The Cub Reporter

Mar’s InSight Rover

Mars Rover

Jason M., Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2018

After traveling through space for over 7 months, NASA’s InSight Rover safely landed on the surface of Mars on Tuesday. Scientists will be assessing any damage to the rover in the upcoming days and it will be 6 months before the first scientific results from InSight will come in. NASA hopes that the In...

SpaceX Falcon Launch Could Give NASA More Options

Spaceships launching at SpaceX.

Tanner Y., Reporter

February 27, 2018

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, SpaceX launched what is the most powerful rocket in the world, the Falcon Heavy. At 1:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., ET, the Falcon Heavy produced 5 million pounds of thrust. This is a demonstration test, so the Falcon Heavy will launch anything into space that is crucial. It is simply just a...

Space Travel: In a Balloon or a Rocket?

Space Travel: In a Balloon or a Rocket?

Jack G., Reporter

October 17, 2016

What if you could take a $75,000 ticket to space? Would you do it if you would be riding under a gigantic balloon? The wonders of space are so grand, but getting to space in a rocket takes approximately $1.5 billion per launch. Possibly, the balloon could be a cheaper way of getting to space as compared...

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