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SpaceX Falcon Launch Could Give NASA More Options

SpaceX Falcon Launch Could Give NASA More Options

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...

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Passing Earth

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Passing Earth

Tanay S., Reporter

February 8, 2018

The 2002 AJ219 is one of the hundreds of asteroids passing the Earth, but this asteroid is bigger than the biggest skyscraper ever to be made by man and is traveling with a distance less than 4.65 million miles away from us. This is the closest asteroid to pass Earth in 40 years, and the International...

Things You Didn’t Know About Stars

Things You Didn’t Know About Stars

Heleni N., Editor - Arts and Entertainment

February 8, 2018

There are about 200-400 billion stars in our galaxy alone. Some are incredibly big and some very small, but what is a star? A star is a big ball of gas, mostly composed of hydrogen and helium held together by the stars own gravity. The temperature in its core it so hot it produced nuclear functions a...

Possible Meteor Lights Sky in Michigan

Possible Meteor Lights Sky in Michigan

Robert B., Reporter

February 6, 2018

On Tuesday, January 16th, there was a strange light that was spotted and reported in Detroit, Michigan. Many citizens have recorded footage of the possible meteor and posted the videos all over social media. Many spectators were frightened at the sight of the flashes in the sky. One person in Detroit ...

The UFO World: An Odd Experience, and a Few Problems

The UFO World: An Odd Experience, and a Few Problems

Jack G., Reporter

March 14, 2017

Many have heard of UFOs as vehicles from outer space or other civilizations. Most of the time a sighting of a UFO is dismissed as natural phenomena (such as an airplane or star) or some other spectacle happening.  Quin G., a student at Kraemer Middle School, states that “UFOs are hoaxes created by w...

The Mystery of Black Holes

The Mystery of Black Holes

Katrina W., Reporter

February 27, 2017

  From black holes the size of an atom to the ones that are 20 times larger than the sun, these interestingly mysterious regions in space have been quite a puzzle for many scientists for centuries.  1916, when Albert Einstein first predicted black holes with his general theory of relativity, l...

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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