Tag: NASA

UofL researchers take flight, study way to rehydrate blood in space

A journey into space is inherently risky, so UofL researchers have been tapped by NASA to see if they can rehydrate blood in case...

UofL researchers help find 20-some worlds on hunt for Earth-like planets

University of Louisville researchers are part of a team that has identified more than 20 new planets outside of our solar system — some...

To mark 50th anniversary of the moon landing, here’s a look...

On July 20, 1969, NASA’s Apollo 11 spacecraft landed on the moon – the first successful lunar touchdown in history. Led by Americans Neil...

6-year-old is UofL planetarium space camp’s biggest fan

Every day during this summer’s weeklong Space Adventure Camp at Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, Olivia Belicove arrived wearing space-themed clothing, much of...

UofL researching ways to keep astronauts healthier in space

Did you know astronauts lose bone density and muscle mass when spending more than a month in space, even if they routinely work out?...

Speed School co-op students witness Hurricane Harvey firsthand

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas last weekend, it brought torrential downpours of rain for five days, totaling 52 inches as of Tuesday evening. The...

Attention earthlings: take a voyage into space UofL planetarium to offer...

Want to be among the first earthlings to see “The Farthest—Voyager in Space,” a documentary about NASA’s Voyager mission? UofL's Gheens Science Hall and Rauch...

Blast off: UofL’s rocket team wins NASA competition

The University of Louisville’s rocket team, River City Rocketry, has always done well at the annual NASA Student Launch challenge held at NASA’s Marshall...

The greatest two minutes in astronomy: Find out why the 2017...

The sky darkens in the middle of the day. The birds stop singing. Insects get quiet. A pearly white corona emanates from the dark...

Speed School promotes engineering with event at Central High School

UofL President Dr. Greg Postel, Speed School Dean Dr. John Usher, and engineering students spoke to more than 350 middle and high school students...