Posts Tagged: Institute for Earth and Space Exploration

Astronaut training mission lands in Labrador

August 30, 2021

Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition.

Global Meteor Network monitors the skies in search of celestial bodies

July 27, 2021

International project, led by Western’s Denis Vida, observes rare meteor showers and meteorite falls from across the globe.

Planetary scientist available to comment on Canadian astronauts going to the Moon

December 16, 2020

Gordon Osinski, director of Western’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space), is available to media for comment about…

Western student first to spot asteroid speeding past Earth

November 25, 2020

For as long as he can remember, Cole Gregg has been interested in space. Last week, the Western University graduate…

‘Conscientiousness’ key to team success during space missions

November 18, 2020

NASA is working towards sending humans to Mars by 2030. If all goes according to plan, the flight crew’s return…

Recipe is different but Saturn’s moon Titan has ingredients for life

October 29, 2020

Catherine Neish is counting the days until her space launch. While the Western planetary geologist isn’t space-suiting up for her…

Planetary scientist available to comment on NASA’s discovery of surface water on Moon

October 26, 2020

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) confirmed today – for the first time ever – water on the sunlit…

New international partnership launches Western into space

September 23, 2020

As a child, Jayshri Sabarinathan looked to the heavens most nights from her family’s apartment terrace using her prized possession…

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…