Posts Tagged: Western Space

Astronaut training mission lands in Labrador

August 30, 2021

Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition.

Newly discovered ‘glaciers’ could be key to human survival in future Mars missions

May 25, 2021

Western planetary geologists have discovered glacier-like features below the Martian surface in an area that is relatively flat – perfect for future Mars landings.

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…

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…

CSA contract giant leap towards launching Western into space

February 25, 2020

Western University’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space) has landed a major contract from the Canadian Space Agency…

Western to inspire next generation of ‘stars’ with Girls and Women in Space Night

February 10, 2020

As part of the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Western University is hosting a very…