There are many varieties of telescopes and all have their places both in the laboratory as well as the everyman’s backyard. But, did you know there is a telescope orbiting Earth right now? Why on Earth would we have telescope orbiting Earth?
Do you watch satellite television? Enjoy your weather situation being monitored? Have you ever used a satellite telephone? Have you ever thought about how these things are made possible?
During NEEMO, astronauts, researchers, and other personnel live completely underwater for extended periods of time. While underwater, they conduct crucial research and experiments to better improve knowledge and understanding of space.
From the red planet of Mars to the Milky Way galaxy that we call home, space is a place where we send rocketships and satellites and astronauts. One name that you might not have heard of is Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper.