Space Exploration

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A few decades ago, reaching the Moon must have seemed like an impossible dream. Today, we’re setting our sights on Mars and the tantalizing notion of habitable planets beyond our solar system.
Can humankind cooperate to ensure safety and sustainable development in space? Two optimistic...
In 1997, Bjarni Tryggvason, BASc’72, served as a payload specialist on Space Shuttle Mission...
The stellar story of a precocious youth entrusted with a piece of the Moon.
How a kid from a Vancouver Island logging town became flight surgeon for Apollo 11.
The geophysicist whose rock samples came from the Moon.
Student rocketeers enter $1 million challenge to send a rocket into space. Here's how you can help.
Two UBC researchers are conducting Canada’s first psychosocial space experiment to learn how...