The Cub Reporter

NASA is Developing a New Spacesuit

NASA  has worked towards gender equality  by designing space suits for men and women.

Ryan S., Reporter

November 5, 2019

In the wake of an age that strives for equality, NASA is creating a spacesuit appropriate for both men and women. NASA’s project has proven to be a major step in equalizing their suits’ capabilities towards both genders. Most of the outfits previously manufactured by them have been directed towa...

SpaceX Presentation: Starship and BFR

SpaceX's CEO, Elon Musk, announces his plans on colonizing Mars.

Tyler K., Editor

November 5, 2019

It’s that time of year again… Yup another starship presentation from Elon Musk himself. If handling Tesla and SolarCity wasn’t enough, get a load of this. Recently on September 28, 2019, SpaceX held a presentation on their newest thing a ma jig, Star Ship, and BFR (Big Falcon Rocket). The SUPER ...

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...

Two Satellite Galaxies Conflicted ‘Recently’

Two galaxies colliding

Darrius H., Reporter

November 27, 2018

People on Earth living near the Southern Hemisphere are able to see two luminous clouds not too far from the Milky Way. These two clouds are known as the Small Magellanic Cloud, SMC, and the Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC. As of November 8, 2018, new data shows that these two dwarf galaxies collided. ...

SpaceX Rocket Launches

SpaceX Rocket Boosters Returning to Earth

Darrius H., Reporter

October 23, 2018

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, more commonly called SpaceX, has helped humanity explore new reaches of technology and space. The latest launch as of October 10, 2018, was on October 7, 2018, launching the Falcon 9. Previous launches included space launch vehicles named Falcon 1, Falcon 9, Falco...

NASA Space X Mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JUNE 03:  In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launches from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on June 3, 2017 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Dragon is carrying almost 6,000 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the International Space Station in support of the Expedition 52 and 53 crew members. The unpressurized trunk of the spacecraft also will transport solar panels, tools for Earth-observation and equipment to study neutron stars. This will be the 100th launch, and sixth SpaceX launch, from this pad. Previous launches include 11 Apollo flights, the launch of the unmanned Skylab in 1973, 82 shuttle flights and five SpaceX launches. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Kevin R., Reporter

June 6, 2018

NASA Space X is an advanced rocket manufacturer. They make many space stations and rockets. One of the rockets was launched on May 11, 2018. This rocket is called the Falcon 9 which releases a small spacecraft called the Dragon that delivers cargo and people to orbiting destinations such as space stat...

What is a Space Pen?

Space pen made by Paul C. Fisher

Aaron K., Reporter

June 6, 2018

The Fisher Pen Company was founded in 1948 by a retired astronaut, Paul C. Fisher. The fisher space pen, also known as the zero gravity pen, is a special pen that allows people to write in outer space, underwater, and in extreme temperatures. The Fisher Space Pen has a lot of uses in many occupations...

Moon Dusts Give Astronauts DNA Damage

Astronauts investigating the moon

Lois H., Reporter

June 5, 2018

There are many famous stories about the first person on the moon, life on Mars, global warming on earth, and much more. All of those stories are related to planets and space. Planets are a part of our solar system and affect the way everyone lives, including animals, plants, and of course humans. However,...

Laika The Space Dog

A stamp commemorating Laika

Jasmine H., Reporter

April 24, 2018

Laika the Soviet space dog is known to be the first animal to orbit the Earth. Before becoming the famous space dog, Laika was a stray dog that was one of the few dogs recruited for a mission in space. The dogs were trained to be used to the conditions of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik 2 that was going to be ...

NASA Rover Could Lead To Making Safer Spacesuits

Neil Armstrong pulls up to the ISS in this, wyd?

Tanay S., Reporter

March 20, 2018

Recently, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has gotten the opportunity to analyze how their spacesuits would hold up on the moon. Robots will be sent to Mars with the given spacesuits to see if it is sustainable for humans. This protective gear will be sent to Mars on a rover that...

What is Dark Matter?

Unseen dark matter

Colin M., Reporter

March 20, 2018

Scientists have been studying the universe for a long time, but they have yet to understand the mysterious substance known as dark matter. More than 80 percent of the universe is made of material humankind cannot observe directly. This 80 percent is made of dark matter. Dark matter does not emit light...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Falcons launching to the sky.

Jayden M., Editor - Features

March 5, 2018

On February 6, an aerospace company, SpaceX, launched yet another rocket called the Falcon Heavy. The Falcon Heavy is a rocket designed to transport heavy loads to different parts of space. It can transport up to 140,660 pounds when traveling to low earth orbit, and 58,860 pounds in the geosynchronous or...

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