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ISEE-3 Begins Citizen Science Mission With Help From Google

Coming just two days before its 36th birthday, the International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 (ISEE-3) spacecraft has embarked on its new interplanetary science mission thanks to a group of citizen scientists who resurrected the vintage spacecraft. The citizen scientist effort, known as the ISEE-3 Reboot Project, is being led Skycorp and SpaceRef Interactive, the same group […]
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NASA Suspends Ties With Russia’s Space Agency, Except For ISS

Image Credit: NASA – Expedition 38 crew on the ISS on February 22, 2014. NASA is suspending all contact with the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, citing Russia’s ongoing violations of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, officials said Wednesday. However, work related to the safe and continued operation of the International Space Station are exempt from […]
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What Are Black Holes And How Do They Die?

(Photo Credit: Ute Kraus/Space Time Travel) Sophia Nasr is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in astrophysics at York University. Actively engaged in astronomical events and scientific outreach, Sophia holds a research position at the York University Observatory, occasionally co-hosts on York Universe Radio, and is the Vice President of the York University Astronomy Club. In […]