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July 15, 2017

 

Hoosier astronauts take pictures with some members of the Grissom family.

Slideshow: Hoosier Astronauts Gather To Celebrate Gus Grissom

Seven astronauts came together in Mitchell on Saturday for the largest gathering of Indiana-born astronauts to commemorate Hoosier Astronaut Gus Grissom.

May 22, 2017

 

Major Tool and Machine is helping build parts for NASA.

2 Hoosier Companies Assist In Construction Of ‘Space Taxi’

Major Tool and Machine and Imagineering Finishing Technologies are designing the upper dome of a craft, which will be used to carry astronauts to space.

April 18, 2017

 

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin visited Purdue University, tweeting:

Purdue Students To Buzz Aldrin: Elon Musk’s $200k Mars Plan Unfeasible

The astronomical and aeronautical engineering students announced their findings Tuesday to former astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

March 2, 2017

 

Sci-fi and space exploration have permeated human media since it first seemed feasible. But how far apart is fact and fiction?

Noon Edition: Sci-fi’s Impact On Fact: Blurring Fantasy, Reality

On this week’s Noon Edition, we’ll discuss how sci-fi literature and film help shape factual science and why both are important to the future of the human race.

July 5, 2016

 

Brain

Space Experiment Could Lead To Findings About Alzheimer’s

The automated experiment will then spend four weeks aboard the International Space Station.

March 11, 2016

 

Moon Tree

Learn The Mysterious Story Of Indiana’s ‘Moon Tree’

The Apollo 14 lunar mission sent men to the moon for the third time. There were more than just astronauts aboard though.

June 6, 2014

 

Known as the Bone Densitometer, the device will be used by astronauts to study bone loss in mice.

Indiana Company Sending X-Ray Device Into Space

A Southern Indiana company has developed the first X-ray system for the International Space Station to study bone loss.

December 12, 2012

 

Geminid shower

Meteor Shower To Peak Thursday

In rural areas, up to 100 meteors per hour may be seen during the shower's peak.

June 22, 2012

 

Observatory

Goethe Link Observatory To Become Space Science Center

Though the Link Observatory has not been used for research since the 1980’s, it still remains an effective tool for seeing what lies beyond our thin atmosphere.

August 11, 2011

 

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Scientists Say Life Possible On Jupiter Moon

Europa, which orbits Jupiter, has an icy surface and hot core.

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