December 17, 2017

10.05.11: Itís a CSA Tweetup!

CSA Astronaut Julie Payette aboard STS-127 (Credit: NASA/CSA).

A social media phenomenon has now spread beyond U.S. borders. Recently, the Canadian Space Agency has announced †that it will hold its first ever Tweetup May 13th at 10:00-11:30 AM EDT in conjunction with the unveiling of a new exhibit at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum entitled Living in Space. The event may be tiny, with only 10 randomly selected participants plus guests, but trust me, as a veteran of two NASAtweetups, these are fun events to attend! Canadian astronauts will be on hand to answer questions, and the whole event will be carried live on the Canadian Space Agenciesí website. [Read more...]

2010: The Year in Science

2010 has been a tumultuous year in space and astronomical science. Weíve seen the beginning of a huge transition for manned space flight, as well as a look ahead at what astronomers would wish for if they had their say. What follows are a bakerís dozen of the biggest, weirdest, and most controversial science articles that made our astro-radar in 2010;

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