Reflections on Columbia

15 years ago yesterday, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up during reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts…

Vivian Sun: Mars Explorer

  Vivian Sun spends most of her time investigating certain minerals – the building blocks of rocks – to gather…

Ice on Mars!

It’s been a long time since I wrote about anything research-related. Well, that’s because research is hard! The science is…

EarthKAM!

I recently visited Christine Mendonca’s class at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School to talk about my favorite subject: SPACE! After learning…