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EarthDay At Home With NASA

EarthDay At Home With NASA
April 22, 2020

Fifty years ago, on Apr. 22, 1970, people around the world marked the first Earth Day. Thousands gathered to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our beautiful planet for future generations. On...

SunRISE Project

NASA selects mission to study what causes giant solar particles storms
April 12, 2020

NASA is on a new space mission as scientists want to study more about the biggest star the sun. A new mission called SunRISE will study what drives solar particle storms and giant surges of solar particles...

First Man on the Moon: Inside Stories

Jake Alarid, Gerald Blackburn, Albert Escovedo Montez, Eugene Noller, William Oliver, John Perez, and David Whitesel are recognized for their contributions in the Apollo 11 mission. The veterans shared their responsibilities and experiences during the late 60s.
October 25, 2019

The Men Behind The Mission It has been 50 years since one of humanity's biggest, most dangerous accomplishments. The event that united the world for at least a moment, landing a man on the moon's...

Neighboring Galaxies Collide Creating Black Holes

Image captured the X-rays by Hubble of the ring galaxy AM 0644 which is located in the lower right.
If one black hole is bad, what about a whole ring of them?
September 28, 2018

Space remains a wild and violent frontier to this day that continues to leave mankind scratching their heads. Scientists have discovered a huge ring of black holes in a far away galaxy, giving insight...

NASA Will Be Using Moon Dust To Build Structures

Photo Courtesy:NASA.gov
September 28, 2018

NASA's new focus is going back to the moon and this time they’re not interested in leaving a flag behind. NASA administrator said “This time when we go, we’re going to go to stay.” Which are some...

Ads May Appear in Space Next

Photo illustration by Luis Gutierrez
September 14, 2018

Ads are everywhere and there is almost no way of escaping from them. You go on Instagram, you see them. Youtube, you see them. Now we'll be seeing ads floating around in space soon. Back in August,...

Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon Looks Mesmerizing

A vibrant view of Saturn's hexagon in its North Pole captured by NASA's spacecraft Cassini.
September 7, 2018

NASA found a more detailed look at a hexagon located in Saturn's northern pole, by its nifty spacecraft called Cassini. 13 years in orbit around Saturn, the spacecraft found wavelengths. From ultra-violet...

Rio Hondo students gather in lower quad to view Solar Eclipse

The sun appeared in a crescent shape to the students at Rio Hondo College. Aaron Martinez/El Paisano News.
August 21, 2017

August 21 marked the first Monday of the Fall semester for students at Rio Hondo. It also happened to be the day of the first total solar eclipse since 1979. Rio Hondo students gathered under the sun in...

Russia Preps for it’s First Manned Lunar Landing

Russia Preps for it's First Manned Lunar Landing
March 20, 2017

Russia is finally getting into the space game once again after being quiet for some time.Russia’s space agency, Roscomos, is taking its first steps in achieving its first manned lunar landing. They’ve...

NASA Plans to Put a Magnetic Shield Around Mars

Part of the plan Green described was having a magnetic shield shot between orbit of Mars and the Sun.
March 20, 2017

The current state of Mars is known to be dry, cold and unlivable, but a new idea from scientist may have found a way to change these conditions with the help of a magnetic shield reported by phys.org....

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