Tag: NASA

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...

UofL and Clemson: Competitors on the field, collaborators off it

When the University of Louisville and Clemson University clash in one of this year’s most anticipated college football games Saturday, two researchers at the...

UofL professor has ‘skin’ in NASA’s Jupiter exploration game

While millions of American’s celebrated July 4th with traditional fanfare and fireworks, the NASA space program marked the holiday by firing the rockets of its...

Speed School students shoot for the stars at NASA competition River...

The University of Louisville’s rocket team, River City Rocketry, proved that they have the “right stuff,” placing a strong second at the 2016 NASA...