Posts Tagged: Gordon Osinski

Did meteorite impacts help create life on Earth and beyond?

September 2, 2020

What if impact craters, long seen as harbingers of death, turned out to be the cradle of life? For Western…

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

August 3, 2020

A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’ surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by…

Western to officially launch Institute for Earth and Space Exploration

October 4, 2019

Western University’s new Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space) works towards two long-term objectives: Launching Western into Space…

Western’s first steps in getting Canada to the Moon

August 6, 2019

In February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada is joining the international effort to explore the Moon with robots and,…

Nearly one year later, Western students recover prized project from space

May 29, 2019

One year ago today, a team of Western University graduate students launched a high-altitude balloon (HAB) 20 km into space…

Western welcomes CSA astronaut Dave Williams for Space Day

April 10, 2019

This week, astronaut David Saint-Jacques became the fourth Canadian to complete a spacewalk. Today, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope…

Western’s CPSX supports new space mission led by CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques

January 22, 2019

While in space, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques is using his vantage point from aboard the International Space…

Western planetary scientists assist in capturing first full-colour image of NASA InSight using HiRISE space camera

December 13, 2018

Houston, there is no problem here. Eric Pilles assisted in capturing – for the first-time ever – extraordinary and highly…

Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration wins PromoScience Award for Space Matters

September 17, 2018

Although many people are fascinated by space, most Canadians are relatively unaware of how space technologies pervade their everyday life….

Record-setting spacewalker Dave Williams headlines Space Day @ Western

April 3, 2018

For 17 hours and 47 minutes, which is longer than it would take to binge watch the entire first season…