of Manitoba held the event “Careers in Space,” for which a panel of individuals involved in the space science community…


Dream Big

Campus will be bustling this week with lectures, demonstrations, and exhibitions for Dream Big, a series of events that brings together major figures in space…


The end of a world

We know that in about five billion years our sun will expand and destroy Earth. The question is, do we know what kind of changes…