Courtney Gordner

March 11, 2014

The In’s and Out’s of Observatories

Most of what we know about space doesn’t come from man going to space. Much of our knowledge is obtained here, on the ground. Of course, […]
February 26, 2014

What’s the Deal with Antimatter?

What’s the Deal with Antimatter? Antimatter is one of the weirdest aspects of the universe. It’s right up there with black holes, the big bang and […]
February 12, 2014

Futuristic Robots to Monitor Space Traffic and Prevent Collisions

Space traffic is pretty much unregulated. There are no traffic lights telling you when to stop or go. There are no stop signs around to help […]
January 28, 2014

How an Astronaut Used Pinterest to Share Science, Space Exploration and Crafts

Karen Nyberg has been using Pinterest for some time here on Earth. One quick glance at her Pinterest board pre-International Space Station, and it’s clear she’s […]
January 16, 2014

Building the International Space Station

Everyone knows about the space station. We know people are up there living their lives a few months at a time, away from home, away from […]
January 7, 2014

Forget Mars, Kepler 22b is More Habitable

We may not be ready to launch a space mission with an aim to colonize another habitable planet anytime soon, but at least we have a […]
December 17, 2013

Welcome 2014, Here’s 14 Facts About Astronauts and Space

2014 is just around the corner, and every year we’re finding new and fascinating things about space! To celebrate the up-coming New Year, here are 14 […]
December 8, 2013

Celebrating the Holidays in Space

Celebrating the Holidays in Space Have you ever visited a foreign country and been taken back by the fact that they don’t celebrate the same holidays […]
November 18, 2013

How to Relax and Sleep in Space, the Astronaut Way

Space is a wondrous place, and the folks who venture there are just as wondrous. After all, floating around in the black abyss for months at […]